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epa05889833 Head of political movement 'En Marche!' (Onward!) and candidate for the 2017 French presidential elections Emmanuel Macron (R-5) visits APF Enterprise 93, an enterprise employing disabled persons in the north of Paris, France, 05 April 2017. The French presidential election is scheduled for 23 April and 07 May 2017.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT MEPs make products more accessible for the disabled
epa05793404 A worker checks equipment at the Dashava gas storage near western Ukrainian town of Stryi, 14 February 2017. The Board of Directors of Russian Gazprom company on 09 February approved the acquisition of additional shares in Nord Stream 2 worth EUR 1.425 billion, according to the company report. Nord Stream 2 AG is a company established for the planning, construction and further use of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline running from the Russian coast to Germany via the Baltic Sea bypassing Ukraine.  EPA/PAVLO PALAMARCHUK Italy’s Snam mulls reverse-flow exports
Students to "Switch on Europe in front of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 25 April 2017. New Europe /  Alexandros Michailidis “Switch on Europe” to bring entrepreneurship to education
epa01895280 (FILE) A file picture dated 03 September 2009 illustrates a vaccination at the university hospital of Mainz, Germany. On the backdrop of upcoming swine flu vaccination campaigns, EU countries are willing to display solidarity with poorer EU member states. European Ministers of Health mandated the EU Commission on 12 October 2009 with the elaboration of a joint sourcing of the needed vaccine. Five EU member states do not hold any or suffient buy options.  EPA/FREDRIK VON ERICHSEN EU and WHO join forces for vaccination
epa05862657 A Myanmar woman carries buckets to collect drinking water in the outskirts of Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 22 March 2017. Myanmar may face drinking water shortages during the summer due to climate change and the possibility of the development of the El Nino weather phenomenon, which disrupts weather patterns and often causes extreme weather conditions.  EPA/HEIN HTET EU Environment Ministers tackle climate challenges
epa05569780 The Swedish flag flies near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, 04 October 2016. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are visiting Germany for several days from 05 October on.  EPA/PAUL ZINKEN EU’s antitrust watchdog announced raids on Sweden’s telecommunications companies
epa05618739 Two women run as Turkish riot police use plastic bullets to disperse protestors during a rally against the arrest of lawmakers of Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), in Istanbul, Turkey 05 November 2016. Co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish and pro-minority political party Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Figen Yuksekdag and Selahattin Demirtas were detained on 04 November, along with at least nine other members of parliament (MPs), as part of a counter-terrorism investigation following a police raid in the HDP party headquarters. The HDP is accused by the Turkish government to have links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group, an accusation HDP strongly denies.  EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU Council of Europe takes Turkey to task over human rights crackdown
epa05341513 An injured man after clashes at Moria hotspot, in the pre-dawn hours on Lesvos island, Greece, 02 June 2016. Tens of refugees were injured late on 01 June in clashes between groups of Afghan and Pakistani migrants and refugees at Moria hotspot on Lesvos island. The majority of those injured were treated by the medical staff of NGOs. The reason of the clashes has not been made known yet.  EPA/BALASKAS STRATIS EU Auditors say migration hotspots are working, but critical issues remain
epa05926470 Two Catalonian regional policemen escort a man after he was arrested during in a raid in a residential building as part of a police operation against jihadist terrorism in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 25 April 2017. Eight were arrested in 12 raids carried out in the city of Barcelona and several sourrounding towns. According to official sources, four of eight defendants are allegedly linked to perpetrators of attacks against airport and subway in Brussels on March 2016. The police operation was held in collaboration with Belgian authorities. EFE/Quique Garcia  EPA/Quique Garcia Four arrests in Barcelona linked to Brussels attacks

