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epa05341848 Flood damage is seen in Simbach, Germany, 02 June 2016. At least four people have been reported dead in recent heavy storms and severe weather hitting parts of Germany and France causing floods and extensive damage.  EPA/SVEN HOPPE MEPs agree on how to improve EU Solidarity Fund
epa05605390 Paul Magnette, Minister-President of the French-speaking region of Wallonia and the current mayor of Charleroi, gives a statement after an agreement has been found on the trade agreement with Canada, CETA, at the end of the Concertation committee of Belgium in Brussels, Belgium, 27 October 2016. An agreement on the European trade deal with Canada, CETA, has been reached by Belgian political leaders, after the region of Wallonia earlier had blocked the approval.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Wallonia threatens again to block CETA
russia’s-cyber-power IMG Europol coordinates the biggest electronic crime crackdown in history
epaselect epa05655514 German Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt (R) and the European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc (L) give a press conference on German road charges toll plans in Brussels, Belgium, 01 December 2016. The European Commission on 01 December 2016 has given green light form Germany's altered plans to introduce a road toll on its motorways, top transport officials from both sides say  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU green lights Germany’s road tolls
Press conference by Vice President for the Digital Single Market in the European Commission Andrus Ansip and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici, Taxation and Customs on the new VAT rules for e-commerce in Brussels, Belgium on Dec. 1, 2016 European Commission further regulates VAT rules on e-commerce 
Press conference by Vice President for the Digital Single Market in the European Commission Andrus Ansip and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici, Taxation and Customs on the new VAT rules for e-commerce in Brussels, Belgium on Dec. 1, 2016 EU Commission lowers VAT to make e-books cheaper
epa05287982 Ethernet data cables are seen in a server room in Canberra, Australia, 03 May 2016.  EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT EU Parliament back EU-US deal on exchanges of data on criminals
epaselect epa05373527 Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz Christian Strache (R) and French far-right political party National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen (L) on stage after the 'Public meeting on patriotic spring' event at the Pyramide Voesendorf in Voesendorf, Austria, 17 June 2016. Representatives of nine European right-wing parties attended the summit to discuss cooperation for peace, security and prosperity in Europe.  EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA EU-wide survey reveals globalisation fears
epa05348686 An activist of the NGO Rio de Paz poses in front of pictures by Marcio Freitas that show models who represent female victims of sexual abuse and of 420 underpants that represent the number of women raped in the country every 72 hours, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 06 June 2016.  EPA/MARCELO SAYAO One in four Europeans finds rape acceptable
helga_stevens_-_english_part-_citizens_corner_debate_on_eu_policies_for_asylum_seekers_and_immigrants_18866622828 ECR candidate welcomes European Parliament contestants

EU National News

epa05653932 A woman passes presidential election campaign posters of right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) presidential candidate Norbert Hofer (L), reading 'In eurem Sinne entscheiden - So wahr mir Gott helfe' (To decide with your best interest in mind - So help me God), and Alexander Van der Bellen (R), who is supported by the Greens, reading 'Waehlen nicht wundern' (Vote! Don't be surprised), at the Vienna Ring Road in Vienna, Austria, 30 November 2016. The Austrian Presidential election runoff will take place on 04 December 2016.  EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA Austria’s Nazi past enters presidential election debate
epa02133428 (FILE) A Scandinavian airline SAS MD-80 and Boeing 737 aircraft parked at the gates at terminal 4 at Arlanda Airport north of Stockholm, 03 February 2009. The Danish government is open to consider a future sale of its stake in SAS Group, operator of Scandinavian
Airlines, the minister of economic and business affairs said 27 April 2010. SAS is half-owned by Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Denmark and Norway each have a 14.3-per-cent stake in the group,
while neighbouring Sweden has 21.4 per cent. Earlier this year, the Swedish government said it intended to reduce its stake in the group when "opportune," while Norway?s trade and industry minister said a sale hinged on a good price.  EPA/JOHAN NILSSON / SCANPIX SWEDEN OUT *** Local Caption *** 00000401821546 Sweden introduces per mile aviation tax to curb CO2 emissions
epa05579725 Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev delivers his speech during a session of the 23rd World Energy Congress, in Istanbul, Turkey, 10 October 2016.  EPA/SEDAT SUNA Aliyev team drug Azerbaijan into isolation
epa05655603 (FILE) A file picture dated 31 October 2016 shows French President Francois Hollande leaves the scene after delivering his speech during the World Cancer Congress in Paris, France. Hollande on 01 December 2016 announced he will not run for re-election as French president.  EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON Hollande will not seek reelection
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One of the migrants who are on hunger strike to pressure the Hungarian government to open the border sleeps at the border between Serbia and Hungary at Horgos, Serbia, 26 July 2016. There were around 1,400 migrants staying in Serbia waiting for the opportunity to continue their journey to the western countries of the European Union through Hungary.  EPA/ZOLTAN BALOGH HUNGARY OUT Hungary: 10 years in jail for a Syrian migrant

