2020 Draft EU Budget

On 5 June 2019, the Commission adopted the Draft EU Budget for 2020, the last year of the current financial framework that started in 2014. Being the last budget of the 2014-2020 financial framework, it is also designed to provide a smooth transition to the next budgetary cycle that will start in 2021. The European Read more about 2020 Draft EU Budget[…]

Country Profile | United Kingdom

Name: United Kingdom                                                                  Capital: London Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy Population: 66.040.229 Area: 242.495 km2 GDP per capita: €40.643                               Currency: Pound Sterling (£) The United Kingdom has been allocated €16.42 billion from ESI Funds over the current 2014-2020 financial framework, a budget that mounts up to €27.29 billion thanks to the national contribution of €10.87 billion that Read more about Country Profile | United Kingdom[…]

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[…]

Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit

It has been almost two years since the British citizens opted to leave the EU. Ever since, the UK Government has been trying to get the right deal with for its country. However, although setting a deadline of two years to negotiate the right deal with the Commission, and the fact that there is just Read more about Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit[…]