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

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

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

Online radio and news broadcasts: Parliament and Council reach dealOnline radio and news broadcasts: Parliament and Council reach deal

EP negotiators agreed on Thursday with Council on new rules facilitating online broadcasting of current affairs and radio programmes across the EU.
13-12-2018, 17:30, Новости » Политика

Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General on terrorist attack in Strasbourg

Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland
12-12-2018, 15:48, Новости » Политика

Commission presents its response to Antisemitism and a survey showing Antisemitism is on the rise in the EU

Yesterday, the Commission responds to a new survey by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency which finds that 9 out of 10 European Jews feel Antisemitism has increased over the past five years.
11-12-2018, 13:58, Новости » Политика

Governments and sports bodies to analyse corruption in sport

From fraud to bribery, from illegal betting to doping, from match-fixing to money laundering: Corruption in Sport is a global phenomenon threatening the integrity of the overall industry and posing a major challenge for today’s societies.
06-12-2018, 14:08, Новости » Политика

Commission calls on Leaders to pave the way for an agreement on a modern, balanced and fair EU budget for the future

Ahead of the European Council meeting on 13 and 14 December 2018, the Commission is taking stock of the encouraging progress made so far in the negotiations of the EU's next long-term budget and urging Leaders to keep up the momentum.
05-12-2018, 11:17, Политика, Экономика