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A chance to showcase current and future collaboration between the #EU and #Kazakhstan.

A chance to showcase current and future collaboration between the #EU and #Kazakhstan.

Upcoming elections in the EU and Kazakhstan represent a chance to forge “ever closer” relations between the two sides, according to a Brussels-based Asia expert. European elections from 23rd-26th May and presidential elections in Kazakhstan on June 9th are an “ideal opportunity” to step up relations, says Fraser Cameron, of the EU-Asia Centre. In between […]

| May 16, 2019

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#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

Cyber attackers around the world could now face EU sanctions, thanks to a new regime pushed for by the UK and its partners. The new sanctions regime, which was signed off on 17 May in Brussels, sends a clear message to hostile actors everywhere that the UK, and the EU, will impose tough consequences for […]

| May 18, 2019
#IMF Christine Lagarde: ‘We need to elevate growth to a higher plane’

#IMF Christine Lagarde: ‘We need to elevate growth to a higher plane’

International Monetary Fund (IMF) President Christine Lagarde (pictured) has warned of a major slowdown for the world’s key economies in the coming months. Speaking on Thursday (16 May), the French official said, “Two years ago, 75% of the global economy experienced an upswing. This year, we expect 70% to experience a slowdown in growth. She warned of a […]

| May 18, 2019
Fresh evidence of #Hungary vote-rigging raises concerns of ‘fraud’ in upcoming European elections, #openDemocracy and #UnhackDemocracyEurope research reveals

Fresh evidence of #Hungary vote-rigging raises concerns of ‘fraud’ in upcoming European elections, #openDemocracy and #UnhackDemocracyEurope research reveals

Fresh evidence of major malpractice in the Hungarian elections last year has been uncovered by a new investigation by Unhack Democracy Europe and openDemocracy – and raises “serious” concerns about the integrity of next week’s European parliamentary elections. A new report reveals new evidence that hundreds of voters were bussed in from Ukraine to support the […]

| May 18, 2019
5G and #Huawei – Trade wars can be prevented by using Open Source

5G and #Huawei – Trade wars can be prevented by using Open Source

While US President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday afternoon (15 May) effectively banning the use of Huawei’s products in 5G networks in the United States, the Consumer Choice Center (CCC) hopes for an alternative solution to improve consumer privacy in Europe. Consumer Choice Center Managing Director Fred Roeder stressed that more openness and […]

| May 18, 2019
#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

As European perceptions towards China evolve and mature, let us remember the lessons of the past while staying optimistic about the future, writes Huawei Technologies Global Government Affairs Vice President Simon Lacey.  Last week a panel was convened in Brussels by the newly established Europe-Asia Interlink Initiative to discuss ‘Europe-China Trade and Investment: Converting Challenges into Co-operation’. […]

| May 17, 2019
European Commission marks International Day against #Homophobia, #Transphobia and #Biphobia

European Commission marks International Day against #Homophobia, #Transphobia and #Biphobia

Today (17 May) marks the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, calling attention to discrimination suffered by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in the EU and around the world. First Vice President Frans Timmermans said: “The European Commission will always strongly condemn violence, discrimination, harassment and hate speech on the basis of sexual […]

| May 17, 2019
Rebels hope to kill off May’s #Brexit deal in ‘last-chance’ vote

Rebels hope to kill off May’s #Brexit deal in ‘last-chance’ vote

Brexit-supporting rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party said on Wednesday they would vote down her European Union divorce deal when she brings it back to parliament next month, write Kylie MacLellan and Andrew MacAskill. Britain had been due to leave the EU on March 29 but parliament has three times rejected the withdrawal agreement May […]

| May 17, 2019
How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time MPs break for the summer in late July, writes Kylie MacLellan. Lawmakers are due to vote on legislation to ratify May’s Brexit deal […]

| May 17, 2019
#Brexit – May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date

#Brexit – May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date

Prime Minister Theresa May came under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday (16 May) to set out a clear timetable for her departure, writes Kylie MacLellan. May’s Brexit deal has been rejected three times by parliament and weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party, the idea of which were deeply […]

| May 17, 2019
Upcoming presidential elections in #Kazakhstan discussed in #Brussels

Upcoming presidential elections in #Kazakhstan discussed in #Brussels

PreviousNext The Brussels Press Club hosted a press briefing by the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium, Aigul Kuspan, on the upcoming presidential elections in Kazakhstan on 14 May. During the briefing, Kuspan informed foreign and Kazakh journalists, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps and institutions of the European Union about the background of […]

| May 17, 2019

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European elections 2019: Corbyn sets out Labour’s Brexit position

European elections 2019: Corbyn sets out Labour’s Brexit position

Jeremy Corbyn says the British media is obsessed with defining people on how they voted in the 2016 EU referendum.

Brexit: Theresa May plans ‘bold offer’ to get support for deal

Brexit: Theresa May plans ‘bold offer’ to get support for deal

Extra protections for workers are expected to be among the proposals to be offered by Theresa May

Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was ‘Czech spy’

Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was ‘Czech spy’

The Labour MP rejects the Cold War claims and says he did not have access to such sensitive material.

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