Global Europe

Central Europe 27-11-2018

The Swiss-EU ‘bilateral way’: an inspiring option?

The Brexit discussion has shed a new light on the relations the EU has with non-member states. Switzerland and the EU are currently reinforcing the bilateral way by negotiating new bilateral agreements.
Central Asia 08-11-2018

EU visa facilitation for Kazakhstan will be a win-win story

There is nothing to be feared from putting in place visa facilitation for Kazakh citizens.
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Development Policy 25-10-2018

Decentralised cooperation gets results: the PLATFORMA coalition is there to prove it!

Discover concrete examples of what city-to-city and region-to-region development cooperation can bring to cities and regions from the EU and partner countries.
Central Asia 22-10-2018

EU-Kazakhstan: Visa facilitation on the agenda

Kazakhstan doesn’t represent a migration challenge for the EU, and visa facilitation for its nationals going to Europe can be only beneficial for both sides.
Africa 28-09-2018

EU-Africa relations: Time for a reset?

Africa and Europe are interconnected by close geographical, business and historical ties. After years during which it received less attention, Africa now tops the European Union political agenda.
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11-09-2018

EFUS Conference: Co-producing Urban Security Policies

Organised by the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus), the Government of Catalonia and the City of Barcelona, Efus’ international and interdisciplinary conference was dedicated to the coproduction of urban security policies.
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Migration and cities
03-09-2018

Migration and Cities: Free Online Course

Migration has always played a fundamental role in urban development. Learn about how migration has shaped cities around the world and the particular issues that migrants face in urban contexts.
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25-07-2018

Global Governance Landscapes: China, India, Russia

Executive Training Seminar Series︱Florence, Italy October 2018: China 1-3 & 4-6, India 8-10, Russia 11-13
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Politics 20-07-2018

Tweets of the Week: Google fined, EU Japan signed, and Trump outcry

Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. This week, Google hit with massive fine, Japan and EU sign on the line and Trump-Europe relationship in serious decline.
Enlargement 03-07-2018

Macedonia PM Zaev: We want to finish with problems once and forever

EXCLUSIVE / Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev recounts one of the most extraordinary political developments in recent times: the agreement with Greece on the long-standing name dispute that has blocked NATO membership and the start of EU accession talks.
Central Asia 20-06-2018

Modernisation of Kazakhstan: What role for the European Union?

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s 2017 address to the nation focused on what he termed a new, third stage of the country’s modernisation. The EU is not only monitoring progress closely, but has an interest to see Kazakhstan as a prosperous, politically-balanced, democratic country in the region.  
Development Policy 11-06-2018

‘Water, women and waste’ are our development priorities, says Coca-Cola SVP

In an interview at the European Development Days in Brussels, Perez underlined Coca-Cola's hopes to work with the EU on its flagship External Investment Plan that seeks to build partnerships between local communities, governments, and the private sector.
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Astana: The City of Peace
Central Asia 11-06-2018

Astana: The City of Peace

A 7-minute video describes the development of the capital of Kazakhstan in a remarkably short time, and its role on the international stage.
04-06-2018

Denmark, Russia lost in translation in the Baltic

Denmark and Russia had a diplomatic clash earlier this year over a report by the Russian public TV channel, NTV. EURACTIV.com looks into the issue as part of the “Fact or Fake” series, in partnership with France 24.
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For defence industry, the Transatlantic link is essential

Two thirds of Raytheon supplier base are European companies. They are innovative, they have high end technology, we look to bring them in in our global supply chain, they are our global partners, says Alex Saklambanakis, Europe Executive Missile system,...
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Politics 27-04-2018

Tweets of the Week: Macron goes to Washington, Brexit app stalls, and Kate delivers

This week, Macron helps Trump plant a tree, Europeans in the UK are un-appy, and William and Kate welcome baby number three.
22-03-2018

Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and the EU: The Road to 2020

In 2009, the EU launched the Eastern Partnership (EaP), which so far has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives of the EU. Consistently implemented EaP policy is bringing benefits.

Rasmussen: EU summit should send Putin a clear message

Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that the EU should show solidarity with the UK not only with words, but also with increased sanctions.
Tweets of the Week, Episode 38
Politics 09-03-2018

Tweets of the Week: US Trade War, Italian Election, and Women’s Day

This week, potential trade war with US is brewing, Italy’s election results make for interesting viewing, and International Women’s Day shows women’s rights are accruing.
Central Asia 28-02-2018

What’s next for EU-Kazakhstan relations?

2018 is an important year for EU-Kazakhstan relations as it marks the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations and the start of a new chapter with the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between Kazakhstan and the EU (EPCA) fully entering into force.
Brexit 16-02-2018

Tweets of the Week: Dutch minister resigns, Boris Johnson’s credibility, and Bad Valentines

This week Dutch Foreign Minister resigns, Boris Johnson’s credibility declines, and Twitter is awash with bad Valentines!
Economy & Jobs 14-02-2018

Moscovici: Spring 2019 is ‘too early to retire’

European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici joins EURACTIV's Economy Editor Jorge Valero for a live debate on deepening the European Economic and Monetary Union in the EURACTIV Network offices in Brussels.
Politics 02-02-2018

Over A Coffee with Marisa Matias, Portuguese MEP

Marisa Matias meets Brian Maguire over a coffee to talk about the return of Silvio Berlusconi, the Israel-Palestine issue, and the 2016 presidential election in Portugal.  
Development Policy 26-01-2018

Ethiopian ambassador: Development partners should work in term with our policies

Ethiopia’s Ambassador Teshome Toga Chanaka spoke to EURACTIV’s Georgi Gotev in a video interview: “We don’t believe in imposition of development policies because something that is imposed without your will won’t last long.  This is exactly what has happened in the past in Africa and Ethiopia would like to see that come to an end."