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EU Intervention – United Nations: Expert level meeting on Water

Twitter 30 May 2017, New York – Intervention by the European Union at the United Nations President of the General Assembly Expert level meeting on Water The EU and its Member States welcome the First Working-Level Dialogue on Water held on 22 March 2017, which...

Minamata Convention: EU protects citizens from toxic mercury, paves the way for global action

Twitter 18 May 2017, Brussels – Today at the UN headquarters in New York, the European Union has triggered the entry into force of the global treaty aimed at reducing exposure to mercury. The ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, confirms...

EU Statement – United Nations 5th Committee: Cross-cutting issues – Overview

Twitter 9 May 2017, New York – Statement on behalf of the Member States of the European Union by Ms. Joanne Adamson, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the United Nations Fifth Committee on Administrative and budgetary aspects of...

Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region agrees holistic approach to the crisis and €5.6 billion in pledges for 2017

Twitter 6 April 2017, Brussels – Wednesday’s Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” agreed a holistic approach to handling the Syrian crisis, including massive financial assistance to respond to the humanitarian situation, backing...

EU Explanation of Position – United Nations General Assembly: Adoption of the UN Action on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Twitter 10 March 2017, New York – European Union Explanation of Position at the 71st United Nations General Assembly on Agenda Item 123: Strengthening of the UN System upon the adoption of the Resolution on UN Action on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Thank you,...
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