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2014-09-16 08:22:29

BRUSSELS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the key functions of the European Defence Agency is that of improving European military capabilities. Whilst each government runs its own armed forces, there are many instances where European nations collaborate on deployments - peace keeping, humanitarian and combat missions. In these situations, it is vital that the best and most useful equipment is ready and available where and when it is needed and also that the...

2014-03-06 12:23:48

BRUSSELS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent events in Ukraine have highlighted the shortcomings of the country's readiness for the further EU integration. They have also put a spotlight on where these issues have really stemmed from - and that is partly due to the EU's Eastern Neighborhood Policy (ENP). The ENP was initially formed on values, the commitment to the principles of international law and to fundamental values, including democracy and the respect for...

2014-01-31 08:23:46

BRUSSELS, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming at a time where Ukraine faces serious political turmoil, yesterday's event taking place at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, examined the EU's relations with its geographical neighbours and the prospects for Association Agreements in countries like Moldova and Georgia. Co-hosted by the EU- Ukraine Business Council, in light of the Vilnius Summit's shortcomings, the panel aimed to answer the question of whether...

2013-10-07 15:32:53

The eradication of poverty and advancement of sustainable development are key goals in the European Union, but they suffer from compromises and policy incoherence for development, says the first doctoral dissertation on the topic. Along with its member states, the EU is the biggest trade partner of the developing countries as well as provider of aid, but the internal dynamic of the Union is hampering its efforts to realize development policy goals. Problems are caused by both tensions...

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