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L’UE a vacillé, une nouvelle fois, le temps d’une semaine. Au lendemain d’une élection italienne qui donna la part belle aux populistes et souverainistes, un frisson d’inquiétude a probablement parcouru l’échine de plusieurs chefs d’Etats européens, confrontés à une opinion inquiétante et récurrente : certains Etats ne veulent plus de l’Europe. Le Brexit, le succès… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

  Almost half of the Syrian population has been displaced since the onset of the civil war in 2012. The Turkish province accommodating the highest number of Syrian refugees in the country is İstanbul with 20 per cent according to Ajans Press (The media monitoring company). According to Ajans Press, Istanbul accommodates 561.159 Syrian refugees.… » read more

  Posted by BBurak

The report on the Drinking Water Directive is being debated in the European Parliament. The proposal must focus on consumer health protection. Dr Claudia Castell-Exner is the vice-president of EurEau, the association of Europe’s drinking water and waste water service operators. Today, the ENVI committee of the European Parliament is discussing the report on the… » read more

  Posted by EurEau

Europeans from all over the continent convened in The Hague this weekend to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Congress of Europe. The 1948 conference marked the beginning of the post-war process of European integration. The participants, whose deliberations stressed the importance of civic engagement in shaping Europe’s future, gathered in the ancient Knight’s Hall… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Le Jeudi 24 Mai s’est déroulé au Halles SuperPublic à Paris les 3èmes conversations européennes organisées par EuropaNova. L’objectif de ces conversations européennes de porter, au plus près des citoyens, les sujets européens très souvent perçus comme lointain, inatteignable et, a fortiori, impossible à débattre. Par ces échanges, les politiques européennes deviennent plus accessibles et… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest blog post by Nicolas Bauer, legal counsel, European center for law and justice Without any reasonable justification, the trial of pastor Andrew Brunson has been delayed again, this time to 18 July, that is 21 months after the beginning of the detention. He is accused of “Christianization” associated with terrorism and became an emblematic… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Summary of the decision On May 24, the European Commission has published its final and binding decision in its antitrust/cartel case 39816 on Upstream gas supplies in Central and Eastern Europe by virtue of which it has obliged Gazprom to rectify numerous abuses on the European gas market. Namely, in pursuance to Article 9 of… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

La semaine dernière se tenait le forum économique de Saint-Pétersbourg, occasion pour le président français ainsi que pour d’autres responsables politiques européens, de s’entretenir avec le président russe. L’annonce, surprise, des résultats de la commission d’enquête néerlandaise sur le crash du vol MH 17, qui conclut à une responsabilité russe, a pu refroidir l’ambiance. Malgré… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

On 17 May, the European Commission presented a new Mobility Package entitled ‘Sustainable Mobility for Europe’ with which it seeks to promote safe, connected and clean mobility across the EU. This third and last Mobility Package by the Juncker Commission contains various legislative and non-legislative proposals that will affect the EU automobile industry. Given that… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

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