The Council of the EU sanctions four individuals and two entities over serious human rights abuses against Palestinians.

The Council decided today to list four persons and two entities under the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime. The…

EU High Representative condemns in the strongest terms the Iranian drone and missile attacks against Israel.

The EU condemns in the strongest terms the Iranian drone and missile attacks against Israel. This…

EU Council gives the green light for single work and residence permits for non-EU citizens and this law will act as both a residence permit and a work permit.

Today, the Council adopted a revision of the Single Permit Directive. The law, which updates the…

The EU Parliament has approved reforms to the European Union’s immigration and asylum policy.

The EU Parliament’s president Roberta Metsola said we have delivered on one of the main concerns…

EU member states’ reached to renew the suspension of import duties and quotas on Ukrainian exports to the EU until 5 June 2025.

EU member states’ reached to renew the suspension of import duties and quotas on Ukrainian exports…

EU Council has adopted two assistance measures under the European Peace Facility (EPF) in support of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Moldova and Ghana.

Today the Council adopted two assistance measures under the European Peace Facility (EPF) in support of…

EU Council adopted a new law that will protect media freedom, media pluralism and editorial freedom in the EU.

The Council has adopted a new law that will safeguard media freedom, media pluralism and editorial…

EU Council decided to extend the framework of the restrictive measures for another two years until 31 March 2026 in view of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Council decided today to extend the framework for restrictive measures in view of the situation…

EU Council has decided to impose restrictive measures against 33 individuals and two organizations linked to the sudden death of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny in the colony.

Today, the Council decided to impose restrictive measures against 33 persons and two entities linked to the sudden death in…

UN Secretary-General António Guterres doubled down on his call for a ceasefire in Gaza and peace in Ukraine.

At the opening ceremony of the European Council in Brussels, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, When…

EU reiterated its determination to address Ukraine’s pressing military and defence needs and its commitment to bolster Ukraine’s ability to defend its independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty.

On 20 March 2024, the European Union and Ukraine held the 9th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association…

EU Council allocates €5 billion under the European Peace Facility to support Ukraine militarily

Today the Council decided to increase the financial ceiling of the European Peace Facility (EPF) by €5…

G7 Leaders call on Iran not to transfer ballistic missiles and related technology to Russia.

We reiterate our call on third parties to immediately cease providing material support to Russia’s illegal…

EU Council has decided to include the possibility of suspending visa-free travel for third countries.

EU member states ambassadors (Coreper) have agreed on their position on a draft regulation which updates…

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine: EU individual sanctions over territorial integrity prolonged for a further six months until 15 September 2024.

The Council decided today to prolong the restrictive measures targeting those responsible for undermining or threatening…

The EU is extremely concerned by the escalation of violence in the east of the DRC

The EU is extremely concerned by the escalation of violence in the east of the Democratic…

Statement by the High Representative on Palestinian citizens killed during a transfer of aid supplies

Last Thursday, over a hundred civilians were killed and many other wounded when desperately trying to…

EU Parliament reaches provisional agreement to increase security and enhance border management

Today, the Belgian presidency of the Council and European Parliament negotiators have provisionally agreed on two…

More than 1,140,000 applications for asylum are submitted to EU countries in 2023 an 18% increase compared to 2022.

 The EU+ countries In 2023 received 1.14 million applications for international protection, reaching a 7-year high.…

EU long-term budget for 2021-2027: The Council adopted three legislative acts related to the revision of the EU multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027.

The Council today adopted three legislative acts related to the revision of the EU multiannual financial…