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EBRD President confirms commitment to Ukraine

Last week EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti visited Ukraine for meetings with the country’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Minister of Finance and EBRD Governor Oksana Markarova and the National Bank Governor Yakiv Smolii.
26-12-2018, 10:21, Новости » Экономика

PACE monitors express concern at conviction in Turkey of honorary PACE member

PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs for Turkey Marianne Mikko (Estonia, SOC) and Nigel Evans (United Kingdom, EC) have expressed their deep concern at the conviction of honorary PACE member Ertugrul Kürkçü to two years in prison for “making propaganda for a terrorist organisation” following a speech he made during the Newroz celebration of 2016.
25-12-2018, 09:49, Новости » Политика

Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months

On 21 December 2018, the Council prolonged the economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2019.
24-12-2018, 10:38, Политика, Экономика

Swoop against German-Lithuanian organised crime gang

With the support of Europol and Eurojust, 12 Lithuanians suspected of luxury car theft in Germany were arrested earlier this week in Germany and Lithuania as part of a coordinated swoop against this organised crime group.
23-12-2018, 12:14, Новости » Происшествия

International drug trafficking between South America and Europe disrupted by police: 48 arrested

Police officers from the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), together with the Argentine National Gendarmerie, the Italian Finance Corps (Guardia di Finanza) and Europol have dismantled a criminal organisation responsible for cocaine trafficking from South America to Italy and Spain.
22-12-2018, 12:52, Новости » Происшествия

Climate action: EIB finances construction of one of Spain's largest solar plants in Cáceres

The municipality of Talaván in Cáceres will be home to one of Spain's largest solar photovoltaic power plants, and one of the first in the country to be financed outside renewable energy auctions.
21-12-2018, 11:15, Новости » Экономика

Parliament and Council agree drastic cuts to plastic pollution of environment

Single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds, will be banned in the EU under plans provisionally agreed between Parliament and Council, on Wednesday.
20-12-2018, 15:36, Новости » Политика

Africa-Europe Alliance: first projects kicked off just three months after launch

Only three months after the launch of the Africa–Europe Alliance, the European Commission is presenting first progress on boosting investment and creating jobs in Africa.
19-12-2018, 16:20, Новости » Политика

EBRD puts decarbonisation at centre of new energy sector strategy

The EBRD Board of Directors approved a new energy sector strategy that targets the creation of an energy sector which delivers clean, secure and affordable energy for all.
18-12-2018, 23:21, Новости » Экономика

New walls against migrants ‘not morally acceptable’, says committee

On the eve of International Migrants’ Day (18 December), PACE’s Migration Committee, in a statement, called for the respect of migrants’ fundamental rights.
17-12-2018, 17:53, Новости » Политика