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epa05733415 British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond speaks during a panel session the closing day of the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 20 January 2017. The meeting brings together enterpreneurs, scientists, chief executive and political leaders in Davos January 17 to 20.  EPA/LAURENT GILLIERON Davos: Hammond uncertain about EU workers’ access to UK after Brexit
epa03551657 Some of the thousands of construction workers carry placards and banners  during a demonstration for social rights, Brussels, Belgium, 23 January 2013. The European Federation of Building and Wood Workers called on the EU to take firm action to combat what they say  social dumping in the form of pay and employment conditions and social protection.  EPA/JULIEN WARNAND European Parliament on workers’ rights
epa05622628 European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Carlos Moedas during the second day of the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, 08 November 2016. The Web Summit runs from 07 until 10 November 2016.  EPA/TIAGO PETINGA Davos: EU star panel of innovation advisors launched at WEF
epa05525881 A Jaysh al-Islam fighter (Army of Islam) communicate through a radio with other fighters at Tal al-Siwan area in the rebel-held city of Douma, outskirts of Damascus, Syria, 05 September 2016. Jaysh al-Islam fighters burn tyres, wool, and wood to create smoke clouds in order to blur and disturbe the line of site of snipers and scouts. Jaysh al-Islam, a militia fighting against the Syrian regime, captured Tal al-Siwan from Jaysh al-Tahrir (Liberation Army), a milita alligned with the Syrian regime, on 01 September 2016.  EPA/MOHAMMED BADRA Brussels assessed EU-US terrorist finance tracking deal ahead of Trump’s inauguration
epa05539088 Members of Parliament vote in a non-binding resolution after a debate about the recent developments in Poland and their impact on fundamental rights in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 14 September 2016.  EPA/PATRICK SEEGER European Parliament vote backfires on EU Commission’s money laundering blacklist
epa05663740 A no-entry sign at the Amazon site in Leipzig, Germany, 07 December 2016. Media reports state that the trade union's representing, around 200 employees went on strike demanding more Christmas money. Amazon employees were involved in a wage dispute in September where they won a salary increase.  EPA/PETER ENDIG Amazon – Apple case: German Publishers and Booksellers hope for “permanent change of policy,”
epa05723405 The Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat (L) is welcomed by the European council President Donald Tusk (R) prior a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 17 January 2017. Joseph Muscat is in Brussels to work on an agenda for Malta's presidency of the Council of the EU.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET GUE/NGL calls on Malta to address EU economy, migrant crisis
epa05710422 People exchange their money at a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey, 11 January 2017. The Turkish Lira hit a new record low with 4.08 lira now equivalent to one Euro.  EPA/SEDAT SUNA MEPs reject EU Commission blacklist of states at risk of money laundering
epa03720000 Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk (L) welcomes Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen (R) before their meeting in Gdansk, Poland, 27 May 2013. The pair were to discuss the protection of the Baltic Sea, economic cooperation and European Union policies.  EPA/ADAM WARZAWA POLAND OUT EU, MEPs debates key challenges for 2017
epa05727360 British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson addresses the 2nd Raisina Dialogue event in New Delhi, India, 18 January 2017. Johnson is on a three-day visit to India with the aim of strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.  EPA/RAJAT GUPTA Boris Johnson stirs controversy in comments to France

EU National News

epaselect epa05144522 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addresses a press conference at the Frontline Club via video link from the Ecuadorian embassy, Central London, Britain, 05 February 2016. A UN expert panel said Friday that Britain and Sweden are detaining WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in an unlawful manner and called on the countries to allow the whistleblower to leave his hiding place in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange said the UN panel's decision is 'the end of the road' for Sweden and Britain's legal arguments against him, saying the rights body had found his detention 'unlawful.' Assange fears that an extradition to Sweden could be followed by an extradition to the United States, where he faces a possible life sentence for publishing secret government documents on his WikiLeaks platform.  EPA/WILL OLIVER Assange will not agree to his extradition to the US
epa05724950 Polish President Andrzej Duda visits the Western Wall during a tour in the old city of Jerusalem, 17 January 2017. Duda is in four-day official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.  EPA/ATEF SAFADI Poland’s president in Israel
epa04785788 Swedish Conservative party leader Anna Kinberg Batra holds the summer speech during the national day of Sweden celebrations  in Stockholm, Sweden, 06 June 2015.  EPA/Janerik Henriksson SWEDEN OUT The Swedish right takes a Danish turn
epa05237747 Members of a police bomb squad work outside the cornered off domestic flight terminal at Goteborg's Landvetter airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, 31 March 2016. A bomb squad has been called to the airport to investigate a suspicious package, parts of the airport were evacuated.  EPA/FRIDA WINTER  EPA/FRIDA WINTER SWEDEN OUT Sweden’s terror threat reported
epa03464912 The Monument for Deported Jews, a group of sculptures by Will and Mark Lammert, is seen at the Grosse Hamburger Strasse in Berlin, Germany, 09 November 2012. During the night of 09 and 10 November 1938, then Nazi stormtroops destroyed around 7,500 Jewish businesses and institutions, set fire to around 1,200 synagogues and places of worship, demolished Jewish cemeteries and stormed houses.  EPA/BRITTA PEDERSEN AfD politician criticised for Holocaust remarks

