EU leaders focused on Europe’s 2 most important challenges: boosting investment, and the situation at its eastern borders.
It was the first European Council chaired by Donald Tusk… Read more
Today’s adoption of the resolution “moratorium on the use of death penalty” by the UN General Assembly is a great and encouraging achievement for the abolitionist cause worldwide. The record number of 117 votes in… Read more
Today another Wall has started to fall. President Obama’s announcement of important US policy measures towards Cuba heralds a long awaited change in the fraught relations between the Caribbean island nation and its North American… Read more
The Council has imposed substantial additional sanctions on investment, services and trade with Crimea and Sevastopol. This is to reinforce the EU’s policy of not recognising their illegal annexation by Russia and follows a conclusion… Read more
The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first class scientists to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. The awarded €485 million contributes to supporting a new generation of top… Read more
The Council has extended the EU police mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL Afghanistan) until 31 December 2016. EUPOL Afghanistan assists in developing the Afghan civilian police service to operate within an improved rule of law framework… Read more