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Statement by First Vice President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová on #EuropeWideDayOfRemembrance for victims of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes

Statement by First Vice President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová on #EuropeWideDayOfRemembrance for victims of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes

| August 23, 2019

“Every 23 August, we honour the memory of the millions of victims of all totalitarian regimes. The signature of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union on this day in 1939 opened a dark chapter in European history. A time during which citizens were neither free to make their own decisions nor […]

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What #China can learn from #Israel

What #China can learn from #Israel

| August 15, 2019

China has achieved tremendous economic success in the past few decades, but its extensive growth relied mainly on resources, capital, and cheap labour. However, this growth model is no longer competent. There is an urgent need for a development model based on technological innovation to continue supporting growth after the outbreak of US-China trade war, […]

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#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

| August 8, 2019

Israeli authorities have approved the advancement of well over 2.000 housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The European Union’s position on Israeli settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory is clear and remains unchanged: all settlement activity is illegal under international law and it erodes the viability of the two-state solution […]

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European #RomaHolocaustMemorialDay – Statement by First Vice President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová

European #RomaHolocaustMemorialDay – Statement by First Vice President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová

| August 2, 2019

“Ahead of the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the 500,000 Roma victims of the Holocaust. This year in particular, we commemorate with deep sadness the 75th anniversary of the murder of the last Roma who were so wrongly and brutally incarcerated in the ‘Gypsy Family Camp’ in Auschwitz – people who were put […]

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#UnitedArabEmirates contributes $50 million to #UNRWA in show of solidarity with Palestine refugees

#UnitedArabEmirates contributes $50 million to #UNRWA in show of solidarity with Palestine refugees

| July 29, 2019

Students at the UNRWA Birzeit Girls’ School, West Bank, 22 November, 2018. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a US$ 50 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), thus reiterating its commitment to support the vital and […]

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#Israel – Commission condemns demolition of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher

#Israel – Commission condemns demolition of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher

| July 22, 2019

The EU’s spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiation, Maja Kocijancic issued a statement following the illegal destruction of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher.  “Israeli authorities have proceeded with the demolition of 10 Palestinian buildings, containing some 70 apartments, in Wadi al Hummus, part of Sur Baher neighbourhood in occupied […]

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Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

| July 19, 2019

A Spanish MEP, Manuel Pineda (3rd from left), member of the Groupd of United Left/Nordic Green Left, hosted in the European parliament in Brussels – without any problem –  two senior members of the PFLP, Khaled Barakat (2nd from L) and Mohammad al-Khatib (right), as well as his wife, Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun, […]

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