World News

epa05709235 The US Capitol at sunrise in Washington, DC, USA, 10 January 2017. Senate confirmation hearings begin on 10 January for US President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees on Capitol Hill, with Attorney General nominee Senator Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security nominee General John Kelly.  EPA/SHAWN THEW The day the 45th President of the United States comes to office
epa05239843 The famous Roman Theater at the ancient city of Palmyra in the central city of Homs, Syria, 01 April 2016. Journalists were taken in a government-organized tour to Palmyra city, which was recaptured by Syrian troops on 27 March 2016 from the Islamic State. The city contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centers worldwide and is listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.  EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI IS destroys part of Palmyra’s Roman amphitheater
epa04035820 Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T speaks during a panel session on the first day of the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2014. The overarching theme of the Meeting, which will take place from 22 to 25 January, is 'The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business.'  EPA/LAURENT GILLIERON Trump takes step back on AT&T – Time Warner deal, Stephenson positive in Davos
epa03108218 A man walks past an advertising poster of Apple iPad 2 tablets in Shenyang city of Liaoning Province, China, 16 February 2012. A number of Chinese online stores, including Amazon China and Gome, pulled the iPad from their website after local administrations of industry and commerce seized the popular tablet computers from stores in some cities amid a trademark dispute between the US tech giant and a Shenzhen, China-based subsidiary of Proview International Holdings Ltd.  EPA/MARK EU antitrust regulators welcome Amazon, Apple audiobook agreement
epa05723539 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during his news conference in Moscow, Russia, 17 January 2017. Lavrov gave his annual press conference where he talked about the Russian diplomacy and foreign policy in 2016.  EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV Russia invites USA to talks on Syria in Astana

Leaders' Perspectives

 

 

 

Trump’s defective industrial policy

By: Dani Rodrik

Europe’s new “Indispensable Nations”

By: Joschka Fischer

Water as a Force for Peace

By: Sundeep Waslekar

The Manchurian Cabinet

By: Nina L. Khrushcheva

Japanese Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

By: Bill Emmott

Goodbye to the West

By: Joschka Fischer

The Kremlin and the US election

By: Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Don’t cry over dead trade agreements

By: Dani Rodrik

How U.S. Internet Commons Policies Lessen Growth Jobs & Security

By: Scott Cleland

Austerity and Democracy are not compatible

By: Basil A. Coronakis

Economic growth is not possible without innovation and startups

By: Ivana Maletić, MEP

Wheeler’s EU Charm tour hopes to keep telecom policy working for Silicon Valley

By: John Strand


EU Presidency calls for EU-Turkey deal replica to be applied to African countries epa05711280 Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat in discussion with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council (not in picture), during their meeting at the Auberge de Castille in Valletta, Malta, 11 January 2017. Tusk is in Malta for an official visit as Malta hosts the opening of the European Presidency 2017.  EPA/DOMENIC AQUILINA

Focusing on Migration, Brexit and Security, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, presented the six-pillar programs of the Maltese Presidency to the

