As many as 21 presidents from the European Union signed, on the occasion of Europe Day, an appeal for Europe before the European Parliament elections, informs the Presidential Administration. The elections in 2019 have special importance: you, the European citizens, are the ones who decide the path that the European Union will follow.
The Together for Europe Summit in Warsaw, involving Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the leaders of all member states, adopted since 2004 in the EU, has begun.
The occasion for the summit, initiated by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiec, is the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the great enlargement of the European Union.
A number of 28 large-size pictures showing images from every European Union member state will be exhibited over April 18 - May 16 on the pedestrian street Nicolae Balcescu in the central Romanian city of Sibiu, to celebrate the Romanian presidency of the Council of EU, ahead of the European Union Summit to be held here on May 9, informs a release sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday.
They compared well to the deadliest year in a while, 2013, which saw 199 road deaths.
However, over a decade, the country has made no real progress and is just back where it started.
According to European Commission data on road deaths in the 28 member states for last year, 25,100 people died on European roads in 2018, representing a rate of 49 casualties per 1 million people.
EU countries have approved copyright reforms that have been strongly supported by publishers. However, American technology giants and Internet freedom activists have opposed these changes, arguing that they can harm the free sharing of information. The revision of the directive has led to a strong lobbying on both sides.
Romania's Defence Minister Gabriel Les will be attending, April 4-5, a meeting in Warsaw of the B9 Initiative defence ministers.