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Economy & Jobs 24-01-2022

Coalition against EU debt rule reform shows cracks

Eight EU countries known as “the alliance of responsibility" who spoke out in favour of an early return to strict debt rules in a position paper in September 2021 are being pushed towards compromise with even Germany adopting a more conciliatory tone. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Industrial Strategy 05-01-2022

France opens access to quantum computing to researchers, start-ups

The French government launched a new programme to link quantum machines and supercomputers on Tuesday (4 January). The resources will be made available to researchers and companies to ensure France is up to speed with the technological revolutions to come.
Industrial Strategy 02-09-2021

France, Netherlands join forces in quantum technology race

France and the Netherlands signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday (31 August) to intensify synergies for the research and development of quantum technologies, joining the race in building high-performance supercomputers. EURACTIV France reports.
Enlargement 24-11-2017

The ICTY wraps up work, reconciliation nowhere in sight 

Judging by the mixed reactions to the life sentence the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has handed Ratko Mladić, the former Bosnian Serb Army commander, reconciliation in the region after the wars of the 1990s is still far away.
Global Europe 17-11-2016

Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court treaty

President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order yesterday (16 November) removing Russia's signature from the International Criminal Court's founding treaty, piling pressure on a court that is already reeling from withdrawals by some African countries.
Development Policy 30-09-2016

ICC prosecutor opens initial probe into Gabon unrest

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said yesterday (30 September) she was opening an initial probe into the deadly unrest in Gabon triggered by disputed elections.
Europe's East 14-10-2015

Hague court to investigate Russia, Georgia over 2008 war

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said yesterday (13 October) she would investigate both sides in the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia for crimes, including the killing of peacekeepers and attacks on civilians.
Deirdre Curtin
Brexit 18-04-2014

The Next Stage of European Democracy

Politicians and academics should welcome an in-out referendum in the UK in 2017: it is a fantastic incentive to come up with new ideas on ways of governing Europe, writes Deirdre Curtin.
Obama Air Force One
Global Europe 26-03-2014

Obama pays first visit to EU capital

Russia and the West drew a tentative line under the Ukraine crisis yesterday, after US President Barack Obama and his allies agreed to hold off on more damaging economic sanctions unless Moscow goes beyond the seizure of Crimea. Obama arrived in Brussels today (26 March) for his first visit to the EU capital since he first took office in 2009.
Central Europe 02-05-2006

Mladic still hiding from prosecutors as EU deadline runs out

The Commission's deadline to Serbia for handing over suspected war criminal General Ratko Mladic to The Hague expired on 30 April 2006 with Mladic still at large. As a result, talks with Serbia are set to be stalled on 3 May 2006.

Blair to put Europe at heart of election campaign

British Prime Minister Tony Blair to put Europe at heart of election campaign launch after Stockholm Summit
Climate change 06-12-2000

EU, US resume climate talks in Canada

Representatives from the US, EU, Canada and Japan are meeting for two-day talks on climate change in Ottawa
Climate change 28-11-2000

Accusations over climate talks failure continue

Accusations over the failure of the COP6 negotiations in The Hague continue to overshadow the environmental implications.
Climate change 27-11-2000

Climate Conference ends in failure

After two weeks of negotiations, the UN Climate Summit in The Hague ended without an agreement
Climate change 22-11-2000

Climate Summit in trouble

A few days before its official ending, the Climate Summit in The Hague seems to be further away from an agreement than ever
Climate change 20-11-2000

Climate Summit likely to fail?

Prospects for a positive end to the two-week Climate talks look gloomy as government ministers step in on 20 November
Climate change 13-11-2000

Battle ground set for The Hague Climate Summit

Industries, Think Tanks and NGOs have finalised their positions for the upcoming COP6 on climate change in The Hague.
Climate change 09-11-2000

EU agrees on common stance for climate change summit

EU environment ministers met on Tuesday 7 November to prepare for next week's climate change talks in The Hague