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News announcement1 June 2022Representation in Cyprus1 min read

Vice-President Schinas on country visit to the United States

Tomorrow, Vice-President Schinas will start his trip to the United States in Washington D.C, to have a fireside chat at the Atlantic Council, focusing on transatlantic relations through the prism of Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

Read-out of the weekly meeting of the von der Leyen Commission by Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, Didier Reynders, and Ylva Johansson, European Commissioners,  on freezing and confiscating assets of oligarchs violating…

The discussion will start at 3:30 EDT and will be livestreamed. More information can be found here. On Friday 03/06, Vice-President Schinas will meet with US Secretary of State for Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas. The meeting will focus on the current geopolitical context, as well as key aspects of their respective responsibilities, namely visa policy, security and cybersecurity. On Sunday 05/06, Vice-President Schinas will be in New York City, where he will meet with Archbishop Elpidophoros of America to exchange on interreligious dialogue. Vice-President Schinas will then participate in the Parade organised on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day. On Monday 06/06, Vice-President Schinas will deliver a statement on behalf of the European Union at the United Nations General Assembly on “Youth mainstreaming and crime prevention policies” at 10:00 EDT. He will then meet with Mr Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, to discuss the global ramifications of the war against Ukraine in terms of security, as well as in terms of support to refugees and internally displaced persons. 


Publication date
1 June 2022
Representation in Cyprus