Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today we remember the victims of the Holocaust. We honour every one of the six million who were brutally murdered in this darkest period of Europ...

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EU Conference on renewed financial assistance to countries wishing to join

The European Commission is today hosting a conference in Brussels to discuss preparations for the new Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance for...

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Ireland can help lead Europe’s recovery

As Ireland takes on the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union this week, our road to economic recovery is clearly mapped out...

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More organised crime gangs arrested in Western Balkans thanks to better international police cooperation

New units to coordinate the exchange of information between national and international law enforcement agencies has led to a significant increase...

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EU welcomes bilateral deal on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s WTO accession

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mirko Šarovic, today si...

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COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON ENLARGEMENT AND ASSOCATION AND STABILIZATION PROCESS

The Council adopted the following conclusions...

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“From war to peace: a European tale”

At a time of uncertainty, this day reminds people across Europe and the world of the Union's fundamental purpose: to further the fraternity betwe...

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On human rights day don’t point fingers – join hands

A vibrant civil society and enhanced dialogue between NGOs and governments, regional and international organisations is the key to protecting hum...

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Declaration by High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day

This year we look back on a productive year for the EU in human rights...

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New Force Commanders for EU military operations

On 3 December, Major General Dieter Heidecker (Austria) will take up the post of force commander for operation ALTHEA in Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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