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56th #MunichSecurityConference: #Tokayev addresses #Afghan problem.

56th #MunichSecurityConference: #Tokayev addresses #Afghan problem.

| February 15, 2020

Between February 14 and 16, more than 500 high-ranking international decision-makers are coming together for the 56th Munich Security Conference chaired by Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger. The representatives from politics, business, science and civil society will discuss current crises and future security challenges in Munich. A total of over 35 heads of state and government and […]

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High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell participates in #G5SahelSummit in #Pau

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell participates in #G5SahelSummit in #Pau

| January 14, 2020

On Monday (13 January) High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell (pictured) and European Council President Charles Michel too part in the working dinner that closed the G5 Sahel leaders’ summit in Pau, France, at the invitation of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron. They joined the President of the French Republic and the heads […]

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‘No one must be left behind’: #Climate and #EUBudget showdown at EU summit

‘No one must be left behind’: #Climate and #EUBudget showdown at EU summit

| December 12, 2019

European leaders rallied in Brussels on Thursday (12 December) at a Council summit where talk will focus on two major issues: the bloc’s budget and climate change, writes Matthew Holroyd. This December Council, which will continue on Friday (13 December), is the first summit for the new leaders of the European institutions, EU Commission President […]

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October #EUSummit – MEPs to debate results

October #EUSummit – MEPs to debate results

| October 22, 2019

At 9h today (22 October), MEPs will take stock of the 17-18 October summit, in a debate with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker. The summit focused on Brexit (in EU-27 format), as well as the EU’s long-term budget, enlargement prospects for Albania and North Macedonia, Turkish unilateral military actions in north-east Syria and its illegal […]

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#IPU – Record number of new cases of persecuted parliamentarians in the world

#IPU – Record number of new cases of persecuted parliamentarians in the world

| October 18, 2019

At the 141st IPU Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia, IPU member parliaments condemned human rights violations against a record number of new cases of abused MPs. The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians, the only international body with an exclusive remit to support MPs in danger, examined the cases of 305 parliamentarians in 10 […]

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EU and #SustainableDevelopmentGoals – Delivering on the #2030Agenda

EU and #SustainableDevelopmentGoals – Delivering on the #2030Agenda

| September 26, 2019

First Vice President Frans Timmermans (pictured) on Tuesday (24 September) addressed – on behalf of the European Union – the UN Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals, reaffirming the EU’s strong commitment on accomplishing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development towards a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being on a healthy planet at its […]

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Johnson: ‘Don’t expect #Brexit breakthrough in New York’

Johnson: ‘Don’t expect #Brexit breakthrough in New York’

| September 23, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (23 September) cautioned against the likelihood of making a Brexit breakthrough at talks on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, writes Kylie MacLellan of Reuters. Johnson, who has vowed to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October with or […]

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