Delegation to the Philippines
03/12/2013 - Opening remarks of Amb Guy Ledoux: International Human Rights Day with the screening of "Lilet Never Happened" on 2 December in Glorietta, Makati City [34 KB]
On the occassion of celebrating International Human Rights Day, the EU screened "Lilet never happened" to encourage the public in stopping sex trade and abuse.
29/11/2013 - Declaration by the High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on the establishment by China of an 'East China Sea Air Defence Identification Zone' [67 KB]
The EU is concerned to learn of China's decision to establish an 'East China Sea Air Defence Identification Zone' as well as the accompanying announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Defence of "emergency defence measures" in case of non-compliance. This development heightens the risk of escalation and contributes to raising tensions in the region. The EU calls on all sides to exercise caution and restraint.
29/11/2013 - EU Ambassador Congratulates the Philippines as it wins the [19 KB]
European Union Ambassador Guy Ledoux congratulated President Benigno Aquino III as the Philippines receives a major award at the European Parliament recognizing its remarkable advances in gender equality. The Philippines received the Award for Leadership on Closing the Gender Gap given by the Women in Parliament (WIP) Foundation. Senator Loren Legarda received the award in the European Parliament chamber in Brussels on behalf of President Aquino. The award is based on the rankings of the World Economic Forum Gender Gap Report which placed the Philippines first in South and Southeast Asia and fifth globally behind only Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Working together with the Philippines
The Project leads to the establishment of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, a regional organisation with mandate to support ASEAN Member States in their effort to formulate and coordinate their biodiversity conservation policies.
- 05/12/13 - EU Security and Defence e-newsletter issue nr 76 [201 KB]
- 04/12/13 - EU-Turkey: ready to sign readmission agreement
- 04/12/13 - Catherine Ashton after her meeting with SoS John Kerry in Brussels [423 KB]
- 04/12/13 - Press point on the signature of the EU-Turkey readmission agreement and on the launch of the EU-Turkey visa liberalisation dialogue