Politics of the European Union

#Romania2019.eu/Minister-delegate Ciamba chairs the GAC meeting discussing negotiating box for Multiannual Financial Framework

Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday chaired the last General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting under the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council.

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders

A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues - an element that is not part of the bloc's new five-year action plan.

Premier Dancila, about meetings in Brussels: We want to resume discussions, punctually, about CVM

Premier Viorica Dancila said Tuesday that she had meetings in Brussels with the President and First Vice President of the European Commission on the current situation within the Government and the PSD (the Social Democratic Party, major at rule, ed.n.) and on punctually resuming talks on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).

EU Election Results Only Worsen Balkans’ Bleak Perspectives

Meanwhile, the election results will change little in terms of the EU bleak perspective of Western Balkan aspirant members.

Oddly, this is not only because of the rise of populism and Euroscepticism. It has more to do with the attitude of the traditional European conservatives, liberals and their partners on the left.

President Iohannis attending informal European Council meeting, EPP summit in Brussels

President Klaus Iohannis is attending today a summit meeting of the European People's Party (EPP) in Brussels and an informal meeting of the European Council, also in Brussels. According to the official agenda, Iohannis will go to the EPP summit at 14:00hrs, EEST, and to the informal European summit at 19:00hrs, EEST.

#EuropeanElections2019/ Kelemen Hunor: We will have powerful voice in EP

Cluj-Napoca, May 26 /Agerpres/ - The chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), Kelemen Hunor, stated, on Sunday, after the conclusion of the voting process and the announcement of the exit-polls, that the representatives of the Union will have a "powerful voice" in the European Parliament, including also for the continuation of the path of the Minority SafePack.

Polls open in Netherlands and Britain for European Parliament Elections

Elections for MEPs start today in the Netherlands and the UK.
     Elections for MEPs start today in the Netherlands and the UK. Tomorrow will be voted on in Ireland and the Czech Republic on May 25th in Latvia, Malta and Slovakia. Citizens in the other 21 EU countries will vote on May 26th.