Statement by Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič following the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement big-plus
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Interview Statement by Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič following the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

"The ratification of the Trade and Co-operation Agreement is good news for European citizens and businesses. It provides a solid foundation for our longstanding friendship, co- ...

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Expansion of Uzbekistan’s beneficiary status to GSP+ marks start of new EU-Uzbekistan partnership big-plus
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Interview Expansion of Uzbekistan’s beneficiary status to GSP+ marks start of new EU-Uzbekistan partnership

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

There are strict criteria to fulfil to be granted a GSP+ scheme. Uzbekistan firstly had to meet economic criteria followed by political ones (the most difficult), which means, to r ...

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MEPs demand safe and clean travel big-plus
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Interview MEPs demand safe and clean travel

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

The resolution on an EU strategy for sustainable tourism, adopted by 577 votes to 31, and 80 abstentions, notes that the COVID-19 outbreak has paralyzed the EU’s tourism sector, wit ...

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President Tokayev speaks on behalf of landlocked countries at high-level meeting on international debt architecture and liquidity big-plus
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Interview President Tokayev speaks on behalf of landlocked countries at high-level meeting on international debt architecture and liquidity

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

The meeting was convened by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, and Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness. A ...

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Europol - Three arrested in Spain for terrorist financing big-plus
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Interview Europol - Three arrested in Spain for terrorist financing

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

The suspects are believed to have used a non-governmental organisation to finance the activities of Al-Qaeda affiliated militants. The network diverted funds raised in good faith by ...

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Police co-operation: Ireland joins the Schengen Information System big-plus
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Interview Police co-operation: Ireland joins the Schengen Information System

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

National authorities will also have access to information on missing people in need of protection and stolen property, such as vehicles. To facilitate this co-operation, Ireland has ...

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Council approves greater corporate transparency for big multinationals big-plus
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Interview Council approves greater corporate transparency for big multinationals

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

The directive requires multinational enterprises or standalone undertakings with a total consolidated revenue of more than €750 million in each of the last two consecutive financial ...

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Commission presents updated approach to fiscal policy response to coronavirus pandemic big-plus
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Interview Commission presents updated approach to fiscal policy response to coronavirus pandemic

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

The Commission is committed to ensuring a coordinated and consistent policy response to the current crisis. This requires credible fiscal policies that address the short-term conseq ...

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Coming up: Women’s Day, future of EU, investment and health big-plus
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Interview Coming up: Women’s Day, future of EU, investment and health

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

International Women’s Day Parliament will mark International Women’s Day today (8 March) with an address by Parliament President David Sassoli and a pre-recorded video message on ...

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Coming up: Women’s Day, future of EU, investment and health big-plus
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Interview Coming up: Women’s Day, future of EU, investment and health

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

International Women’s Day Parliament will mark International Women’s Day today (8 March) with an address by Parliament President David Sassoli and a pre-recorded video message on ...

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Biden and von der Leyen agree to suspend Airbus/Boeing tariffs big-plus
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Interview Biden and von der Leyen agree to suspend Airbus/Boeing tariffs

Thursday, 06 May 2021 06:13

Both sides committed to focus on resolving the dispute, through their respective trade representatives. Von der Leyen welcomed the news, saying: “This is excellent news for business ...

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