Representation in Cyprus




Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today with Espen Barth Eide, Special Advisor of United Nations Secretary General on Cyprus, in the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York. 


The Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus is organising an information visit to Brussels between 29 November and 2 December 2016, for Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot young people actively involved in the civil society of Cyprus (including, but not limited to, volunteering organisations, culture and sport activities and youth leadership).


The European Commission is forging ahead with work to draw up a first common EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions by presenting a pre-assessment ('scoreboard of indicators') of all third countries according to key indicators.


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2016 State of the Union address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Key messages.


On Wednesday 14 September 2016, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will deliver his State of the European Union address at the European Parliament.


High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn paid an official visit to Turkey to chair the EU Turkey High Level Political Dialogue


The largest EU humanitarian aid programme will be rolled out by the World Food programme in partnership with the Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority, the Turkish Red Crescent and the Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policy to address the everyday needs of refugees


The European Commission is today proposing to establish a single EU certification procedure for aviation security screening equipment to enhance the competitiveness of the EU security industry, as previously announced on 20 April when setting out the way forward towards the achievement of an effective and genuine EU Security Union. The introduction of an EU certificate will allow security equipment approved in one Member State to also be put on the market in others. The creation of an EU system of mutual recognition for security equipment will help overcome market fragmentation, strengthen the competitiveness of the EU security industry, boost employment in the sector and ultimately contribute to improving aviation security across Europe.


A staggering €159.5 billion in Value Added Tax (VAT) revenues were lost across the EU in 2014 according to figures released by the European Commission today.


The European Commission has launched a tender for the “Construction of Facilities for an Animal By-Products Disposal System for the Turkish Cypriot community.”