Agreement reached to extend free mobile roaming rules in the EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The “Roam like at Home” scheme will be renewed for another ten years, under plans informally agreed between MEPs and the Slovenian Presidency of the Council, on Thursday. Under the agreement, a follow-up to the 2017 elimination of roaming surcharges, consumers will continue to […]

New Pact on Migration and Asylum: Agreement reached on the new European Union Agency for Asylum

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Commission welcomes the agreement that the European Parliament and the Council have just found to transform the European Asylum Support Office into a European Union Agency of Asylum. It is a key initiative under the New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The new […]

The European Union and the United States conclude negotiations on agricultural quotas agreement

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Union and the United States have concluded negotiations to adjust the European Union’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) agricultural quotas, following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. This is the culmination of two years of negotiations in the WTO framework to divide these […]

Ukraine-EU deal sees the light but there’s no defeat for Russia

While the ceasefire between Ukraine’s military forces and the separatists appears to be holding since the September 5th truce, something “historic” – as leaders called it – might have happened yesterday. Ukraine ratified a landmark trade-and-political deal with the European Union, officially moving towards the West. The moment was crucial not only for the importance […]

EU to gain the most from the agreement with Iran

The fall of oil prices right after the European Union negotiators, working on behalf of the E3+3 group, reached an agreement with Iran, was the first and infallible sign that this was a step towards the right direction, at least for the energy importing countries. In the Geneva negotiations, the West was represented by Catherine […]