Tag: Serbia

Fascism and anti-#Serb sentiments in #Croatia

Fascism and anti-#Serb sentiments in #Croatia

| May 11, 2020

  On 1 May 2020, Croatia’s president Zoran Milanovic left a state ceremony celebrating the 25th anniversary of the reconquest of territories held by rebel Serbs for four years in protest of a Nazi-era salute – writes Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers The president’s reaction was prompted by a war veteran who […]

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High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell travels to #Kosovo and #Serbia for first visit to #WesternBalkans

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell travels to #Kosovo and #Serbia for first visit to #WesternBalkans

| January 30, 2020

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell (pictured) will travel to Kosovo on 30-31 January and to Serbia on 31 January-1 February. Ahead of the visit the High Representative/Vice President Borrell said: “I am looking forward to my first official visit to the Western Balkans which demonstrates our commitment to […]

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Commissioner Hahn in #NorthMacedonia and #Serbia to discuss EU reforms and accession path

Commissioner Hahn in #NorthMacedonia and #Serbia to discuss EU reforms and accession path

| July 25, 2019

European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn (pictured) will travel to North Macedonia and Serbia on 25-26 July. In Skopje on 25 July, he will meet with President Stevo Pendarovski, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Deputy Prime Ministers Bujar Osmani and Radmila Šekerinska and Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov; a press point will follow the meetings. Commissioner Hahn will also […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

| August 23, 2018

EUROPEN and 67 other European and national associations1  representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain, have announced joint recommendations2 on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, i.e. the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP). The 68 organizations […]

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Balkan peace must be a prerequisite to #EU accession

Balkan peace must be a prerequisite to #EU accession

| February 26, 2018

    The European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has finally drawn a line in the sand for the West Balkans: the prospect of EU membership is still on the table for the beleaguered states, but not before they resolve their ongoing border disputes. His comments come amid an unremitting dispute between Croatia and Slovenia that […]

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European Parliament president’s official visit to #Serbia

European Parliament president’s official visit to #Serbia

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani will pay an official visit to Serbia today (31 January). Highlights include meetings with the president of the National Assembly, Maja Gojković; Prime Minister Ana Brnabić; President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić, President of Serbia and First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić. In […]

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