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Cyber-attacks: EU Council is now able to impose sanctions

20 May 2019
On 17 May, the EU Council established a framework which allows the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to deter and respond to cyber-attacks which constitute an external threat to the EU or its Member States. Such threats may include cyber-attacks against third states or international…
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EU to adopt Common Maritime Agenda for Black Sea at ministerial meeting in Bucharest

20 May 2019
On 21 May, ministers from seven Black Sea countries – Bulgaria, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine – will meet in the Romanian capital of Bucharest for a ministerial meeting to endorse the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea. With this, the Black Sea region…
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EU vs Disinformation: Five things you can do to protect yourself

20 May 2019
The “EU vs Disinformation” campaign has shared a video with recommendations on how citizens can identify and protect themselves from disinformation. “Do you trust the publication? Are you debating online with a real person? Did you set your privacy settings?” asks the campaign. The video starts…
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EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

17 May 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…
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Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

16 May 2019
The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Together with international and Belgian celebrities as well as around 400 students, the Commission has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness and solidarity among young…
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Federica Mogherini on the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: “it is all about people and a cooperative approach”

15 May 2019
On 14 May, Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine), foreign ministers of the EU Member States, civil society representatives, business leaders, young people and journalists from across the 34…