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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

EU Commission: EU strengthens its support to the Geneva peace process to end the conflict in Syria

EU strengthens its support to the Geneva peace process to end the conflict in Syria

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 The European Union adopts a new €9 million programme to support peace and political transition in Syria. The European Union adopted the second phase of the "Syria Peace Support Initiative" under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP).

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Frequently asked questions: Revised Framework for Investment Firms

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 December 2017 1. Investment firms What are investment firms? Investment firms play an important role in facilitating savings and investment flows across the EU, forming a vital cog in a well-functioning Capital Markets Union.

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Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners Today, the European Commission and the EU Social and Economic partners[1] will sign a 'European Partnership for Integration', laying down key principles and commitments to support and strengthen opportunities for...

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Rule of Law: European Commission acts to defend judicial independence in Poland

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 Despite repeated efforts, for almost two years, to engage the Polish authorities in a constructive dialogue in the context of the Rule of Law Framework, the Commission has today concluded that there is a clear risk of a serious breach of...

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Commission action on the Rule of Law in Poland: Questions & Answers

European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 20 December 2017 Despite repeated efforts, for almost two years, to engage the Polish authorities in a constructive dialogue in the context of the Rule of Law Framework, the Commission has today concluded that there is a clear risk of a serious breach of...

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