Belgium’s first female prime minister officially named

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Belgian elections, Charles Michel, News, Sophie Wilmes|

Belgium's King Philippe officially named Budget Minister Sophie Wilmes interim prime minister on Sunday (27 October), making her the first woman to hold the post.

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EU divisions over Russia mount as France, Germany seek peace in Ukraine

By |oktober 7th, 2019|‘Ukraine fatigue’, Baltic States, Charles Michel, Crimea annexation, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, Normandy format, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

French and German attempts to end the conflict in east Ukraine risk increasing tensions that were already rising in the European Union over how to handle Russia and which could complicate peace efforts.

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No Brexit breakthrough as Tusk, Johnson meet in New York

By |september 24th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, Charles Michel, Donald Tusk, Irish backstop, Michel Barnier, News, United Nations|

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated a call for "flexibility" from the EU in Brexit talks during a meeting with Council President Donald Tusk in New York Monday (23 September) that failed to yield a breakthrough.

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Italy’s Conte proposes a ‘pact’ to start honeymoon with Commission

By |september 12th, 2019|Charles Michel, Donald Tusk, Economic governance, Giuseppe Conte, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Roberto Gualtieri, Ursula von der Leyen|

Freshly re-appointed as Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte has meaningfully chosen Brussels and the EU institutions for his first official visit, aiming to laid down weapons and start a new give-and-take relation with the European Commission.

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Leak: Capitals seek to reform EU summits to cope with Trump era

By |julij 31st, 2019|Charles Michel, Council, European Council, News, strategic agenda|

EU countries are working on a review of their summits to improve their efficiency amid the challenges posed by Donald Trump, China and other foreign actors, according to official notes seen by EURACTIV.com.

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EU top jobs leave big questions hanging on climate policy

By |julij 4th, 2019|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, Charles Michel, Christine Lagarde, climate diplomacy, Josep Borrell, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to lead the EU’s executive at a critical moment for climate policy, but she has no record on the issue. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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Visegrad leaders claim victory in race for EU top jobs

By |julij 4th, 2019|Charles Michel, Frans Timmermans, Maroš Šefčovič, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Peter Pellegrini, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

The leaders of the Visegrad Four – Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – were jubilant back home after they successfully blocked their arch-enemy Frans Timmermans from winning the European Commission presidency.

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Charles Michel, the compromise builder

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Belgium, Charles Michel, EU top jobs, European Council, News|

Embattled at home in politically divided Belgium, Mr Nice Guy on European stage - outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Chárles Michel, whom EU leaders designated to take over the European Council helm from Donald Tusk, might prove to be an unexpected, but suitable pick.

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Rwanda mourns the dead, 25 years since genocide began

By |april 8th, 2019|Charles Michel, genocide, hutu, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Paul Kagame, Rwanda, tutsi|

Rwanda on Sunday (7 April) began 100 days of mourning for more than 800,000 people slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world, a quarter of a century on from the day it began.

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BBC eyeing post-Brexit base in Brussels or Amsterdam

By |januar 25th, 2019|#Media4EU, BBC, Belgium, Brexit, Charles Michel, Netherlands, News|

British public broadcaster the BBC could open a major new European office after Brexit, perhaps in Brussels or Amsterdam, a Belgian official told AFP on Thursday (24 January).

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