Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

By |januar 9th, 2020|Coca Cola, Croatia, Emily O'Reilly, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, EU Ombudsman, Finland, Foodwatch, News, Romania|

With Coca Cola and BMW sponsoring Romania and Finland during their respective EU Council presidencies last year, it would appear that member states have no qualms with private sector funding. But the European Ombudsman finds that this tarnishes the EU'...

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‘Soros orchestra’: The next chapter in Hungary’s Article 7 odyssey

By |december 11th, 2019|anti-Semitism, Article 7, EU Council Presidency, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, Zoltán Kovács|

The General Affairs Council held a thematic hearing on Tuesday (10 December) on the ongoing Article 7 procedure against Hungary, tackling the alleged breaches of judicial independence, academic freedom and freedom of expression, particularly media free...

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We are not in an crisis, says German Economics and Energy Minister Altmaier

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Croatia, economic crisis, EU Council Presidency, Germany, Industrial Policy, News, Peter Altmaier, US tariffs, Western Balkans, zero growth|

In an interview with EURACTIV Croatia, German Federal Economy Minister Peter Altmaier spoke about the forthcoming EU presidencies of Croatia and Germany, the controversial zero growth ('Schwarze Null'), and the cooperation with the Western Balkan states.

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Poland and Germany call for swift negotiations to conclude EU budget

By |september 12th, 2019|cohesion policy, EU budget, EU Council Presidency, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland, structural funds|

Germany and Poland are pressing for EU budget negotiations to be concluded as quickly as possible. For Poland, the primary beneficiary of the EU's cohesion policy, there is a great deal at stake. Germany hopes the negotiations will finish before it tak...

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