World News

epa05652442 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) attends the opening ceremony of the 7th Fatah congress, in Ramallah, the West Bank, 29 November 2016. The congress runs from 29 November to 03 December. The congress elected Abbas as head of the Fatah Party, and is expected to elect members of its Central Committee.  EPA/ATEF SAFADI Abbas hangs on to leadership and braces for a Trump Presidency
epa05654165 People against the agreement with the FARC guerrilla group wait outside the Congress facilities in Bogota, Colombia, 30 November 2016. The Colombian Deputies Chamber is debating passing the new peace agreement with the FARC signed on 24 November 2016.  EPA/Leonardo Muñoz Colombia approves revamped peace deal with guerrillas
epa05654306 US President Barack Obama speaks as he meets with the 2016 American Nobel Prize laureates in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 30 November 2016. Annual prizes for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, peace and literature were established in the will of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor of dynamite, who died in 1896.  EPA/Andrew Harrer / POOL Senate torpedoes the Iran nuclear deal
BEL01 - 20010912 - BELGRADE, SERBIA, YUGOSLAVIA : A Serbian policeman reads the local newspapers as he is on guard at the Serbian government building in Belgrade, Wednesday 12 September 2001, following the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on Tuesday. EPA PHOTO/SASA STANKOVIC/as EPA PHOTO EPA/SASA STANKOVIC/AS-hh Unchecked attacks on media in the Western Balkans: HRW
epa05003533 Russian Ice Hockey Federation (RIHF) Board Head Arkady Rotenberg smiles during a news conference of RIHF and 2016 Ice Hockey World Championship Organizing Committee in Moscow, Russia, 30 October 2015. A new RIHF logo and new national ice hockey team outfit were presented during the news conference.  EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV EU court upholds sanctions on Putin’s businessman friend over Crimea

Leaders' Perspectives

 

 

 

“Europe after Trump’s election: keeping the status quo not an option”

By: Reinhard Bütikofer

epa05644324 A handout picture released by the Cypriot government's Press and Information Office (PIO) shows Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades joint televised press conference on the latest developments of the Cyprus problem for News Directors of TV Channels that broadcast throughout Cyprus, at the Presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, 23 November 2016.  EPA/CYPRIOT PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

The Cyprus question: a critical test for the EU’s future

By: Ilias Kouskouvelis
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Will the dollar be Trumped?

By: Benjamin J. Cohen

Sanctions and the risk to the dollar

By: Christopher Smart

How to feed the world

By: Bjørn Lomborg

Political communication in the (iconic) Trump epoch

By: Giovanni Maddalena

What America’s economy needs from Trump

By: Joseph E. Stiglitz

Slouching Toward Trump

By: Robert Skidelsky

Preparing Asia for Trump

By: Gareth Evans

President Trump, US policy, Iran and the Middle East

By: Ryszard Czarnecki MEP

#LessDebtMoreEarth: a green economic take-off for Greece and the EU

By: Theodota Nantsou

A Majority of “Deplorables”?

