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European Commission looks forward to clinching travel pass with EU Parliament

European Commission looks forward to clinching travel pass with EU Parliament


European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday (29 April) welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of its negotia ...
Hungarian civil society raises alarm over NGO law change

Hungarian civil society raises alarm over NGO law change


Hungarian civil society organisations have expressed concern over planned changes to legislation on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) ...
MBS Seeks Redemption With Neom in Saudi Arabia

MBS Seeks Redemption With Neom in Saudi Arabia


Despite rumors to the contrary due to the somewhat soiled reputation of a leader better known for, according to US intelligence, commanding the mur ...
EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter

EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter


EU leaders have endorsed the European Commission’s mechanism to authorise the export of vaccine doses outside Europe before shipment, tho ...
Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France

Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France


A week on from the massacre of eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at three massage parlours in the United States, a resea ...
Dutch PM sees UK, EU coming to vaccine deal soon

Dutch PM sees UK, EU coming to vaccine deal soon


Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Thursday (25 March) that London and Brussels could agree a deal on vaccine sharing by the weekend “o ...
Inequality in Vaccine Distribution Is a Global Problem

Inequality in Vaccine Distribution Is a Global Problem


In an AP article last December, Maria Cheng and Aniruddha Ghosal noted that, despite official optimism concerning the capacity of emerging vaccines ...
Commission may face trouble over rule of law conditionality guidelines

Commission may face trouble over rule of law conditionality guidelines


The European Commission faces a tight deadline to present its rule of law guidelines following the European Parliament’s move to hurry al ...
Portugal gets mandate to negotiate health technology assessment law

Portugal gets mandate to negotiate health technology assessment law


The Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union on Wednesday obtained a mandate from the member states to start negotiatio ...
Lisbon, Brussels want citizens to participate now in Conference on the Future of Europe

Lisbon, Brussels want citizens to participate now in Conference on the Future of Europe


The Portuguese presidency of the Council and the European Commission today indicated that it wants citizens to start participating in the ...
Portugal will ‘do everything’ to ensure health passport by June

Portugal will ‘do everything’ to ensure health passport by June


The Portuguese presidency of the EU will “do everything possible” to ensure that the legislative process for the implementation of a COVI ...
Former IMF chief Rato faces fresh fraud accusations in Spain

Former IMF chief Rato faces fresh fraud accusations in Spain


The former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Rodrigo Rato, is facing fresh allegations from Spanish anti-corruption p ...
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