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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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Human rights debates: Why Parliament calls attention to situation in Mexico and other parts of world

Human rights debates: Why Parliament calls attention to situation in Mexico and other parts of world

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

They might have gone missing in another part of the world, but that does not mean MEPs don’t care about their fate. Today (23 October) the Parliament will discuss the 43 missing students in Mexico and the suspected links between drug cartels and local authorities in the country. Issues such as this are brought up […]

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Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

The Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online has been up and running since 2012. Concrete goals have been set and additional countries have joined forces, but the fight to eradicate the online exploitation of children is far from complete. At the invitation of Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Attorney General Eric Holder, […]

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EU co-operation with Latin America

EU co-operation with Latin America

The EU has more than 18 years’ experience of regional co-operation in Latin America. Between 2007- 2013 the EU provided €556 million for regional funds, spent in the areas of social cohesion, water management, socio-economic development, higher education and information society, amongst others. At the EUROsociAL conference in Brussels on 24-25 March, Development Commissioner Andris […]

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Still facing threat of economic boycott measures from EU because of settlement policy, Israel trys to make it less dependent on European market

Still facing threat of economic boycott measures from EU because of settlement policy, Israel trys to make it less dependent on European market

By Yossi Lempkowicz The EU is today Israel’s largest import and export market and accounts for around a third of Israel’s total trade. In 2012, 35 % of Israeli imports come from the EU while 27 % of Israeli exports go to the EU. On Sunday (18 May), the Israeli government approved a three-year plan […]

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EU website to provide easy and transparent access to aid data

EU website to provide easy and transparent access to aid data

A unique new web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world will be launched on 15 April by the European Commission at the high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico. The EU Aid Explorer covers the activities of […]

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