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Federica Mogherini meets with the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen

Federica Mogherini meets with the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen Bruxelles, 22/02/2019 - 15:25, UNIQUE ID: 190222_4 Press releases Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met in Brussels this morning with the United Nations Special Envoy for...
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EU -League of Arab States summit

EU -League of Arab States summit Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt24-25 February 2019 The European Union (EU) - League of Arab States (LAS) summit will be held inthe International Congress Centre in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, on 24-25 February 2019. The summit will for the first time bring together the heads of state or governmentfrom both organisations. European Council President Donald Tusk will c...
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European Parliament to host conference on abolishing the death penalty

Press release 22-02-2019 Parliament to host conference on abolishing the death penalty The opening ceremony of the 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty will be held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 27 February. The World Congress Against the Death Penalty, organised by ECPM (Together against the Death Penalty) from 26 February to 1 March, is the world’s leading abolitionist e...
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Ensuring safe flying after Brexit

Ensuring safe flying after Brexit Press contacts Päivikki Ala-Honkola Press officer +32 2 281 86 48 +32 479 95 50 86 The EU is taking the steps needed to continue to ensure a high level of aviation safety in its airspace in the event the UK leaves the EU without a negotiated agreement. Member states' representatives meeting in the Council's Permanent Representativ...
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La Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini a rencontré Lassine Bouaré, Ministre de la Cohésion Sociale, de la Paix et de la Réconciliation Nationale du Mali

La Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini a rencontré Lassine Bouaré, Ministre de la Cohésion Sociale, de la Paix et de la Réconciliation Nationale du Mali Bruxelles, 21/02/2019 - 17:13, UNIQUE ID: 190221_14 Aujourd'hui, la Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini a rencontré Lassine Bouaré, Ministre de la Cohésion Soc...
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Udo Bullmann advocates a new social pact for human, economic and ecological sustainability

Udo Bullmann advocates a new social pact for human, economic and ecological sustainability Today the S&D president Udo Bullmann will present in Madrid the Progressive Society policy report on Sustainable Equality, a document elaborated by a group of independent experts and practitioners, which inspires a new progressive vision for the future of Europe. Ahead of a conference this evening or...
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the latest developments in Albania

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the latest developments in Albania Bruxelles, 21/02/2019 - 10:18, UNIQUE ID: 190221_8 In view of the protests in Albania today, we reaffirm the right of citizens to engage in peaceful demonstrations as an essential feature and a core value of democr...
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New rules to save lives on EU roads

New rules to save lives on EU roads With new advances in technology, the EPP Group believes cars and trucks must be equipped with high-tech safety features to prevent accidents. The new rules on type-approval requirement for vehicles will soon be put in place to save lives on EU roads. Members of the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee today endorsed a Report ...
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EPP Group protecting SMEs against big platforms

EPP Group protecting SMEs against big platforms New fairness and transparency rules for digital platforms The new rules on fairness and transparency for digital platforms and App stores (like Amazon, Google or eBay) will end unfair practices and ensure a fair and transparent online environment for businesses using online platforms. Members of the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consume...
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Effective partnership, but no EU accession for Turkey

Effective partnership, but no EU accession for Turkey The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has called on the European Commission and Member States to formally suspend EU accession negotiations with Turkey because of bad records in numerous areas. The Committee voted on the Commission’s Annual Report on the situation in Turkey. Among a lot of other issues wrong with Turkey in the re...
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