EU National News

epa05722007 A homeless man carries his belongings near the Alsterarkarden in Hamburg, Germany, 16 January 2017. According to a report from the organization Oxfam, the eight richest people in the world come to property with a total value of 426 billion dollars (402 billion euro), while the poorer half of the world's population, 3.6 billion people, has a combined total of only 409 billion dollars (386 billion euro).  EPA/CARSTEN KOALL Bundesbank warns of German growth decline
epa05926400 Marine Le Pen (R), French National Front (FN) political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, visits the meat pavilion at the Rungis international food market, near Paris, during her campaign, France, April 25, 2017.  EPA/CHARLES PLATIAU / POOL MAXPPP OUT Russians suspected behind cyberattack on French presidential front-runner
p22c Gazprom and ENGIE discuss gas supplies to France
epa05024508 Finnish Interior Minister Petteri Orpo speaks to the media on the 13 November Paris attacks in Helsinki, Finland, 14 November 2015. At least 120 people have been killed in a series of attacks in Paris on 13 November, according to French officials. Eight assailants were killed, seven when they detonated their explosive belts, and one when he was shot by officers, police said.  EPA/MAURI RATILAINEN Finland finishes up with austerity
AAEAAQAAAAAAAAxFAAAAJDZkOTBmYzQ1LWFmMjAtNDczOC1iNTg1LTNiY2Q0ZTg5ZTg4Nw ECHR gives Romania six months to improve prison conditions

World News

epa05926283 A handout photo made available by the office of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV shows Filipino Lawyer Jude Sabio displaying a document outside the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands, 24 April 2017 (issued 25 April 2017). According to Senator Antonio Trillanes' press statement, Jude Sabio filed a criminal case against President Rodrigo Duterte and his senior officials for crimes against humanity, before the International Criminal Court at The Hague, the Netherlands.  EPA/TRILLANES MEDIA OFFICE HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES Philippines Catholic Church against Duterte’s drug war
epa05926590 French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party, Marine Le Pen attends a ceremony for slain police officer Xavier Jugele, at the Paris police headquarters in Paris, France, 25 April 2017. Jugele was killed by a gunman during the 20 April Champs Elysees terror attack shooting.  EPA/IAN LANGSDON Swiss far-right gets boost from French elections
epa03194767 A man holds a picture of slain Armenian writer Hrant Dink, as people attend a memorial to mark the 97th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in Istanbul, Turkey, 24 April 2012. Armenia accuses Turkey of the genocide of up to 1.5 million Armenians, during World War I, something which Turkey denies.  EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU Turkey pins the 2007 Hrant Dink assassination on Fetullah Gulen
epa05176079 Supporters wearing 'Mr. Trump Build That Wall' shirts attend the 'Donald J. Trump for President Rally' with US Republican Presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump at South Point Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 22 February 2016. The Republican Party holds its caucus in Nevada on 23 February 2016.  EPA/MIKE NELSON Democrats defy Trump and refuse to support the Wall
epa05925004 EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a press conference after their meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry guest house in Moscow, Russia 24 April 2017.  EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV EU will not recognise the annexation of Crimea, Mogherini tells Lavrov

