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#Venezuela: EU must act urgently to support democratic reforms and economic revival

#Venezuela: EU must act urgently to support democratic reforms and economic revival

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

During the plenary debate held on 3 February evening by the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, on the situation in Venezuela, the ALDE Group called on the EU to be proactive and to show its support to the recently elected Parliament in getting the country on the right track. MEP José Inácio Faria (Partido da Terra, Portugal), […]

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EU co-operation with Latin America

EU co-operation with Latin America

The EU has more than 18 years’ experience of regional co-operation in Latin America. Between 2007- 2013 the EU provided €556 million for regional funds, spent in the areas of social cohesion, water management, socio-economic development, higher education and information society, amongst others. At the EUROsociAL conference in Brussels on 24-25 March, Development Commissioner Andris […]

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Significant new EU support for Latin America announced

Significant new EU support for Latin America announced

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will today (24 March) announce new EU support of €2.5 billion for Latin America for the years 2014 to 2020 (including funding for regional programmes, and for the bilateral envelopes to the eligible countries). The new financial package, which is part of the Development Co-operation Instrument, now published, will be discussed […]

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Result of votes and news from 27/02/14 in Strasbourg plenary

Result of votes and news from 27/02/14 in Strasbourg plenary

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The result of all the votes from 27 February in Strasbourg plenary can be found here. Ukraine: MEPs urge EU to help financial rescue, but enact targeted sanctions too Parliament gives green light to visa-free travel for Moldovan citizens Cross-border crime: Make investigations easier, but protect suspects’ rights MEPs call for penalties to tackle human […]

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