EU announces 21 May as European Natura 2000 day

With the European Natura 2000 Day we pay tribute to this unique network and its value for people and our economy...

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Revised European Neighbourhood Policy: supporting stabilisation, resilience, security

The revised European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) reinvigorated the relations between the European Union and its neighbours to the East and South, ...

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European Commission reports on the application of the Charter of fundamental rights in the EU in 2016

The report outlines the initiatives taken in 2016 by the EU to strengthen fundamental rights. It also looks at how these rights were applied acro...

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Declaration by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia And Biphobia, 17 May 2017

It is a timely opportunity to remind Governments of their obligation to promote the universality of human rights and ens...

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Joint Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová following the Council Decision on signing of the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women

The Istanbul Convention will allow the EU and its Member States to develop and strengthen the prevention, prosecution an...

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European Commission launches reflection on harnessing globalisation

The reflection paper takes an honest look at what globalisation has brought to the EU...

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Video message from HR/VP Federica Mogherini on 9 May, Europe Day

This year the European Union has turned sixty: sixty years of peace, of protection for our workers, of opportunities for our business, of liberty...

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More than 1 300 Master students to benefit from Erasmus Mundus scholarships in 2017

These scholarships will cover all the costs of their study programmes which will take them to two or more higher education institutions in pursui...

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