Luc Véron
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One year, already
by Luc Véron - December 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It has been one year already since Nicole and I landed at NAIA. I had just received the green light (“agrément”) from the Filipino authorities to represent the European Union in Manila and, renouncing...
Prisms of hope and peace for Bangsamoro
by Luc Véron - November 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Following a successful mission in the Cordillera Administrative Region, I headed to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao to see our development and humanitarian projects and to meet with interlocutors...
Copernicus, a European legacy for a better world
by Luc Véron - October 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The Earth’s natural resources, upon which we rely for survival, are limited. Nonetheless, the world population continues to rise, and utilization of natural resources continues to exceed their regenerative...
Bounce back better, priority for the EU
by Luc Véron - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Almost two years into the pandemic, the world has embraced changes and digital transformation with unprecedented speed and scale, not only in lifestyles and social interaction but also in every aspect of business...
EU-ASEAN: Building a better future with the Philippines
by Luc Véron - August 22, 2021 - 12:00am
While August has been described as a “Ghost Month,” for the EU, it is one special month as we welcome the Philippines as the Coordinator for the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations starting Aug. 9 for the three...
Remembering PNoy, a friend of the EU
by Luc Véron - August 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III caught the Philippines and the world in disbelief. Noynoy Aquino was a friend of the EU. We are forever grateful for his contribution for the...
The EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
by Luc Véron - June 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The Indo-Pacific – spanning from the east coast of Africa to the Pacific Island states – is a region where the EU has a comprehensive network of relationships and partners.
Europe Day: Sama-sama together!
by Luc Véron - May 16, 2021 - 12:00am
For any EU ambassador around the world, the month of May is, by tradition, a time to organize celebrations and festivities.
Viva Europa 2021: Sama-Sama Together
by Luc Véron - April 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Do you remember this lovely evening?
Inclusive multilateralism matters
by Luc Véron - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Together with my fellow EU Member States Ambassadors (Team Europe) and the World Health Organization, I had the pleasure to welcome the arrival of 480,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines in Manila on March 4.
EU-Philippines: Nurturing the ties that bind
by Luc Véron - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
When I first visited the Philippines for an official mission in March 2016, I knew that I would love to come back to live here and to learn more about the country and its people.
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