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#CentralAsia – European Union matches political commitment with further concrete support

#CentralAsia – European Union matches political commitment with further concrete support

| July 9, 2019

On 7 July, at the 15th EU-Central Asia Ministerial meeting in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Commission Vice President Federica Mogherini (pictured) presented a set of EU funded programmes that support all countries of the region – Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan – on environment protection, climate action, […]

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#EUTopJobs – New-era EU leadership emerges from stalemate

#EUTopJobs – New-era EU leadership emerges from stalemate

| July 4, 2019

Few would have predicted, write Mark John and Mike Dolan, the outcome of a European Union summit that will go down as a landmark moment for gender parity, placing for the first time the two most powerful institutional jobs in the 28-member EU in the hands of women.  Neither the IMF’s Christine Lagarde (pictured) nor Germany’s […]

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#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

| July 2, 2019

As of 19h05 on 2 July 2019, European Council President Donald Tusk brought an end to nearly three full days of inter-institutional wrangling in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, by naming the official candidates for European Commission president, European Council President, European Central Bank president and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and […]

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#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force on 1 April 2016. The SAA establishes a contractual relationship that entails mutual rights and obligations and covers a wide variety of sectors. It will support the implementation of reforms and will give Kosovo an opportunity to move closer to […]

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Statement by High Representative and Commission Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica

Statement by High Representative and Commission Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica

€30.5 billion worth of EU development cooperation to come on stream following entry into force of 11th European Development Fund. The EU and its member states remain collectively the world’s largest donor, providing more than half of global official aid. Today we mark the full entry into force of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). […]

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Wanted: Superman (or woman) to be EU foreign policy chief

Wanted: Superman (or woman) to be EU foreign policy chief

Opinion by Denis MacShane Five years ago Europe got a foreign minister by accident. Catherine Ashton was no-one’s first or last choice but emerged like Eurydice from the Brussels underworld where potential EU bigwigs emerge into the sunlight or are turned into salt.         In 2009 there was a Brussels corridor carve-up. A handful of men […]

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Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I convened the extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council today (20 February) in light of the really grave deterioration of the situation in Ukraine. I have also asked three foreign ministers – Steinmeier, Fabius and Sikorski – to travel to Kyiv and meet with President Yanukovych and leaders of the opposition. “You will know that I have […]

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