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EU response to Ebola

Catherine Ashton © EU

20/10/2014

External relations and foreign affairs

Meeting in the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxemburg, EU ministers discussed joint strategies to contain the Ebola virus. Latest developments in Ukraine, Libya, Iraq, Syria and the Middle east were also on the agenda.

 

Council agrees position on a platform against undeclared work

Laszlo Andor and Giuliano Poletti © EU

16/10/2014

Employment and social rights, Environment, consumers and health

Meeting in Luxembourg, EU employment ministers adopted the position on the proposal that sets up an EU platform to address the issue of undeclared work. This paves the way to starting negotiations with the European Parliament.

 
 

Special coverage

Health worker in protective suit

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.

 
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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

Article - Le Parlement européen vote la nouvelle Commission européenne

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 22/10/2014 07:00

Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next weekChoose translations of the previous link 

Energy and natural resources, External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 21/10/2014 21:45

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton at the Commemoration Ceremony for those...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 21/10/2014 19:46

Press release - Hearings of candidate commissioners closed; vote on new Commission tomorrow

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 21/10/2014 19:40

Valedictory speech by President BarrosoChoose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 21/10/2014 19:35

Press release - Civil liberties MEPs vote on their preferences for EU data protection...

Justice and citizens rights, European Parliament | 21/10/2014 19:03

Article - Denis Mukwege: winner of Sakharov Prize 2014

Justice and citizens rights, European Parliament | 21/10/2014 18:55

Article - Barroso: "Europe is not the cause of the crisis - it's part of the solution"

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 21/10/2014 18:28

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton following her meeting with Deputy Prime...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 21/10/2014 17:45

European Parliament report on the European SemesterChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 21/10/2014 17:13

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22/10/2014 08:06

Exchange of views between László ANDOR, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and coordinators from the EP's Employment and Social Affairs Committee:

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22/10/2014 08:06

General Affairs Council in Luxembourg: doorstep by Sandro GOZI, Secretary of State for European Affairs of Italy, and arrivals (Czech Republic, Cyprus, Spain, Latvia, Luxembourg)

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22/10/2014 08:06

General Affairs Council in Luxembourg: roundtable

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Statement by Joaquín ALMUNIA, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Competition on Cartel Decisions in Swiss Franc Related Derivatives:

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22/10/2014 08:06

European Semester for economic policy coordination - implementation of 2014 priorities: extracts from the debate

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22/10/2014 08:06

EFDD group re-created: announcement by Ryszard CZARNECKI (ECR,PL), EP Vice-president

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22/10/2014 08:06

Review of the Barroso II Commission :MEPs debate

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Trilateral gas meeting between the EU, Russia and Ukraine in Brussels: roundtable

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22/10/2014 08:06

Extracts from the joint press briefing by Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, and Ivica DACIC, First Deputy Prime Minister and Serbian Foreign Affairs Minister:

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22/10/2014 08:06

General Affairs Council in Luxembourg: extracts from the press conference by Sandro GOZZI, Secretary of State for European Affairs of Italy, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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22/10/2014 08:06

Review of the Barroso II Commission : extracts from the statement by José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC

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22/10/2014 08:06

Preparation of the European Council (23-24 October 2014) : extracts from the Council and Commission statements

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22/10/2014 08:06

Weekly European Commission meeting roundtable:

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Dr Denis Mukwebe hailed as Sakharov Prize winner

21/10/2014 22:00

Dr Mukwebe is awarded the prize for his work helping Congolese rape victims. Tributes also for Ukrainian and Azerbaijani democracy and rights defenders.

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Barroso years: the verdict

21/10/2014 21:48

As the dawn sets on José Manuel Barroso's Commission Presidency, MEPs give their judgement on a decade paved with political and economic upheavals, but also enlargement milestones.

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Bye Bye Barroso

21/10/2014 20:03

Barroso eyes freedom his Commission Presidency draws to a close, and speaks of his preference for focusing on the business at hand over fruitless political exhibitionism.

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Redundant workers / Ebola victims / EFDD reloaded

21/10/2014 19:45

As Farage and Borrelli's group is given a second life, MEPs call for urgent action and better coordination to tackle Ebola and endorse funding for redundant workers.

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General Affairs Council Roundup

21/10/2014 17:23

This is a video summary of the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg on October 21, 2014. The main topic is the agenda for the upcoming European Council meeting of EU leaders, plus justice and security issues.

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General Affairs Council in Luxembourg - press conference

21/10/2014 15:41

Recorded cutaways

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General Affairs Council in Luxembourg - press conference

21/10/2014 15:39

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