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Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council

Federica Mogherini at the press conference © EU

29/01/2015

External relations and foreign affairs

The Council met in an extraordinary session to discuss the latest escalation of violence in Ukraine. It strongly condemned the indiscriminate shelling of residential areas, especially in Mariupol, and the escalation of fighting in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

 

Investment plan for Europe

Pierre Moscovici, Pier Carlo Padoan and Kristalina Georgieva © EU

27/01/2015

Economy, finance, tax and competition

The Council discussed a proposal to establish a European fund for strategic investments, which is expected to mobilise at least €315bn in private and public investment.

 
 

Special coverage

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EU response to Ebola

In response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the EU is contributing humanitarian aid, expertise, international coordination and longer-term development assistance.

 
EU and Ukraine flags © EU

EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis

In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.

 
The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.

 
Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.

 
Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.

 
EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Flash estimate - January 2015 Euro area annual inflation down to -0.6%Choose translations of the previous link 

Statistics, Eurostat - Statistical Office | 30/01/2015 11:14

December 2014 - Euro area unemployment rate at 11.4% - EU28 at 9.9%Choose translations of the previous link 

Statistics, Eurostat - Statistical Office | 30/01/2015 11:00

Article - Facebook chat: your chance to discuss the big EU issues with Manfred Weber

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 30/01/2015 10:11

Article - Charlemagne Youth Prize: deadline extended to 23 February

Culture, education and youth, European Parliament | 30/01/2015 09:54

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the extraordinary...

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/01/2015 20:56

Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement of an agreement by the BiH Presidency on...

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/01/2015 19:00

European Commission support for UkraineChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/01/2015 17:37

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the...

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/01/2015 16:28

Bridging the gap between research and society

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 29/01/2015 15:02

Bridging the gap between research and society

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 29/01/2015 15:02

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Extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting: roundtable

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Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets in Athens with Alexis TSIPRAS, Prime Minister of Greece: arrival and roundtable.

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Informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs in Riga (29-30/01/2015): extracts from the doorsteps (Latvia, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Belgium, Germany, Austria) and the arrivals (UK, Slovenia, France) Home Affairs

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Extracts from Frans TIMMERMANS, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, debate/dialogue with citizens:

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Informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs in Riga (29-30/01/2015): extracts from the roundtable

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Informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs in Riga: extracts from the press conference Home Affairs by Rihards KOZLOVSKIS, Latvian Minister for Interior, and Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS, Member of the EC in charge of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship

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Informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs of the EU and Eastern Partnership countries in Riga: extracts from the arrivals

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Extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting: extracts from the arrivals

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Jyrki KATAINEN, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, takes Investment roadshow to Germany (29-30/01/2015): EFRE-funded Project visit GETEMED

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Christos STYLIANIDES, Member of the EC in charge of Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, in Jordan: visit to Azraq camp

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Déclaration FR (Taubira)

30/01/2015 11:31

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Roundtable

30/01/2015 10:36

Extracts from the roundtable of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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30/01/2015 10:36

Doorstep by Wolfgang BRANDSTETTER, Austrain Minister for Justice, at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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Doorstep DE (Maas)

30/01/2015 10:36

Doorstep by Heiko MAAS, German Federal Minister for Justice, at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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Arrivals and welcome

30/01/2015 10:36

Arrivals and welcome at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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Doorstep EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator (De Kerchove)

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Doorstep by Gilles de KERCKHOVE, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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Doorstep Latvian presidency (Rasnačs)

30/01/2015 10:36

Doorstep by Dzintars RASNAČS, Latvian Minister for Justice, at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 30 January 2015, in Riga.

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