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#NorthMacedonia #Albania – ‘I think it was a historic mistake’ Juncker #EUCO #Enlargement

#NorthMacedonia #Albania – ‘I think it was a historic mistake’ Juncker #EUCO #Enlargement

| October 18, 2019

Both President of the European Council, Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, both expressed their disappointment that the European Council (18 October) could not agree on opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Juncker described it as a historic mistake, while President Tusk said that while both countries were ready […]

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#Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday’ vote

#Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday’ vote

| October 18, 2019

Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament, write Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton. In one of the most striking flourishes of the three-year Brexit drama, Johnson […]

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#Environment needs saving through innovation, not starvation

#Environment needs saving through innovation, not starvation

| October 18, 2019

As the winter times come closer, people resume their arguments about the thermostat at home. While there is great convenience that comes with heating, it also comes at an environmental cost. Environmental protection and development is, undoubtedly, both a necessary and noble cause, and while we may sometimes disagree with the fearmongering or reactionism that […]

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#PersonalisedMedicineCongress – 3-4 December, Brussels 

#PersonalisedMedicineCongress – 3-4 December, Brussels 

| October 18, 2019

EAPM is pleased to announce that registration for its 3rd Annual Congress is now open, to view the agenda click here and you can book your place at the 3-4 December event in Brussels here, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This year’s Congress will be held at the University […]

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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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Accelerating #CaribbeanFashion Pt2

Accelerating #CaribbeanFashion Pt2

| October 18, 2019

Earlier this year, 20 designers participated in the Caribbean Fashion Accelerator jointly funded by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Caribbean Export provides support for the development of the regions cultural and creative industries as part of the implementation of the Regional […]

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EU-27 heads of government endorse the #BrexitDeal 

EU-27 heads of government endorse the #BrexitDeal 

| October 17, 2019

The European Council endorsed the newly minted Brexit deal. President of the European Council Donald Tusk said that it looked like the agreement was close to its final stretch, writes Catherine Feore. Tusk explained why a deal that was impossible yesterday, had become possible today. Standing beside Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar he said that Ireland had […]

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