Global Europe Brief: EU’s leverage in Libya

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Davos, defence, Donald Trump, EMASOH, enlargement, EU-Mercosur, Josep Borrell, Kazakhstan, Libya, News, non-proliferation, Serbia, space policy, Strait of Hormuz, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Venezuela, Wallonia|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski.

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EU imports of soy should be reduced, says Agriculture Commissioner

By |december 18th, 2019|EU-Mercosur, EU-US trade relations, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, soy, soya, soybeans|

The EU should gradually go in the direction of reducing soy imports from third countries, although not overnight, by supporting the production of protein plants in Europe, the EU's Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said on Monday (16 Decemb...

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CAP needs drastic change, says Polish professor

By |december 17th, 2019|climate emergency, climate protection, environment, EU budget, EU-Mercosur, European Union, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, Poland|

In an interview with Environment Protection Dr Zbigniew Karaczun of the Warsaw University of life Sciences, EURACTIV Poland’s Mateusz Kucharczyk finds out what the Polish professor has to say about the Commission’s new CAP proposal and urged to enact new laws, as opposed to just reforming existing regulations.

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Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires

By |avgust 26th, 2019|Amazon, Brazil, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, News, soy|

Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef.

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Ireland threatens to vote against EU-Mercosur deal 

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, EU-Mercosur, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Paris Agreement|

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has threatened to vote against a trade deal between the EU and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil, where wildfires continue to devastate the Amazon rainforest, takes its environmental obligations more ser...

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Is the EU-Mercosur deal being highjacked by premature criticism?

By |julij 25th, 2019|agriculture, deforestation, Donald Trump, EU, EU-Mercosur, European Parliament, free trade, free trade agreement, Jair Bolsonaro, Martin Häusling, News|

Almost a month ago, the European Commission signed a free trade agreement with the South American trade alliance Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). Since then, criticism has hailed, and not only from protectionists. EURACTIV Germany re...

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EU agriculture chief slams ‘misinformation’ on Mercosur trade deal

By |julij 15th, 2019|Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News, Pekka Pesonen, Phil Hogan|

There's a lot of misinformation and misplaced facts which have distorted the debate about the recently concluded Mercosur trade deal, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.

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Irish parliament calls on government to thwart EU-Mercosur deal

By |julij 12th, 2019|EU-Mercosur, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, Mercosur, News|

Ireland's parliament voted on Thursday (11 July) to press the government to lead opposition inside the European Union to a draft trade deal that Brussels has struck with the Mercosur bloc of South American countries.

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EU-Mercosur deal divides both sides of the Atlantic

By |julij 10th, 2019|agriculture, coffee, EU-Mercosur, France, meat imports, News, wine industry|

Ten days ago, the EU and four Mercosur countries signed a free trade agreement that will cover a market of 780 million consumers. However, diverging opinions on both sides of the Atlantic remain.  EURACTIV's partner, Euroefe reports.

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Macron defends EU-Mercosur trade deal, as farmers protest

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron defended a huge trade deal agreed by the European Union and four South American countries and warned against "neo-protectionism", as farmers and environmentalists step up their resistance to the accord.

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