By Irene Kostaki Journalist, New Europe

Energy

epa05248072 A general view shows an ENI pump station in Siena, Italy, 22 March 2016. ENI is an Italian multinational oil and gas company operating in 79 countries, reported to be the world's 11th largest industrial company.  EPA/MATTIA SEDDA ENI awarded licenses in Norwegian Sea
epa05622628 European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Carlos Moedas during the second day of the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, 08 November 2016. The Web Summit runs from 07 until 10 November 2016.  EPA/TIAGO PETINGA Davos: EU star panel of innovation advisors launched at WEF
epa04934856 EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica speaks during a press conference after his meeting with Kenya?s president Uhuru Kenyatta (not pictured) where they had bilateral talks upon his visit to the country in Nairobi, Kenya, 17 September 2015. The Commissioner is scheduled to visit Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda making it his first visit to these African countries. During the visit, the commissioner is expected to outline the EU?S new 1.8 billion euro?s Emergency Trust Fund set up to address the root causes of migration, promote work opportunities in Africa and counter radicalization and extremism.  EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU EU to help Zambia improve access to energy
Gazprom control room Gazprom posts higher nine-month profit
15ArcticWEB Gazprom brings new Arctic projects onstream
epa05727164 Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a plenary session at the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, 18 January 2017. The annual meeting brings together business leaders, international political leaders and select intellectuals, to discuss the pressing issues facing the world. The overarching theme of the 2017 meeting, which takes place from 17 to 20 January, is 'Responsive and Responsible Leadership'.  EPA/LAURENT GILLIERON Davos: Iran wants cooperation with the Saudis in Syria, rules out US participation
epa05724709 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, 17 January 2017. Media reported that Rouhani said that we are ready to help Saudi Arabia over Yemen and region problems if Saudi Arabia make a right decision.  EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH Iran calls Trump’s nuclear deal threats ‘meaningless’
epa05713124 A handout photo made available by European Commission showing the abandoned guard room of UNFICYP in the buffer zone on 10 January 2017, with the Turkish Cypriot side on the left, in Cyprus. British, Turkish and Greek foreign ministers were on 12 January 2017 holding talks in Geneva, Switzerland, on Cyprus' reunification. The communities of Turkish and Greek cypriots have been separated since 1974, and are today divided by a UN controlled buffer zone.  EPA/IAKOVOS HATZISTAVROU / HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES Gas find could drive Cyprus unity settlement
epa04570445 Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center, on the eve of the opening of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 20 January  2015. The overarching theme of the meeting, which will take place from 21 to 24 January, is 'The New Global Context'.  EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT Gloom in Davos, as post-war world order is challenged
p21WEB Russia, Moldova to resolve energy sector problems

Internet & ICT

epa05622628 European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Carlos Moedas during the second day of the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, 08 November 2016. The Web Summit runs from 07 until 10 November 2016.  EPA/TIAGO PETINGA Davos: EU star panel of innovation advisors launched at WEF
epa04035820 Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T speaks during a panel session on the first day of the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2014. The overarching theme of the Meeting, which will take place from 22 to 25 January, is 'The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business.'  EPA/LAURENT GILLIERON Trump takes step back on AT&T – Time Warner deal, Stephenson positive in Davos
epa03108218 A man walks past an advertising poster of Apple iPad 2 tablets in Shenyang city of Liaoning Province, China, 16 February 2012. A number of Chinese online stores, including Amazon China and Gome, pulled the iPad from their website after local administrations of industry and commerce seized the popular tablet computers from stores in some cities amid a trademark dispute between the US tech giant and a Shenzhen, China-based subsidiary of Proview International Holdings Ltd.  EPA/MARK EU antitrust regulators welcome Amazon, Apple audiobook agreement
epa05726620 Christine Lagarde, Managing Director International Monetary Fund IMF, listens during a panel event at the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, 18 January 2017. The annual meeting brings together business leaders, international political leaders and select intellectuals, to discuss the pressing issues facing the world. The overarching theme of the 2017 meeting, which takes place from 17 to 20 January, is 'Responsive and Responsible Leadership'.  EPA/GIAN EHRENZELLER Davos: Middle-class is shrinking, says IMF’s Lagarde
epa04570445 Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center, on the eve of the opening of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 20 January  2015. The overarching theme of the meeting, which will take place from 21 to 24 January, is 'The New Global Context'.  EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT Gloom in Davos, as post-war world order is challenged
epa05718870 A sign is fixed outside the offices of the research bureau Correctiv in Berlin, Germany, 15 January 2017. US company Facebook has announced a cooperation with Correctiv to prevent the spread of 'fake news' on the social media platform.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN Facebook fights fake news in Germany
01_Turbine Wales leads the way for tidal wave electricity generation
epa05525152 Vera Jourova, European Union (EU) Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, presents the results of the 2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard in Brussels, Belgium, 05 September 2016.  Question mainly focused on Dieselgate and Volkswagen (VW), due to a scandal involving manipulated data of emission tests.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET Briefing: Regulating privacy in the age of Big Data
epa05612771 A Boeing 737-800 airplane of the Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair stands on the apron at the airport in Hamburg, Germany, 01 November 2016. Ryanair has stationed two Boeing 737-800 airplanes at Hamburg airport and thus opened a new base.  EPA/DANIEL BOCKWOLDT Ryanair becomes Europe’s biggest airline by passengers
epa04686501 Indian engineers work on buses at Scania manufacturing and assembly unit on the outskirts of Bangalore, India, 30 March 2015. Swedish Automotive heavy-vehicle maker Scania on 30 March opened its first bus manufacturing facility in India with capacity to produce 1000 buses annually.  EPA/JAGADEESH NV Manufacturers voluntarily return to Sweden

