EU Delegation Newsletter 02 October 2015

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand UNGA agenda also included: Libya, Syria, Climate Change, the Refugee crisis and the Peace Process in Colombia. Listen to EU’s High Representative Federica Mogherini speak at the Leaders Summit about countering ISIL and Violent … Newsletter NĀ°66 02 October 2015 UNGA agenda also included: Libya, Syria, Climate Change, the Refugee crisis and the Peace Process in Colombia. Listen to EU’s High Representative Federica Mogherini speak at the Leaders Summit about countering ISIL and Violent Extremism. UN General Assembly This week, New York hosted the United Nations General Assembly, and it has been a remarkable week for EU diplomacy, led by High Representative Federica Mogherini and other EU leaders. Many issues were adressed, with some very important results: Global Goals on Sustainable Developmenthave been adopted, the Iran Nuclear Deal is about to enter the implementation phase and the Middle East Quartet will resume its important work on the Peace Process. “Europe is facing the consequences of one of the biggest crises in its recent history. We have acted quickly to align our resources with priorities, doubling the EU funds available to help refugees and the communities receiving them. We are using the EU budget in a swift and flexible way to address this crisis,” says Budget and Human Resources Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva. Managing the Refugee Crisis The European Commission...

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