13 December 2017
Last 5+5 Ministerial chaired by France before passing Presidency to Italy On 12 December, the 5+5 held the last meeting of the year and the last one under the French Presidency.
8 December 2017
Commissioners Avramopoulos and King host the third Ministerial meeting of the EU Internet Forum Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King hosted the third Ministerial meeting of the EU Internet Forum.
8 December 2017
High-Level Economic Dialogue between Turkey and the EU takes place in Brussels The second High-level Economic Dialogue (HLED) between the EU and Turkey was held on 8th December. This event, annually organized since 2015, aims to strength bilateral economic and economic cooperation, as well to create a business platform to bring business circles together.
5 December 2017
Morocco and Portugal sign 12 new cooperation agreements The 13th Portugal-Morocco Summit, a high level event, took place in Rabat during on 3 and 4 December.
2 December 2017
No progress in the eighth round of intra-Syrian talks A new round of peace negotiations was held in Geneva, in another attempt to find a dialogued solution to the Syrian conflict. The meetings were attended by delegations of the Syrian government and delegates of the opposition groups under the mediation of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura.
30 November 2017
Migrants in Libya and youth, the two headlines of the AU-EU Summit The EU and the African Union (AU) held a joint Summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to address key topics for the African continent and its relations with the EU, in presence of heads of state and government from 55 African countries as well as high level representatives of the 28 EU member states.
29 November 2017
The Permanent Representatives Committee and the European Parliament will negotiate on standards for international protection The Council of the EU mandated the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) for starting negotiations with the European Parliament on establishing standards for the reception of asylum seekers.
28 November 2017
Wars in Syria and Yemen, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and migration, key issues of the EU-LAS joint meeting The EU Political and Security Committee members met with the Permanent Representatives of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Brussels. They discussed most urgent issues in the MENA countries, including migration management, the Israeli Palestinian conflict, the conflict in Syria and the civil war in Yemen.
27 November 2017
Commissioner Avramopoulos visits Turkey one week ahead of a visit to Greece by President Erdogan European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos, visited Turkey, where he delivered a speech at the 8th Bosphorus Summit, held in Istanbul by International Cooperation Platform (ICP).