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Covid-19, economic crisis and EU integration: The importance of the moral dimension in the European project*

The Covid-19 crisis led European public opinion to believe that the EU did not have the capacity to forecast or respond to health crises such as the pandemic. “Europe is not responding“, the Italian daily La Repubblica dramatically deplored.   (*The initial version of this article was published by The Robert Schuman Foundation (European Issue

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Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia

On Tuesday 19 January 2021, the European Parliament debated on a Resolution to accelerate the EU strategy for rail transport. In the European Year of… Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia

EU and China reach the Comprehensive Investment Agreement. U.S. criticism.

Leaders from China and EU concluded the long negotiation on the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investments (CAI). Now they have two years to sign, ratify and conclude the agreement. If all goes well, it will have taken almost 10 years of discussions. But the new U.S. administration urges EU leaders to wait. Last December 30, 2020,

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The public sector loan facility under the Just Transition Mechanism

The public sector loan facility is the third pillar of the Just Transition Mechanism (JTM), along with the Just Transition Fund and just transition … The public sector loan facility under the Just Transition Mechanism

The EP calls for democracy to sign the new economic agreement with Azerbaijan

Original: english Following the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh on 10 November 2020, discussion continued on a new Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, replacing the one of 1999. However the European Parliament could freeze the deal. The bilateral relations of the European Union with Azerbaijan are based on the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement in force

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Coronavirus – The EU Commission presents the Winter recommendations

Nearly 500 million Europeans are approaching Christmas and don’t know how to prepare. This time the EU sets the rules. On the eve of the much agonized vaccine, the winter months pose a greater risk for the spread of the virus, for essentially two reasons. First, it was understood that the colder months are propitiatory

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The EU at the crossroads: either it wins the virus war or loses it

Europe has launched an unprecedented bailout plan in EU history. The crisis triggered by the new Coronavirus is worse than the crisis of 2008 and the measures launched are only the beginning.

Last 10 (difficult) days of the UK in Europe

  Last discussions and vote of the two branches of the British Parliament to decide whether it will be or not an abrupt Brexit. Hundreds of European “laws” may suddenly expire at midnight on February 1st. Large movements in financial markets and major concerns among companies. Government loses three times in the House of Lords

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