Macron prepares counter-offensive for Brussels

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Council summit, France, News, Renew, Sylvie Goulard|

French President Emmanuel Macron will only choose the new French candidate for the  European Commission after an EU summit on 17-18 October, where he intends to secure political support from the European Parliament. EURACTIV France reports.

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UK is ‘wasting time’, Tusk says as leaders express hostility to Brexit delay

By |junij 21st, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, Brexit extension, Donald Tusk, European Council summit, Jeremy Hunt, News, Theresa May|

EU leaders ruled out the prospect of a further Brexit extension as the European Council summit drew to a close on Friday (21 June), with Council boss Donald Tusk accusing the UK of wasting its six-month extension, which ends on 31 October.

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Macron already taking shots at remodelling Europe

By |maj 29th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Council summit, manfred weber, Michel Barnier, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to change the Spitzenkandidaten process to ensure a strong European executive. According to him, the programme comes first, and only then the candidate who could implement it. EURACTIV France reports.

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The ball’s in your court on Brexit, leaders tell UK

By |marec 22nd, 2019|Angela Merkel, Article 50, Article 50 extension, Brexit, Brexit withdrawal agreement, Emmanuel Macron, European Council summit, News|

EU leaders struck a reflective tone as they wrapped up a Spring summit in Brussels that was, again, dominated by Brexit.

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Warm words but no Brexit concessions, as May leaves Brussels empty-handed

By |december 14th, 2018|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, Brexit withdrawal agreement, European Council summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mark Rutte, News, Theresa May|

EU leaders took turns to praise Theresa May on Thursday night (13 December) but the UK Prime Minister left Brussels empty-handed after promising her divided Conservative party that she would secure new concessions from EU leaders.

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EU must prioritise nature in its next long-term budget

By |december 11th, 2018|Biodiversity, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, European Council summit, News, Sustainable Development Goals|

The future of Europe is at stake as European leaders meet this week. Now is the opportunity to safeguard European biodiversity, writes Luc Bas.

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A technical European Council to defuse tension

By |oktober 17th, 2018|Brexit, European Council, European Council summit, migration crisis, News, Sebastian Kurz|

The European heads of state will meet in Brussels for three days. France is hoping to avoid reopening the eternal political debate surrounding migration and make progress on specific aspects, including Brexit – even though the final agreement is not ready. EURACTIV France reports.

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Political scientist: Germans are used to V4’s strong “No” from time to time

By |julij 23rd, 2018|asylum policy, Deficit Reduction, EU budget 2021-2027, EU migration, European Council summit, eurozone reform, Germany, News, public finances, trade partnership, Visegrad Four|

The EU's stand on migration policy is moving towards the demands of the Visegrad group, one of the best functioning groups in the bloc, says Dr Kai-Olaf Lang, adding that in many respects, Germany and V4 are much closer to each other today than Germany...

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World Refugee Day, a reminder for EU leaders that reforming the migration system is urgent

By |junij 20th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Dublin regulation, European Council summit, migration crisis, News, World Refugee Day, xenophobia|

Millions are fleeing war or persecution worldwide. As we commemorate their strength and courage on World Refugee Day, we try to be calm quoting the record high number of 68.5 million displaced people – 3 million higher than the total population of the UK – 25.4 million refugees, 40 million internally displaced and 3.1 million asylum seekers, writes Luca Jahier.

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Tensions flare over migration at EU summit

By |december 15th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Kern, Donald Tusk, European Council, European Council summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, migration crisis, News, Paolo Gentiloni, refugee crisis, refugee quotas, resettlement, resettlement quotas, Visegrád Group|

EU heads of state ended the first day of a summit with no sign of tensions thawing amid recent disagreements on migration.

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