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Thursday, 16 February 2017

EU Commission: Joint statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joint statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joint statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union and the International Organization of La Francophonie

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Article - Justin Trudeau: "Trade needs to work for people"

Plenary sessions : "Ceta is not only about commerce, imports and exports, about profits. It aims to improve people's lives," said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, while addressing MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday 16 February, one day after the the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement.

Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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Daily News 16 / 02 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 02 / 2017 Brussels, 16 February 2017 CETA marks the beginning of a new era in the EU-Canada relationship The European Parliament voted, with 408 votes in favour, for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada,...

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EU supporting Rule of Law and Rural Development in the Kyrgyz Republic with €23 million

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2017 Today, the European Commission signed new support to the Kyrgyz Republic. The focus of this support is to strengthen the rule of law (€13 million), as well as rural development (€10 million) in the country.

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Joint Statement by Commissioners Avramopoulos and King on the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission's proposals for a Directive on combatting terrorism and for reinforcing checks at the Schengen external borders

European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 16 February 2017 We strongly welcome today's endorsement by the European Parliament of two important proposals presented by the Commission to strengthen the security of European citizens – the Directive on combatting terrorism and the proposal to reinforce checks at Schengen's external borders.

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