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…

Whistleblower protection in EU, at last

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:48
The European Commission announced yesterday a proposal for legal protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of EU.
Belgium had one of the European Union’s highest debt-to-GDP rates in 2017 - 103.1% -, according to figures from the European Statistical Office, Eurostat, published on Monday.
Charles Michel will visit Albania and Serbia on Monday and Tuesday and meet the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the two Balkan countries.
The number of websites interested in child pornography has increased by nearly 40% within a year, according to a report from Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a British research institute.
JPMorgan Chase envisages increasing the number of bankers and traders, which it intends to transfer from London across to Paris following the UK’s exit from the European Union (Brexit).
In its vote on Wednesday, by a show of hands, the European Parliament supported a resolution drafted by its Budget Control Committee on the appointment of the Commission’s new secretary-general. The Parliament heavily criticised the procedure used in the appointment of Martin Selmayr, the former head of cabinet of European…