The European Commission issued yesterday a joint statement to reaffirm EU's commitment to eradicate female genital mutilation/cutting.
The upcoming China-EU Tourism Year will not only promote the industry, but also boost mutual understanding and overall ties between the two sides, Ambassador Zhang Ming, head of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU), said in an interview.
The question of dual quality of food products was raised after it was disclosed that in some countries people are sold food of lower quality than in other countries, despite the packaging and branding being identical. The European Commission announced on Friday that it will launch a common testing methodology…
The British anti-Brexit movements launched a joint platform, the Grassroots Coordinating Group (GCG,) on Friday.
Policy makers and business operators from China and Europe debated this week the implications for European business of the Belt and Road Initiative at a multi-stakeholder conference in Brussels.
A total of 706,913 asylum applications were received in the 28 member countries of the European Union, Norway and Switzerland in last year, a 43-percent reduction compared to 2016, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) said on Thursday in a press release.

EU largest donor to UNRWA in crisis

Thursday, 01 February 2018 17:17
The reduction of US aid to UNRWA, the UN agency for support to the Palestinian refugees, has prompted the agency to launch an appeal to donors and the international community to solve its funding crisis. UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl attended yesterday a meeting in Brussels of the international donor…
The European Commission gave nine countries, considered as the EU’s main culprits in the sphere of air quality, around ten days to comply with its requirements.
The European Commission said on Tuesday that it was “shocked” by the revelation that diesel emissions were tested on monkeys and humans in the German auto industry.
The Prime Minister, Charles Michel, considered on Tuesday morning that the agricultural strand of the free trade agreement with the Mercosur trading bloc (Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil) “is unacceptable as it stands.”