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Jun 21, 2013

Belgium takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

posted by eucentresg

7 July 2010 Every six months, the European Union (EU) gets a different national twist, as the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU passes on from one Member  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

The External Action Service Gets the Green Light

posted by eucentresg

5 August 2010 On 26 July, following an agreement between the three institutions (the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council), foreign ministers adopted an official decision establishing the new  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

EU Economy: Not Out of the Woods Yet?

posted by eucentresg

9 September 2010 On 6 and 7 September, EU finance ministers met for the first time after the ‘silent’ month of August – a traditional vacation season in the EU  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

Immigration and Integration Blues in the EU

posted by eucentresg

26 October 2010 Debates on immigration and integration are getting more “shrill” within Europe or so it seems. Following the row over France’s treatment of the Roma recently, the debates  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

Crisis and Change – The EU Set to Revise the Lisbon Treaty

posted by eucentresg

4 November 2010 The sovereign debt crisis that the European Union (EU) has gone through this year spells opportunity for EU leaders to improve the functioning of the eurozone. At  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

The Global Rebalancing Game

posted by eucentresg

16 November 2010 “More a G20 of debate than a G20 of conclusion,” this is how the meeting of the leaders of the world’s biggest economies on 11-12 November in  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

The EU and the IMF to Help Ireland

posted by eucentresg

24 November 2010 After Greece, now Ireland. Dublin has announced that it needs up to €90bn to help its banks and reduce the borrowing costs in international markets. As several  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

EU Leaders Agree to Create a Permanent Crisis Mechanism

posted by eucentresg

22 December 2010 The last Summit (16-17 December) of EU leaders for 2010 took place under the cloud of mounting market pressure on the indebted eurozone countries. To bring more  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2013

Japanese disaster forces EU countries to rethink nuclear plans

posted by eucentresg

Japan’s nuclear catastrophe has rekindled debates on the recent revival of nuclear programmes across Europe.  The push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in response to the global climate change agenda that  Full Article »

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Mar 16, 2009

New Trade Commissioner – Priorities & Challenges

posted by eucentresg

9 February 2010 As the new Commission starts work after the approval by the European Parliament on 9 February, the new trade commissioner, Karl De Gucht will have to take  Full Article »