The EU adopted €297 million in concrete actions for refugees and local communities in Jordan and Lebanon
The European Union adopted a new €297 million assistance package to support refugees and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon via the EU Regional Trust … Read more
The head of the European Union’s executive arm, Ursula von der Leyen, on Wednesday evening demanded a “thorough and independent” investigation into the 2017 murder … Read more
The European Commission announced €50 million to help the most vulnerable people affected by the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding … Read more
Politico reports that outgoing Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis waded into the increasingly heated EU debate over the recruitment of foreign health care professionals, criticizing … Read more
The Commission has decided to send letters of formal notice to Belgium, Austria, Spain, Estonia and Hungary as well as reasoned opinions to Malta, Portugal, … Read more
Africa-Europe Alliance: Denmark provides €10 million for sustainable development under the EU External Investment Plan
The European Commission and Denmark signed a transfer agreement for a voluntary contribution of around €10 million (DKK 75 million) to the EU External Investment … Read more
The 2018 Sakharov Prize winner, Ukrainian film director and human rights activist Oleg Sentsov, received his award in Strasbourg on 26 November.
He was able … Read more
MEPS in Strasbourg on Wednesday, MEPs voted in favour on the entire College of Commissioners following a debate with von der Leyen.
There was no … Read more
European Union Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has argued that Europe can shape the global order in a speech that put climate change and … Read more
MEPs are expected on Wednesday to finally approve a new executive European Commission under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen after delays and disagreements.… Read more
Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, the European Commission and High Representative Federica Mogherini issued the … Read more
EU ambassadors on Friday gave their approval to a document that would allow the next European Commission to start work in December without a U.K. … Read more
The European Union (EU) and China have concluded negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications (GI) in China and 100 Chinese … Read more
A Maltese case of cyberbullying risk is being featured in a campaign by the European Commission across EU member states.
A woman was alarmed to … Read more
The European Parliament will vote on Ursula von der Leyen’s top team next Wednesday, paving the way for the new Commission to start work on … Read more
The results of a special Eurobarometer survey published today by the European Commission show that 60% of Europeans feel that they personally benefit from international … Read more
The European Union needs to take a more active role in global politics if it wants to protect its interests, incoming European Commission President Ursula … Read more
The Commission is launching a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn about its cultural heritage, whilst … Read more
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that no matter how hard climate activists fight, implementing their demands is not necessarily feasible.
In an … Read more
The European Commission announced a €6 million contribution to a vaccination trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The funding comes from the … Read more
Implementation of EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU mobilises €663 million in humanitarian assistance
The European Commission is mobilising €663 million in humanitarian aid to continue major projects under the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. €600 million will … Read more
There are “serious doubts that Romania’s nomination [for the position of European Commissioner] was legitimately sent by the interim government,” EC spokesperson Mina Andreeva stated … Read more
The EU is to explore the creation of a central authority to crack down on money laundering activity after a series of high-profile scandals have … Read more
Euro zone economic sentiment deteriorated in October for a second straight month, data showed on Wednesday, as pessimism in industry spread to services and consumers … Read more
European Commission opens investigation into public support for Air Nostrum’s fleet renewal in Spain
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the plan by the Spanish region of Valencia to grant €9 million of public … Read more
France has proposed Atos technology group Chief Executive Officer Thierry Breton as its candidate to head industrial policy in the next European Commission, President Emmanuel … Read more
As he emerged from a “short and normal” meeting with EU Ambassadors in Brussels this morning, the EU’s Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier joked with waiting … Read more
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that he was not a candidate to replace Sylvie Goulard as French president Emmanuel Macron’s … Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected Sylvie Goulard as France’s next European commissioner, dealing a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron and incoming … Read more
The EU’s chief negotiator has said it is “very difficult but possible” to strike a Brexit deal before next week’s deadline.
Michel Barnier laid down … Read more
The European Commission’s president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has rejected Romania’s second proposal for commissioner – Socialist MEP Dan Nica, EC spokesperson Nina Andreeva confirmed … Read more
Thanks to EU support, Croatian and Slovenian startups will benefit from Croatia’s first social impact fund, Feelsgood.
The European Investment Fund contributed half of the … Read more
European Commissioner-designate in charge of Economy, from Italy, Paolo Gentiloni, during his hearing before the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs in Brussels, … Read more
Didier Reynders, European Commissioner-designate for Justice, attends his hearing before the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.
MEPs from various committees are hearing the proposed members … Read more
A European Parliament committee on Monday voted to reject Hungarian and Romanian candidates for the European Commission due to ‘conflicts of interest’.
MEPs “voted that … Read more
Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis urged prime minister Viorica Dancila to withdraw the country’s candidate for a seat in the new European Commission, Rovana Plumb, and … Read more
The European Union’s anti-fraud agency said it would not proceed with disciplinary action Friday against Poland’s candidate for the European Commission, Janusz Wojciechowski, following an … Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected the Romanian and Hungarian nominees for the next European Commission over concerns about potential conflicts of interest.… Read more
The Socialists & Democrats group (S&D) wrote on Thursday that the intended portfolio for “Protecting the European Way of Life” smacked of xenophobia and “wrongly … Read more
The European Commission is willing to “work day and night” on Brexit, Juncker and Barnier address EU Parliament
The European Commission is willing to “work day and night” on Brexit, President Jean-Claude Juncker told the plenary of the European Parliament on Wednesday.
He … Read more
In an interview with Euronews, EU commissioner Johannes Hahn, defended the Ursula von der Leyen decision to create a European Commission named “protecting the European … Read more
EU Commission President-designate Ursula Von der Leyen (C) poses for a family photo with members of the EU Commission.
This was taken during a seminar … Read more
Today, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-hosting the world’s first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate … Read more
In an exclusive interview with Euronews, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that the newly established portfolio titled ‘Protecting our European Way of Life’ … Read more
Italy has tapped former centre-left Democratic Party (PD) Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as a candidate for the European Commission. Sources said Gentiloni was the only … Read more
Reuters reports that the European Commission on Wednesday will propose financial help for European Union businesses, workers and farmers if Britain crashes out of the … Read more
Ursula von der Leyen is considering plans to revamp the structure of the next European Commission.
The biggest change in a draft plan being mulled … Read more
France has proposed Sylvie Goulard, the deputy governor of the Bank of France and a former European lawmaker, as its candidate for European Union commissioner, … Read more