The EU institutions reached an agreement this week on revising the rules on the rights of citizens moving to another EU country. Among the innovations, job seekers will be given more time to find work abroad and the long-term care needs of older people living abroad will also be addressed.
A firm objective of carbon neutrality by 2050 was not included by the European Council in their conclusions.
Foreign language trainers at EU institutions are preparing to submit a petition with 4,000 signatures denouncing the precariousness of their status, which is a far cry from that of European Union public servants.
At last week’s conference in Brussels on Syria, pledges totalling €8.3 billion for 2019-20 and beyond were made.  Of the overall pledge, around two thirds come from the EU which has contributed a total of €6.79 billion: €2.57 billion from the EU budget managed by the European Commission and €4.22…
A senior official in the Commission’s legal service committed suicide last December after a distinguished career.
In the past years, Israeli export to the EU has reached a historical high of 34% and EU import to Israel is almost 40% of Israel's total imports. The figures were released by the EU delegation in Tel Aviv at a recent seminar on doing business with the EU.

Pro-Brexit protesters march to London

Monday, 18 March 2019 02:32
Braving rain and mud, pro-Brexit protesters left Sunderland in the North-East of England on Saturday for a long march to London.  

Youth for Climate at the European Parliament

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 14:26
About 60 European students from the Youth for Climate movement, many of them Belgians, attended a debate on climate change at a plenary session of the European Parliament, seated in the gallery.
Brussels has been largely unsuccessful in attracting businesses currently based in the United Kingdom to switch following the country's departure from the European Union, according to a report by the think tank New Financial.
The Chinese Mission to the EU hosted about 200 senior officials from nearly 50 countries to mark the International Women’s Day last week on 7 March.