From the NE Knowledge Network



EU Presidency warns UK:“Freedom of movement for persons, goods, services and capital cannot be decoupled” epa05723760 The Union Jack flag stands at a desk in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 17 January 2017. Today British Prime Minister Theresa May will delivers a speech in Lodon about the Brexit and the relationship between the European Union and Great Britain.  EPA/PATRICK SEEGER

While the UK is a European Union  member state that stood by Malta when the country looked to entering the

By Irene Kostaki Journalist, New Europe

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EU Commission
Daily News 20 / 01 / 2017 new
Public Consultation on the Capital Markets Union Mid-term review new
CALENDRIER du 23 janvier au 29 janvier 2017 new
Essen becomes the European Green Capital for 2017 new
Security Union: Commission reports on the implementation of the EU-US TFTP and PNR Agreements 15:16 Jan 19, 2017
EU boosts emergency assistance in Africa’s Lake Chad region 12:00 Jan 19, 2017
Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement 12:00 Jan 19, 2017
EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy 12:00 Jan 19, 2017
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Morpho Detection by Smiths, subject to conditions 11:45 Jan 19, 2017
Antitrust: Commission welcomes steps taken by Amazon/Audible and Apple to improve competition in audiobook distribution 11:45 Jan 19, 2017
First estimate for November 2016- EU28 current account surplus €15.8 bn- €11.8 bn surplus for trade in services 11:00 Jan 19, 2017
Third quarter of 2016 compared with third quarter of 2015- House prices up by 3.4% in the euro area- Up by 4.3% in the EU 11:00 Jan 19, 2017
Daily News 18 / 01 / 2017 12:16 Jan 18, 2017
November 2016 compared with October 2016- Production in construction up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28 11:00 Jan 18, 2017
December 2016-Annual inflation up to 1.1% in the euro area-Up to 1.2% in the EU 11:00 Jan 18, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos during his visit to Lesvos, Greece 10:25 Jan 18, 2017
European Commission adopts Opinions on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans of Spain and Lithuania 16:01 Jan 17, 2017
EU and US publish TTIP state of play assessment 14:01 Jan 17, 2017
Daily News 17 / 01 / 2017 12:12 Jan 17, 2017
International Trade in Services- EU surplus down in 2015 for a second consecutive year- The USA, by far the main partner for both exports and imports 11:00 Jan 17, 2017
The reopening of the American market for French beef: declaration by European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan 14:08 Jan 16, 2017
Daily News 16 / 01 / 2017 12:03 Jan 16, 2017
November 2016- Euro area international trade in goods surplus €25.9 bn- €6.9 bn surplus for EU28 11:00 Jan 16, 2017
Tuesday 17-Friday 20 January: College Members participate in World Economic Forum in Davos 13:18 Jan 13, 2017
CALENDRIER du 16 janvier au 22 janvier 2017 12:05 Jan 13, 2017
Daily News 13 / 01 / 2017 12:00 Jan 13, 2017
European Commission appoints new Head of Representation in Estonia 12:00 Jan 13, 2017
Commission proposes EU Solidarity Fund assistance following the floods in the United Kingdom 12:00 Jan 13, 2017
First release for the third quarter of 2016- Household saving rate stable at 12.6% in the euro area- Household investment rate nearly stable at 8.5% in the euro area 11:00 Jan 13, 2017
Commission proposes EUR 100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to the Republic of Moldova 10:37 Jan 13, 2017
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EU Parliament
Article – Plenary highlights: new president, workers’ rights, emergency aid for refugees today
Article – Workers’ rights: “Labour laws need updating to cover new forms of employment” 14:18 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – European Social Rights: workers’ protection needs to be extended to new jobs 13:35 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – MEPs reject EU Commission blacklist of states at risk of money laundering 13:26 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – Statement by President Tajani on the recent earthquakes in Italy 13:20 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – Parliament’s mid-term election: composition of committees 12:51 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – Human rights: Indonesia, Central African Republic and Burundi 12:27 Jan 19, 2017
Article – Who’s who: overview of the people in charge of Parliament 10:59 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – Refugees: MEPs demand emergency winter aid and transfers to other EU countries 10:03 Jan 19, 2017
Press release – Debate with Council President Tusk on putting “Europe first” in 2017 18:22 Jan 18, 2017
Press release – MEPs lay out their priorities to Maltese Council Presidency 13:30 Jan 18, 2017
Press release – Debate on EU summit outcome and challenges in 2017 at 15.00 12:01 Jan 18, 2017
Press release – Parliament’s mid-term election: 15 candidates for 14 Vice-Presidents’ posts 09:05 Jan 18, 2017
