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EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Union has announced new funding of total €410 million under its bilateral co-operation with Cambodia over the period 2014-2020 to continue its support to Cambodia’s progress. The funds will help to strengthen agriculture and natural resource management, provide better education and implement governance and administration reforms. Cambodia has achieved outstanding socio-economic progress over […]

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Culture: Europe’s historical sites up for European Heritage Label

Culture: Europe’s historical sites up for European Heritage Label

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (21 December) 16 historically and culturally important sites around Europe have been recommended to receive the European Heritage Label (EHL). The label celebrates the cultural diversity of the continent and highlights a sense of a shared European belonging. A series of information and educational activities related to the sites will also be organized. The […]

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Passenger rights: Eurobarometer survey shows one in three EU citizens aware of rights when travelling

Passenger rights: Eurobarometer survey shows one in three EU citizens aware of rights when travelling

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission released today (21 December) the results of a new Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights. Nearly one third of EU citizens are aware of their rights and obligations when buying a ticket to travel (31%), although 59 % said to be unaware of them according to the survey. The results also show a […]

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EU releases emergency funds for humanitarian assistance to Libya

EU releases emergency funds for humanitarian assistance to Libya

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is giving €2 million in emergency funding to assist scores of Libyans who have been forced to flee their homes because of worsening violence in the country. The funding will provide essential humanitarian assistance and protection to the most vulnerable people affected by the conflict. It will be used to provide food, […]

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New MEPs: Reflections on first six months of parliamentary term

New MEPs: Reflections on first six months of parliamentary term

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new mandate of the European Parliament officially started on 1 July with 751 MEPs from across the continent taking up their seats. Approximately half of those elected last May were not in the previous legislature and we interviewed seven such MEPs following their arrival in Brussels. Almost six months into their five year term, […]

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Get connected: Discover the European Parliament on social media

Get connected: Discover the European Parliament on social media

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Statement from Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on occasion of International Migrants Day (18 December)

Statement from Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on occasion of International Migrants Day (18 December)

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos, on the occasion of International Migrants Day'(18 December) made the following statement: “On International Migrants Day, we are reminded that migrants are an important part of our daily lives. Migration has helped us grow stronger economically, culturally and socially. “Legal migrants in the European Union have become […]

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