Statement by Commissioner Potočnik on receiving the United Nations’ 2013 Champions of the Earth Award

"It is an honour and a privilege to receive the “Champions of the Earth Award”. I extend my deep appreciation to the United Nations Environme...

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Cyprus: Renewed EU support to preserve the island’s cultural heritage

The European Commission has launched a new project to strengthen the efforts already in place to preserve the island-wide cultural heritage in Cy...

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EU and EBU ready to cooperate on strengthening public media in European Neighbourhood

The European Commission and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) agreed to extend their cooperation in strengthening public media in the countri...

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European Heritage Days: 50 countries offer free access to historic sites

Millions of people will enjoy free access to thousands of rarely opened historic and cultural sites in 50 countries throughout September as part ...

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Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

“Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we reaffirm the EU's support to them ...

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‘We want to see Bosnia and Herzegovina succeed – Füle

Bosnia and Herzegovina has repeatedly confirmed it wants to become a member state of the European Union. The EU's enlargement policy is designed ...

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Video message to Western Balkans by EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle

Croatia's accession reaffirms that the perspective of European integration remains open to all countries in the region t...

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Joint Statement on World Refugee Day

"Today is World Refugee Day: a day of growing concern for the international community as the number of displaced people around the world soars to...

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Croatia in the EU, growing together – Photo competition

The jury meeting has selected the eight finalist photos for each one of the three categories of the photo competition: Iconic moments, Surprising...

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