Press release – MEPs to discuss Council Presidency with Malta’s PM Joseph Muscat at 11.00 09:00 Jan 18, 2017
Press release – Parliament’s presidential election: candidates’ presentations 10:25 Jan 17, 2017
Press release – Opening – Minute’s silence for Mário Soares 18:19 Jan 16, 2017
Article – Refugee crisis: ‘The scenes of 2015 must not be repeated’ 16:16 Jan 13, 2017
Article – All you need to know about the election of the new Parliament president 12:08 Jan 13, 2017
Press release – Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in committee – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs – Committee on Legal Affairs 17:37 Jan 12, 2017
Press release – Committees satisfied that Oettinger is in a position to assume budget portfolio – Committee on Legal Affairs – Committee on Budgets – Committee on Budgetary Control 15:55 Jan 12, 2017
Article – Robots: are new rules needed to regulate their use? 13:32 Jan 12, 2017
Press release – Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules – Committee on Legal Affairs 12:27 Jan 12, 2017
Background – Mid-term election of new EP President, 14 Vice-Presidents and five Quaestors 11:11 Jan 12, 2017
Press release – Refugees: MEPs to assess progress on transfers among EU countries – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs 15:01 Jan 11, 2017
Article – Lamassoure: Changing how EU is funded won’t shift power to Brussels 14:50 Jan 11, 2017
Article – #ThisIsMy5: take part in our Instagram photo contest 11:43 Jan 10, 2017
Press release – Budgetary Control Committee MEPs call for EU-wide protection for whistle-blowers – Committee on Budgetary Control 17:22 Jan 9, 2017
Press release – Manfred Weber MEP, EPP Group Chairman 16:04 Jan 9, 2017
Article – In Parliament this week: refugees, robots and Oettinger 10:31 Jan 9, 2017
Article – Cultural capitals: discover this year’s picks Aarhus and Pafos 10:00 Jan 6, 2017
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EU Council
Better mobile connectivity across Europe: Council confirms 700 MHz deal 15:59 Jan 19, 2017
Report by President Donald Tusk to the European Parliament on the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016 14:41 Jan 18, 2017
Speech by President Donald Tusk on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Recognition of the Republic of Croatia 11:49 Jan 16, 2017
Europa: Press arrangements 17:19 Jan 13, 2017
Lebanon: Council adopts conclusions 11:20 Jan 13, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 17:42 Jan 12, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the opening ceremony of the Maltese presidency, Valletta, 11 January 2017 17:44 Jan 11, 2017
Indicative programme – Foreign Affairs Council of 16 January 2016 14:45 Jan 11, 2017
EUCAP Sahel Mali: mission extended for two years, €29.7 million budget adopted 09:11 Jan 11, 2017
Glückwunschschreiben der Präsidenten Tusk und Juncker an Doris Leuthard zu Ihrer Wahl zur Bundespräsidentin der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 16:40 Jan 10, 2017
Letter of congratulations from Presidents Tusk and Juncker to Doris Leuthard on her election as President of the Swiss Confederation 16:40 Jan 10, 2017
Glückwunschschreiben der Präsidenten Tusk und Juncker an Doris Leuthard zu Ihrer Wahl zur Bundespräsidentin der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 16:40 Jan 10, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Bill English, Prime Minister of New Zealand 15:01 Jan 10, 2017
Central African Republic: new mission commander appointed for EUTM RCA 15:29 Jan 9, 2017
Letter of condolences from President Donald Tusk to António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal on the passing of Mário Soares 11:41 Jan 8, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 15:39 Jan 6, 2017
Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Sorin Grindeanu on his appointment as Prime Minister of Romania 13:27 Jan 5, 2017
Glückwunschschreiben von der Präsidenten Tusk und Juncker an Doris Leuthard zu Ihrer Wahl zur Bundespräsidentin der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 09:49 Dec 23, 2016
Money laundering and terrorist financing: Council agrees its negotiating stance 12:16 Dec 20, 2016
Capital markets union: Council confirms deal on prospectus rules 12:14 Dec 20, 2016
European Union Agency for Asylum: Council ready to start negotiations with Parliament 10:01 Dec 20, 2016
EU-Ukraine Association Council – Joint press release 11:22 Dec 19, 2016
EU−Ukraine: 3rd meeting of the Association Council on 19 December 10:58 Dec 19, 2016
Official controls along the agri-food chain: one step closer to adoption 08:46 Dec 19, 2016
Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months 17:09 Dec 16, 2016
Visas: Council confirms agreement on visa liberalisation for Georgia 16:49 Dec 16, 2016
Control of firearms: Council confirms agreement with the European Parliament 16:41 Dec 16, 2016
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 16:11 Dec 16, 2016
Statement on Enhancing the Fight Against Illicit Trafficking of Firearms and Ammunition in the Western Balkans 13:16 Dec 16, 2016
Capital markets union: Venture capital rules agreed by Council 11:09 Dec 16, 2016
