Council conclusions on addressing the humanitarian funding gap

The Council approved conclusions underlining the urgent need to address the increasing gap between humanitarian needs and resources.

New rules for machinery: Council gives its final approval

The Council has adopted the new regulation on machinery.

Council confirms 6 to 9 June 2024 as dates for next European Parliament elections

The Council confirmed that the next elections to the European Parliament will take place from 6 to 9 June 2024.

UN Member States commit to accelerate resilience building in face of spiralling disasters

Representatives from UN Member States meeting in New York this week have agreed on greater political commitment to resilience building.

Council adopts rules which will make crypto-asset transfers traceable

The EU is making it more difficult for criminals to circumvent anti-money laundering rules via crypto currencies.

Council puts the spotlight on crypto-assets and the wealthiest individuals

The Council has reached agreement on its position (general approach) regarding amendments to the directive on administrative cooperation in…

Council adopts new rules to cut deforestation worldwide

Council gave the final go-ahead to a regulation that aims to minimise the risk of deforestation and forest degradation associated with…

New Heads of Mission appointed for EUCAP Sahel Niger and EUAM Ukraine

The Council appointed new Heads of Mission (HoM) for two EU’s civilian missions: the EU Capacity Building Mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel…

EU appoints a new Special Representative for the Gulf region

The Council appointed Luigi di Maio as EU Special Representative (EUSR) for the Gulf region.

Involving young people in a sustainable future for Europe

The EU should do more to get young people involved in developing policy for a sustainable future, ministers for youth said in Brussels.