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EPP Group: Green Deal will be Europe’s man on the moon

The EPP Group fully backs Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in her efforts to fight climate change. "The European Green Deal will be Europe's man on the moon. It is a very ambitious and challenging project, but we want to put Europe's united effort behind it", said Esther de Lange MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in charge of Economy and Environment, ahead of today's presentation ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY | December 11 Briefing with Assistant Secretary Robert Destro, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State

MEDIA ADVISORY | December 11 Briefing with Assistant Secretary Robert Destro, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, December 11, for a telephonic press briefing with Robert Destro, Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Assistant Secretary Destro will discuss his ongoing travel to Europe...
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Eleventh meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level, Brussels, 10 December 2019

Eleventh meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level, Brussels, 10 December 2019 The eleventh meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level was held today in Brussels to open negotiations on Chapter 4 - Free movement of capital. The European Union delegation was led by Ms Tytti TUPPURAINEN, Minister for European Affairs,...
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Invitation letter by President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council ahead of their meetings on 12 and 13 December 2019

Invitation letter by President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council ahead of their meetings on 12 and 13 December 2019   I look forward to welcoming you to the December European Council - my first European Council meeting as President. My intention is to build on the impressive work of my two predecessors and create a strong relationship with you, based on trust, confi...
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S&D Group: EU 2021-2027 budget: “A reduced MFF will come at a high cost for citizens”, say S&Ds

S&D Group Press Release EU 2021-2027 budget: “A reduced MFF will come at a high cost for citizens”, say S&Ds Ahead of the EU leaders meeting, S&D MEPs warn that they will not accept the next multiannual EU budget proposal currently on the table, unless it identifies and increases allocations to citizens’ priorities.   The cuts revealed in the Council’s negotiating box are...
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Joint Press Release: The European Union and the United States held consultations on human rights

Joint Press Release: The European Union and the United States held consultations on human rights Brussels, 10/12/2019 - 16:22, UNIQUE ID: 191210_51 On December 9, the European Union and the United States held human rights consultations in Brussels.  The European Union and the United States reaffirmed their strong commitment to the democratic princi...
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CEFIC: ICCA joins global alliance to strengthen sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020

ICCA joins global alliance to strengthen sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) announced its commitment to join the High Ambition Alliance (HAA) on Chemicals and Waste. “Joining the High Ambition Alliance is a key step toward the sound management of chemicals and waste”, said Cefic’s Véronique Garny, representing ICCA at the ...
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High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Chyngyz Aidarbekov

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Chyngyz Aidarbekov Brussels, 09/12/2019 - 17:45, UNIQUE ID: 191209_22 EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, today met, for the first time in his new capacity,...
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IFJ Marks Human Rights Day by Highlighting 49 Killings of Journalists Worldwide

IFJ Marks Human Rights Day by Highlighting 49 Killings of Journalists Worldwide Brussels, 9th December, The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today marked Human Rights Day (December, 10) by condemning violations of the rights and freedoms of journalists and media professionals, which have become routine around the world. They include the killings of 49 journalists in 18 countries f...
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Media advisory: Press point with High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and the NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg [Change of location]

Media advisory: Press point with High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and the NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg [Change of location] Brussels, 09/12/2019 - 14:12, UNIQUE ID: 191209_14 On Monday, 9 December 2019, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borr...
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