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Month: July 2016

The leadership of Austria in Europe-1

Doorstep statement  on Turkey/the failed Coup and Brexit, by Minister for Foreign Affairs Sebastian KURZ of Austria, at his arrival at the Foreign Affairs Council  in Brussels.  July 18, 2016 European Union/European Council Follow news from Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Follow news from Austrian Armed-Forces

U.S-European Partnership-1

Secretary Kerry has travelled to Brussels, from July 17–18, and met with EU Member State Foreign Ministers and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, to discuss range of important subjects on Foreign Policy.  During  press conference Secretary Kerry reaffirmed: “It is that the U.S-EU Partnership is strong – strong today, will remain strong into the future, it is enduring, and it is unbreakable. And it is all of those things for some very simple reasons.” On the issue of Turkey and the fate of the detainee of the failed Coup Secretary… Read more U.S-European Partnership-1

NATO Summit July 2016

NATO pledged to deploy further efforts and resources for maintaining Stability and Security in Europe and beyond, and strengthening its Partners. Secretary General Stoltenberg opening Statement at the NATO Summit, July 8th “To the south we see failed and failing states. And millions left homeless and hopeless by terrorist groups like ISIL.”  “This instability has a direct impact on our societies. The scale of the challenge demands that we take action”.  States NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg July 9, 2016 © NATO Statement by Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Merkel, July 8 2018 Statement by President Obama… Read more NATO Summit July 2016

The Austrian Vital Role in the Western Balkans

The third Western Balkans Summit was held in Paris on July 4th,  as the following steps of Western Balkans Summit in Berlin-2014 and Vienna-2015. “The Western Balkans is a Region in our immediate vicinity  with which we have very close inter-personal, cultural, economic and political ties. Improvement in local quality of life as well as enhancing Stability, Safety, Security and Prosperity in the Western Balkans are thus in our most fundamental interest.” elaborated Minister for Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz  July 4, 2016 © Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and… Read more The Austrian Vital Role in the Western Balkans

UK has been appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the UN

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Andrew Gilmour of the United Kingdom  as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and Head of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in New York.  June 24, 2016   © UN/NY   View the  announcement  UK Mission to the UN and its Humanitarians engagements News from UK Mission to the United Nations   News from UK Foreign Office UK World Affairs  (on our site)