The European Union adopts new priorities 2020-2022 for its cooperation with the Council of Europe

The new "EU priorities for cooperation with the Council of Europe in 2020-2022" were adopted by the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council on 13 July...

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Speech by Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi at the European Parliament debate Commemorating Srebrenica, 25 years anniversary

Europe has not forgotten what happened in Srebrenica and our own responsibility for not being able to prevent and stop t...

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European Commission revamps its ‘Have Your Say’ portal

Today, the European Commission has launched a revamped version of the ‘Have Your Say' portal. This online platform invites all citizens, (inclu...

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EU consumers obtain access to collective redress

Member states’ ambassadors today approved a deal concluded between the Croatian presidency of the Council and the European Parliament on a draf...

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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: Statement by the EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell

The European Union reaffirms its strong commitment to combating torture worldwide through a comprehensive approach encom...

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Response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU energy sector: Council adopts conclusions

The Council highlights the crucial role of the energy sector in the EU's economic recovery and notes that the European economy needs to become gr...

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EU budget 2021: An annual budget focused on European recovery

The Commission is proposing to allocate €1.9 billion for pre-accession assistance, to support our neighbours, including in the Western Balkans...

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