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VistBrussels : Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019: a new route of 14 illuminated artworks to illuminate the capital

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 18th January 2019 Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019: a new route of 14 illuminated artworks to illuminate the capital From 14 to 17 February, Bright Brussels, Festival of Light will showcase the historic heart of Brussels. Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international artists will draw all eyes to some of the capital city’s iconic ve...
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EEAS : Déclaration du porte-parole sur la situation en République Démocratique du Congo

Déclaration du porte-parole sur la situation en République Démocratique du Congo Bruxelles, 18/01/2019 - 15:06, UNIQUE ID: 190118_12 Statements by the Spokesperson La consultation de haut-niveau sur la situation en RDC hier à Addis Ababa, a appelé à la suspension de la proclamation des résultats définitifs des élections, suite aux doutes sérieux qui pèsent sur la conformité des résu...
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EU and China held high level political exchanges at the occasion of EEAS Secretary General’s visit to Beijing

EU and China held high level political exchanges at the occasion of EEAS Secretary General’s visit to Beijing Bruxelles, 18/01/2019 - 09:00, UNIQUE ID: 190118_5 Press releases On 18 January in Beijing, the European Union and China held high level political exchanges at the level of European External Action Service (EEAS) Secretary General Helga Maria Schmid and Chinese Execu...
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Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds

 Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds Speaking ahead of the expected adoption of the draft mandates on EU-US trade talks by the European Commission today, S&D spokesperson for EU-USA trade relationships and chair of the European Parliament’s trade committee, Bernd Lange, said: "There is no basis for trade talks with the US as long as the Trump administration insists on keep...
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EEAS : Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation in Zimbabwe

Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation in Zimbabwe Bruxelles, 17/01/2019 - 21:57, UNIQUE ID: 190117_18 Statements by the Spokesperson The escalation of violence in Zimbabwe over recent days has been aggravated by the disproportionate use of force by security personnel. We expect the Government of Zimbabwe to uphold human rights and the rule of law, as enshrined in the Constitu...
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Digitalization improving ability to protect against animal disease, advance well-being and support livestock production

Press release – Under embargo until 17h00, 17 January 2019 Digitalization improving ability to protect against animal disease, advance well-being and support livestock production 17 January 2019, Berlin; Hosted jointly by animal medicines industry associations, experts in veterinary science, agriculture and policy discussed digitalization and the future of livestock production at a panel deb...
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EEAS : Statement by the Spokesperson on the continued illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia

Statement by the Spokesperson on the continued illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia Bruxelles, 17/01/2019 - 13:44, UNIQUE ID: 190117_5 The Lefortovo Moscow City Court has extended until late April the detention, initially ordered by the court of Simferopol in the illegally-annexed Crimean peninsula, of 24 Ukrainian servicemen. The European Union Delegation in Moscow alon...
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S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences

S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences Today, with the approval of the ´Protection of the Union´s budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States´ report, the plenary of the European Parliament sent a clear message to all governments and political forces that believe in a ‘E...
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European Parliament backs new laws to crack down on letterbox companies

European Parliament backs new laws to crack down on letterbox companies The European Parliament today backed new rules governing how companies can move between EU member states. The right wing ECR Group had attempted to block the proposals that will help crack down on companies artificially moving their headquarters to other member states to avoid taxes or social legislation. S&D MEP and a...
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Brussels pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 17 January 2019 Brussels pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019 Brussels and Bruegel are inextricably linked. To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity to (re)discover the colossal work of the greatest Flemish painter of the 16...
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