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Highlights – Vote on guidelines for EU 2018 budget – Committee on Budgets

The primary function of the EU Member States’ parliaments, alongside law-making, has always been to approve taxation. In contrast, the European Union cannot raise taxes, as this is a prerogative that remains within the remit …

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Trade agreements boost the EU agri-food sector

Commissioner Hogan presented today in a press conference a new study demonstrating the positive effects of three trade agreements in place – Mexico, South Korea and Switzerland – …

Activities of Secretary-General in Germany, 16-18 February

On Thursday afternoon, 16 February, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived from Cairo, Egypt, in Bonn, Germany, to attend the meeting of foreign ministers of the G-20.

In the early evening, he took part in …

Trade agreements boost EU agri-food sector

Trade agreements have helped to boost EU agricultural exports and have supported jobs in the agri-food sector and other sectors of the economy, according to a new independent study carried out on behalf of the …

WFP Concerned About Desperate Reports Coming From Families Inside Western Mosul

A family fleeing violence in western Mosul receives much-needed food assistance upon arriving in Hamam Al Alil, a town south of Mosul. Photo: Norwegian Refugee Council

ERBIL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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