European Union Archive

Kazakhstan-EU relations entering a new stage –

This New Year marks the start of a fresh chapter in the relationship between the European Union and Kazakhstan and on 20 January, the EU-Kazakhstan Cooperation Council will discuss the state of play, writes Mukhtar Tileuberdi. Mukhtar Tileuberdi is the minister of foreign affairs

PA up in arms after EU conditions aid on severing ties with terror gro…

(January 13, 2020 / Israel Hayom) The Palestinian Authority has launched a political campaign to convince the European Union to rescind its decision to prohibit monetary aid to P.A.-affiliated organizations and institutions if it doesn’t sever all ties with terrorist groups. “The national Palestinian

European Union funds road-building project that uses force labour | Wo…

Brussels spent £17 million in the war torn African state last year as part of its overseas development effort in a bid to curb illegal migration into Europe. The funds helped the Eritrean government purchase equipment and materials to build a road. But to

Swiss oppose drive to end free movement of EU citizens – poll

ZURICH — Most Swiss oppose a referendum campaign launched by the far right to end the free movement of citizens from the European Union, a poll published on Sunday found. The referendum drive reflects unease with the influx of foreigners, who now account for

The EU needs to learn the language of power

More than three years have passed since EU leaders adopted a grandly named “global strategy” for foreign and security policy. It pulled no punches about Europe’s vulnerability to internal and external threats, observing: “We live in times of existential crisis, within and beyond the

Huawei makes play for Europe’s trust

In Washington, Huawei is treated like a grave security risk over concerns that Chinese intelligence agencies could use the company’s technology to infiltrate the systems of foreign customers. Yet in Brussels, the European Union’s de facto capital, the company is waging a multifaceted charm

Agency and industry assess impact of EfW review

The Environmental Services Association and the Environment Agency are assessing what a European Union review of incineration techniques for energy from waste (EfW) plants might mean for the UK. The assessments will look at whether the plants might need to be modified to comply

Brexit: MPs set to pass withdrawal agreement bill – live news | Politi…

Over the last three-and-a-half years the government’s mishandling of Brexit has delivered nothing but political gridlock, chaos and economic uncertainty. It has paralysed our political system, divided our communities and nations and become a national embarrassment on an unprecedented scale. For people outside Westminster

EU auctions 3.01 mln spot carbon permits at 24.21 eur/t – Agricultural…

LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The European Union sold 3.013 million spot EU carbon permits on EEX at 24.21 euros per tonne each on Monday, the exchange said. Date Market area Auction type Auction price Amount auctioned Cover ratio 16-Dec-2019 EU EUA 24.2 3,013,000

EU and Denmark inaugurate new public buildings in Area C

The European Union and Denmark have joined forces with the Palestinian Authorities to inaugurate two new public buildings in Area C villages near Bethlehem. Two multipurpose buildings, in the al Ma’sarah and Marah Mi’allah villages within the Bethlehem Governate region, were inaugurated on Wednesday