Tag: European Commission

#Huawei research operations in Europe can support key EU objectives

#Huawei research operations in Europe can support key EU objectives

| February 19, 2020

Abraham Liu, the Chief Huawei representative to the EU institutions today said that Huawei research operations in Europe can positively contribute to the implementation of key EU policy goals. In launching its Digital Strategy White Paper today, the EU Commission stated: “Europe will build on its long history of technology, research, innovation and ingenuity, and […]

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#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

| February 19, 2020

The European Union provides Ukraine with financial resources for reform and economic development. Ukraine is located at the crossroads of many transit corridors that connect Europe with other countries. The development of transit corridors for different means of transport is an important task for Ukrainian officials. The EU and its financial institutions generally provide Ukraine […]

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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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#2020WorkProgramme – An ambitious road map for a Union that strives for more

#2020WorkProgramme – An ambitious road map for a Union that strives for more

| January 30, 2020

The European Commission has adopted its 2020 Work Programme (29 January). It sets out the actions the Commission will take in 2020 to turn the Political Guidelines of President von der Leyen into tangible benefits for European citizens, businesses and society. The driving force behind this first Work Programme is to successfully grasp the opportunities that the twin […]

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We need more than ‘never again’ to safeguard Jews in Europe say parliamentarians at #Auschwitz

We need more than ‘never again’ to safeguard Jews in Europe say parliamentarians at #Auschwitz

| January 27, 2020

100 parliamentarians from across Europe – including ministers – who gathered in Auschwitz were urged to concretely tighten and toughen anti-semitism laws in their countries through direct legislation drafted by the Brussels based European Jewish Association (EJA) and the European Action and Protection League (APL). The two-day delegation – organized by the EJA and the […]

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Protecting the #Treaties in the interest of all Europeans: The College takes solemn oath to serve EU

Protecting the #Treaties in the interest of all Europeans: The College takes solemn oath to serve EU

| January 15, 2020

“The words we have just said set the bar very high for each and every one of us. We are determined to meet this challenge. This Commission will comply with a code of conduct more demanding than ever,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said following the ceremony of the solemn undertaking by the College of Commissioners […]

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The thorny question of #Interpol’s political neutrality

The thorny question of #Interpol’s political neutrality

| January 14, 2020

In April of this year, the eight people making up the Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (CCF) pondered a familiar problem. It was a new year, but the task laid before the CCF was one they were acutely familiar with. They had been asked to consider a diffusion request from the National Central […]

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