Good Governance in Disaster Risk Reduction Helps Reduce Losses

Good civil protection governance for effective disaster risk reduction will be the main theme addressed during the EU-funded PPRD South Programme...

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Security Jam – Brainstorming global security

"Let’s Jam. The Security Jam focuses the brain power of thousands of experts around the world on key security issues. Over five days participan...

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Safer Internet Day 2012, linking up generations for a safer digital world

Today on Safer Internet Day - 7 February, more than 100 events in 30 European countries will encourage children, their families and teachers, to ...

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EU ministers for growth gather in Copenhagen

On 1 and 2 February, the minister for science, innovation and higher education, Morten Østergaard will hold a 2-day session on the EU’s coming...

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Statement of the Members of the European Council

Decisions have been taken to ensure financial stability and fiscal consolidation - this is a necessary condition for a return to higher structura...

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50 Years of the CAP – A partnership between Europe and Farmers

2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the implementation of the EU's Common Agricultuure Policy (CAP), a cornerstone of European integration, that h...

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Maribor and Guimarães: European Capitals of Culture in 2012

Maribor (Slovenia) and Guimarães (Portugal) took over the title of European Capitals of Culture 2012 on 1 January.

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Joint statement by European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barroso on the EU accession referendum in Croatia

We welcome the positive outcome of the referendum on Croatia's accession to the European Union. With this vote, Croatia'...

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Head of Delegation/EUSR Ambassador Peter Sorensen comments on the launch of the EU’s Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations

It's a chance for all of us to reflect on how Europeans are in general living longer and staying healthier than ever bef...

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Martin Schulz elected President of the European Parliament

MEPs elected Martin Schulz to be the new European Parliament president with 387 votes in favour out of 670 cast.

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