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JAKARTA – The Indonesian government won a biodiesel dispute with the European Union (EU). The WTO panel of Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) has seen that the EU is inconsistent with the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement rules during the dumping investigation process until the adoption of anti-dumping duties (IMAD) on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia. Terms of… » read more

  Posted by Business Indonesia

Alexei Navalny is the Russian opposition leader, and yesterday he arrived in Strasbourg at the European Court of Human Rights for a hearing into whether Russian authorities violated his rights through numerous arrests. Navalny claims his 2013 conviction for embezzlement was engineered by the Kremlin to keep him from public office. He spent several months… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Ukraine is paving the way of eurointegration and national community’s reconsolidating in conditions of political turmoil and military aggression from the Russian Federation. One of the most important challenges for Ukrainian government today is to restore people’s confidence to national governance institutions. Naturally, budget issues are ones of the major components of this process. Do… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Le terme « lanceur d’alerte » est sur toutes les lèvres depuis quelques années. Ils risquent tout afin d’informer le grand public mais sont-ils protégés juridiquement ? Que prévoit l’Union européenne pour les défendre et/ou les indemniser ? Et qu’en est-il aux Etats-Unis, berceau de ce phénomène ? Cet article se penche sur ces citoyens… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

After much public hesitation, official negotiations between Germany’s conservative CDU/CSU and progressive SPD parties finally begin today. Within the SPD, the issue has polarised the party’s membership, with some supporting another grand coalition and others vehemently opposing it. Internal debates and external analysis typically focus on questions of responsibility – towards the party, the nation,… » read more

  Posted by europainmundo

By Marko Milenkovic   Decentralised agencies are now indispensable feature of executive governance in the European Union. There is hardly an area of EU engagement without an agency involved in delivering some of the Union’s activities. EU Agencies are constantly stepping up their external engagement and this role is attracting an increasing interest. However, a… » read more

  Posted by TARN

The long-awaited Delegated Acts Register has arrived but that doesn’t mean an end to the usual opacity, as we can see with files like formaldehyde and the on-going reform of supplementary protection certificates (SPC). The latter is an IP tool that extends patent rights by 5 years, helping manufacturers of pharma and plant health products… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Gastbeitrag von Yves Bertoncini und Dr. Rainer Wend. Die verstärkte deutsch-französische Zusammenarbeit bringt neuen Schwung in die europäische Integration. Die EU muss neue Wege gehen im Bereich Sicherheit und Verteidigung und neuen wirtschaftlichen Investitionen zur Stärkung des Euroraums und vor allem den Bürgerinnen und Bürgern dienen! Die Präsidenten der Europäischen Bewegung in Frankreich und Deutschland… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Major ideas of institutional reforms will be on table before European Parliament election who stand in May 2019. One of them, the ‘Spitzenkandidat’, needs the support of the European Parliament (EP) to select the Commission President. In fact, today, the Committee on constitutional affairs of the European Parliament (AFCO), debated to reform the next election… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

The migration crisis has been and still is a dominant issue within European politics. The European solution based on the solidarity principle was the refugee redistribution quota. In opposing to this plan, the V4 became a symbol of non-solidarity in Europe. The migration crisis exposed a clash of fundamental values in Europe. Particularly within the… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

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