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#ExternalAction – More funds for #HumanRights, #Development and #Peace

#ExternalAction – More funds for #HumanRights, #Development and #Peace

| March 29, 2019

EU external action funding should support development, climate and environmental goals, and promote democracy, rule of law and human rights, say MEPs. On Wednesday (27 March), the European Parliament adopted its position on the proposed Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The new financial instrument would, once agreed by both Parliament and EU ministers, be […]

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Theresa May’s #Brexit speech (26 April 2016)

Theresa May’s #Brexit speech (26 April 2016)

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (17 January), Theresa May will be making her much anticipated Brexit speech. We are likely to hear much of what we already know: the UK will NOT remain in the EEA; will NOT become an associate member; will NOT stay in a customs union; and will paddle its own canoe on the world stage… In April […]

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#Kazakhstan could be ‘model’ for Europe in fight against terrorism

#Kazakhstan could be ‘model’ for Europe in fight against terrorism

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan could become a “model” for Europe in its fight against terrorism and Islamic radicalization, a meeting was told. The event, to mark the country’s 25th independence,was told that Kazakhstan has successfully integrated people from different ethnic backgrounds and religions. According to the Assembly of the Western European Union (WEU), a Paris-based western defensive alliance, […]

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#Kazakhstan could be 'model' for Europe in fight against terrorism

#Kazakhstan could be 'model' for Europe in fight against terrorism

Kazakhstan could become a “model” for Europe in its fight against terrorism and Islamic radicalization, a meeting was told. The event, to mark the country’s 25th independence,was told that Kazakhstan has successfully integrated people from different ethnic backgrounds and religions. According to the Assembly of the Western European Union (WEU), a Paris-based western defensive alliance, […]

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Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer: Citizens see immigration as top challenge for EU to tackle

Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer: Citizens see immigration as top challenge for EU to tackle

More Europeans say they have a positive image of the European Union and trust in the EU has gone up since last November. In addition, citizens see immigration as the major challenge facing the EU currently. These are some of the results of the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey published today. The survey was carried out […]

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EU economic warfare against Israel ‘can backfire’

EU economic warfare against Israel ‘can backfire’

By  Yossi Lempkowicz, Senior Media Advisor at Europe Israel Press Association (EIPA)  With the US Trade Promotion Authority signed into law, the EU must think twice before imposing discriminatory sanctions and restrictions against Israel, especially in the context of TTIP.  Last week, US President Barack Obama signed into law the sweeping Trade Promotion Authority, which […]

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Ukraine parliamentarians: ‘The best chance for peace’ in the East European country

Ukraine parliamentarians: ‘The best chance for peace’ in the East European country

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senior Opposition parliamentarians from Ukraine say the Minsk agreement offers “the best chance for peace” in the war-torn East European country. The MPs were speaking during a visit to the European Parliament where they met leading MEPs to discuss issues related to the conflict. Yuriy Boyko (pictured left), a former deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, […]

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