By: Jan-Werner Mueller


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Sunday, 13th of November 2016, marked one year since the deadly attack in Paris that took the lives of 130

By Alexandros Koronakis Editor, New Europe

Energy

epa03010742 epa03010733 An aerial view from a helicopter of the Homer Ferrington rig operated by Noble Energy in the east Mediterranean, drilling in an offshore block on concession from the Cypriot government, 21 November 2011. Houston-based Noble started drilling for gas off Cyprus in September, in the island's first attempt to tap speculated offshore hydrocarbons deposits. Cypriot President Demetris Christofias visited the rig, which started drilling for gas on 21 November.  EPA/STR  EPA/STR Greece, Cyprus, Israel examine East Med gas exports to EU
p21ca-copy World Bank, Serbian government discuss Srbijagas restructuring
epa05639032 Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shake hands during their meeting in Lima, Peru, 19 November 2016. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting takes place in Lima from 19 to 20 November 2016.  EPA/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/KREMLIN POOL MANDATORY CREDIT Gazprom may seek financing from Japanese banks
epa05655455 A fire erupted in a refinery of Eni in Pavia, Italy, 01 December 2016. The flames were being extinguished, there were no immediate reports of injuries.  EPA/DINO FERRETTI ENI refinery fire under control
epa05605390 Paul Magnette, Minister-President of the French-speaking region of Wallonia and the current mayor of Charleroi, gives a statement after an agreement has been found on the trade agreement with Canada, CETA, at the end of the Concertation committee of Belgium in Brussels, Belgium, 27 October 2016. An agreement on the European trade deal with Canada, CETA, has been reached by Belgian political leaders, after the region of Wallonia earlier had blocked the approval.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Wallonia threatens again to block CETA
epa05579725 Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev delivers his speech during a session of the 23rd World Energy Congress, in Istanbul, Turkey, 10 October 2016.  EPA/SEDAT SUNA Aliyev team drug Azerbaijan into isolation
epa05244377 (FILE)N A file picture dated 10 October 20076 shows a burning funnel of the Romanian central oil platform, on the Black Sea, near the shore of Constanta city, Romania. The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by OPEC has dropped to 33.33 US dollars, the OPEC said on 05 April 2016. The basket includes 13 varieties of crude oil.  EPA/STR Moody’s sees $40-60 oil price range despite OPEC decision
epa05655082 Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Paolo Gentiloni (L and on screen R) delivers a speech during the second edition of the Med-Mediterranean dialogues in Rome, Italy, 01 December 2016. The Rome Med-Mediterranean dialogues are an annual high-level initiative organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI).  EPA/ETTORE FERRARI EU ministers boost Mediterranean energy framework
epa05557059 European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete during a hearing in front of Committee on Industry, Research and Energy at the European Parliament, in Brussels, Belgium, 26 September 2016.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU bets on Mediterranean region becoming an energy hub
epa03501403 A pump attendant holds a fuel nozzle at a gasoline station in Sana'a, Yemen, 08 December 2012. Reports state unidentified gunmen blew up Yemen's oil export pipeline, stopping pumping crude oil. Oil exportation accounts for 75 per cent of Yemen's budget revenues.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB European biofuels: no lobby is pleased with the Clean Energy Package

