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Special meeting of the European Council

Donald Tusk, Herman Van Rompuy and Federica Mogherini © EU

30/08/2014

Institutional affairs

At the meeting the new President of the European Council and EU High Representative were appointed. EU leaders also discussed the weak economy and the situation in Ukraine, Gaza and Iraq.

 

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

Woman in job centre © EU

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.

 
 

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02/09/2014 07:10

Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Federica MOGHERINI, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs: arrival and roundtable

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02/09/2014 07:06

Extracts from the joint press point by Cecilia MALMSTRÖM, Member of the EC in charge of Home Affairs, and Bernard CAZENEUVE, French Minister for the Interior, following their meeting at the Berlaymont building:

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02/09/2014 07:05

Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Mohammad Javad ZARIF, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran: arrival and roundtable

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02/09/2014 07:01

Report on the future of Ultra High Frequency spectrum: extracts from the press point by Neelie KROES, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Digital Agenda, and Pascal LAMY, Chairman of the Advisory Group on future use of UHF spectrum for TV and wireless broadband

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02/09/2014 07:00

Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, receives Mohammad Javad ZARIF, Iranian Minister for Foreign Affairs: roundtable

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02/09/2014 07:00

Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, receives Mohammad Javad ZARIF, Iranian Minister for Foreign Affairs: roundtable

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EC Midday press briefing of 01/09/2014

01/09/2014 12:31

Recorded cutaways:

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EC Midday press briefing of 01/09/2014

01/09/2014 12:25

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01/09/2014 12:22

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01/09/2014 12:14

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EC Midday press briefing of 01/09/2014

01/09/2014 12:11

COMMUNICATION - Following the European Council, President Barroso on the Ukraine crisis and institutional appointments: announcement

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Herman Van Rompuy meets Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister

01/09/2014 10:38

Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, meets Javad ZARIF, Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran, on 1 September 2014 in Brussels.

Council TV

 
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Conférence de presse: France - Partie 2

31/08/2014 03:14

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Conférence de presse: France - Partie 3

31/08/2014 03:14

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Conférence de presse: France - Partie 4 (Q&A)

31/08/2014 03:13

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European Council Roundup

31/08/2014 02:40

This is a video summary of the extraordinary European Council held in Brussels on August 30. The main topics are the conflict in Ukraine and the appointment of the next President of the European Council and the new High Representative.

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National briefing: Germany - Part 3 (Q&A)

31/08/2014 02:13

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National briefing: Germany - Part 2 (Q&A)

31/08/2014 02:13

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Departure and doorstep Rajoy (ES)

31/08/2014 01:57

Departure and doorstep by Mariano RAJOY, Prime Minister of Spain, following the Special meeting of the European Council on 30 August 2014, in Brussels.

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