The only policy which has direct links with regional authorities, with citizens, is the cohesion policy, and this is why it is more necessary than ever, says Corina Crețu, the European Commissioner for Regional Policy.
It's a time of crisis, global turbulence, and economic change. It's also a time of opportunity. On the first of January, for the first time, Malta took up the presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The European Commission today (3 November) faced a grilling from journalists after Germany’s Commissioner Günther Oettinger apologised for mocking women and gay marriage, and calling the Chinese "slitty eyes".
ChinaEU celebrated its first anniversary with Ambassador Yang Yanyi, Head of the Chinese Mission to the EU, together with over 200 key players of the EU capital and the digital economy on 25th May, at China Cultural Centre Brussels.