Internet & ICT

russia’s-cyber-power IMG Europol coordinates the biggest electronic crime crackdown in history
epa05287982 Ethernet data cables are seen in a server room in Canberra, Australia, 03 May 2016.  EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT EU Parliament back EU-US deal on exchanges of data on criminals
epa03501403 A pump attendant holds a fuel nozzle at a gasoline station in Sana'a, Yemen, 08 December 2012. Reports state unidentified gunmen blew up Yemen's oil export pipeline, stopping pumping crude oil. Oil exportation accounts for 75 per cent of Yemen's budget revenues.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB European biofuels: no lobby is pleased with the Clean Energy Package
BEL01 - 20010912 - BELGRADE, SERBIA, YUGOSLAVIA : A Serbian policeman reads the local newspapers as he is on guard at the Serbian government building in Belgrade, Wednesday 12 September 2001, following the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on Tuesday. EPA PHOTO/SASA STANKOVIC/as EPA PHOTO EPA/SASA STANKOVIC/AS-hh Unchecked attacks on media in the Western Balkans: HRW
epa05003533 Russian Ice Hockey Federation (RIHF) Board Head Arkady Rotenberg smiles during a news conference of RIHF and 2016 Ice Hockey World Championship Organizing Committee in Moscow, Russia, 30 October 2015. A new RIHF logo and new national ice hockey team outfit were presented during the news conference.  EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV EU court upholds sanctions on Putin’s businessman friend over Crimea
european-militaries-scramble-obtain-drones IMG European Commission to propose defense research instrument
capture18-660x381 German gun giant Heckler & Koch stops selling weapons to ‘corrupt, undemocratic’ states
image-11 European Commission experiences cyber attack outages
price-oil-2015 IMG Discovery of the biggest oil field in US history
epa05166321 Two magic cubes featuring the logo of 'Facebook' (L) and Facbook's like symbole 'Thumbs up', are seen on a table in the new office of 'Facebook Deutschland' at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany, 17 February 2016. The new office of US social network company Facebook will be officially opened on 18 March 2016.  EPA/BERND VON JUTRCZENKA Is Facebook a media or technology company?

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By Alexandros Koronakis Editor, New Europe