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Energy

epa05793404 A worker checks equipment at the Dashava gas storage near western Ukrainian town of Stryi, 14 February 2017. The Board of Directors of Russian Gazprom company on 09 February approved the acquisition of additional shares in Nord Stream 2 worth EUR 1.425 billion, according to the company report. Nord Stream 2 AG is a company established for the planning, construction and further use of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline running from the Russian coast to Germany via the Baltic Sea bypassing Ukraine.  EPA/PAVLO PALAMARCHUK Italy’s Snam mulls reverse-flow exports
epa05862657 A Myanmar woman carries buckets to collect drinking water in the outskirts of Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 22 March 2017. Myanmar may face drinking water shortages during the summer due to climate change and the possibility of the development of the El Nino weather phenomenon, which disrupts weather patterns and often causes extreme weather conditions.  EPA/HEIN HTET EU Environment Ministers tackle climate challenges
artificial island (winter) copy KMG announces plans for oil production in Kashagan
3-bild Five European companies want to finance Nord Stream 2 pipeline
epa04179574 View on the Incukalns Underground Gas Storage Facility in Latvia 25 April 2014.
The Incukalns Underground Gas Storage Facility is only functioning gas-storage facility in the Baltic States.  EPA/VALDA KALNINA EU clears support for Latvian renewable, cogeneration plants
epa05245954  EU Commissioner in charge of Climate and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete (L), and European Commissioner in charge of Transport, Violeta Bulc (R), arrive for the weekly college meeting of the European Commission, in Brussels, Belgium, 06 April 2016. Others are not identified.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET EU invests €22.1 million to boost transport-energy sector synergies
epa05654690 (FILE) A file photograph showing an oil well pumping oil in an oil field near Ponca City, Oklahoma USA, 14 November 2007. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided at it's 171st meeting in Vienna, Austria on 30 November 2016 that it will cut supplies for the first time in eght years. The cut of 1.2 million barrels a day will start from January 2017. the Conference decided to implement a new OPEC-14 production target of 32.5 million barrels a day, in order to accelerate the ongoing drawdown of the stock overhang and bring the oil market rebalancing forward.  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH Oil prices rise following last week’s fall
epa05133651 (FILE) A file photo dated 04 April 2005 showing a Chevron station in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Chevron made a loss of 588 million dollars in the fourth quarter, chiefly due to weak oil prices, the second largest US oil company by market capitalization said in a press release 29 January 2016. The price of oil fell to a more-than 12-year low last week and continued to fall after sanctions against Iran were lifted, which fueled concerns that global oversupply of the commodity will continue. Chevron has already reacted to the slumping oil price by cutting jobs and investments.  EPA/BRENDAN MCDERMID Chevron to sell Bangladesh operations
p01c EU, Iran ink nuclear deal
epa05912816 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a rally after referendum victory, at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, 17 April 2017. Media reports Turkish President Erdogan won a narrow lead of the 'Yes' vote in unofficial results, 17 April 2017. The proposed reform, passed by Turkish parliament on 21 January, would change the country's parliamentarian system of governance into a presidential one, which the opposition denounced as giving more power to Turkish President Erdogan.  EPA/TUMAY BERKIN EU-Turkey energy partnership to continue after referendum

Internet & ICT

epa05569780 The Swedish flag flies near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, 04 October 2016. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are visiting Germany for several days from 05 October on.  EPA/PAUL ZINKEN EU’s antitrust watchdog announced raids on Sweden’s telecommunications companies
epa05901340 (FILE) - An Indian consumer does online shopping on Flipkart at his home in Bhopal, India, 30 July 2014. Flipkart, India's largest online retailer on 10 April 2017 announced that it had raised 1.4 billion USD in capital from eBay, Tencent and Microsoft in a move that would value Flipkart at some 11.6 billion USD. Reports state Flipkart would also take over the India business of eBay as part of the move.  EPA/SANJEEV GUPTA Parliament committee votes to put an end to geo-blocking of online goods or services
epa03790031 An undated picture made available on 16 July 2013 shows Bulgarian Denis Fedarov walking on Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, carrying a Google View backpack camera. Unable to bring their camera-toting car to the Italian lagoon city, where gondolas and canals stand in for vehicles and roads, the internet firm sent instead physically fit technicians to walk Venice's alleys wearing a backpack-mounted camera. Seen in background are the St. Marcus Cathedral (C) and the landmark Campanile (R).  EPA/ANDREA MEROLA EU Parliament wants free Wi-Fi for everybody
3-bild Five European companies want to finance Nord Stream 2 pipeline
epa04889734 British Neil Harbisson, the world's first certified cyborg, speaks to the media in Brisbane, Australia, 20 August 2015. Mr Harbisson, who is completely color blind, has an antenna with a camera at its end permanently implanted in his head that allows him to perceive colors as different sounds.  EPA/DAN PELED AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT Swedish cyborgs increase tenfold in two years
Swift Belgium-based SWIFT to introduce service tracking suspicious payments
epa01233240 Petrochina workers drill an oil well in the outskirts of Shenyang in northeast China's Liaoning province, 24 January 2008. China's economy expanded by 11.4 percent in 2007, its fastest growth in 14 years, according to the government statistics released Thursday. The total value of China's GDP in 2007 was estimated at 24.66 trillion yuan (3.43 trillion dollars), following growth of 11.1 per cent in 2006, Xie Fuzhan, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, told reporters.  EPA/YANWEN KU EU and Algeria to discuss energy in Brussels
epaselect epa05624173 A protester lights a flare as he takes part in an european steel workers protest against China's dumping price in Brussels, Belgium, 09 November 2016. The demonstration of European Steel Association (EUROFER) and workers of steel industry has been organized following a severe downturn in the price of steel caused by a flood of imports into Europe from China.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU Commission gets tough on cheap Chinese steel
pepper2 Robots could secure Belgium’s airports
epa04243326 Brazilian girls take shelter in a phone box because of rain in front of the stadium Arena Corinthians, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 06 June 2014, which is one of the 12 venues of the tournament. The FIFA World Cup 2014 will begin on 12 June.  EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU Death of roaming: EU Parliament clears final hurdle

