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#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

EU Reporter appears ahead of the Guardian Online in a list of “very influential” media, with more MEPs visiting EU Reporter online for news on EU issues than visit the Guardian Online. These are among the findings from the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2016 EU Media Poll, ‘What Influences the Influencers’, a survey into the preferred news sources […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

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#DeutscheBank Could European banks be teetering on the brink yet again?

#DeutscheBank Could European banks be teetering on the brink yet again?

By Catherine Feore Following a very difficult day’s (8 February) trading, Deutsche Bank issued a press release to reassure investors that they had sufficient liquidity to make coupon payments at the end of April. Very low oil prices, faltering growth and growing concern about Bank assets have made investors worry about whether the banking sector […]

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Israel EU calls on Israel to stop home demolitions, settlement expansion

#Israel EU calls on Israel to stop home demolitions, settlement expansion

The European Union on February 6th called on Israel to stop demolishing Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, and reiterated “the EU’s firm opposition to Israel’s settlement policy.” In a statement, the EU said Israel’s most recent moves in the occupied West Bank – from settlement expansion to Palestinian home demolitions – undermine “the […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

EU Reporter appears ahead of the Guardian Online in a list of “very influential” media, with more MEPs visiting EU Reporter online for news on EU issues than visit the Guardian Online. These are among the findings from the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2016 EU Media Poll, ‘What Influences the Influencers’, a survey into the preferred news sources […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Refugees MEPs visit Turkey to assess response to Syrian refugee crisis

#Refugees MEPs visit Turkey to assess response to Syrian refugee crisis

Turkey plays a crucial role in the refugee crisis: not only is it hosting more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees but also most of the one million migrants who reached the EU last year passed through the country. MEPs have called on EU countries to deliver on the €3 billion refugee facility for Turkey. As […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Taiwan Momentum needed for Taiwan-EU trade talks to proceed

#Taiwan Momentum needed for Taiwan-EU trade talks to proceed

According to Madeleine Majorenko, Head of the EETO in Taipei, continuous momentum regarding a bilateral investment agreement between Taiwan and the European Union is essential for talks to proceed. Last October, the European Commission said it will explore launching negotiations on investment with Taiwan as part of a trade globalization plan. The EU has entered […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Education JA Europe is bringing policymakers ‘Back to School’

#Education JA Europe is bringing policymakers ‘Back to School’

JA Europe, in cooperation with its membership across Europe, is launching the ‘JA Back to School’ campaign, an endeavour to bring more entrepreneurship into the classroom. MPs and MEPs are invited to connect with schools in their country and witness entrepreneurship education in action. “Entrepreneurship education is a priority in only 11 European countries, and […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#SaferInternetDay: 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced security related problems in 2015

#SaferInternetDay: 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced security related problems in 2015

Ahead of the Safer Internet Day tomorrow, data published by Eurostat shows that 25% of internet users in the EU experienced security issues in 2015 such as viruses affecting devices, abuse of personal information or children accessing inappropriate websites. Security concerns kept internet users from doing several online activities: almost 1 in 5 did not shop […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Tobacco Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

#Tobacco Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendation to extend the transparency policy of DG Health to all DGs through proactive online publication of all meetings […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Israel EU builds illegal structures in area C of the West Bank while calling on Israel to stop settlement construction

#Israel EU builds illegal structures in area C of the West Bank while calling on Israel to stop settlement construction

“They can’t come and on the one hand blame Israel for creating facts on the ground and yet spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a comprehensive plan for illegal construction,” said Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations after the EU called on Israel to halt the demolition of illegal EU-funded Palestinian structures in […]

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Refugees Guernsey ‘Islamophobia’ minister apologizes for comments

#Refugees Guernsey ‘Islamophobia’ minister apologizes for comments

Guernsey’s chief minister has apologized for suggesting Islamophobia among its inhabitants was behind a decision not to accept refugees. Jonathan Le Tocq’s original comments, where he expressed fears about negativity and an unwelcoming attitude, prompted a backlash. States advocate Peter Ferbrache said the remark was ‘ill-judged’ and islanders were ‘decent people’. Le Tocq said his […]

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

#EuMediaPoll: EU Reporter more influential than Guardian Online

  EU Reporter appears ahead of the Guardian Online in a list of “very influential” media, with more MEPs visiting EU Reporter online for news on EU issues than visit the Guardian Online. These are among the findings from the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2016 EU Media Poll, ‘What Influences the Influencers’, a survey into the preferred news […]

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Israel  Azerbaijan, Israel’s top strategic partner in the Muslim world, also deplores ‘double standards’ from the EU

#Israel Azerbaijan, Israel’s top strategic partner in the Muslim world, also deplores ‘double standards’ from the EU

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who attended last month’s annual World Economic Forum in Davos, held there a series of meetings with world leaders. Among them, one is particularly cherished by Israel, it is Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, because of the strategic alliance that exists between Jerusalem and Baku. ‘Azerbaijani-Israeli relations develop and nothing can hinder this’, […]

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Thailand Calls for Obama to revoke Thai invite to US-ASEAN summit

#Thailand Calls for Obama to revoke Thai invite to US-ASEAN summit

The international reputation of Thailand has suffered a fresh blow after the downgrading of Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to a ‘B’ by the International Coordinating Committee on National Human Rights Institutions (ICC).  The move has created the embarrassing situation whereby Thailand, the leader of the G-77, no longer has a voice on human […]

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
On the future of #Schengen

On the future of #Schengen

Several options and scenarios are currently being explored by the EU member states in order to (re)-examine the future of Schengen, writes Solon Ardittis. These include: A status-quo, an option which is still favoured, at least publicly, by large member states such as France, Germany and Italy A two-year Schengen suspension throughout the current border-free […]

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
#Gymnich Informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Amsterdam (Gymnich)

#Gymnich Informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Amsterdam (Gymnich)

On 5 and 6 February Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders (pictured) is to host a meeting attended by the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of all EU member states. This informal meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council, also known as ‘Gymnich’, will take place at […]

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

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