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03 May
As we mark World Press Freedom Day, brave journalists, camera crews, reporters, photographers and bloggers are risking their lives to keep us informed about Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified military aggression against Ukraine. Russian forces are detaining, abducting or kidnapping and targeting journalists and civil society actors to prevent the world from hearing the truth.
27 Apr
The Ambassador of Belgium His Excellency Dr. Jan Hoogmartens was honored to present his Letter of Credence to the President of Mongolia His Excellency Khurelsukh Ukhnaa on Wednesday, April 27. The Ambassador was received at the State Palace in Ulaanbaatar along with several of his colleagues, for a solemn ceremony.
23 Apr
77 years ago the world came together to sign the United Nations Charter and “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. Today, as the world faces one of the greatest challenges to the global peace architecture – Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine – the UN Charter is more significant than ever.
30 Mar
On 29 March, the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell spoke with China’s State Councillor/Foreign Minister Wang Yi. This was their third conversation since the start of Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.
23 Mar
Some 3.5 million people, half of them children, have now fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion on 24 February. On 23 March, speaking at the European Humanitarian Forum, President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission addressed the European Parliament said: “In response to this emergency, thousands of European families have opened their homes. Countless associations and NGOs are providing clothes, shelter, medicines, or are sending buses to drive Ukrainians to safety. All European Member States are doing their part.
22 Mar
“Russia has no right under international law, as confirmed most recently by the International Court of Justice, to use unilateral force on the territory of a third country and thus bears full responsibility for these acts of military aggression and all the destruction and loss of life it causes. The perpetrators of these serious violations and war crimes, as well as the responsible government officials and military leaders will be held accountable.” said High Representative Josep Borrell in a statement on 17 March.
18 Mar
The following article presents a selection of the myths and disinformation pushed by pro-Kremlin channels since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis. From its illegal annexation of the Crimean peninsula in 2014 and its ongoing military aggression against Ukraine, Russia has waged a sustained and coordinated state-controlled disinformation campaign targeting the Russian population, Russia’s neighbour countries, and the rest of the world, particularly aiming at influencing public opinion.
01 Mar
At this dark hour, when we see Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine and massive disinformation campaigns and information manipulation, it is essential to separate lies -- invented to justify what cannot be justified -- from facts. The facts are that Russia, a major nuclear power, has attacked and invaded a peaceful and democratic neighbouring country, which posed no threat to it, nor provoked it. Moreover, President Putin is threatening reprisals on any other state that may come to the rescue of the people of Ukraine.
25 Feb
Today in Brussels President Charles Michel of the European Council, President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission and High Representative Borrell stated to condemn in the strongest possible terms Russia's unprovoked and unprecedented military aggression against Ukraine. The EU calls on Russia to immediately cease the hostilities, withdraw its military from Ukraine, fully respect Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence, and to abide by its international obligations.
14 Dec
The Delegation of the European Union to China is pleased to announce that the Sustainability Tour has been concluded. The campaign was launched to demonstrate some examples of EU-China cooperation in multiple areas related to Sustainability and to promote environmental, economic and social sustainability. In order to celebrate the success of this campaign and to express appreciation for the support and participation of more than 100 people involved in the projects, the EU Delegation to China on 14 December held a closing ceremony at its premises.