On 8 October 2015 in Luxembourg will take place the High level Conference on the Eastern Mediterranean – Western Balkans Route. Jean Asselborn, minister for Foreign and European Affairs, minister for Immigration and Asylum, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the Commission, convened this meeting, in order to discuss with all relevant partners the importance of this route in the increased migratory flows coming from the Middle East.
Under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union, on 8 and 9 September 2015 a meeting of senior officials of the European Union and the United States was held within the context of Justice and Home Affairs. The so-called "Umbrella agreement" was initialed on the margins of the meeting. This framework agreement governs the conditions for transferring and processing personal data in the field of policing and criminal law. First and foremost, it aims to protect personal data transferred between the EU and the United States. The initialling of the agreement represents great progress after over four years of negotiations.
Pierre Gramegna attended the meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors held in Ankara on 4 and 5 September 2015. He represented the European Union alongside Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, and Mario Draghi, President of the ECB.