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Special meeting of the European Council

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29/08/2014

Institutional affairs

EU heads of state or government meet for a special meeting of the European Council on the appointment of a new President of the European Council and a new EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Leaders will also discuss international developments, in particular the situations in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza.

 

Euro area unemployment rate at 11.5% - EU28 at 10.2% Choose translations of the previous link 

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29/08/2014

Employment and social rights, Statistics

The euro area (EA18) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5% in July 2014, stable compared with June 2014, but down from 11.9% in July 2013. The EU28 unemployment rate was 10.2% in July 2014, also stable compared with June 2014, but down from 10.9% in July 2013.

 
 

Special coverage

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

 
Croatia joins the EU

Croatia joins the EU

On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU.

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Fact Sheet - EU-Ukraine relations (Updated)pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/08/2014 19:30

President Barroso calls President PutinChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 18:44

Statement by the Spokesperson on the detention of 43 UNDOF peacekeepers in the Golan Heights...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/08/2014 18:25

Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on 3 million refugees fleeing Syrian crisisChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 16:30

Statement by the Spokesperson on the executions in JapanpdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/08/2014 16:18

Outcome of gas talks between Vice-President Oettinger and Russian Energy Minister NovakChoose translations of the previous link 

Energy and natural resources, External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 13:15

Opening remarks by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton at the Informal meeting of...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 29/08/2014 12:47

Daily News of 2014-08-29Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:08

“The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over”Choose translations of the previous link 

Agriculture, fisheries and food, External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

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30/08/2014 10:30

Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, meets with Petro POROCHENKO, President of Ukraine: handshake and roundtable

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LIVE Visit of the President of Ukraine to Herman Van Rompuy

30/08/2014 09:57

Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, welcomes Petro POROCHENKO, President of Ukraine: arrival and handshake

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30/08/2014

Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan: extracts from the press conference by Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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30/08/2014

Günther OETTINGER, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Energy to hold talks with Alexander NOVAK, Russian Energy Minister in Moscow: roundtable

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30/08/2014

Günther OETTINGER, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Energy to hold talks with Alexander NOVAK, Russian Energy Minister in Moscow: extracts from the joint press conference

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NEWS - EbS E (rerun of yesterday's NEWS - EbS)

30/08/2014

Informal Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs (Gymnich), Milan: extracts from the arrivals

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Herman Van Rompuy explains: What is the European Council?

29/08/2014 18:46

Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, in his own words. What is the European Council, and what does it do?

Council TV

 
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EEAS general views

29/08/2014 14:56

General views from the European External Action Service building in Brussels.

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Arrival and doorstep LT (Linkevičius)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep DK (Lidegaard)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep EE (Paet)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep RO (Corlătean)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Group photo

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep DE (Steinmeier)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep LU (Asselborn)

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrivals

29/08/2014 13:42

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Arrival and doorstep NL (Timmermans)

29/08/2014 13:41

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Press conference: extracts

29/08/2014 13:06

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Group photo

29/08/2014 13:06

Group photo from the Informal meeting of European Affairs Ministers, taking place on 29 August in Milan.

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EC Midday press briefing of 29/08/2014

29/08/2014 12:19

Recorded cutaways

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