A UK report designed to form the bedrock of efforts by Prime Minister David Cameron to renegotiate the position of the UK within the EU has made few recommendations for repatriation of laws.
The UK 'Review of the balance of competences' examined the country’s relationship with the EU following consultation with businesses, think tanks, academics and other bodies.
Cameron wants to renegotiate the position of the UK within the EU in the event that his Conservative party remains in power following the next general election, which will take place not later than 7 May 2015.
Budgetary austerity and commitments to fight the Ebola epidemic have forced France to cut its contributions to UNITAID, the international organisation that provides access to AIDS treatments in poor countries. EurActiv France reports.
Today the Iranian people are facing one of the worst violations of human rights in contemporary times. Over 1200 executions in the past 15 months of Rouhani’s presidency, Government organized acid attacks against women for “mal-veiling” and the brutal hanging of 26-year-old girl Reyhaneh Jabbari, are terrible events that have shocked the world.
At the third summit of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), held in Belgrade on 16 and 17 December, China announced new funds and ventures with the region, stressing that the cooperation will be in line with European standards. EurActiv Serbia reports.
Some see the strengthening of cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European countries as the making of a new “Silk Road,” while others believe it is a way for the Chinese to further their presence in the greater EU market.