First confirmed case of COVID-19 in the EU institutions

By |marec 4th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EDA, EEAS, European Defence Agency, News|

In an internal mail seen by EURACTIV, the European Defence Agency (EDA) confirmed that one of its staff members has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and it therefore cancelled all meetings to be held at its premises until 13 March as a ...

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Lisbon Treaty has potential to foster whole-of-Europe approach to external conflicts

By |december 6th, 2019|Charles Michel, EEAS, Josep Borrell, Lisbon Treaty, News|

Just when the European Union needs to act as one to prevent major powers from fomenting division, EU institutions and member states seem to lack the political will to set aside their disagreements and focus on the common interest, write Steven Blockman...

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Large scale corruption undermines EU’s Eastern Partnership, official says

By |november 19th, 2019|corruption, Eastern Partnership, EEAS, EU-Ukraine relations, Ihor Kolomoisky, News, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

When billions of dollars disappear from banks in Ukraine and Moldova, and justice isn't done in spite of European funds supporting judicial reforms in these countries, trust in the EU is inevitably eroded, said a high EU official.

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Report: Romania to breaks ranks with EU by moving embassy to Jerusalem

By |april 20th, 2018|Donald Trump, EEAS, EU foreign policy, Jerusalem, Klaus Iohannis, Liviu Dragnea, Middle East peace process, News, PSD, Romania, Romanian elections, socialists, Viorica Dancila|

The Romanian government will follow the United States and transfer its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) leader said Thursday (19 April). “The decision has been taken (…), the procedures are beginning,” Liviu Dragnea told...

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EU asks whether Israel used ‘proportionate’ force in Gaza

By |april 9th, 2018|EEAS, Gaza, Israel, Middle East conflict, News, Palestinians|

The EU raised questions Saturday (7 April) about whether Israeli troops engaged in "proportionate use of force" in the latest border clashes that left nine Palestinians dead in the Gaza Strip.

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EU says ‘evidence points’ to chemical attack by Syria regime

By |april 9th, 2018|Bashar al-Assad, chemical weapons, Donald Trump, EEAS, News, Russia, Syrian war, United Nations, war crimes|

The EU said Sunday that evidence suggested the Syrian regime carried out a chemical attack in Douma and urged Damascus's allies Russia and Iran to help prevent another one.

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Migration control must be at heart of next EU-Africa pact, says EU

By |marec 27th, 2018|Brexit, Cotonou agreement, development, EEAS, EU-Africa-strategy, irregular migration, News, Post-Cotonou|

The EU will put migration and security at the heart of its agenda in talks on a successor to the Cotonou Agreement with African, Caribbean and Pacific nations (ACP), a leading EU official said on Monday (26 March).

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Are geopolitics, trade and human rights compatible enemies?

By |februar 19th, 2018|EEAS, European Convention on Human Rights, GSP, GSP-Plus, human rights, ILO, News, Pakistan, trade|

Europe cannot turn a blind eye to the Human Rights abuses occurring in third countries, unless we rewrite the mandates of the functioning of the EU institutions and the Treaty, writes MEP Tomáš  Zdechovský.

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Campaigner: Religious freedom envoy must be permanent part of EU’s foreign policy team

By |september 15th, 2017|EEAS, Jan Figel', News, religious freedom|

The EU appointed its first special envoy on religious freedom in May 2016. Jan Figel’s 12-month mandate has now been extended for another year and Sophia Kuby of the Alliance for Defending Freedom (ADF) explains why his role should be strengthened.

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The time is right for better EU relations with non-Western strategic partners

By |avgust 23rd, 2017|Diplomacy, EEAS, European External Action Service, News, strategic partner|

Brussels needs to change the way it works with its foreign delegations in order to build closer relations with the strategic partners of tomorrow, write Jan Melissen and Wouter Zweers.

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