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ECB
Press release Results of the Q1 2017 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Is secular stagnation the new economic reality? 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with CNBC 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Press release Monetary policy decisions 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press conference Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Frank Smets as Director General Economics 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB provides further details on APP purchases of assets with yields below the deposit facility rate 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release Results of the January 2017 euro area bank lending survey 00:00 Jan 17, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital Base Money: an assessment from the ECB’s perspective 00:00 Jan 16, 2017
Monetary policy accounts Account of the monetary policy meeting 00:00 Jan 12, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: 2017 – a decisive year for innovative retail payment services 00:00 Jan 6, 2017
Press release ECB statement on Luc Coene, Member of the Supervisory Board and former Member of the Governing Council 00:00 Jan 6, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Börsen-Zeitung 00:00 Dec 31, 2016
Press release Results of the second wave of the Eurosystem’s Household Finance and Consumption Survey 00:00 Dec 23, 2016
Interview Peter Praet: Interview with the Telegraaf 00:00 Dec 20, 2016
Speech Vítor Constâncio: Stijn van Nieuwerburgh’s contribution to macroeconomics and finance 00:00 Dec 16, 2016
Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) 00:00 Dec 16, 2016
Press release Eurosystem adjusts purchase process in ABS purchase programme (ABSPP) 00:00 Dec 15, 2016
Press release Governing Council statement on Macroprudential Policies 00:00 Dec 15, 2016
Interview Peter Praet: Interview with Die Zeit 00:00 Dec 14, 2016
Interview Vítor Constâncio: Interview with Bankfokus 00:00 Dec 13, 2016
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Q&A on Twitter 00:00 Dec 12, 2016
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Europa 1 00:00 Dec 9, 2016
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Entretien avec Europe 1 00:00 Dec 9, 2016
Press release Monetary Policy Decisions 00:00 Dec 8, 2016
Press conference Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference 00:00 Dec 8, 2016
Press release ECB adjusts parameters of its asset purchase programme (APP) 00:00 Dec 8, 2016
Press release Eurosystem introduces cash collateral for PSPP securities lending facilities 00:00 Dec 8, 2016
Press release Statement by European Commission and European Central Bank staff following the Fifth Post-Programme Surveillance mission to Portugal 00:00 Dec 8, 2016
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ECJ
69/2016 : 29 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-486/14 10:18 Jun 29, 2016
68/2016 : 28 June 2016 – Judgments of the General Court in Cases T-208/13, T-216/13 09:56 Jun 28, 2016
67/2016 : 22 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-557/14 09:55 Jun 22, 2016
66/2016 : 21 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-15/15 09:54 Jun 21, 2016
65/2016 : 16 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-12/15 10:32 Jun 16, 2016
37/2016 : 7 April 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-160/15 10:11 Apr 7, 2016
36/2016 : 5 April 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-404/15, C-659/15 PPU 10:02 Apr 5, 2016
35/2016 : 4 April 2016 – Information 17:33 Apr 4, 2016
34/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Information 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
34/2016 : 18 mars 2016 – Informations 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
32/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans l’affaire C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
32/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans les affaires jointes C-145/15,… 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-145/15, C-146/15 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
28/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-484/14 10:42 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
27/2016 : 10 March 2016 – Judgments of the Court of Justice in Cases C-247/14 P, C-248/14 P,… 10:03 Mar 10, 2016
26/2016 : 8. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
26/2016 : 8 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
24/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-26/15 P 09:53 Mar 3, 2016
23/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-179/15 09:52 Mar 3, 2016
22/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in den verbundenen Rechtssachen C-443/14,… 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
22/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-443/14, C-444/14 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
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EESC
Your Europe, Your Say! 2017 kicks off 12:24 Dec 20, 2016
