Neighbourhood policy Archives

  • Jerzy Pomianowski: France could do more for human rights

    Development Policy 15-04-2014

    France spends too little of its development aid on support for democracy and has not yet contributed to funding the European Endowment for Democracy, a new independent foundation that supports local actors in EU’s neighbourhood for democratic change, Jerzy Pomianowski, the executive director of the organisation has told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • Štefan Füle: EU won’t allow Arab revolutions to be ‘stolen’

    Development Policy 13-04-2011

    The European Union is not instigating revolution in the Arab world, nor is it trying to impose its values. But once people in Tunisia, Egypt and other counties have embarked on the road to reform, the EU will not allow these revolutions to be stolen, Enlargement and neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Štefan Füle told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • Milinkevich: Use EU ‘carrots’ carefully

    Med & South 01-03-2010

    The European Union should make careful use of "carrots" with the authoritarian regime in Belarus in its attempts to boost democracy, the country's opposition leader Alexander Milinkevich told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • EU official: Russia ‘advantaged’ in negotiations over EU pact

    Med & South 26-06-2008

    Russia has an advantage over the EU by being able to speak with one voice, the Commission's chief negotiator for the future strategic partnership treaty between the Union and its largest neighbour, Eneko Landaburu, told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • ‘EU has no real HIV/AIDS strategy for neighbouring countries’

    Health 09-07-2007

    Europe's strategy to combat HIV/AIDS in its neighbouring countries is mere words on paper and EU investment being put behind the response to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in these countries is far from being enough, argues the executive director of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance.