Prof Haleema Shakur-Still wins EU award

Thursday, 15 February 2018 10:33
The most dangerous day in the life of a child is the day when it’s born. At a ceremony in Brussels this week the European Commission awarded the Horizon Birth Day Price to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.

Juncker urges EU States to decide fast on budget

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 19:40
European Union (EU) Member States no longer have a huge amount of time to decide on the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, stressing that they must do so before the 2019 European elections.
Catalonia’s parliament announced on Tuesday that it would submit a request to the European Court of Human Rights (CEDH) in Strasbourg so that pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont can be sworn in as the region’s president.
The Navy’s frigate F931, Louise-Marie, started Monday its participation in NATO Sea Guardian operation – a first for the Belgian craft – aiming in particular at fighting against terrorism in the Mediterranean Sea, we learned on Sunday from military sources.
The European Commission ordered Oxfam managers Monday “to shed full light” on the implication of members of the NGO in a sexual scandal in Haiti, and threatened to cut off its funding.
EU is the biggest donor of humanitarian aid to Syria and wants to play a key role in the country’s post-war future and reconstruction once the war is over. The Assad regime, with the support of Russia and Iran, has regained control of 80 % of the country and continues…
At the press conference on Friday in Brussels, Michel Barnier, European Commission chief negotiator for Article 50 negotiations with the UK, summarized the latest round of negotiations on Brexit. The round this week was the first one since last December when the negotiators from both sides agreed on a join…
The plan for EU sanctions, during the transition period after Brexit, is “unwise” and “dishonest”.
An unusual experiment for the entire post-Soviet region has just been launched by Kazakhstan. On 1 January, this Central Asian republic inaugurated Astana’s International Financial Centre (AIFC).
The European Commission adopted yesterday a strategy for its engagement with the six countries in Western Balkans and the enlargement process leading eventually to their membership in the EU.