European Government This section covers all aspects of European government and policy, with releases in multiple languages. Find recent releases regarding law and policy changes within the European Union, as well as the latest information on EU association agreements, matters of environmental protection, economic developments, cultural integration and security and immigration reform. Also included are stories from the European Parliament and courts.

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13 Feb, 2019, 07:00 GMT EIT Digital: Enhancing the Global Impact of European Innovation

The EIT Digital Strategic Innovation Agenda 2020-2022 EIT Digital presented its Strategic Innovation Agenda for the period 2020-2022, outlining plans ...


06 Feb, 2019, 09:00 GMT One of Us Federation to Launch Cultural Platform Europe

One of Us European Federation and its forty member organizations of 19 European Union countries will gather in Paris on the 23rd of February, in...


06 Feb, 2019, 06:00 GMT Customs Connect Digital Solutions: First of Its Kind Technology Launched to Navigate UK Customs

Manchester-headquartered Customs Connect launches digital business to transform the way UK importers use technology. Customs Connect Digital...


24 Jan, 2019, 07:00 GMT Cannabis Europa: France on Cusp of Major Breakthrough in Medical Cannabis Access

8th February 2019: Industry leaders to meet at Cannabis Europa Paris for the first major industry conference in France This follows recommendation by ...


15 Jan, 2019, 13:00 GMT Rinat Akhmetov Foundation Holds 'Donbass and Civilians' Photograph Exhibition at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

This week during the first plenary session of 2019 for the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation is organising an original ...


14 Jan, 2019, 11:28 GMT ABP: £250m to Keep Britain Trading Through Brexit

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK's leading ports operator, recently announced an additional investment to boost facilities at its Port of Hull, ...


11 Jan, 2019, 11:38 GMT Justice for Lai Dai Han to Host UK Parliamentary Event on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

-Former UK foreign secretaries Jack Straw and Lord William Hague, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, and members of the Lai Dai Han community ...


10 Jan, 2019, 10:16 GMT BDI President Kempf: Strengthen the European Union to Better Compete With China

The organisation formulates 54 demands addressed to the German Federal Government and the European Commission Making the market economy more...


27 Dec, 2018, 10:00 GMT FINA Statement Following Meetings With ISL

FINA is pleased to correct several of inaccuracies and to clarify its position in several key areas: FINA welcomes comments by all athletes about the ...


17 Dec, 2018, 09:29 GMT Dieter Kempf, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI): Politicians in the United Kingdom Need to Finally Recognize the Severity of the Situation

"Politicians in the United Kingdom need to finally recognize the severity of the situation. The situation is alarming. This is about setting the...


14 Dec, 2018, 16:06 GMT Detecting Work-related Diseases Using Alert and Sentinel Systems: New Research

A new report details the findings of a major project in which the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) brought together experts...


12 Dec, 2018, 14:34 GMT Costa Rica and the Netherlands to Become NDC Partnership Co-Chairs in 2019 and 2020

At a high-level event on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference COP24 honoring two years of collaboration to advance climate and...


10 Dec, 2018, 09:33 GMT Norman Logistics Sp.zo.o.: Poland's Success in Building a Sustainable State

Rolands Petersons, member of the board of Norman Logistics Sp.zo.o., offers his perspective For several years now, Poland has been able to...


04 Dec, 2018, 08:00 GMT No-Deal Brexit: The Outlook for UK Property According to FJP Investment

Brexit uncertainty reduces UK investment. A no-deal Brexit could cause a property crash. Current landlords amongst the minority to benefit. With the...


23 Nov, 2018, 15:23 GMT BDI on the Pending EU Special Summit: Industry Expects a Clear Sign of Agreement

Regarding the fundamental agreement between the Brexit negotiators on a political declaration and ahead of the EU Special Summit on Sunday, BDI...


22 Nov, 2018, 19:26 GMT The European Commission Grants Camurus Marketing Authorisation for Weekly and Monthly Buvidal® for Opioid Dependence

Buvidal® is the first long-acting medicine approved in the EU for the treatment of opioid dependence in adults and adolescents Camurus announced...


20 Nov, 2018, 11:17 GMT Casino.se Interview BOS Secretary General on the Future of Swedish Gambling

Gustaf Hoffstedt talks to Casino.se, one of Sweden's largest online casino review sites, about the impact of new legislation on players Sweden's...


13 Nov, 2018, 12:41 GMT Adecco Group Survey Shows Employers Experience 'Supply Shock' as Migrant Labour Trends Go into Reverse Gear, Driven Mainly by a Fall in Non-EU Migrants

Employer plans to take on more staff are being hit by worsening skills and labour shortages, partly as a result of a sudden reversal in the growth in ...


26 Oct, 2018, 11:30 BST VFS Global Signs Visa Service Contracts With Eight European Governments

- Company wins contracts to provide additional visa services for the following client governments: Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy,...


26 Oct, 2018, 08:30 BST VFS Global Signs Visa Service Contracts With Eight European Governments

Company wins contracts to provide additional visa services for the following client governments: Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy,...


18 Oct, 2018, 17:54 BST UK Food Industry Intensifies Its Search for Brexit Answers

Leading food manufacturers and regional authorities gather in the heart of London in search of vital Brexit answers Time is nearly up. At 11pm on 29...


18 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST The European Society of Endocrinology Meets With European Parliament Members to Discuss Limiting the Socioeconomic Impact of Osteoporosis in Europe

In Brussels, the European Society of Endocrinology has met 10 European Parliament members and proposed a shared agenda to limit the socioeconomic...


09 Oct, 2018, 15:41 BST BDI Chief Executive Joachim Lang on Brexit: "Europe Must Prevent a Worst-case Scenario"

BDI Chief Executive Joachim Lang on Brexit: "Europe Must Prevent a Worst-case Scenario" Lead negotiators must show even greater readiness to...


07 Oct, 2018, 13:27 BST Joschka Fischer at the Rhodes Forum: "The Trumps Will Come and Go"

Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister until 2005, underlined the necessity of the United States of America remaining part of the multilateral...


02 Oct, 2018, 14:00 BST Immigration Industry Association Responds to UK Future Immigration Policy

Theresa May today outlined the future Immigration policy for the UK. In her speech, The Prime Minister outlined her Government's proposal to have low ...