Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2013

On the 20th anniversary of World Press Freedom day, the EU pays tribute to journalists worldwide......

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The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The EU is responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.

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A Different Balkan Story: Op-Ed by Catherine Ashton

Last Friday, Ivica Dacic and Hashim Thaci decided to do things differently. After six months of direct talks, the prime ministers of Serbia and K...

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Western Balkans: first projects for housing solutions approved as the Regional Housing Programme celebrates its first anniversary

Some 460 refugee families from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia will soon be able to improve their...

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A wave of citizenship in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean stands torn between renewal and crisis. New political, social and cultural realities struggle through the pain of birth...

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EU invests €272.75 million to promote regional cooperation in the Western Balkans

The European Commission has finalised a series of measures to promote regional cooperation between Western Balkan countries totalling €272.75 m...

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Public consultation starts on the implementation of the Visa Code

The legislation on issuing short-stay visas for travel in the Schengen area (the ‘Visa Code’) has been in force for three years...

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Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the World and European Water Day, 22 March 2013

On the occasion of World Water Day, the European Union underlines that safe drinking water and sanitation are crucial fo...

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Joint statement of the European Commission and BiH on the 5th subcommittee meeting on internal market and competition

The European Commission reiterated the need for establishing an effective and efficient coordination mechanism allowing ...

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Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy, on the occasion of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Slovenia and Croatia on Ljubljanska Banka

Let me congratulate you on your decision to sign a Memorandum of Understanding aiming at finding a solution on the Ljubl...

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