‘Anti-Merkel’ plan proposed by party chairwoman

Actually, this is an anti-Merkel plan," said Klöckner's Social Democratic Party counterpart, Ralf Stegner, on Monday (25 January).

EPP leader floats Schengen suspensions

Member states that do not tackle immigration should be temporarily suspended from the Schengen area, the President of the European People's Party (EPP), Joseph Daul, told EurActiv....

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 25 January 2016 High-Level Political Dialogue between the EU and Turkey in Ankara 1) The High Representative for Foreign Affairs/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Minister....

Taking stock of the refugee crisis

Solon Ardittis is Director of Eurasylum, a European research and consulting organisation specialising in migration and asylum policy affairs. He is also co-editor of Migration Policy Practice....

Germany’s police cast doubt on border control extension

The German police union (GdP) has warned against putting excessive pressure on the Bundespolizei by extending border controls, calling into question whether an indefinite extension of increased checks is feasible. EurActiv Germany reports.

Schäuble wants to foster Mideast strategy with Russia

Europe needs to make a greater contribution to stabilising the Middle East and should think about developing a joint strategy with Russia to reduce tensions between regional powers Iran and Saudi Arabia, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said....

Commission mulls ‘Juncker Plan’ for the EU’s southern neighbours

EXCLUSIVE / The European Commission is considering a ‘Juncker Plan’ to support the Southern Mediterranean region, in order to cut the high number of refugees arriving in Europe, the First Vice-President Frans Timmermans told EurActiv....

Renzi clash with Juncker and Merkel escalates

The tensions between Rome and Brussels have intensified, with a tough exchange of words in the light of the unfolding refugee crisis, and a looming banking crisis in Italy....

Boosting Revenue and Spending Efficiently - 4th African Fiscal Forum, Kampala

This is indeed exactly the spirit of the European Commission's strategy to foster development, captured by the motto and initiative "Collect more – Spend better".It gives the opportunity to participants to share experiences, ideas and build relationships that can help build capacity to deal with fiscal challenges. Participants were welcomed by Mr.