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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.

EU helps reshape international assistance at the World Humanitarian Summit

24 May 2016, Brussels – The EU and its Member States will jointly call for a global partnership for a more efficient and effective humanitarian aid system at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

Main results of the EU Foreign Affairs Council: Syria, Iraq, Da’esh, Migration and more

23 May 2016, Brussels – Today, EU Foreign Ministers adopted conclusions on the EU regional strategy for Syria and Iraq as well as the Da’esh threat, outlining its priorities in working to achieve lasting peace, stability, security in Syria, Iraq and the wider region.  The EU actively supports a process leading to a credible and inclusive political transition in Syria, within the International Syria Support Group and in support of the UN Special Envoy de Mistura.

European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit

23 May 2016, Brussels – At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.

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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