News from Brussels / Week 12-18 June 2017
Last week, the College of Commissioners met in Strasbourg to discuss a proposal to amend the so-called European Market Infrastructure Regulation and President Juncker addressed the plenary of the European Parliament on the Commission's preparations ahead of the European Council. Also, EU institutions welcomed the end of roaming charges in the EU and MEPs discussed EU cohesion policy for the next funding period from 2020 onwards. Besides, the Commission welcomed the agreement reached at the Eurogroup between Greece and the institutions.
News from Brussels / Week 28 January - 3 February 2017
Last week the Council and the European Parliament reached an agreement to cut wholesale roaming charges. From this summer on, calling home from our European holiday destination will be cheaper than ever! Moreover, the European Commission keeps gathering ideas on how to modernize the Common Agricultural Policy and launched a public consultation to encourage stakeholders’ participation. Meanwhile, the Heads of State and Government gathered in Malta to discuss the migration challenge.
News from Brussels | Week 19 – 23 September 2016
A LATE SUMMER FULL OF NEWS
Despite the nice temperatures and sunny days in September, the activity didn’t cease in the European institutions, including a plenary session in Strasbourg, where Commission’s President Juncker addressed his State of the Union speech (#SOTEU) and an extraordinary meeting of the 27 Heads of State and Government (without the UK) in #Bratislava. Here a short overview of other topics that featured high in the EU news during the last days.