European society should transition from a throw-away culture toward a more sustainable, job-rich era 19:17 Dec 15, 2016
EESC calls upon Commissioner Katainen to operationalise investment plan without delay 18:55 Dec 15, 2016
EESC Civil Society Prize rewards most outstanding examples of solidarity with migrants 17:37 Dec 15, 2016
Commission must push for greater Solidarity in Europe in 2017, says EESC 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
Pour 2017, le CESE demande que la Commission fasse avancer la solidarité en Europe 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
EESC 2016 Civil Society Migration Prize to reward inspiring and successful examples of human solidarity 12:46 Nov 29, 2016
EESC and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum addressed migration policies and the situation of civil society in the EU and in Russia 3rd edition – joint seminar 23.11.2016 10:43 Nov 25, 2016
COP22 –It’s now time to act! 11:10 Nov 16, 2016
Globalisation, climate change, technological advances and rising inequality: European social partners and civil society to discuss the future of work 12:48 Nov 15, 2016
Statement by the President of the European Economic and Social Committee on the situation of fundamental rights in Turkey 10:00 Nov 14, 2016
We cannot accept the declining of rural areas 13:41 Nov 11, 2016
The European Economic and Social Committee is fully behind the European steel industry 11:25 Nov 9, 2016
EESC President Dassis and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras at the EUROMED Summit 2016 in Greece 12:21 Oct 25, 2016
Innovation essential to create more jobs and generate growth in Europe, says Commissioner Moedas at the EESC Plenary 19:30 Oct 19, 2016
EU anti-money laundering measures need to cover all high-risk third countries 17:03 Oct 19, 2016
EESC – Europe needs to do better for consumers on Geo-blocking, Roaming & Parcel delivery 15:51 Oct 19, 2016
Civil Society proposes to step up measures to fight money laundering and terrorist financing 11:39 Oct 10, 2016
1ª Reunión del Comité Consultivo Conjunto de la Sociedad Civil UE-Chile 4 y 5 octubre de 2016 Santiago, Chile 15:41 Oct 3, 2016
EESC urges the EU to adopt a more comprehensive nuclear strategy (PINC) 11:29 Sep 22, 2016
EESC pushes for lowering of multinational tax disclosure threshold to below 750 million Euros 11:06 Sep 22, 2016
EESC shines spotlight on vital role of live-in carers 15:34 Sep 21, 2016
Tax (clone) 14:39 Sep 21, 2016
EESC delegation to Moscow in support of a continued dialogue with Russian civil society organisations 10:03 Aug 30, 2016
EESC calls on EU Commission to strengthen economic and social cohesion and citizens’ ownership of EU 17:43 Jul 18, 2016
On World Youth Skills Day 2016, the EESC calls for a skills offensive to combat youth unemployment and the skills mismatch in the labour market 14:36 Jul 15, 2016
“Competition matters to everyone” for a fair society and strong economy Commissioner Vestager tells EESC Plenary 18:41 Jul 14, 2016
European Aviation can still be profitable – EESC calls for investment, integration & social dialogue 17:00 Jul 14, 2016
EESC against granting market access to China – Europe’s industry needs protection against unfair competition practices 12:27 Jul 14, 2016
Europe’s steel industry needs a level playing field to survive 17:41 Jul 13, 2016
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Com. of Regions
President Markkula on earthquake in central Italy 18:02 Jan 19, 2017
Statement by the European Committee of the Regions’ President Markku Markkula on the earthquake in central Italy 16:17 Jan 19, 2017
European Committee of the Regions’ President Markkula congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as European Parliament President 11:14 Jan 18, 2017
CoR stands side-by-side with Maltese EU Presidency to rebuild trust in Europe 19:09 Jan 16, 2017
President Markkula on the priorities of the Maltese presidency 11:33 Jan 16, 2017
Cohesion policy is delivering €130bn of quality investment, proving it is irreplaceable for all EU regions 11:54 Dec 22, 2016
President Markkula statement on the attack in Berlin 15:04 Dec 20, 2016
How EU’s cities and regions are integrating immigrants 13:42 Dec 16, 2016
Europe’s local leaders call for the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy to be regionalised 18:04 Dec 13, 2016
Europe’s local leaders propose an operational solution for making better use of the potential of tourism 17:16 Dec 13, 2016
Highlights from the December plenary session 13:23 Dec 13, 2016
Editorial by Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of Regions, ahead of 2017 17:12 Dec 9, 2016
European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 – Reporting Mini-Site launched! 16:40 Dec 9, 2016
Comprehensive reform of migration system is “essential” 19:14 Dec 8, 2016
Transparency of media ownership essential for media freedom, warn local and regional leaders 18:00 Dec 8, 2016
European Fund for Strategic Investment: regions back extension but diverting resources must be avoided 13:59 Dec 8, 2016
