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Funding for migration, border and security policies: Council agrees its position

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council today reached partial general approaches on three sectoral home affairs proposals in the context of the multiannual financial framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2027.
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Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 10 - 14 June 2019
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Migration policy: Council agrees partial negotiating position on return directive

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
This position covers all aspects of the proposed revision apart from the provisions on the border procedure for returns.
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Post-2020 digital policy − Council adopts conclusions

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Council conclusions on the future of a highly digitised Europe beyond 2020 will assist in the development of the EU's future digital policy.
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Eastern Partnership joint declaration on transport cooperation

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Eastern Partnership will take forward transport cooperation to reinforce road safety and improve transport connections.
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Data retention to fight crime: Council adopts conclusions

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Council conclusions on the way forward on the retention of electronic communication data for the purpose of fighting crime.
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Council gives mandate to Commission to negotiate international agreements on e-evidence in criminal matters

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council is tasking the Commission with negotiating agreements with the US and within the Council of Europe to facilitate access to e-evidence.
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Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Antti Rinne on his appointment as Prime Minister of Finland

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
President Donald Tusk congratulated Antti Rinne on his appointment as Prime Minister of Finland.
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Radicalisation in prisons: Council adopts conclusions

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council adopted conclusions on preventing and combatting radicalisation in prisons, and on dealing with terrorist and violent extremist offenders after release.
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The Council underlines role of non-power nuclear technologies

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council adopted conclusions on non-power nuclear and radiological technologies and applications.
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Giving entrepreneurs a second chance: new rules on business insolvency adopted

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council adopted the directive on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures for entrepreneurs.
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Easier use of digital information for freight transport – Council agrees on its position

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The EU is establishing a uniform legal framework for the use of electronic freight transport information in all modes of transport.
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Visa policy: EU updates rules to facilitate legitimate travel and fight illegal migration

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council today adopted amendments to the visa code regulation.
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Better security for ID documents: Council adopts new rules

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
The Council adopted a regulation which will ensure that identity cards of EU citizens and residence documents issued to EU citizens and their non-EU family members are more secure.
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First ever multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean becomes reality

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Council adopts multiannual management plan for western Mediterranean demersal fisheries.
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EU cuts red tape for seafarers' training and certification

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Simpler rules on seafarers' training and certification will contribute to maintaining a high level of safety at sea and preventing pollution, and will make it easier for seafarers to move freely within the EU.
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EU stimulates digital innovation by increasing the availability of publicly funded data

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
A wealth of data held by the public sector will be more easily available for reuse as raw material for artificial intelligence and other advanced digital technologies.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Iran

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/562 of 8 April 2019 amending Decision 2011/235/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Iran.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Myanmar/Burma

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:41
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/678 of 29 April 2019 amending Decision 2013/184/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Myanmar/Burma
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Joint letter of President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker congratulate Volodymyr Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine.
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