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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.

 
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

The EU at the G20 summit in Brisbane: Joint letter of Presidents Barroso and Van RompuyChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 21/10/2014 12:00

European Social Fund: €2.6 billion to boost employment and social inclusion in GermanyChoose translations of the previous link 

Employment and social rights, European Commission | 21/10/2014 12:00

Speech - Financial Fair Play helping to preserve the real values of football, says CommissionerChoose translations of the previous link 

Culture, education and youth, European Commission | 21/10/2014 12:00

Statement on the results of the European employment summit (Milan, 8 October)Choose translations of the previous link 

Employment and social rights, European Commission | 21/10/2014 12:00

Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 2.9% and 3.2% of GDP respectivelyChoose translations of the previous link 

Statistics, Eurostat - Statistical Office | 21/10/2014 11:00

Communiqué de presse - Dernier discours de M. Barroso et débat sur le Conseil européen

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

General Court of the EU Ruling on EU measures against the LTTEpdf

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 21/10/2014 09:32

Remarks by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following the Foreign Affairs Council,...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 20/10/2014 19:20

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21/10/2014 10:06

Arrival and doorstep Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, before the General Affairs Council on 21 October 2014 in Luxembourg.

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Roundtable

21/10/2014 10:06

Extracts from the roundtable of the General Affairs Council on 21 October 2014 in Luxembourg.

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Arrivals at the General Affairs Council on 21 October 2014 in Luxembourg.

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21/10/2014 10:06

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Commissioner Hearings: MEPs grill Violeta Bulc

21/10/2014 04:09

Performance and prospects of would-be Commissioner Violeta Bulc, candidate for Transport and Slovenia's second nomination following the rejection of Alenka Bratušek.

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Commissioner Hearings: MEPs grill Maroš Šefčovič

21/10/2014 01:45

Performance and prospects of would-be Slovak Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič for Energy Union.

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ARCHIVES Foreign Affairs Council

20/10/2014 23:51

Syria

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EU-Middle East Relations

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Syrian refugees in Jordan

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General atmosphere in Libya

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LIVE Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg - arrivals

20/10/2014 23:51

Continuation of the arrivals

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20/10/2014 23:51

Arrival and doorstep (in Czech and English) by Lubomír ZAORALEK, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic

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20/10/2014 23:51

Arrival and doorstep (in German) by Frank-Walter STEINMEIER, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany

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Ukraine

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Foreign Affairs Council preview

20/10/2014 23:51

Preview of the 3340th Council, on Foreign Affairs

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20/10/2014 23:51

Arrival and doorstep (in German and French) by Jean ASSELBORN, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg

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20/10/2014 23:51

Start of the arrivals

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20/10/2014 23:51

Ebola crisis West Africa MSF

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Foreign Affairs Council preview

20/10/2014 23:36

Preview of the 3340th Council, on Foreign Affairs

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Foreign Affairs Council Roundup

20/10/2014 20:09

This is a video summary of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on October 20, 2014. The main topics are the Ebola crisis, the conflict in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, and the institutional impasse in Libya.

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