Ensuring the rule of law! TheEU is based on the rule of law: every action taken by it is founded on treaties approved voluntarily & democratically by all EU member states. The rule of law is also at the❤of the EU accession process. If a country wants to join the EU, it must show that it respects the rule of law. But what exactly does this mean? Watch our video to find out & read all about it...
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Kevin Millington
Lazar Gicev
Boosting the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean! This week, the European Commission launched a new initiative to support the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. The initiative will allow the EU & neighbouring countries to work together to increase maritime safety & security, promote sustainable blue growth & jobs, & preserve ecosystems &...
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Boosting the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean This week the European
Did you know that economic governance is a key pillar of the EU's enlargement process? But what is it? And why is it so important? In a nutshell, it's about helping our partners in enlargement countries to strengthen their economy, boost growth & meet the economic criteria for EU accession. Are you curious to know more about it? Great! Then check out our video!
Dimitris Politis
Dhurata Rada Rreli
Tenders, grants, calls for proposals & jobs in the EU's Southern Neighbourhood: Don't miss your opportunities! Click here: [ Bit.ly Link ] to check the latest news & follow EU neighbours south for all updates. #EU4Youth
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An investment in the environment = an investment in Europe! Since 2011, the wastewater treatment plant in Skenderaj, Kosovo, is operational thanks to EU support. Check out our video to find out why this investment is so important & read more about EU-Kosovo relations here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Dave Moore
#TurkeyReferendum: "We take note of the reported results of the referendum in Turkey on the amendments to the Constitution, adopted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on 21 January 2017.

We are waiting the assessment of the OSCE/ODIHR International Observation Mission, also with regard to alleged irregularities.

The constitutional amendments, and especially their practical...
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TurkeyReferendum We take note of the reported results of the referendum in
Dilşad Harun Seyhan
Necip Sabır
Hasan Isma
An investment in energy efficiency = an investment in Europe! Energy efficiency is more important than ever. It has to be increased at all stages of the energy chain- from generation to final consumption. Do you want to know how the EU supports energy efficiency in – for example- Serbia? Then watch our video & read all abouthere: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Spotlight on EU-Egypt! This week, our Director-General Christian Danielsson visited Egypt. In addition to meetings with key political representatives, he announced new EU-support to advance women’s rights in Egypt & visited an EU-funded demining-project in El Alamein, where he also met young primary school students who learn how to avoid mines. Do you want to know more about? Then click here:
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Spotlight on EUEgypt This week our DirectorGeneral Christian Danielsson visited Egypt In
Investing in the rule of law = investing in citizens, businesses, state institutions & the economy as a whole. This is relevant for EU Member States & enlargement countries! The EU provides crucial support. Where? And how? Find out more about one example from Albania in our video & click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for all infos on.
John Harris
Providing much needed health care for refugees in Turkey! In Izmir, the EU funds a health care centre that enables Syrian refugees to have access to vital primary health care services! The centre is funded via the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. What is the EU Facility? Where & how does the EU Facility help refugees in Turkey? Watch our video & check out our special EU Facility website...
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Yusuf Ergun Ayhan
Zsolt Füri
Adem Eroğan
EU support in action! Small & medium sized enterprises are the backbone of the economy. The EU supports them, in Europe & in enlargement countries like Montenegro. Do you want to know more about one (of many) example(s)? Then check out our video to find out how EU assistance has opened up new opportunities for a small business in Gornje Lipovo & read more abouthere: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Raoul Cyril
Nuno Dos Santos
Branka Vranic
Boosting dialogue & cooperation! Did you know that Croatia was awarded a fantastic #EUTwinning cooperation project in Serbia to improve the safety of transfusion medicine? Congrats! Read all about it here➡europa.eu/!Tk49jj & learn more about EU-Twinning, the European Commission's key instruments that provides peer-to-peer, on-the-ground cooperation between the EU & neighbouring countries...
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Boosting dialogue cooperation Did you know that Croatia was awarded a fantastic
An investment in freedom of expression = an investment in Europe! Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right. The EU strongly supports it in Member States, in countries wishing to join the EU & worldwide! So what is the EU doing to promote freedom of expression in- for example- Bosnia and Herzegovina? Watch our video to find out & click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for more infos on...
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Srecko Mikulic Felix
Attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt: "In one of the Holiest days for the Christians all over the world, the Coptic churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta & Alexandria have been attacked. Many innocent civilians have been killed or injured. The EU expresses its sincere condolences to the friends and families of the victims. Our thoughts are with them. Those responsible for the attacks must be...
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Attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt In one of the Holiest days
Tijana Ucur
"Equal treatment & fundamental rights are the corner stones of theEU. Roma have faced a long history of social exclusion & prejudice. Europe's largest minority - with 6 million Roma living in the EU - continues to be discriminated against & marginalised. We are determined to continue to fight anti-gypsyism & to push for the full integration of Roma in all EU societies & countries", so the...
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Equal treatment fundamental rights are the corner stones of theEU Roma have
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David James Clarke
João Bértolo
#Stockholm: "Our thoughts are with the people of Sweden following the tragic events in Stockholm today. On behalf of the European Commission, I would like to send my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to salute the courageous work of the first responders who arrived so quickly on the scene.

One of Europe's most vibrant and colourful cities appears to have been struck by...
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Stockholm Our thoughts are with the people of Sweden following the tragic
Interested in cooperating on youth issues? Want to identify & discuss common challenges? Then use your chance & take part in the 3rd Eastern Partnership Youth Forum on 22-23 June in Warsaw. Be quick & send your application until 12 April. Who can apply? What do you have to do? Where can you find more infos? Easy! Just click here: [ Eap-youth-forum.pl Link ] & follow EU neighbours east for more...
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Fantastic news for Ukrainian citizens! They will soon be able to travel to theEU without a visa for short stays of up to 90 days. Congrats :-) Today, the European Parliament approved the visa waiver. The legislation is likely to enter into force in June. Want to know more? Then read all about it here: europa.eu/!gh94tB & click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] to find out more aboutcooperation!
Fantastic news for Ukrainian citizens They will soon be able to travel
Nick Minescu
Matteo Pintonello
Arlind Puka
Supporting the future of Syria & the region! For two days, the EU is hosting a major conference on Syria & the impact of the crisis on the region. The conference brings together over 70 delegations from around the world. Watch the video to find out what it is all about, click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for all infos on how EU actions support Syrians & host communities & also visit the website...
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Franco Suarez
Ugur Ataer
Emrah TC
Helping people in need! Did you know that the EU is the No.1 donor in helping refugees & host communities in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq & Turkey? What more can the EU do? And how is the helping people inside Syria? That & many other questions were at the center of our event today at the #SyriaConf2017! Find out here: [ Europa.eu Link ] how EU actions support Syrians and host communities, listen to...
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Helping people in need Did you know that the EU is the
Muhammed Barut
Rozalija Baricevic
Hüseyin Erdoğan