EU: NGOs have impact on foreign policy

March 23, 2016
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EU High Representative Federica Mogherini highlighted, on Wednesday 16 March 2016, “the impact that European non-governmental actors have on the European Union’s foreign policy”. She discussed the role of civil society in Europe’s foreign policy at the plenary meeting of the European Economic Social Committee, the forum of European business associations, trade unions and NGOs, in Brussels. Mogherini explained that non-State actors “have become more and more relevant to determine a country’s future”.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia