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Council conclusions on Ukraine Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Council conclusions on Ukraine Foreign Affairs Council meeting

The Council adopted the following conclusions: 1) The EU and its member states are shocked and deeply saddened by the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Donetsk, Ukraine and the tragic loss of so many innocent lives. Citizens from many nationalities including many from the European Union have been killed. We wish to […]

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Commissioner Vassiliou: Cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support

Commissioner Vassiliou: Cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support

Cultural heritage organizations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission. The policy document, entitled ‘Towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe’, states that the sector is at a “crossroads” with reduced public […]

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Debate on EU trade policy and TTIP round six outcome with Karel de Gucht

Debate on EU trade policy and TTIP round six outcome with Karel de Gucht

Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht (pictured) will debate EU trade policy, including the outcome of the sixth round of EU/US transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) talks with International Trade Committee MEPs today (22 July), at 17h in room P1A002. The debate can be followed live on EP Live #TTIP

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MEPs to debate crisis in Ukraine with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin

MEPs to debate crisis in Ukraine with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin

MEPs in the Foreign Affairs Committee’s Enlarged Bureau will meet Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin (pictured) at 13h30 in Brussels today (22 July) to discuss developments in eastern Ukraine since the shooting down of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 on 17 July. The meeting is open to all members of the House and takes place in […]

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Parliament this week: Ukraine debate, discussions on Council presidency and US free-trade agreement

Parliament this week: Ukraine debate, discussions on Council presidency and US free-trade agreement

MEPs will be having committee meetings from 21 to 25 July, which will include discussing the priorities of the new Italian Presidency of the EU Council with Italian ministers. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will discuss progress on the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations with the international trade committee. In […]

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Alstom to supply 127 wind turbines to Renova Energia for the Umburanas complex

Alstom to supply 127 wind turbines to Renova Energia for the Umburanas complex

Alstom has signed a contract totalling around €320 million1with Renova Energia – leader in wind power generation in Brazil – to deliver, erect and commission 127 wind turbines in the Umburanas complex, located in Bahia State. The wind turbines, composed of ECO 122, ECO 110 and ECO 100 models, will be delivered between January 2017 […]

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