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#Brexit: ‘We have the divorce papers on the table, 45 years of a difficult marriage are coming to an end’ Blümel #eu2018at

#Brexit: ‘We have the divorce papers on the table, 45 years of a difficult marriage are coming to an end’ Blümel #eu2018at

The General Affairs Council (Article 50) is meeting today (19 November) in EU-27 format, to prepare the special meeting of the European Council to endorse the Brexit withdrawal agreement and reach agreement on the political declaration on the future relationship of the UK with the EU. If “nothing extraordinary happens before then”, to use the words of Donald Tusk, then heads of government will adopt the documents on Sunday […]

| November 19, 2018

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#Georgia overtures to #Abkhazia and #SouthOssetia are flawed

#Georgia overtures to #Abkhazia and #SouthOssetia are flawed

In its latest ‘peace initiative’, the Georgian government has failed to engage with important political questions that cannot be sidestepped. Rustam Anshba Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House @rerikovich LinkedIn In April, the Georgian government made a new attempt to formulate a policy towards the disputed territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, publishing […]

| November 20, 2018
#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

Poland must invest in a new low-carbon energy source if it is to reduce its CO2 emissions, according to Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski. The minister was speaking at the inaugural World Nuclear Spotlight Poland conference in Warsaw – a high-level event which brought together Polish decision makers and global nuclear industry leaders and stakeholders. Tchórzewski […]

| November 20, 2018
#Greece – Austerity violated people’s right to food

#Greece – Austerity violated people’s right to food

New research shows that almost 40% of rural citizens in Greece are at risk of poverty and, at the same time, food insecurity has doubled throughout the country. Democracy Not For Sale: The Struggle for Food Sovereignty in the Age of Austerity in Greece, by the Transnational Institute, FIAN International and Agroecopolis, offers an unique […]

| November 20, 2018
€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

The 2019 programmes for the promotion of EU agri-food products will focus primarily on markets outside the EU with the highest potential for growth. The European Commission adopted the 2019 promotion policy work programme on 14 November, with €191.6 million to be made available for programmes selected for EU co-financing – an increase of €12.5m […]

| November 20, 2018
Former UK Brexit minister Raab says PM May must change course on #Brexit deal

Former UK Brexit minister Raab says PM May must change course on #Brexit deal

Britain’s former Brexit minister Dominic Raab (pictured) said on Sunday (18 November) that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was fatally flawed but she could still change course, writes Kylie MacLellan. Raab, who resigned on Thursday saying he could not support the deal, said he would back May if there was a confidence vote and […]

| November 20, 2018
#Brexit – Threshold for triggering challenge to UK PM May has not yet been met says lawmaker

#Brexit – Threshold for triggering challenge to UK PM May has not yet been met says lawmaker

The threshold for triggering a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May has not yet been met, the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests told BBC radio on Sunday (18 November), writes William James. “The intention is clear that if it were to happen it ought to be a […]

| November 20, 2018
Better working conditions for all – Balancing flexibility and security

Better working conditions for all – Balancing flexibility and security

Enrique Calvet Chambon  Parliament wants all workers to benefit from minimum rights on working conditions, including those on non-traditional contracts. MEPs voted in favour of starting talks on a proposal introducing new minimum rights on working conditions, including the length of the probationary period, working hours and restrictive contracts. The rules would also require that […]

| November 20, 2018
#Brexit agreement: EU negotiator informs Parliament’s political leaders

#Brexit agreement: EU negotiator informs Parliament’s political leaders

Michel Barnier (left) and Antonio Tajani with the agreement  Parliament will play a crucial role in approving the Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU. EU negotiator Michel Barnier presented the withdrawal agreement agreed late last week to Parliament’s political leaders this morning. Afterwards he, President Antonio Tajani and Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt spoke […]

| November 20, 2018
European Parliament to host #HumanRightsWeek

European Parliament to host #HumanRightsWeek

A conference to honour the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be held in the European Parliament in Brussels today (20 November). The European Parliament is hosting its first ever Human Rights Week from 19-22 November to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A high-level conference […]

| November 20, 2018
#EUBudget2019 conciliation talks suspended

#EUBudget2019 conciliation talks suspended

After making every effort to reach a compromise on an adequate EU budget for 2019 during long hours on Friday (16 November), Parliament and Council have suspended the talks without agreement. The discussions continued on 19 November, the last day of the conciliation period. Jean Arthuis (ALDE, FR), chairman of the Committee on Budgets: “The […]

| November 20, 2018

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May heading to Brussels amid scramble to finalise Brexit deal

May heading to Brussels amid scramble to finalise Brexit deal

The PM will meet Jean-Claude Juncker as stumbling blocks remain over the two sides’ future relations.

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Labour fails in attempt to ban foie gras imports

Labour fails in attempt to ban foie gras imports

A Labour call for imports of the controversial product to end after Brexit is voted down by MPs.

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
In full: Nicola Sturgeon interview with Laura Kuenssberg on Brexit

In full: Nicola Sturgeon interview with Laura Kuenssberg on Brexit

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to form a “coalition of opposition” to Theresa May’s Brexit plans with Labour and other parties, ahead of a vote of MPs at Westminster.

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

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