Europe

Slovakia takes on the presidency of the EU at a time of unprecedented challenges

Paris, July 2016 – Slovakia (5.4 million inhabitants) took over from the Netherlands the rotating presidency of the European Union on 1st July at a time of unprecedented challenges following the ‘Brexit’ vote in Great Britain, which was to succeed … More

Migration and international security main priorities of the Dutch presidency of the Union’s Council

Migratory crises, risk of implosion of the Schengen system, terrorist threat, more questions about Britain’s future within the EU and the rule of law dispute with the new Polish government: the European Union is facing a series of crises at the beginning … More

Efus partners with the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities to counter radicalisation and urban violence

Strasbourg, France, 14 September 2015 – Efus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe “with a view to implementing the Congress Strategy to combat radicalisation and on issues … More

Luxembourg takes on the European Council’s rotating presidency

July 2015 ­– The Luxembourg presidency of the European Council started on 1st July for six months. It’s the 12th time that Luxembourg takes on the rotating presidency of the EU. The challenges for Europe are important, emphasised Xavier Bettel, … More

The European Commission consults cities on the future EU urban agenda

Brussels, June 2015 – The European Commission organised a “Cities Forum” on 2 June in Brussels to consult representatives of European cities and civil society on the future urban agenda of the European Union. Represented by Véronique Ketelaer, Project Manager, … More

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