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Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the EU-Japan summit in Brussels

Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the EU-Japan summit in Brussels Dear Prime Minister, it is a great pleasure to once again welcome you in Brussels for the 26th EU-Japan Summit, not just because we are good friends, but also because of the deep bond between Japan and the EU. Our strategic partnership has never been stronger. It is built on shared values of liberal democracy, human rights and...
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Belgian Deputy Prime minister Didier Reynders pleads for better protection of civilians in city wars

Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders pleads for better protection of civilians in city wars   Today, the Inter-Ministerial Commission of Humanitarian Law, the Belgian Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross organize the Conference: “War in cities: Searching for practical solutions to the contemporary challenges”, in collaboration with the Be...
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As we approach the elections, the King Baudouin Foundation has put together a series of suggestions that may inspire political actors at every level.

As we approach the elections, the King Baudouin Foundation has put together a series of suggestions that may inspire political actors at every level. In this document we have set out our suggestions and recommendations on the major societal challenges that have been the focus of the Foundation’s activities over the years. Policy-makers need commitment and support in these areas and must at least ...
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Statement by the Spokesperson on the executions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Statement by the Spokesperson on the executions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Bruxelles, 24/04/2019 - 13:04, UNIQUE ID: 190424_6 Yesterday the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed 37 people simultaneously in different cities across the country. This marks the largest number of executions in a single day in Saudi Arabia since 2016 and confirms a negati...
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European Round Table “Europe needs to take urgent action to deal with the challenges of the 21st century”

 EUROPEAN BUSINESSES PLEDGE ACTION TO DEAL WITH THE URGENT CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY BRUSSELS, 24 April 2019 – Europe needs to take urgent action to deal with the challenges of the 21st century, including tackling climate change and preparing citizens for massive technological developments, a group of the continent’s leading large businesses has said today. The European Round Table of...
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Statement by the Spokesperson on the constitutional amendments in Egypt

Statement by the Spokesperson on the constitutional amendments in Egypt Bruxelles, 24/04/2019 - 13:02, UNIQUE ID: 190424_5 In Egypt, constitutional changes were adopted through a referendum held from 20 to 22 April inside the country including new provisions on the role of the Armed Forces, the use of military courts and the appointments of the jud...
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Two new partners sign up to the EU Code of Conduct on Agricultural Data Sharing

Two new partners sign up to the EU Code of Conduct on Agricultural Data Sharing Brussels, 23 April 2019; Following its launch on 23rd April 2018, the EU Code of Conduct on Agricultural Data Sharing has now received the support of two additional international federations: Centre de Liaison International des Marchands de Machines Agricoles et des Reperateurs (CLIMMAR) and AnimalhealthEurope. One y...
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Centre coalition as potential ‘kingmaker’ in new EU parliament

During an event today at the Press Club Brussels Europe, the ECFR report "Kingmakers of the mainstream - Predictions for the European Parliament Election" and below Press Release were released.  // The presentation of Dr. Simon Hix can be downloaded here. PRESS RELEASE The ‘grand coalition’, between the Centre-right (EPP) and the Socialists (S&D), will lose its majority for the fir...
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace Bruxelles, 23/04/2019 - 12:06, UNIQUE ID: 190423_3 As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to inte...
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MEDIA ADVISORY | April 23 Briefing with Francis Fannon, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources and Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State

MEDIA ADVISORY | April 23 Briefing with Francis Fannon, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources and Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State  EVENT Please join us on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, for a telephonic press briefing with Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State...
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