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01/07/2016

Kenny says Cameron will fight to keep free movement with Ireland after Brexit


Development Policy 30-06-2016

Aid Effectiveness: From commitment to transparency?

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Open data, and the transparency and effectiveness of international development aid, have failed to get the attention they deserve.
Development Policy 30-06-2016

Putting people and planet first in the EU

The UK referendum result cast doubt on many of the EU’s values: pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality, and a commitment to sustainable development and poverty eradication worldwide, write Geneviève Pons and Seamus Jeffreson.
Development Policy 30-06-2016

Madagascar: Africa’s last polio battlefront

Madagascar was officially declared polio-free in 2005, but low rates of vaccination and poor sanitation have allowed the virus to make a come-back in recent years. EurActiv France reports from Madagascar.
UK & Europe 30-06-2016

After Brexit: The Fall?

Historians warn against reading too much into the importance of the present, but it’s difficult not to worry about the impact of the UK’s vote. Brexit was a distinctly British decision but has knock-on effects for the UK, for Europe and for the wider world, writes Mark Rhinard.

Refugee crisis: Education aid is only a click away

Countries hosting refugees are doing what they can to manage the influx of school-aged migrant but thinning resources make it difficult to accommodate every child’s requirements. Education technology can help fill that gap, writes Sébastien Turbot.
Trade & Society 30-06-2016

Malmström says EU-US trade talks can survive Brexit

The European Union's top trade official said on Wednesday that she is still aiming to complete negotiations for a sweeping free trade deal with the United States this year, despite Britain's vote last week to leave the 28-nation bloc.
UK & Europe 30-06-2016

Hollande says post-Brexit City must relinquish euro business

Britain's City of London financial district would have to give up its role in processing euro currency transactions after it leaves the European Union, French President François Hollande warned on Wednesday (29 June).
UK & Europe 30-06-2016

Theresa May launches bid to succeed David Cameron

Interior minister Theresa May vowed to unite Britain as she launched her bid to succeed David Cameron as prime minister with a letter to The Times, the newspaper reported Wednesday (30 June).


Global Europe 30-06-2016

Schulz: Switzerland and EU need to find compromise on immigration

Switzerland and the European Union have to find a compromise on how to act on a Swiss referendum to limit immigration without breaching bilateral treaties with the EU, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said in a TV interview on Wednesday (29 June).
Global Europe 30-06-2016

CIA director: Istanbul attack bears ISIS 'hallmark'

The suicide assault on Istanbul's Ataturk airport bears the "hallmark" of an Islamic State group attack, CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday (29 June).
Agriculture & Food 30-06-2016

Russia extends embargo on EU food products

The Russian government decided on Wednesday (29 June) to prolong a ban on EU food imports from August, until the end of 2017, in retaliation for EU sanctions over Ukraine.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

As it happened: First EU summit post-Brexit

Following the UK's historic decision to leave the EU, member states convened in Brussels to begin the unprecedented decision of discussing the terms of its divorce. Follow EurActiv's live blog below for all the developments as they happened.
Trade & Society 29-06-2016

EU leaders on collision course with Commission over CETA

The European Commission's announcement that the EU-Canada trade deal will be concluded without the involvement of national parliaments has sparked debate at the EU summit in Brussels and was met with outrage in a number of countries. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly told EU leaders on Tuesday (28 June) that the Commission considers the Comprehensive Economic and …

Euro & Finance 29-06-2016

Luxleaks whistleblowers found guilty, given suspended sentence

Two whistleblowers have been found guilty in the so-called Luxleaks tax scandal, which put Jean-Claude Junker under pressure on his first weeks as president of the European Commission.
Future EU 29-06-2016

Bratislava to host first summit on EU's future

An EU summit without the UK prime minister on 16 September in Bratislava will kick off the discussion on the future of EU following Brexit, EU leaders decided today (29 June).
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Kenny says Cameron will fight to keep free movement with Ireland after Brexit

Enda Kenny tried today (29 June) to dispel concerns that Brexit would disrupt the peace process between Northern Ireland and the Republic, and said the UK would fight to keep free movement between the two countries.