Supercomputers: EU to develop high-performance data infrastructures

By |september 28th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, Digital, EU Council, high performance computers, High performance computing, investment, Mariya Gabriel, News, supercomputer, supercomputing, tech|

Member states from across the European Union agreed on Friday (28 September) to take a leading role in the development of high-performance computers on the continent, an area where Europe has fallen seriously behind China and the US.

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Austria takes control of the EU, focusing on immigration

By |julij 2nd, 2018|Austria, Austrian EU Presidency, EU Council, far right, immigration, migrant crisis, News, Sebastian Kurz|

The Austrian government (a mix of Christian-democrats and far-right eurosceptics) has taken over the rotating presidency of the Council with a programme focused on tackling immigration. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.

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On Brexit, Theresa May is a true Fabian

By |junij 29th, 2018|Brexit, EU Council, News, Theresa May|

As Theresa May returns from yet another European Council where she had nothing to say in concrete terms to her fellow 27 heads of government on Brexit, she could actually be copying the tactics of one of the most famous Roman leaders, writes Denis MacS...

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Green leader urges member states to respect Parliament on migration

By |junij 28th, 2018|EU Council, European Parliament, member states, Migration, News|

Ahead of a crucial EU summit largely dedicated to migration, Ska Keller, co-chair of the Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament, urged member states to move forward on the migration issue and take their cue from what MEPs have already agreed, she ...

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Defuse this explosive migration summit with a strategic EU study

By |junij 26th, 2018|anti, EU asylum policy, EU Council, European Commission, migrant crisis, Migration, nationalism, News, populism, Refugees|

If ever an EU summit seemed doomed, it's this week's immigration showdown. Governments like to imply that the 'migrant crisis' is at an end but in truth, it's just starting, and Europe needs a strategy and a common EU-wide approach, writes Gilles Merritt.

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Ireland emerges as big winner of fisheries Council

By |december 13th, 2017|common fisheries policy, eel, Eel Regulation, EU Council, fishing limits, fishing quotas, Ireland, News, overfishing|

Fisheries ministers pulled an all-nighter to reach an agreement on fishing limits for 2018, giving Ireland more a €20m windfall. The Council says progress has been made to achieve sustainable management of fish stocks but NGOs say the new limits are above scientific advice. And the industry was caught gate-crashing, again.

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Council and Parliament agree on ‘flexible’ fishing limits for North Sea

By |december 8th, 2017|by-catch, CFP, common fisheries policy, discard ban, EU Council, fisheries agreement, fishing quotas, landing obligation, News, overfishing, sustainable fishing|

EU member states and Norway reached a preliminary agreement with the European Parliament late on Thursday night (7 December) on fishing limits in the North Sea ahead of next week's Fisheries Council.

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