Global Europe

Brexit 05-07-2017

European Medicines Agency: What’s at stake?

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Last month, EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker presented the procedure for relocating the European Bank Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from the UK after it leaves the EU.

Development Policy 06-06-2017

Progress and Partnerships in Development

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With its young and growing population, Africa needs to create 18 million new jobs every year in order to allow everyone to make a living. Public-private partnerships can unlock funding for development while creating jobs and strengthening local economies.

China 29-05-2017

EU-China: Mending differences

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Brussels hosts the 19th EU-China summit on 1 and 2 June. The wide-ranging talks will cover issues from trade, climate change and migration to foreign policy and security.

Europe's East 20-02-2017

Montenegro: Breaking the stalemate?

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In a series of articles, Euractiv.com looks at the situation in Montenegro following the 16 October elections, when an alleged ‘coup’ was staged against the background of a geopolitical tug-of-war over the small country’s NATO bid.

Development Policy 11-04-2016

Is EU development aid working?

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The EU remains the biggest donor of humanitarian and development aid assistance in the world. But budgetary constraints faced by its member states, the refugee crisis and the deterioration of the international security context have put Europe’s international solidarity to the test.

14-03-2016

EU-Thailand relations after the coup

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Thailand suffered a military coup in May 2014 - overthrowing the democratically-elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra after months of street protests, just as the second-largest economy in ASEAN was about to sign a Free Trade Agreement with the EU.

14-03-2016

Elections in the Republic of Congo

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This week, EURACTIV reports on the elections in the Republic of Congo. President Denis Sassou Nguesso is seeking to extend his long-ruling presidency in polls on Sunday (20 March). This Special Report is also available in French (lien vers euractiv.fr).

Development Policy 14-09-2015

Innovations instead of assistance for farming

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The European Commission believes the EU and developing countries could greatly improve global food security togther, through innovation and sustainable farming practices. However, there is no “one size fits all” model for 21st century agriculture, it warns.

Development Policy 08-06-2015

Towards sustainable development goals

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EURACTIV reports on the process, commitments and expectations towards new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are expected to be adopted globally in September by all UN member states.

Azerbaijan 25-05-2015

Baku 2015 European Games

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Just a couple of weeks before the Baku 2015 European Games begin on 12 June, EURACTIV reports on the preparations in Azerbaijan's capital, and the expectations on the first edition of the international sport event.

Fighting Diseases: the Challenges Ahead
Agenda for Change 23-02-2015

Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead

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Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted. In the fight against global diseases, the European Union is expected to take a collective approach.

Public Procurement Corruption in Romania
Central Europe 10-11-2014

Public procurement corruption in Romania

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Public procurement in Romania is a €17 billion market, but more than 60% of procedures are hit by complaints. A new project has highlighted fraud and irregularities in the system, and suggested how to improve the situation. EURACTIV Romania reports.