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EU Commission
Statement by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with disabilities 12:20 Dec 2, 2016
Daily News 02 / 12 / 2016 12:02 Dec 2, 2016
Green bonds: New study shows extraordinary growth and signals potential in financing Europe’s climate and environment goals 12:00 Dec 2, 2016
CALENDRIER du 5 décembre au 11 décembre 2016 12:00 Dec 2, 2016
October 2016 compared with September 2016- Industrial producer prices up by 0.8% in euro area- Up by 1.0% in EU28 11:00 Dec 2, 2016
European Commission and Germany reach agreement on a fair and non-discriminatory road charging scheme 18:56 Dec 1, 2016
European Commission adopts rules to strengthen regulation of commodities markets 12:20 Dec 1, 2016
EU delivers over €221 million in support to Southern Neighbourhood region 12:00 Dec 1, 2016
Commission proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU 11:30 Dec 1, 2016
Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily life 11:30 Dec 1, 2016
Speech by Vice-President Ansip on the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition 09:50 Dec 1, 2016
Vice-President Šefčovič at the SET Plan 2016 and at the 10th Central European Conference on Energy Union 09:47 Dec 1, 2016
25 years of the EU’s MEDIA programme: Building on success to further support audiovisual creation 07:30 Dec 1, 2016
25 years of the EU’s MEDIA programme: questions and answers 07:30 Dec 1, 2016
Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes 20:15 Nov 30, 2016
Speech by Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete at the Clean Energy press conference 13:58 Nov 30, 2016
EU boosts 2017 commitment to education for children in emergencies 12:56 Nov 30, 2016
THE EU DRONE POLICY 12:50 Nov 30, 2016
Daily News 30 / 11 / 2016 12:50 Nov 30, 2016
An EU strategy on cooperative, connected and automated mobility 12:46 Nov 30, 2016
Achieving global leadership in renewable energies 12:36 Nov 30, 2016
Putting energy efficiency first: consuming better, getting cleaner 12:36 Nov 30, 2016
Providing a fair deal for consumers 12:35 Nov 30, 2016
Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe’s growth potential 12:34 Nov 30, 2016
European Defence Action Plan: Towards a European Defence Fund 12:30 Nov 30, 2016
The European Defence Action Plan – FAQs 12:30 Nov 30, 2016
State aid: Sector Inquiry report gives guidance on capacity mechanisms – frequently asked questions 12:00 Nov 30, 2016
State aid: Sector Inquiry report gives guidance on capacity mechanisms 12:00 Nov 30, 2016
Flash estimate – November 2016- Euro area annual inflation up to 0.6% 11:10 Nov 30, 2016
First estimates of Research & Development expenditure- R&D expenditure in the EU remained nearly stable in 2015 at just over 2% of GDP- Almost two thirds spent in the business sector 11:00 Nov 30, 2016
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EU Parliament
Article – EYE hearings: empowering young people 12:46 Dec 2, 2016
Article – Tunisian President: “Islam is not incompatible with democracy” 15:39 Dec 1, 2016
Press release – Parliament approves €31.5m in EU aid to repair flood damage in Bavaria 15:01 Dec 1, 2016
Article – Data protection: “Snowden case showed US needs to deliver on trustworthy rules” 14:22 Dec 1, 2016
Press release – Commission code of conduct: MEPs call for detailed declarations of interest 12:30 Dec 1, 2016
Press release – EU budget 2017 approved: better support for youth and growth initiatives 12:17 Dec 1, 2016
Press release – MEPs back EU-US data protection deal on exchanges for law enforcement purposes 12:09 Dec 1, 2016
Press release – Parliament demands better protection for small investors 12:00 Dec 1, 2016
Article – UN Syria envoy: “I cannot say how long eastern Aleppo will last” 16:13 Nov 30, 2016
Article – Coming soon: use your online film subscription while abroad 16:01 Nov 30, 2016
Press release – Opening – two votes added on seeking ECJ opinion on EU-US data protection deal 15:57 Nov 30, 2016
Press release – Cross-border crime: EU-US data protection deal up for plenary debate at 19.00 14:00 Nov 30, 2016
Background – Vote on delaying draft investor protection rules to allow time for improvements 17:55 Nov 29, 2016
Press release – Regional Development MEPs approve EU help scheme for growth enhancing reforms – Committee on Regional Development 16:51 Nov 29, 2016
Press release – Watch your online films anywhere in the EU: MEPs back cross-border portability – Committee on Legal Affairs 12:00 Nov 29, 2016
Press release – End of roaming charges: Industry MEPs cap wholesale prices for use of networks – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 11:08 Nov 29, 2016
Article – EU-Turkey relations: “We are entering a new phase” 10:41 Nov 29, 2016
Article – In Parliament this week: EU budget, EU-US data flows, access to online content 16:25 Nov 28, 2016
Article – Orange the World: Parliament calls for stronger protection of women’s rights 14:00 Nov 25, 2016
Article – Plenary highlights: Turkey, Lux Prize, defence, air pollution 11:54 Nov 25, 2016
Press release – Committee EMPL / INTA – meeting 29/11/2016 (AM) – Committee on International Trade – Committee on Employment and Social Affairs 13:56 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – MEPs commend EU Ombudsman’s inquiry into “revolving door” jobs for Commissioners 13:09 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – Belarus’ efforts to uphold democratic values are “insufficient”, MEPs say 12:42 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – Freeze EU accession talks with Turkey until it halts repression, urge MEPs 12:40 Nov 24, 2016
