The French city of Cannes, better known for its opulence than for its geo-political significance, was perhaps a symbolically odd choice to host one of the most important recent meetings of the G20.
In a Communication dated 28 September, the European Commission proposed the introduction of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT).
The positive effects of the decision on such a milestone ruling will certainly spill over to other policy fields, starting with EU research funding.
There are a billion reasons to maintain the Schengen zone as a space of freedom of movement.
A long-established programme to support people in need through the distribution of food is being threatened - precisely at a time of crisis.
On October, 12th the European Commission released its yearly communication on enlargement, stressing the potential of the accession process to trigger transformation in the candidate countries.
According to the European Commission, up to 15% of the European Union’s population may be victims of crime within EU territory every year, with consequences not only for them but for their family members as well.
Anne Ziegler is a project coordinator at the St Vartan Centre (Jesuit Refugee Service) at Aleppo in Syria. She describes the alarming situation of Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman has been involved in non-partisan studies on Muslim/ non-Muslim relations in Egypt since 1976 and includes in his network senior Christian and Muslim leaders.
> 30 May
COMECE participates in the annual High-level EU-Religious Leaders Meeting, Brussels, with Presidents Barroso, Van Rompuy and Schulz
> 20 June
COMECE and CEC organise a Dialogue Seminar with the EU Commission on ‘European citizenship – challenges and benefits’
> 24-28 June
COMECE organises a « Week for Hope » on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Ecclesia in Europa in Brussels