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2 major challenges for Europe: investment and Eastern neighbourhood

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18/12/2014

Economy, finance, tax and competition, External relations and foreign affairs, Institutional affairs

EU leaders focused on Europe's two most important challenges: boosting investment, and the situation at its eastern borders. It was the first European Council chaired by Donald Tusk as President and it followed a shorter format, a 'one day summit'.

 

Council reaches political agreements on CO2 emissions from ships and plastic bag use

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17/12/2014

Environment, consumers and health

Meeting in Brussels, EU environment ministers reached an agreement on new EU-wide rules for CO2 emissions from ships. They also agreed on new rules to limit to use of lightweight plastic bags across the EU.

 
 

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

Mergers: Commission approves IMS Health's acquisition of parts of Cegedim, subject to conditionsChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 19/12/2014 17:35

EUROPE IN HARMONY

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 19/12/2014 12:30

EUROPE IN HARMONY

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 19/12/2014 12:30

Visit of High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini to Iraq

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 19/12/2014 12:29

Commission to recover €102 million of CAP expenditure from the Member StatesChoose translations of the previous link 

Agriculture, fisheries and food, European Commission | 19/12/2014 12:12

CALENDRIER du 22 décembre 2014 au 11 janvier 2015Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 19/12/2014 12:00

Daily News 19 / 12 / 2014Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 19/12/2014 12:00

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

20/12/2014 00:24

Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, receives Stefan LÖFVEN, Swedish Prime Minister: arrival and handshake- roundtable

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

20/12/2014 00:24

Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, receives Nikola GRUEVSKI, Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: arrival and roundtable

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RETRANSMISSION EXCHANGES - SENSE

20/12/2014 00:24

SENSE Tribunal: Summary of this week's proceedings of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), produced by the SE News Service Europe (SENSE)

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General views of the European Council

19/12/2014 16:42

This series of stockshots contains images of the Council of the European Union.

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On the Agenda next year

19/12/2014 13:50

Parliament breaks for Christmas holidays, but EuroparlTV looks ahead to the hottest topics of 2015.

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EC Midday press briefing of 19/12/2014

19/12/2014 12:42

Recorded cutaways:

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Departure and doorstep Gruevski (Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia)

19/12/2014 12:07

Departure and doorstep by Nikola GRUEVSKI, Prime Minister of Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, following his meeting with Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, on 19 December 2014, in Brussels.

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Meeting with the PM of Sweden

19/12/2014 12:07

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Donald Tusk meets the PM of Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia

19/12/2014 12:06

Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, meets Nikola GRUEVSKI, Prime Minister of Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, on 19 December 2014, in Brussels.

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EC Midday press briefing of 19/12/2014

19/12/2014 12:06

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19/12/2014 12:04

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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National briefing: Latvia

19/12/2014 12:00

Press briefing by Laimdota STRAUJUMA, Prime Minister of Latvia, following the European Council held on 18 December 2014, Brussels.

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European Council Roundup

19/12/2014 02:34

This is a video summary of the European Council in Brussels on 18 December 2014. The main topics are investment and the conflict in Ukraine.

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Departure and doorstep Orbán (HU) - Part 1

19/12/2014 00:53

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National briefing: Spain - Part 5 (Q&A)

19/12/2014 00:31

Questions and answers during the press conference that followed the European Council on 18 December 2014, Brussels.

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