Brussels, June 22, 2021.- The Council today approved conclusions reaffirming the EU’s strong commitment towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable development Goals (SDGs), which continue to guide the EU internally and externally to build back better and greener. The Council recognises that the COVID-19 pandemic isContinuar Leyendo

Brussels, June 21, 2021.- The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures against 78 Belarusian individuals and 8 entities. This decision was made in view of the escalation of serious human rights violations in Belarus and the violent repression of civil society, democratic opposition and journalists. Moreover, seven individuals andContinuar Leyendo

Brussels, June 15, 2021.- The Council today approved conclusions affirming the EU’s commitment to engaging in policy dialogue and international partnerships with middle-income countries, in line with the new European Consensus on Development. Further engagement with middle-income countries should be done through the new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation InstrumentContinuar Leyendo

Brussels, June 03, 2021.- Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted to add Japan. As stipulated in the Council recommendation, this list willContinuar Leyendo

Brussels, June 03, 2021.- The Council today took note of the sixth progress report on the implementation of the common set of proposals endorsed by EU and NATO Councils on 6 December 2016 and 5 December 2017. The report elaborates on the progress achieved between June 2020 and May 2021Continuar Leyendo