The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has designated the Agricultural System of Valle Salado de Añana a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Europe.
The Basque Minister for Culture, Bingen Zupiria, and the former Lehendakari Juan José Ibarretxe, as director of the Agirre Lehendakaria Center (ALC) for Social and Political Sciences, have subscribed an agreement with McGill University of Montreal in Quebec to create a chair in Basque Studies. The agreement has been reached during a trip to Canada by the Basque Government‘s Minister for Culture, the former Basque First Minister, and the director of the Etxepare Institute, Ana Larraza.
The foremost companies in the European aviation industry have gathered in Bilbao for their Routes Europe 2018 summit on route development for planning and negotiating new air services in the region. The event has been attended by 1,200 delegates that have held 4,800 meetings, with a wide range of representatives from over 100 flagship, regional and low-cost airlines from all corners of the world, together with managers from 300 airports and 50 tourist authorities from the cities where they are headquartered.
The Lehendakari has taken part in the planting of a sapling of the "Ginkgo Biloba (Maidenhead) tree, bearer of hope"
The Lehendakari, Iñigo Urkullu, has taken part in the planting of a sapling of the "Ginkgo Biloba (Maidenhead) tree, bearer of hope" in Gernika, in a ceremony designed to convey "a strong statement against war and in favour of world peace". The event has been attended by, among other personalities, the Mayor of Gernika, José María Gorroño, and the Mayor of Hiroshima, Kazumi Matsui.
Dialogue for Catalonia and a general increase in pensions, the keys to EAJ-PNV’s support for the State Budgets in 2018
The Basque National Party will not support the amendments to the whole and will gain a month’s respite for the normalisation of the political situation in Catalonia after the Spanish government agreed to a substantial increase in pensions
Euskadi-The Basque Country introduces itself in the United Kingdom as the setting for intensive industry and innovative technology
Euskadi provides know-how and value added in the energy sector on the trade mission’s first day in London
Ortuzar at the Aberri Eguna: “Our challenge today is to protect the Basque Country‘s autonomy from potential threats in order to build on what we have already achieved”
The chairman of EAJ-PNV‘s central committee, the Euzkadi Buru Batzar (EBB), has acknowledged the country‘s favourable progress at an event held in Bilbao‘s Plaza Nueva to celebrate the Aberri Eguna [Basque National Day], but has warned against the emergence of “outdated Spanish nationalism”
Ortuzar sums up positively his trip to Mexico: “Political and economic relations are guaranteed for the future”
A meeting with Mexican alderdikides ends the visit to the country by the Chair of Euzkadi Buru Batzar and the Vice-chair of the PDE
A group of 14 university students from Tokyo, studying in the ambit of innovation, visited the Bilbao headquarters of EAJ-PNV, Sabin Etxea, this week to learn about the history and policies of this party in innovation. The students, who met with Mikel Burzako, burukide of Euzkadi Buru Batzar and responsible for the Exterior Action Area, were able to know at first hand this century-old party‘s democratic functioning and firm commitment to innovation.
All parties in the Basque Parliament encourage citizens to sign an initiative for minority languages in Europe
Groups with parliamentary representation in the parliamentary chamber in Vitoria-Gasteiz approved an institutional declaration supporting the “Minority SafePack” European initiative in favour of the security of national minorities and a number of regulatory developments in the European Union that enable the promotion of minority rights, language rights and the protection of their cultures
Iñigo Iturrate travels to Colombia to analyse the Human Rights situation and support the peace process.
The EAJ-PNV MP is part of Basque delegation that will spend a week analysing the situation of a pro-Human Rights activist who sought temporary asylum in the Basque Country after receiving death threats in his country. The mission will also meet with political and institutional representative to see what progress is being made with the peace process.
EAJ-PNV encourages Basque people to take part in a petition appealing to the EU to protect the rights of national minorities
The burukide Ana Esther Furundarena, the MEP Izaskun Bilbao, and the president of FUEN, Loránt Vincze, call upon euskaltzaleak - Basque nationalists to add their signatures to ‘Minority SafePack‘, a European Citizens‘ Initiative in favour of true and effective linguistic diversity.