According to the latest Eurobarometer survey on international partnerships, EU citizens identify “peace and security” as the most pressing challenge facing partner countries. When asked to pick up to three options from a list, 40% chose “peace and security”.
The European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States welcome today’s signature of the BBNJ agreement (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction), also known as “Treaty of the High Seas”.
The European Commission announced 60 members and 10 observers of the Global Gateway Business Advisory Group. The new group gathers CEOs or senior executives of European companies and business associations. It will assist the European Commission in strengthening cooperation with the private sector.
In her State of the Union address on 13 September 2023, European Commission President von der Leyen will outline the main priorities and flagship initiatives for the year to come, building on the European Union's successes and achievements of the past years.
The EU stands united in its solidarity with Ukraine and will continue to support Ukraine and its people together with its international partners, including through additional political, financial and humanitarian support.
Our work for and with youth is guided by the Youth Action Plan (YAP) for 2022-2027, the first ever policy framework for a strategic partnership with young people around the world.