EU steps up its strategy for connecting Europe and Asia

The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy yesterday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a new and comprehensive strategy to better connect Europe and Asia.
20-09-2018, 08:17, Новости » Политика

European Commission presents comprehensive approach for the modernisation of the World Trade Organisation

The EU's approach to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) reform outlined in a document published yesterday will be presented to EU partners in Geneva on 20 September during a meeting on that subject convened by Canada.
19-09-2018, 10:09, Новости » Политика

Hungary: Anti-torture committee observed decent conditions in transit zones, but criticises treatment of irregular migrants when “pushed back” to Serbia

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published a report on its most recent visit to Hungary from 20 to 26 October 2017, together with the response of the Hungarian authorities (see also the main findings of the CPT in the Executive Summary of the report).
18-09-2018, 15:35, Новости » Политика

Albania should continue improving child protection and inclusion of persons with disabilities

“The protection of children and inclusion of persons with disabilities has improved in Albania, but the authorities still have to address remaining shortcomings”, said Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing the report on her visit to the country carried out from 21 to 25 May 2018, which focused on children’s rights, the human rights of persons with disabilities and access to free legal aid.
14-09-2018, 11:49, Новости » Политика

Final vote on European Solidarity Corps

Young people are now able to volunteer or work in EU-wide solidarity schemes, after a final vote on the European Solidarity Corps on Tuesday.
13-09-2018, 11:23, Новости » Политика

State of the Union 2018: The Hour of European Sovereignty

President Juncker stresses the need for Europe to become more sovereign so as to be able to play a role in shaping global affair.
12-09-2018, 13:55, Новости » Политика

A balance in dealing with foreign funding of Islam

PACE’s Political Affairs Committee has urged Council of Europe states to “put an end” to any foreign funding of Islam which is used for the purpose of “national political expansion into other States under the guise of Islam”.
11-09-2018, 17:13, Новости » Политика

State of the Union: President Juncker to deliver his 2018 Address next week

On Wednesday 12 September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver his fourth State of the Union Address in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
09-09-2018, 10:54, Новости » Политика

International data flows: Commission launches the adoption of its adequacy decision on Japan

Following the conclusion of the EU-Japan talks on personal data protection in July 2018, the Commission launched the procedure for the adoption of its adequacy decision.
06-09-2018, 09:08, Новости » Политика

PACE committee to weigh proposals related to Assembly rules on ‘participation rights’ of national delegations

PACE’s Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs is to prepare a report covering “proposals relating to the challenge or reconsideration of credentials and/or to representation and participation rights of national delegations, as well as regarding the voting rights of members and the voting procedures of the Assembly”.
05-09-2018, 09:38, Новости » Политика