Article – Defence: why MEPs are pushing for closer cooperation 12:35 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – MEPs call for ivory trade ban, penalties against wildlife trafficking 12:33 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – Let humanitarian aid reach the Syrian people, urge MEPs 12:22 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – Workplace pensions: MEPs back clearer rules for schemes to move across borders 12:19 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – Human rights: Guarani-Kaiowá people, Mr Gui in China and Mr Dadin in Russia 12:16 Nov 24, 2016
Press release – EU-US deal on law enforcement data transfers backed by Civil Liberties Committee – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs 11:01 Nov 24, 2016
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EU Council
EU-Georgia Association Council – Joint press release 11:07 Dec 2, 2016
Umbrella agreement : EU ready to conclude deal with the US 10:05 Dec 2, 2016
Press release by Presidents Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz, and President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi 09:16 Dec 2, 2016
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 09:07 Dec 2, 2016
Free WiFi4EU internet connection – Council agrees its position 14:08 Dec 1, 2016
European fund for sustainable development: Council agrees negotiating position 13:21 Dec 1, 2016
Remarks by President Donald Tusk following his meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili 12:54 Dec 1, 2016
Reply from the Eurogroup President to the European Ombudsman’s letter on Eurogroup transparency 10:39 Dec 1, 2016
Indicative programme – Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy issues), 5 December 2016 14:57 Nov 30, 2016
EU-Georgia: 3rd meeting of the Association Council on 2 December 13:47 Nov 30, 2016
Wholesale roaming: Council ready for talks with EP 13:30 Nov 30, 2016
Passenger ship safety: Council stance on two sets of rules 13:21 Nov 30, 2016
Aviation safety, EASA and drones rules: Council adopts its position 11:26 Nov 30, 2016
Indicative programme – Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Transport and Telecommunications issues), 1-2/12/2016 10:29 Nov 30, 2016
Letter to the UK parliamentarians on the status of EU citizens in the UK and UK citizens living and working in Europe 17:11 Nov 29, 2016
Support to young researchers 14:14 Nov 29, 2016
Geo-blocking: Council agrees to remove barriers to e-commerce 09:41 Nov 28, 2016
EUNAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta: operation’s mandate extended until 31 December 2018 18:21 Nov 25, 2016
Council conclusions on energy and development 18:12 Nov 25, 2016
Council conclusions on the first results report on EU international cooperation and development 18:05 Nov 25, 2016
Council conclusions on mainstreaming digital solutions and technologies in EU development policy 17:52 Nov 25, 2016
Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Saulius Skvernelis on his appointment as Prime Minister of Lithuania 17:30 Nov 25, 2016
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 16:35 Nov 25, 2016
Last-minute accreditation for the European Council on 15-16 December 2016 13:52 Nov 25, 2016
Air transport agreement with Armenia: Council adopts mandate 13:44 Nov 25, 2016
Indicative programme – Competitiveness Council of 28 and 29 November 13:27 Nov 25, 2016
Indicative programme – Foreign Affairs Council (Development) of 28 November 2016 12:07 Nov 25, 2016
2017 EU budget gets Council approval 11:50 Nov 25, 2016
Remarks by President Donald Tusk following the EU-Ukraine summit 15:37 Nov 24, 2016
1st meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the European Union and Kosovo 14:59 Nov 24, 2016
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ECB
Press release Statement by Commission and ECB staff following the conclusion of the sixth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland 00:00 Dec 2, 2016
Interview Mario Draghi: Interview with El País 00:00 Nov 30, 2016
Press release Report on the results of the Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises in the Euro Area – April to September 2016 00:00 Nov 30, 2016
Speech Mario Draghi: The productivity challenge for Europe 00:00 Nov 30, 2016
Press release Foundation laid for pan-European instant payment solutions 00:00 Nov 30, 2016
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Greece: progress achieved and challenges ahead 00:00 Nov 28, 2016
Speech Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament 00:00 Nov 28, 2016
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Efimerida ton Syntakton 00:00 Nov 26, 2016
Speech Peter Praet: The importance of a genuine banking union for monetary policy 00:00 Nov 24, 2016
Press release Global risk repricing endangers financial stability 00:00 Nov 24, 2016
Press release ECB participates in United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 00:00 Nov 24, 2016
Press release ECB publishes Consolidated Banking Data for end-June 2016 00:00 Nov 23, 2016
