Brexit: €5 billion to help EU countries mitigate social and economic impact

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Brexit Adjustment Reserve should primarily support the countries and sectors worst affected by the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. On Tuesday, the Regional Development Committee adopted its position on the Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR), paving the way to start negotiations […]

EU countries should ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. MEPs urge member states to protect and further enhance women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in a report adopted on Tuesday. In the draft report approved by the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality by 27 votes in favour, 6 against and […]

Consequences of COVID-19 on African Caribbean Pacific and EU countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) calls on the EU to make COVID-19 vaccines a global public good that is accessible to all. The ACP-EU joint parliamentary assembly (JPA) adopted on Friday a resolution calling on the EU and its member state to provide greater […]

Still a long way to go to achieve gender equality in all EU countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Press Statement by EP Vice-President Dimitrios Papadimoulis and Women’s Rights Committee Chair Evelyn Regner after the publication of the 2020 Gender Equality Index. In the context of the first European Gender Equality Week, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) released its 2020 Gender […]

These EU countries have the most government debt

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Greece has the highest government debt-to-GDP ratio of any European Union member state, according to new figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office. At the end of 2018, its debt stood at 181% of […]

Natural gas: Parliament extends EU rules to pipelines from non-EU countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. To provide legal clarity for operators and competitive gas supply for all Europeans, MEPs approved new gas market rules to bring incoming pipelines under EU law. MEPs adopted an overhaul of EU gas market rules on Thursday with 465 votes to 95, and 68 […]