New sustainable food policy bears risk of unsustainable imports, ministers warn

By |junij 9th, 2020|Agrifish, common agricultural policy, Croatian Presidency, Farm to Fork, Janusz Wojciechowski, meat sector, News, unsustainable farming practices|

The European Commission's latest efforts to make the European food system more sustainable may risk inadvertently encouraging unsustainable farming practices elsewhere, EU agriculture ministers stressed on Monday (8 June).

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EU to start opening external borders from July

By |junij 5th, 2020|border controls, Croatian Presidency, News, Schengen, Ylva Johansson|

The European Union will fully open internal borders by the end of June and begin lifting restrictions on travel to and from other countries in July, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Friday (5 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU to start opening external borders from July

Vestager urges EU member states not to backtrack on 5G

By |maj 6th, 2020|5G, Broadband, Croatian Presidency, Digital, EU, EU telecoms Ministers, Margrethe Vestager, News, State aid, Technology, telecommunications, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission's Vice-President for Digital, Margrethe Vestager, has urged EU telecoms ministers to "limit as much as possible" any delays to their 5G spectrum assignments, amid the current challenges to the industry brought on by the coronavi...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Vestager urges EU member states not to backtrack on 5G

Western Balkans summit encourages ‘European perspective’ but omits enlargement

By |maj 5th, 2020|coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, disinformation, enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News|

A virtual meeting of EU and Western Balkan leaders to discuss the future of the region on Wednesday (6 May) will produce a final declaration that is set to omit the word "enlargement" altogether, instead focusing on EU support during the COVID-19 pande...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Western Balkans summit encourages ‘European perspective’ but omits enlargement

Croatian Presidency pushes for new Commission 5G and 6G action plan

By |april 30th, 2020|5G, 6G, coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, EU, Europe, mobile telecoms, News, telecommunications|

The European Commission is under pressure to propose a revised Action Plan for 5G and 6G mobile telecommunications as a means to bolster the bloc's connectivity, according to a draft text from the Croatian Presidency of the EU seen by EURACTIV.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatian Presidency pushes for new Commission 5G and 6G action plan

EU aims to bar ‘predatory’ takeovers of weakened firms

By |april 17th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, economic crisis, hostile takeovers, News|

EU trade ministers vowed on Thursday (16 April) to protect strategic European companies weakened by the virus-triggered downturn from "predatory" takeovers.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU aims to bar ‘predatory’ takeovers of weakened firms

Council ready to start negotiations on bridging CAP divide

By |april 7th, 2020|CAP, common agricultural policy, Croatian Presidency, Elsi Katainen, News, transitional CAP|

Agriculture sherpa rubber-stamped a partial negotiating mandate to discuss with MEPs the transitionary period based on the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rules that will allow EU farming subsidies to flow even without an agreement on post-2020 CAP reform.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Council ready to start negotiations on bridging CAP divide

EU moves to start membership talks with North Macedonia, Albania

By |marec 23rd, 2020|Albania, coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, EU enlargement, Josep Borrell, News, North Macedonia|

The European Council is set to give the green light this week for starting accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, in a long-awaited move for the Western Balkans after the enlargement process was effectively put on hold last year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU moves to start membership talks with North Macedonia, Albania

Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Angela Merkel, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatian Presidency, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov failed on Monday (2 March) in his mediation mission in Ankara which aimed to bring Greece, Turkey and EU leaders to a summit in Sofia to prevent a new refugee crisis in Europe

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

Croatia’s Rijeka celebrates capital of culture kickoff

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Croatia, Croatian Presidency, European Capital of Culture, former Yugoslavia, News, tourism|

A day after the European Union waved goodbye to Britain, Croatia's port city of Rijeka on Saturday (1 February) held festivities to celebrate its inauguration as a European capital of culture for 2020.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia’s Rijeka celebrates capital of culture kickoff