Joint Declaration by Thorbjørn Jagland and Catherine Ashton on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty

“Capital punishment is inhumane and unnecessary. Experience has also shown that it does not serve as a deterrent to cr...

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European and World Day against the Death Penalty – EU underlines commitment to universal abolition

Today is World and European Day against the Death Penalty. The European Union is opposed to the use of capital punishment in all cases and under ...

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Trilateral meeting between the European Commission, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle chaired a trilateral meeting of the European Commission with de...

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Commission focuses on international science co-operation to meet global challenges

The global research landscape is evolving rapidly, with the share of BRIC countries in worldwide R&D expenditure doubling between 2000 and 2009. ...

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José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission State of the Union 2012 Address Plenary session of the European Parliament/Strasbourg 12 September 2012

Over the last four years, we have made many bold decisions to tackle this systemic crisis. But despite all these efforts...

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Press statement by Herman VAN ROMPUY President of the European Council Following the meeting with the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

It is a great pleasure for me to be again in Sarajevo and meet the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

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Statement by Commissioner Štefan Füle and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland on the Road Map for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU membership application

The Council of Europe and the European Commission note with great disappointment that the institutional and political le...

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Speech by President Barroso at the Alpbach Economic Symposium: “Overcoming the Crisis by Strengthening Europe”

It is a real pleasure to be here at Alpbach participating in a forum renowned for its input to the debate on Europe....

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Building Resilience to Disasters in Western Balkans and Turkey

The United Nations, European Commission and national authorities have launched a new project in the Western Balkans and Turkey that will reduce d...

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