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OSCE official killed in mine blast in Ukraine epa05923298 (FILE) - Observers of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) inspect a private building which reportedly was destroyed after a shelling of Avdiivka, Ukraine, 25 February 2017 (reissued 23 April 2017). According to media reports on 23 April 2017, a member of the OSCE has been killed in Ukraine after being hit by a landmine near Luhansk.  EPA/VALERI KVIT

One member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others

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EU Commission
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly 18:57 Feb 8, 2017
Political agreement reached on Structural Reform Support Programme – a new tool to help Member States implement reforms 18:25 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the killing of six Red Cross staff in Afghanistan 18:10 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on a Commission decision fining companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 12:49 Feb 8, 2017
Daily News 08 / 02 / 2017 12:41 Feb 8, 2017
The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy 12:36 Feb 8, 2017
€1 billion to maximise private investment in European transport infrastucture 12:34 Feb 8, 2017
Relocation and Resettlement: Member States need to build on encouraging results 12:33 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market – Portability of online content services 12:00 Feb 8, 2017
Further shaping and consolidating the European Solidarity Corps 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Improving the implementation of European environmental policy 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Antitrust: Commission fines three companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 11:30 Feb 8, 2017
Investment Plan for Europe: Over €168 billion in new investments across the EU 09:45 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on new rules allowing Europeans to travel and enjoy online content services across borders 18:54 Feb 7, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Creţu following the roundtable on how to strengthen the integration of migrants with mayors of European cities 16:00 Feb 7, 2017
Daily News 07 / 02 / 2017 12:17 Feb 7, 2017
Malta Summit: Reaffirming our values and stabilising the Central Mediterranean route 12:01 Feb 7, 2017
#TellMyStory: Commission launches 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
L’Union européenne renforce son soutien post-ouragan Matthew à Haïti avec 35 millions d’euros supplémentaires 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy 11:23 Feb 7, 2017
Health research: Commission awards €1 million to breakthrough test which distinguishes between viral or bacterial infections 17:00 Feb 6, 2017
Daily News 06 / 02 / 2017 12:19 Feb 6, 2017
Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Commission launches public consultation to further shape the European Solidarity Corps 11:50 Feb 6, 2017
Wednesday 8 February: The Commission publishes the 9th Report on Relocation and Resettlement 18:17 Feb 3, 2017
Daily News 03 / 02 / 2017 12:13 Feb 3, 2017
The EU tackles growing aviation emissions 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
CALENDRIER du 06 février au 12 février 2017 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
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EU Parliament
Press release – EU job-search aid: €1.8m for 800 former retail workers in the Netherlands – Committee on Budgets 09:42 Feb 9, 2017
Press release – Deal on voluntary EU help scheme for growth-enhancing reforms – Committee on Regional Development 18:24 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Schengen: Civil Liberties MEPs to debate new extension of internal border checks – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs 16:00 Feb 8, 2017
Article – Robots take over the Parliament 12:42 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Accessing online films and TV while abroad: deal with Council – Committee on Legal Affairs 19:05 Feb 7, 2017
Article – EU-Russia relations: a key strategic challenge 15:51 Feb 7, 2017
Article – Gender equality: time to close the gap 17:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Björk: “Female genital mutilation way to control women’s bodies and sexuality” 15:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – In Parliament this week: cleaner cars, border checks, tax avoidance 12:04 Feb 6, 2017
Press release – Defence MEPs to debate dire situation in eastern Ukraine – Subcommittee on Security and Defence 11:58 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Priorities for Europe: EU leaders set objectives for 2017 11:31 Feb 3, 2017
Press release – ‘Less bureaucracy and more politics’ message by Tajani to Summit in Valletta 11:16 Feb 3, 2017
