The first EU-Myanmar Task Force will take place in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, 13-15 November. Its purpose is to provide comprehensive support to the transition in Myanmar/Burma by bringing together all of the tools and mechanisms – both political and economic (development aid, peace process support, investments) – available to the EU. High Representative […]
“Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Before starting with our statements to welcome Aung San Suu Kyi to the European Commission, let me tell you that I just learned about the aviation accident in Namur and I was shocked to know there were some victims. I would like to express at this moment my heartfelt condolences […]
Myanmar/Burma militant and parliamentary opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will finally receive the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize, awarded to her in 1990, at a ceremony at noon on 22 October at the EP’s plenary session in Strasbourg. Ms Suu Kyi was released from house arrest three years ago.
The Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) ministers today (18 October) adopted mandates that will allow the European Commission to negotiate investment agreements with China and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries (Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar/Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). EU investment negotiations with China An EU-China investment agreement […]