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EU and China to hold High-Level Trade and Economic Dialogue

EU and China to hold High-Level Trade and Economic Dialogue

| July 28, 2020

Today (28 July), the European Union and China will hold their 8th High-Level Trade and Economic Dialogue (HED) via videoconference. The meeting will be co-chaired by Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis and Vice Premier of the State Council Liu He. Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan and a number of China’s vice ministers will also participate.  Discussions […]

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EU deal on recovery is possible and a necessity, French minister says

EU deal on recovery is possible and a necessity, French minister says

| July 21, 2020

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire (pictured) said on Monday (20 July)  that an agreement on a recovery plan at the European Council meeting in Brussels was possible and a necessity, writes Sudip Kar-Gupta. Le Maire also told French BFM TV that the future of Europe in the 21st century was at stake. “An agreement […]

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#EUCO – EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

#EUCO – EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

| July 21, 2020

Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a €1.8 trillion (£1.64trn) coronavirus stimulus plan on Monday (20 July) as talks in Brussels extended to a fourth day, write Gabriela Baczynska and Robin Emmott. Divided and slow to respond at the start of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, EU leaders […]

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EU leaders hold meeting as talks on #Budget continue into third day

EU leaders hold meeting as talks on #Budget continue into third day

| July 19, 2020

The leaders of France and Germany, as well as the heads of the European Commission and the European Council, are holding a meeting within the framework of the third (19 July), previously unplanned, day of the summit of the heads of the EU states, Barend Leyts, the spokesman of the European Council president, said. French […]

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EU-China Summit: Defending EU interests and values in a complex and vital partnership

EU-China Summit: Defending EU interests and values in a complex and vital partnership

| June 24, 2020

On 22 June, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell joined the Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured) and Prime Minister Li Keqiang via video conference for the 22nd EU-China Summit. Presidents von der Leyen and Michel issued a joint press release at the end of the summit, which is available online and […]

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22nd EU-China Summit and 9th EU-China Energy Dialogue take place via videoconference 

22nd EU-China Summit and 9th EU-China Energy Dialogue take place via videoconference 

| June 22, 2020

Today (22 June) Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel, together with High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, are participating in the 22nd EU-China summit, which is taking place via videoconference.  The EU representatives have first been holding discussions with the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, and this afternoon will move to discussions with the Chinese […]

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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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