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Commission will proceed to paying EUR 50 million to UNRWA

The Commission has decided to allocate an additional EUR 68 million to support the Palestinian population across the region to be…

Bartjan Wegter to become the new EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator

Bartjan Wegter was appointed as the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator (EU CTC).

EU long-term budget for 2021-2027: Council concludes the mid-term revision

The Council adopted three legislative acts related to the revision of the EU multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027, giving the…

Council and Parliament strike deals to support clean and modern shipping in the EU

To support clean and modern shipping in the EU, the Council presidency and European Parliament’s negotiators reached provisional agreements…

Commission presents new initiatives boosting European industrial leadership in advanced materials

The Commission has proposed an encompassing strategy to move towards EU industrial leadership in advanced materials, a key enabling…

Human rights: EU appoints a new Special Representative

The Council appointed Olof Skoog as EU Special Representative (EUSR) for human rights succeeding Eamon Gilmore whose tenure of 5 years…

Belarus: EU prolongs restrictive measures for another year

The Council has decided to prolong the restrictive measures linked to internal repression in Belarus and regime’s support for Russia’s war…

Protecting workers against lead and diisocyanates

Workers are now better protected. For the first time in 40 years, the EU has revisited the limit values for occupational exposure to lead…

Police cooperation: Council gives green light to better data exchanges

The Council adopted a regulation on the automated search and exchange of data for police cooperation.

Capital markets union: Council adopts new rules on alternative investment

The Council adopted new rules to improve European capital markets and strengthen investor protection in the EU.