United Nations: High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell to address the Security Council
On 28 May, EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell will address the UN Security Council on the EU’s role in the preservation of international peace and security at the invitation of Estonia, which holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council this month. This will be High Representative/Vice-President Borrell‘s first annual presentation to the UN Security Council on the EU’s contribution to global peace and security. In times of global uncertainty, the EU and its Member States remain the strongest partners of the UN in the field of peace and security. We are committed to ensuring leadership in promoting international cooperation and effective multilateralism with a strong United Nations at its core. The EU and the UN will continue working shoulder-to-shoulder and further strengthen their long-lasting partnership in pursuit of global peace and security, sustainable development and respect for human rights. The High Representative/Vice-President’s address will start at 16:00, Brussels time (10:00, New York time). You can follow the speech live here. A transcript of the speech will be available after. For more information check the press release and the factsheet on the EU-UN Partnership.