Trade and Climate: EU and partner countries launch the ‘Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate’

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission, EU Member States, and 26 partners countries will launch “The Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate”, the first Ministerial-level global forum dedicated to trade and climate and sustainable development issues. The Coalition will foster global action to promote trade policies […]

Ukraine Reconstruction: Commissioner Simson visits the country to boost the support for Ukraine’s energy system

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson visited Ukraine on 1 November to discuss with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Minister of Energy German Galushchenko and international partners the immediate concrete support for its battered energy sector. Russia’s persistent and deliberate targeting of Ukrainian energy infrastructure over the […]

World No Tobacco Day: Statement by Commissioner Stella Kyriakides

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Every year, the harmful effects of tobacco continue to take their toll on the health of citizens and our societies. The considerable cancer burden associated with tobacco exposure is an unfortunately well-known reality, with lung cancer accounting for around 12% of all new cancer […]

Tigray conflict: Joint Statement by HR/VP Borrell and Commissioner Lenarčič on massacres in Axum

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission and Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, issued the following Joint Statement: “Amnesty International issued a report today on atrocities that took place in Axum, Ethiopia, in November […]

Day of the Seafarer: Commissioner Vălean supports the rights of seafarers and their vital role

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On 25 June, the Day of the Seafarer, Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean issued a statement. She reiterates the need for the shipping industry to increase the number of crew changes and for States to enable seafarer repatriations around the world, while facilitating access […]

World Health Day: Statement by Commissioner Stella Kyriakides

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, on World Health Day, our thoughts are with everyone around the world affected by the unprecedented health crisis we are experiencing. Our thoughts are with those suffering, the family and friends of those we have lost and the many millions around the world […]