Turkey should follow EU's path towards green economy: Ambassador

Turkey should follow the path of the European Union towards a more sustainable, efficient and green economy, a member of the EU delegation to Turkey said on March 2. 

Against the backdrop of the Circular Economy Week of Turkey, Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut pointed out that the Green Deal is one of the most important programs for the EU in the post-pandemic period.

Tourism ministers urge predictability of border crossing regimes

Ljubljana – EU ministers in charge of tourism have agreed it is important to ensure simple and predictable border crossing regimes, as they held a virtual meeting on Monday. This effort will expectedly be made easier with a digital vaccination passport the EU intends to propose later this month.

Govt makes public national recovery and resilience plan, opposition calls for debate

Ljubljana – The government has declassified the draft national recovery and resilience plan after pressure from the opposition that a broad debate was required on the document. The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee discussed the plan on Friday, rejecting all recommendations from opposition parties.

Jens Stoltenberg: Russia, China, Cyber Attacks and Climate Change Are Main Threats

Russia, China, terrorism, cyber attacks and climate change are the main threats facing NATO and the European Union, said Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Alliance Jens Stoltenberg in his doorstep statement before the video summit of the 27 EU member states in Brussels.

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister to Present National Recovery and Sustainability Plan before Parliament Recess

At the last plenary session, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev will inform parliament of Bulgaria's preparedness to present to the EC the final version of the national recovery and sustainability plan. The National Assembly goes on recess as of the next week as election campaign starts at full steam.

Počivalšek discusses implementation of industrial strategy with peers

Ljubljana – Attending a virtual informal session of EU ministers in charge of the internal market and industry on Thursday, Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek discussed with his colleagues the role of national recovery and resilience plans as instruments of implementing the industrial strategy. Corporate tax transparency was also on the agenda.