A report published today (19 January) by the European Commission and the European External Action Service shows the positive impact of the European Union's duty-rebate schemes on developing economies, including human rights improvements.
The six African countries threatened with losing access to the European single market have finally agreed to sign the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). But the continent’s regional integration may suffer as a result. EURACTIV France reports.
Those familiar with Brussels’ routines know that, at this time of the year, EU institutions’ representatives gather to agree on the budget for 2017. Negotiations are known to be passionate, to say the least, writes Tamira Gunzburg.