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#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

| February 3, 2019

Abraham Liu is a man with a mission. As the Huawei’s new Chief Representative to the European Union, his role is to convince EU politicians and policy makers that his company is a leading global provider of information and communications infrastructure and smart devices that can be trusted, and not a vehicle for Chinese spying. […]

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#Belarus: EU must reconsider its relations following Lukashenko’s crackdown on civilians

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament strongly condemns the massive crackdown launched by riot police on protesters trying to hold a banned march in Belarus. Almost a thousand people were arrested and many of them were beaten by police and needed medical attention over the weekend.  Protesters in Belarus took the streets in reaction […]

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British parliament to vote on Magnitsky #AssetFreezing legislation on Tuesday

British parliament to vote on Magnitsky #AssetFreezing legislation on Tuesday

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tomorrow, on the 21st of February 2017, the UK House of Commons will vote on the Magnitsky legislative initiative which seeks to impose asset freezes in the UK on human rights violators from anywhere in the world. The initiative is presented as an amendment to the Criminal Finances Bill which was introduced to the parliament […]

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#CETA: Belgian region of Wallonia holds EU-Canada trade-deal ransom

#CETA: Belgian region of Wallonia holds EU-Canada trade-deal ransom

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week (14 October) the parliament of Wallonia led by Paul Magnette decided to reject the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. Most thought this small wrinkle on the road to an agreement that has been exhaustively negotiated and explained would be resolved at this week’s European Summit, but alas […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

Another European Council meeting (EU summit) has started in Brussels today (7 March), hosting the heads of states or governments of all 28 member states of the European Union. This time, a non-EU-member is in attendance too: Turkey, represented by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. The reason for having a ‘guest’ attending this European Council […]

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European politicians and experts call on Europe to prevent new war in Donbass

European politicians and experts call on Europe to prevent new war in Donbass

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A two day forum ‘Donbass – Yesterday, today and tomorrow’ began today (11 May) in Donetsk under the patronage of local authorities and a group of European and international observers who were present at the November 2014 elections in Donetsk and Lughansk Addressing the opening of the forum, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander […]

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EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Union has announced new funding of total €410 million under its bilateral co-operation with Cambodia over the period 2014-2020 to continue its support to Cambodia’s progress. The funds will help to strengthen agriculture and natural resource management, provide better education and implement governance and administration reforms. Cambodia has achieved outstanding socio-economic progress over […]

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