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Climate change 04-09-2019

International negotiations to protect the high seas advancing at ‘snail’s pace’

The third session of negotiations on the preservation of marine biodiversity in the high seas held under a UN Intergovernmental Conference came to an end in New York on 30 August. However, negotiations only resulted in a framework for a future treaty. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.
Global Europe 05-08-2015

Renzi hopes to push through EU-Japan trade deal this year

The Italian prime minister believes the EU and Japan could finalise a free trade deal by the end of the year. EURACTIV Italy reports
Trade & Society 21-04-2015

Parliament’s opposition to TTIP arbitration on the rise

Half of the European Parliament's committees have rejected the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership's (TTIP) investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS), casting doubt over the trade deal's prospects of to passing through Parliament. EURACTIV France reports
Brexit 12-12-2013

France sheds no tears over Brexit in game play

France would not go out of its way to stop Britain leaving the EU: that is the result of a mock “war game” negotiation which imagined the outcome of several  possible scenarios in the aftermath of a likely UK referendum on EU membership by the end of 2017.
Energy 09-05-2012

Energy efficiency deal ‘possible’ by July 2012

The Energy Efficiency Directive is likely to become reality under the Danish EU Presidency, which ends on 1 July, according to a European Commission official who has drafted the bill. The announcement came amid warnings from green campaigners, who say the amended text is too weak.
Central Europe 12-06-2006

Cyprus blocks Turkey talks

On 8 June 2006 EU ambassadors found an agreement on the opening of detailed talks on the first negotiating chapter with Turkey. However, the Cyprus conflict now risks derailing the Turkish accession process.