Article – Share your story on My House of European History 16:21 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Georgia visa waiver approved by Parliament 12:09 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs call for automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions 12:01 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs to DRC and Gabon presidents: “Respect the rule of law” 11:56 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs back import surge safeguards for EU banana growers 11:52 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean debated with Ms Mogherini 10:04 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – State of the Energy Union debate 18:15 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – MEPs firmly condemn US travel ban in debate with Federica Mogherini 17:10 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Opening – debates added on US travel restrictions, migration and Romania 16:26 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean and crises in South Sudan, DRC and Gabon 15:33 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – US travel restrictions to top plenary agenda: debate with Federica Mogherini 12:00 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Euroscola – 09/02/2017 (AM) 11:34 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – End of mobile roaming charges: deal on lower wholesale price caps – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 00:54 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs – Committee on Foreign Affairs – Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 19:26 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign Affairs and Development MEPs deeply concerned about “US travel ban” – Subcommittee on Human Rights – Committee on Development – Committee on Foreign Affairs 18:15 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform efforts in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina – Committee on Foreign Affairs 17:54 Jan 31, 2017
Background – Q&A: New rules on automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions? 15:02 Jan 31, 2017
Article – President Tajani in Italy: “Our Europe is the Europe of citizens” 15:09 Jan 30, 2017
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EU Council
Presentation of letter of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:45 Feb 8, 2017
Structural reforms in the member states: Presidency and EP agree on support programme 16:19 Feb 8, 2017
Last step to end roaming fees: Council approves wholesale deal 15:59 Feb 7, 2017
Portability of digital content services: EU Presidency-Parliament agreement 13:52 Feb 7, 2017
Schengen area: Council recommends prolongation of internal border controls 09:26 Feb 7, 2017
European Public Prosecutor’s Office : Council takes first step towards a possible enhanced cooperation 09:17 Feb 7, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev 15:34 Feb 6, 2017
Libya: Council adopts conclusions 11:34 Feb 6, 2017
Indicative programme – General Affairs Council of 7 February 2017 14:29 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Declaration by the members of the European Council on the external aspects of migration: addressing the Central Mediterranean route 12:45 Feb 3, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 12:11 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the informal summit in Malta 11:56 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk ahead of the informal summit in Malta 17:27 Feb 2, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj 11:43 Feb 2, 2017
Indicative programme – Foreign Affairs Council of 6 February 2017 14:07 Feb 1, 2017
End of roaming charges: informal deal on wholesale market reform 17:37 Jan 31, 2017
“United we stand, divided we fall”: letter by President Donald Tusk to the 27 EU heads of state or government on the future of the EU before the Malta summit 12:22 Jan 31, 2017
Invitation letter from President Donald Tusk to the EU heads of state or government before the Malta summit 12:18 Jan 31, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Ministers Ratas, Kučinskis and Skvernelis 12:08 Jan 31, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 15:25 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on the 2017 alert mechanism report 12:06 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on macroeconomic and fiscal guidance to the member states (annual growth survey) 11:11 Jan 27, 2017
Eurogroup Statement on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans for 2017 of Spain and Lithuania 19:30 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 26 January 2017 18:55 Jan 26, 2017
Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Ognyan Gerdzhikov on his appointment as Prime Minister of Bulgaria 17:29 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković 16:55 Jan 26, 2017
Fishing vessels: agreement on modernised legislation 16:10 Jan 26, 2017
Indicative programme – Economic and Financial Affairs Council of 27 January 2017 10:30 Jan 26, 2017
Presentation of letters of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:24 Jan 25, 2017
Tunisia: Council extends freeze on the assets of 48 persons for another year 14:40 Jan 25, 2017
