Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Croatian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU countries should soon reach a consensus on new enlargement methodology. Details remain unknown and it is not clear if the reform will also apply to Montenegro and Serbia, which are further along the accession path than the Western Balkans' other EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

Macron and Le Pen’s MEPs to be on equal footing after Brexit

By |januar 21st, 2020|Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, La Republique En Marche, Marine Le Pen, News, Rassemblement National, Sandro Gozi, UK|

Once the UK leaves the EU on 31 January, new MEPs will be taking up seats in the European Parliament. Due to its growing population, France will obtain five of 27 new seats. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron and Le Pen’s MEPs to be on equal footing after Brexit

Macron backs down on digital tax following Trump’s tariff threats

By |januar 21st, 2020|digital tax, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, News, tariffs, trade wars|

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday (20 January) he had a "great discussion" with US President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries would work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron backs down on digital tax following Trump’s tariff threats

Not all member states will benefit from the European Green Deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|carbon neutrality, Emmanuel Macron, Energy transition, European Green Deal, France, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The wide-ranging European Green Deal provides for a European fund for a just transition, which is meant to support regions that are economically highly dependent on fossil fuels. But not all member states will benefit from it. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Not all member states will benefit from the European Green Deal

French forces face military trap in Sahel region

By |januar 15th, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, G5 Sahel, News, Operation Barkhane|

Operation Barkhane was supposed to be France’s contribution to ridding jihadists from the Sahel region, one of its main spheres of influence in Africa. But instead, President Emmanuel Macron is increasingly isolated – both in Africa and in Europe.

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Guy Verhofstadt ready to chair citizen consultations on Europe’s future

By |januar 14th, 2020|citizen consultations, Conference on the Future of Europe, direct democracy, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, Guy Verhofstadt, manfred weber, News, Pascal Durand, Renew|

From May onwards, hundreds of EU citizens will be invited to reflect on Europe's future at a conference that will debate European policy priorities in an attempt to introduce direct democracy in EU decision-making. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Guy Verhofstadt ready to chair citizen consultations on Europe’s future

Macron, Sahel leaders meet to boost anti-jihadist campaign

By |januar 13th, 2020|African Union, António Guterres, Burkina Faso, Chad, Charles Michel, Emmanuel Macron, France, Mali, Mauritania, MINUSMA, Moussa Faki, News, Niger, Operation Barkhane, Sahel, United Nations|

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Monday (13 January) host counterparts from five Sahel countries seeking more backing in the fight against a murderous jihadist uprising even as France's military role is being questioned.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron, Sahel leaders meet to boost anti-jihadist campaign

EU carbon border tax cheaper and fairer than French energy levy, says report

By |januar 9th, 2020|carbon border tax, carbon market, climate, Emmanuel Macron, energy contribution, EU Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission's carbon border tax proposal would have a small impact on French households, unlike the country's own proposal to tax energy which prompted the birth of the 'gilets jaunes' movement. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU carbon border tax cheaper and fairer than French energy levy, says report

Government’s handling of pension strikes threatens France’s EU credibility

By |januar 6th, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, pension reform, Rassemblement National, RATP, retraites, SNCF, SNCT, strikes|

The French government continues to defend its pension reform proposal initially recommended by the European executive. Although it has since been watered down, its divisiveness has led to the paralysis of the transport system for almost a month. EURACT...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Government’s handling of pension strikes threatens France’s EU credibility

Government’s handling of pension strikes threatens France’s EU credibility

By |januar 6th, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, pension reform, Rassemblement National, RATP, retraites, SNCF, SNCT, strikes|

The French government continues to defend its pension reform proposal initially recommended by the European executive. Although it has since been watered down, its divisiveness has led to the paralysis of the transport system for almost a month. EURACT...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Government’s handling of pension strikes threatens France’s EU credibility