The Cyprus conflict is one of the world’s longest running international conflicts. Since 1974, Cyprus has been divided into a Greek Cypriot part, the Republic of Cyprus, and a northern Turkish Cypriot part on one-third of the island. In 1983 the northern part declared itself the Turkish Republic of Northern…
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by 1.8% in the European Union (EU) last year, according to the first estimates for 2017 from the EU statistical office, Eurostat.

EU opens up to the public on 5 May

Friday, 04 May 2018 15:58
To celebrate Europe Day, the European institutions in Brussels will open their doors to the public for the annual Open Day on 5 May 2018 from 10.00 to 18.00.
Belgium and Walloon-Brussels Federation support the principle of a European tax on the services offered by the Web Giants, indicated Thursday the francophone minister in charge of media, Jean-Claude Marcourt (PS).
The European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, asked Belgium to “show some generosity” by granting the Belgian nationality to British European civil servants who would ask for it.
Ukraine was commemorating Thursday the 32nd anniversary of the Tchernobyl catastrophe, worst nuclear accident in history, which contaminated a large part of Europe, but most of all Ukraine, Byelorussia and Russia, which were Soviet republics then.
Finland said it is open to an increase of its contribution to the EU multi-year budget after 2020, to compensate for the UK’s exit from the European Union, stated Thursday the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sampo Terho.
The international community pledged on Wednesday to finance humanitarian aid to Syria’s population and refugees to the sum of 4.4 billion US dollars (about 3.6 billion euros) in 2018, UN Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock said on Wednesday at the Brussels II Conference for Syria.
On 5 May 2018, the European institutions in Brussels will be open to the public, a unique opportunity for citizens to take a look inside the EU’s emblematic buildings and learn about the European project.
The European Union and Canada want to bring together female ministers for Foreign Affairs in September, announced both on the fringe of the G7 summit in Toronto on Sunday.“To push forward equality between genders is a priority for our G7,’’ stated the Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on…