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European Solidarity Corps: from Pilot Project to Reality

On 27 June EU ambassadors confirmed an agreement between the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and European Parliament representatives on a legal framework for the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) and a related budget for the period 2018-2020.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1930

Medicated Feed: EU Council's Green Light Wraps up the Animal Medicines Package

On 27 June 2018 EU ambassadors meeting in the Committee of Permanent Representatives (Coreper) confirmed an agreement reached on 19 June between the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and European Parliament representatives on a regulation on medicated f

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 2209

Cheaper Euro Transfers: Council Agrees its Negotiating Stance

On 27 June 2018, EU ambassadors agreed the Council's negotiating stance on the Commission's proposal to make cross-border payments in euros cheaper across the EU.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2135

Controls on Cash Entering and Leaving the EU: Council Endorses Agreement

The EU's committee of permanent representatives (Coreper) today endorsed an agreement between the Council, represented by the Bulgarian presidency, and the European Parliament on a draft regulation aimed at improving controls on cash entering or leaving t

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2112

The Bulgarian Presidency Ensures the Preparation of the end-June EU27 Summit

Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Ekaterina Zaharieva chaired the General Affairs Council meeting in an EU-27 format (GAC Article 50).

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 16537

The Path Towards Opening of Accession Negotiations with FYROM and Albania in June 2019 set out at last GAC meeting under the Bulgarian Presidency

With Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva as chair, EU Member States today set out the path towards opening of accession negotiations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Albania in June 2019.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2601

European Food Safety Authority: New Members Appointed

On 26 June 2018 the Council appointed 7 new members of the management board of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2206

Maritime security: EU revises its action plan

90% of the EU's external trade and 40% of its internal trade is transported by sea.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1715

Council Authorises Opening of Negotiations with WTO Members on Brexit-related Adjustments

In preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, the Council today authorised the Commission to open formal negotiations within the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on how to divide up existing EU tariff rate quotas (TRQs) between the EU27 and the UK.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2048

Ensuring Aviation Safety and Safe use of Drones: Council Signs off on EASA Reform

The Council today adopted updated aviation safety rules, which include a revised mandate for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the first ever EU-wide rules for civil drones of all sizes.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2841

Encouraging Participation: Council Ready to Launch Talks on a Revised European Citizens' Initiative

The Council is ready to launch talks with the Parliament to make the European Citizens' Initiative more user-friendly and increase its impact.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1445

EU Delays Macedonia and Albania Talks

EU governments agreed on Tuesday (26 June) to delay a decision to start accession talks with Macedonia and Albania until next year, if the two Balkan countries carried out more reforms.

World » EU | June 27, 2018, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3833

IMF: EU to Prepare for the Influx of Firms after Brexit

DUBLIN, June 25 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) should enhance its regulatory and supervisory capacities to cope with the possible influx of financial firms from London to continental Europe after Britain leaves the EU, said International Monetary Fun

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2333

ISS Deploys First Space Debris Removal Tool

Back in April, the 14th mission of SpaceX carried into space 2.

World | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3273

Venezuela: EU Adds 11 Officials to Sanctions List

On 25 June 2018, the Council decided to put 11 individuals holding official positions under restrictive measures.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1650

EU Sanctions 7 Senior Military, Border Guard and Police Officials

On 25 June, the Council placed 7 individuals under restrictive measures in light of the situation in Myanmar/Burma.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1762

EU will Enhance its Capacity to Act as a Security Provider, its Strategic Autonomy, and its Ability to Cooperate with Partners

Today, foreign affairs ministers and defence ministers discussed the implementation of the EU Global Strategy in the area of security and defence.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1710

Mali and the Sahel: EU Council Adopts Conclusions

On 25 June 2018, the Council adopted conclusions on the Sahel/Mali.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1788

Supercomputers: EU Council Agrees to Develop High-tech Infrastructure

The Council today agreed to give a boost to a high-performance computing ecosystem by establishing a new European joint undertaking.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1601

CO2 Emissions of Heavy-duty Vehicles: Council Adopts Monitoring and Reporting Rules

The Council today adopted a regulation on monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions as well as fuel consumption of new heavy-duty vehicles.

World » EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1494

Hungary and Romania Called on to Correct Significant Budgetary Deviations

On 22 June 2018, the Council adopted a decision establishing that Romania has once again failed to take effective action to correct a significant budgetary deviation.

World » EU | June 25, 2018, Monday // 19:39 | Viewed: 3250
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