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Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today (28 October), after five years of negotiations, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) agreed to establish a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea Region – the first major MPA in the history of the Antarctic. Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Commissioner Karmenu Vella expressed his deep satisfaction […]

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#Kazakhstan ranks 52nd in Economic Freedom of World index

#Kazakhstan ranks 52nd in Economic Freedom of World index

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan has been ranked 52nd among 159 countries in the Economic Freedom of the World report published 15 September by the Fraser Institute. The report is based on 2014 data, writes Zhazira Dyussembekova. “The index published in Economic Freedom of the World measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries are supportive […]

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#Biodiesel: WTO Panel’s report on biodiesel from Argentina inconclusive

#Biodiesel: WTO Panel’s report on biodiesel from Argentina inconclusive

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The WTO Panel published on Wednesday 29 March its report in the case brought by Argentina regarding the EU anti-dumping measures on Argentinian biodiesel imports. The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) regards the Panel decision as a first episode in the legal battle engaged by Argentina and Indonesia in the WTO and before the European Court. EBB expects the […]

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Interpol arrest warrant against Iranian former defence minister ‘still valid’ despite nuclear deal, says EU spokesperson

Interpol arrest warrant against Iranian former defence minister ‘still valid’ despite nuclear deal, says EU spokesperson

A spokesperson at the European External Action Service (EEAS) has confirmed that Interpol’s arrest warrant against a former Iranian defence minister, Ahmad Vahimi (pictured), sought for his alleged involvement in the bomb attack against a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires in 1994, is still valid. The bomb attack against the headquarters of AMIA (Asociación […]

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EU-CELAC Business Summit: Programmes to increase co-operation between two regions

EU-CELAC Business Summit: Programmes to increase co-operation between two regions

Commercial ties between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean have doubled over the last decade boosting exports and jobs. As leaders from the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States met with European officials in Brussels today, several new projects were forged to elevate our trade ties and grow investment in small-to-medium […]

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Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, fuelling continuing uncertainty in the world economy. These are the main findings of the European Commission’s annual report on protectionism published today (17 November). “I regret to see that many countries still consider protectionism a valid policy tool. This goes clearly against […]

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EU at G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia: Supporting global recovery

EU at G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia: Supporting global recovery

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the G20 summit in Brisbane (Australia) on 15 and 16 November 2014, the president of the European Commission and the president of the European Council will push for the adoption of a strong Brisbane Action Plan on Growth and Jobs to put the G20 collectively on a higher growth trajectory. This and the European […]

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