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Thursday, 10 August 2017

EU Commission: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries...

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Implementing Decisions concerning restrictive measures against Syria

On 17 July 2017, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2017/1341[1] implementing Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

The Decision amends the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures as set out in Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP, adding 16 persons to the list.

The Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Serbia* and Albania*, the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova align themselves with this Declaration.

They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.

The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.


[1] Published on 18.7.2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union n°L 185, p. 56.

*The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.

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Science and innovation for better medicines

EMA leaflet shows how work of the Agency benefits patients

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Press Release:EASO and the Italian Ombudsperson for Children and Adolescents are working together to strengthen the protection system for unaccompanied minors

At the end of July 2017, the European Asylum Support Office and the Italian authorities signed the Amendment to the EASO Operating Plan to Italy. EASO has started cooperating with the Italian Ombudsperson for Children and Adolescents (Autorità garante per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza) implementing further support measures related to the guardianship system in Italy.


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Daily News 10 / 08 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 10 / 08 / 2017 Brussels, 10 August 2017 Feux de forêt: l'UE mobilise plus d'avions pour l'Albanie et travaille 24h/24 pour soutenir d'autres pays en Europe La Commission européenne a contribué à mobiliser deux avions supplémentaires de la Grèce par le biais...

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Questions and Answers: Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 August 2017 What is the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)? Launched nearly four decades ago, in 1979, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) is primarily an IT tool designed to swiftly exchange information between national authorities on...

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