EU@UNGA74 on Wednesday
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will on Wednesday open the day by hosting a ministerial meeting of E3/EU+2 and Iran (stakeout at 13:00 local time, 19:00 CET). Shewill meet the African Union, the International Organisation for Migration and the UN Refugee Agency to review the work carried out in the framework of the joint African Union-European Union-United Nations Taskforce as well as the future steps in finding durable solutions to the dire situation of refugees and migrants in Libya (10:15 local time, 16:15 CET). She will deliver a speech on behalf of the EU and its Member States at the 11th Conference on Facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (11:00 local time, 17:00 CET). In the afternoon, she will attend a ministerial meeting on Mali and the Sahel highlighting the EU’s support in the region and to the G5 Sahel countries (15:00 local time, 21:00 CET). She will then continue her outreach to Latin American partners in a meeting with members of the Pacific Alliance (16:30 local time, 22:30 CET) and with the Lima Group together with representatives of the International Contact Group on Venezuela (13:00 local time, 19:00 CET). In the evening, she will attend a ministerial dinner with NATO Member States hosted by the US (19:00 local time, 01:00 CET). As part of a series of high-level events on global efforts to address terrorism, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos will attend the Global Counter Terrorism Forum meeting (09:00 local time, 15:00 CET). Together with the Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, Commissioner Christos Stylianides will co-host a high-level event on UN counter-terrorism frameworks and sanctions regimes: safeguarding principled humanitarian action in counterterrorism and sanctions contexts (16:00 local time, 22:00 CET). Commissioner Stylianides will attend two events on education: ‘Leave no one behind: Accelerating the SDGs through Quality Education’ (10:00 local time, 16:00 CET) and ‘Reimagining Education – Preparing the Next Generation with Skills for the Future’ (12:00 local time, 18:00 CET).