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High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy


Catherine Ashton

The EEAS is the European Union's diplomatic Service. It supports the EU foreign affairs chief (High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton) in conducting the common foreign and security policy. It has Delegations around the world working on behalf of the people of Europe and representing the EU as a whole.

European External Action Service website

See also


Alongside the EEAS, a European Commission service, the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), was set up to take over responsibility for operations, logistics and financial management of EU external action.

FPI website

Europe in the world

EU-Africa Summit