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11 Nov
On 8 November, EU Ambassador to China Jorge Toledo met with the Minister of Ecology and Environment of China Huang Runqiu to exchange views on COP27 (Climate), taking place from this week in Sharm el-Sheikh, and on Part Two of COP 15 (biodiversity), which is chaired by China. Ambassador Toledo expressed the EU’s wish to further strengthen climate and environment cooperation with China.
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.