Tag: stability

Security is about more than just #MilitarySpending

Security is about more than just #MilitarySpending

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Security is not just about strong armies, aircraft carriers and boots-on-the-ground. Peace and stability in the 21st century demand that we tackle so-called ‘soft’ or non-traditional security challenges including development, governance, and environmental degradation, writes Shada Islam. The new President of the United States, Donald Trump, is clearly a hard security man. He talks and […]

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Emergency liquidity assistance to Greek banks maintained at current level

Emergency liquidity assistance to Greek banks maintained at current level

On 28 June, the governing council of the European Central Bank welcomed the commitment by ministers from eurozone member states to take all necessary measures to further improve the resilience of eurozone economies and to stand ready to take decisive steps to strengthen economic and monetary union.  Following the decision by the Greek authorities to […]

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Debate: ‘Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state’

Debate: ‘Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state’

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Almost four years after the beginning of the Libyan uprising, rival political groups and armed militias continue to fight for power. MEPs will debate the deteriorating situation in the country with EU foreign chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday afternoon and vote on a resolution on Thursday. “Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state,” […]

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EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (27 October), the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate for Development and Cooperation Marcus Cornaro, and European Union […]

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May 2014: Economic sentiment rises in eurozone, remains broadly stable in EU

May 2014: Economic sentiment rises in eurozone, remains broadly stable in EU

In May, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) rose in the eurozone (by 0.7 points to 102.7), following its almost tantamount decrease in April. In the EU, the headline indicator remained broadly stable (+0.2 points at 106.5). Economic sentiment indicator (s.a.) April EU: 106.5 – Eurozone: 102.7 Eurozone developments In the eurozone, improved sentiment was driven by higher […]

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Statement by President Barroso on Ukraine

Statement by President Barroso on Ukraine

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It was with shock and utter dismay that we have been watching developments over the last 24 hours in Ukraine. There are no circumstances that can legitimize or justify such scenes. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims and their families. “We condemn in the strongest terms the use of violence as a way […]

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CoR president reaffirms local and regional authorities’ support for Ukraine’s EU integration and condemns violence

CoR president reaffirms local and regional authorities’ support for Ukraine’s EU integration and condemns violence

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading a delegation of members of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Kiev today (31 Jan uary), CoR President Ramón Luis Valcárcel has strongly condemned the escalation of violence and expressed sympathy to the families of the victims. Meeting with civil society representatives from Maidan Square, he voiced support to the Ukrainian people in […]

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