EULEX at EU open day in Brussels

12 May 2012

Twelve EU CSDP missions/operations, including EULEX presented their work at the EU open day celebrations in Brussels. The event was organised by the European External Action Service and EULEX's Press and Public Information Officers were present to explain to a throng of visitors the role of the Mission and its activities.

The President of the EU Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the Civilian Operations Commander, Hansjörg Haber visited the EULEX stand where EULEX staff presented detailed aspects of the Mission’s work including the work of the Department of Forensic Medicine through showing parts of a EULEX produced documentary.

President Van Rompuy thanked all EULEX staff members for their hard work on improving the rule of law in Kosovo and added that “EULEX has my full support for its future activities”

The constant stream of visitors, that came from many parts of world, had the opportunity to participate in a quiz and test their knowledge about the Mission.

Co-workers and representatives in Brussels praised EULEX’s Press and Public Information work and requested a sharing of ideas exercise so that other EU mission press offices operating in different parts of the world, could benefit.