Collaborative economy: local leaders call for more clarity and ambition 13:33 Dec 8, 2016
New Skills Agenda for Europe: Regions and cities call for greater flexibility for public spending to improve skills and competences 10:53 Dec 8, 2016
No better EU law without cities and regions 20:53 Dec 7, 2016
Revision of the Posting of Workers directive: Cities and regions call for protective measures against social dumping 20:37 Dec 7, 2016
Villes et régions réclament davantage de protection pour les agriculteurs contre la volatilité extrême des prix des produits agricoles 19:45 Dec 7, 2016
74 European regions awarded for investing in digital health and care for the elderly 18:04 Dec 7, 2016
UfM Ministers agree on new dynamics for an enhanced regional energy framework 15:16 Dec 7, 2016
Regions and cities at the forefront of innovation for active and healthy ageing 16:49 Dec 6, 2016
Debate: Independent Ukraine 16:40 Dec 5, 2016
Using local and regional governments to help the European Semester deliver 19:32 Dec 2, 2016
Regions discuss EU migration policy with Commissioner Avramopoulos 13:27 Dec 2, 2016
Agriculture MEP’s and representative of local and regional authorities call for an ambitious rural policy 18:45 Nov 30, 2016
European Tourism Day: Tourism is a job engine and can help to boost a sense of EU citizenship 17:14 Nov 30, 2016
Agriculture MEP’s and representative of local and regional authorities call for an ambitious rural policy 16:34 Nov 30, 2016
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EEAS
Page not found – 404 error – eeas – European Commission 12:30 Nov 15, 2016
Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of the 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference in Myanmar 06:07 Aug 30, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the terrorist attack in Yemen 20:20 Aug 29, 2016
Déclaration de la Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini sur le nouveau gouvernement en Tunisie 12:32 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation of Crimean Tatar leader and deputy Chair of the Mejlis Ilmi Umerov 08:40 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova 16:55 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on today’s attack in Cizre, Turkey 13:42 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the death in custody of Gambian opposition member Ebrima Solo Krummah 17:43 Aug 25, 2016
Phone calls between the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the President and Chief Executive of Afghanistan 13:29 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the HRVP on the announcement of an agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP on a definitive and final peace agreement 03:55 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of Ukraine 12:18 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the reported Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile launch by the DPRK 11:13 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today’s adoption of Coordination Mechanism by Bosnia and Herzegovina 20:32 Aug 23, 2016
EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia signs agreement to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy 18:04 Aug 23, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole à l’occasion du procès devant la Cour pénale internationale sur la destruction des mausolées de Tombouctou au Mali 11:48 Aug 22, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks in Somalia 20:24 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey 12:36 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the release from prison of the Kazakh activist Vladimir Kozlov 10:32 Aug 20, 2016
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Syria and the situation in Aleppo 16:18 Aug 18, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala 19:43 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the EU Delegation and the Embassies of EU Member States in Kyiv on the launch of an e-declaration system without certification in Ukraine 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the arrest of Natiq Jafarli in Azerbaijan 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the recent judicial decision in Nicaragua 23:08 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks of an MSF hospital and a school in northern Yemen 20:53 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the general elections and referendum on the Constitution in Zambia 12:01 Aug 16, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole sur la violence en République Démocratique du Congo 00:00 Aug 15, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the bomb attacks in Thailand 15:06 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Chad and the International Criminal Court 09:41 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the resurgence of demolitions in Area C of the West Bank 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
Statement High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest terrorist atrocities in Syria 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
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