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EU at the UN

The EU's commitment to effective multilateralism, with the UN at its core, is a central element of its external action. As a UN observer with enhanced status, the EU delegation coordinates with its 28 Member States to speak with one voice. The EU also works closely with the UN secretariat and its agencies, funds & programmes, partnering on a range of global issues and challenges.

European Council: Security and defence, foreign affairs, climate change, economy, trade and migration.

23 June 2017, Brussels – Focussing on security and defence, foreign affairs, climate change, economy, trade and migration, the European Council also agreed on the need to launch an inclusive and ambitious permanent structured cooperation (PESCO) to strengthen Europe’s security and defence.

Partnership on migration delivering results one year on

14 June 2017, Brussels – The EU’s work with priority countries in Africa is helping save lives, fight traffickers and protect the rights of migrants.

The new European Consensus on Development – EU and Member States sign joint strategy to eradicate poverty

7 June 2017, Brussels – The European Union and its Member States signed today a strategic blueprint, outlining the future of European development policy. This “New European Consensus on Development” represents a new collective vision and plan of action to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development.

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida

Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida. UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeLearn more about the Ambassador.

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