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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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EU announces additional emergency aid to help refugees in #Serbia

EU announces additional emergency aid to help refugees in #Serbia

The European Commission has announced an additional €4 million in humanitarian aid for Serbia to assist the thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers in the country. The new contracts come as Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides is currently on his fourth visit to the country where he is assessing the humanitarian situation on […]

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Commission imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine

Commission imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The EU has taken further action to protect EU steel producers from unfair competition. This latest action brings to 48 the number of measures in place against anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures in the steel sector. Hot-rolled flat steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine will now face duties ranging between €17.6 and €96.5 per tonne, writes […]

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Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo – key players for stability in the #WesternBalkans

Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo – key players for stability in the #WesternBalkans

The European Parliament today (14 June) adopted the progress reports of three countries in the Western Balkans, which are key for keeping the stability in the region. Though Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo are in different phases on their European path, it is important to continue the reforms in order to meet EU’s democratic and economic […]

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