EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements

During the 25thEU-Japan summit on 17thJuly in Tokyo, the EU and Japan signed two landmark agreements – namely the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) – which are expected to enhance EU-Japanese relations even further. The EPA, which the President of the European Commission, Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, characterised as an agreement Read more about EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements[…]

EU Energy and Environment Sectors Moving Forward under Austrian Presidency

  On 1stJuly, Austria succeeded Bulgaria in the Presidency of the Council of the EU and it seems to take special interest in the environment and energy sectors. According to the now officially published provisional agenda for the EU Council meetings, the Austrian Presidency aims to reach agreements in – amongst others – “setting emission Read more about EU Energy and Environment Sectors Moving Forward under Austrian Presidency[…]