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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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President Schulz: ‘We need a common foreign and security policy’

President Schulz: ‘We need a common foreign and security policy’

Security policy, Russia and creating growth and tackling unemployment were the top topics when President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz discussed current EU affairs with the EP’s Facebook fans in a Facebook chat organized by the Parliament. Schulz said that it is “important to get growth and jobs going again” and that “we should […]

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes report on Turkish film industry

European Audiovisual Observatory publishes report on Turkish film industry

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Europe’s second largest theatrical growth market Turkish cinema celebrates its 100th anniversary this year which also saw Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter Sleep (Kış Uykusu) winning the Palme d’or at the Cannes Film Festival. The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published a brand new report on the Turkish film industry which looks back at its dynamic […]

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S&D Group on Ukraine: ‘Give peace a chance’

S&D Group on Ukraine: ‘Give peace a chance’

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the latest news from Kiev and Moscow which suggests that both sides are attempting to find a political solution to the conflict. S&D MEP and Vice President for Foreign Affairs Knut Fleckenstein said: “We take note of the peace plans put forward by Presidents Putin and […]

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Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against Faroe Islands

Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against Faroe Islands

The Commission has today (18 August) repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now be lifted as of 20 August 2014. The decision comes after it was agreed that the Faroe Islands would cease their unsustainable fishery […]

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Statement by EU presidents on measures against Russia

Statement by EU presidents on measures against Russia

Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and the President of the European Commission in the name of the European Union on the agreed additional restrictive measures against Russia. “On 29 July, the European Union agreed a package of significant additional restrictive measures targeting sectoral co-operation and exchanges with the Russian […]

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Letter from President Barroso to President Putin

Letter from President Barroso to President Putin

The following letter was sent today (17 April) by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. “Mr President, “Referring to your letter of 10th April to several member states of the European Union and third countries, I have been mandated by the Council […]

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