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Open Dialog: Roza Tuletayeva, Kazakh leader of the strike movement in Zhanaozen, released from prison

Open Dialog: Roza Tuletayeva, Kazakh leader of the strike movement in Zhanaozen, released from prison

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to information provided by the daughter of Roza Tuletayeva, Aliya, on 19 November 2014, the Kazakh court of cassation has decided to release her mother from the penal colony, in the coming days. As informed, Tuletayeva feels good and thanked to all who have appealed to the authorities of Kazakhstan in her case.The decision of […]

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Iran nuclear talks extended to end of June

Iran nuclear talks extended to end of June

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iran’s nuclear talks with the six world powers will carry on till the end of June, according to British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, confirming earlier reports that negotiations would not reach a conclusion by the deadline of 24 November. An Iranian official confirmed Hammond’s comments shortly afterwards. The six world powers’ foreign ministers arrived in […]

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Joint statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2014

Joint statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2014

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová and International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica made the following statement. “Discrimination and violence against women continues around the world, in all societies and regions. Women are […]

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Last-minute briefing on Pope Francis’s visit and other plenary topics

Last-minute briefing on Pope Francis’s visit and other plenary topics

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

A briefing on last-minute details of Pope Francis’ visit and the plenary agenda will be held by the spokesman of the European Parliament, Jaume Duch, at 16h30 today (24 November). Briefing room: Strasbourg – LOW N-1/201 Pope Francis will pay an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday 25 November. He will […]

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An innovative approach to collaboration will mean healthier small member states

An innovative approach to collaboration will mean healthier small member states

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

By European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan When it comes to access for patients to clinical trials, cross-border treatment and generally the best care that personalised medicine can provide today in Europe, it is fair to say that there are plenty of disparities and inequalities. This is never more true than […]

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Statement by European Commission and European Central Bank following conclusion of second post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland

Statement by European Commission and European Central Bank following conclusion of second post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Staff teams from the European Commission and European Central Bank (ECB) visited Ireland to carry out the second post-programme surveillance (PPS) mission on 17-21 November. This was co-ordinated with the IMF’s second post-programme monitoring (PPM) mission. The European Stability Mechanism also participated in the meetings on aspects related to its Early Warning System. The economic […]

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Humanitarian approach to migration needed in EU ‘to protect migrants and safeguard their rights’

Humanitarian approach to migration needed in EU ‘to protect migrants and safeguard their rights’

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the conference ‘Promoting a humanitarian approach within the European Union Migration Agenda’ organized by the Red Cross EU Office and hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 20 November, high-level speakers from the European Union (EU) institutions, the UN, EU Red Cross Societies and other civil society organizations discussed how […]

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