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Addressing Europe’s economic and political challenges 00:00 Nov 21, 2016
Speech Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the ECB’s Annual Report 2015 00:00 Nov 21, 2016
Speech Mario Draghi: The state and prospects of the euro area recovery 00:00 Nov 18, 2016
Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) 00:00 Nov 18, 2016
Speech Peter Praet: The euro area economy, monetary policy and structural reforms 00:00 Nov 18, 2016
Speech Yves Mersch: Ursachen der geldpolitischen Maßnahmen und deren Wirkung – eine Bestandsaufnahme 00:00 Nov 17, 2016
Monetary policy accounts Account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank 00:00 Nov 17, 2016
Speech Yves Mersch: The causes of monetary policy measures and their impact – a review 00:00 Nov 17, 2016
Speech Peter Praet: The future of global financial integration 00:00 Nov 17, 2016
Speech Sabine Lautenschläger: The European banking sector – a quick pulse check 00:00 Nov 15, 2016
Speech Vítor Constâncio: Euro Area: Economic Outlook and Financial Sector Challenges 00:00 Nov 14, 2016
Speech Mario Draghi: Ciampi a via XX Settembre 00:00 Nov 14, 2016
Speech Peter Praet: Long-run saving and monetary policy 00:00 Nov 14, 2016
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Le Progrès de Lyon and EBRA newspaper group 00:00 Nov 11, 2016
Speech Yves Mersch: Comments by Yves Mersch at Financial Services summit 00:00 Nov 10, 2016
Speech Peter Praet: Monetary policy and the euro area banking system 00:00 Nov 9, 2016
Press release Prime Minister of Norway visits the ECB 00:00 Nov 8, 2016
Opinion piece Benoît Cœuré: Low interest rates are not inevitable 00:00 Nov 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
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
Farmers in Africa urgently need information and access to funding to fight climate change, say civil societies in EU and Africa. Measures to further facilitate legal migration also proposed 12:17 Jul 8, 2016
The EESC calls for an action plan on social economy enterprises 12:09 Jul 4, 2016
On World Refugee Day, the EESC calls for a rights-based approach in the EU 11:31 Jun 20, 2016
EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform established: Inaugural meeting in Tbilisi calls for continued commitment to reforms 11:52 Jun 17, 2016
In Paris, Georges Dassis will convey the European Appeal of 9 May to President François Hollande 14:16 Jun 9, 2016
A European Pensions Tracking Service is feasible and beneficial for citizens and pension providers alike 15:29 Jun 2, 2016
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Com. of Regions
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
Sustainable societies – main focus of the NAT commission 12:20 Nov 29, 2016
President Markkula in Ispra: Support from the Joint Research Centre will bring concrete benefits to our cities and regions 15:27 Nov 25, 2016
European regions and cities to enable market entry of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies 10:24 Nov 24, 2016
Looking for the most entrepreneurial regions and cities in Europe 10:20 Nov 24, 2016
COP22: Marrakech sets new path for faster local climate action 13:07 Nov 21, 2016
SEDEC meeting in Czech Republic: Brighter future for Europe with stronger focus on culture, science and education 21:40 Nov 16, 2016
Markkula welcomes decision to ensure continuity for structural funds in Spain and Portugal 20:17 Nov 16, 2016
European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 – Reporting mini-site launched! 10:58 Nov 16, 2016
The Euro-Mediterranean region on the spotlight at COP22 Marrakech 19:50 Nov 15, 2016
COP22: governments must uphold and go beyond Paris climate promises 19:20 Nov 14, 2016
Science meets Regions: broadening the discussion on evidence-based policy making to regional partners 18:34 Nov 7, 2016
COP22 Marrakech: Time to fast-track climate action 15:37 Nov 7, 2016
President Markkula attends MedCities conference, 26 October 2016, Barcelona, Spain 11:23 Nov 3, 2016
President Markkula on CETA 20:08 Oct 26, 2016
Did you miss EuropCom? Have a look at our wrap-up video! 18:16 Oct 25, 2016
New call for proposals for local and regional authorities to build partnerships for work-based learning and apprenticeship 20:27 Oct 24, 2016
The European Week of Regions and Cities attracted over 5000 participants 20:16 Oct 24, 2016
Energy Union: Europe’s sustainable energy transition starts at the local level 12:05 Oct 21, 2016
Polish, Italian and French campaigns receive European Public Communication Awards 2016 12:05 Oct 21, 2016
Highlights from the October plenary session 20:17 Oct 18, 2016
Time to deliver: Paris climate deal offers hope but new governance is needed to make it work 16:19 Oct 14, 2016
UN and European Committee of the Regions join forces to reduce disaster risks 15:20 Oct 13, 2016
President Tusk and the European Committee of the Regions join forces to restore trust and build a Europe closer to citizens 12:18 Oct 13, 2016
Cohesion policy proved to be crucial for Europe’s growth but stronger focus on results is needed, local leaders and MEPs say 12:15 Oct 13, 2016
The European Committee of the Regions asks for mandatory green public procurement across the EU 17:29 Oct 12, 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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