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ECB
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Le Parisien 00:00 Feb 7, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament 00:00 Feb 6, 2017
Speech Vítor Constâncio: Resolving Europe’s NPL burden: challenges and benefits 00:00 Feb 3, 2017
Press release Extended publication of Securities Holdings Statistics 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Security through unity: making integration work for Europe 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Maintaining price stability in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Outlook for monetary policy in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Roland Straub as Counsellor to the President 00:00 Feb 1, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Welcome address 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital transformation: Europe’s integrated market of tomorrow 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Press release Euro banknote counterfeiting remains low in second half of 2016 00:00 Jan 27, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Ructions in the repo market – monetary easing or regulatory squeezing? 00:00 Jan 26, 2017
Press release Results of the December 2016 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD) 00:00 Jan 25, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Towards Banking Union 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Sabine Lautenschläger: The test of progress – Europe, the euro and the future 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Premio Cavour 2016: Commemorazione 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Entretien avec Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Cavour Prize 2016: commemoration 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
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
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Productivity and Growth: Innovation and Diffusion 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
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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
The euro can only survive if political leaders recognise that we Europeans belong together and start building upon a common sense of purpose 10:39 Feb 6, 2017
Visite du Président du Comité économique et social européen en Côte d’Ivoire (clone) 14:47 Jan 30, 2017
In a debate with Commissioner Moscovici, EESC members call for completing the architecture of the euro to ensure lasting prosperity and stability for the whole of Europe 16:16 Jan 26, 2017
Europe’s economic future is digital 11:13 Jan 26, 2017
The European Pillar of Social Rights must be a positive project for all, says EESC 18:17 Jan 25, 2017
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
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Com. of Regions
Regional and local leaders to debate investment for a smart and green Europe 19:40 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Informal Summit: citizens and political leaders from national, regional and local levels support President Tusk and the Maltese Presidency’s call to regain faith, reunite and stand up for a strong European Union 14:27 Feb 3, 2017
Priorities for the Commission for Natural Resources 13:21 Feb 3, 2017
Organic, local and fresh food can deliver new jobs and better environment 19:13 Feb 2, 2017
A new Ambassador in town: the European week of Regions and cities gets Brussels’ Capital Region’s award 18:40 Feb 1, 2017
Common front to boost the circular economy in Europe 16:38 Feb 1, 2017
Interregional cooperation needs to be at the core of smart specialisation strategies 13:30 Feb 1, 2017
eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 – Guidance document for implementation at Regional and local level 20:00 Jan 31, 2017
Extremadura kicks off its year as European Entrepreneurial Region 19:40 Jan 31, 2017
Brexit: EU and UK local governments cooperate to assess impact on towns, cities and regions 14:00 Jan 31, 2017
It is time for a systematic action for the development of our rural areas” 16:08 Jan 27, 2017
Message from Joseph Cordina, Head of the Maltese delegation 14:49 Jan 27, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 18:04 Jan 25, 2017
30th anniversary of the Erasmus+ Programme – a milestone for Europe 18:11 Jan 24, 2017
Migration tops agenda at Mediterranean assembly 10:48 Jan 24, 2017
URBACT good practices call: promote your city on a European platform 18:53 Jan 23, 2017
Investing in Europe: building a coalition of smart cities & regions- a high level seminar with Jeremy Rifkin 14:09 Jan 23, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 13:57 Jan 23, 2017
Calling Europe’s Youth: Join the European Committee of the Regions at Yo!Fest in Maastricht! 11:49 Jan 23, 2017
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
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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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