Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

White House National Economic Council Director Announces Senior Staff Appointments

“We have assembled a best-in-class team of policy advisors to drive President Trump’s bold plan for job creation and economic growth,” Cohn said. “With their diverse backgrounds and deep knowledge of key policy issues, they …

Refugees and migrants taking 'enormous risks' to reach Europe – UN agency

27 February 2017 &#150 Increased border restrictions and lack of accessible legal ways to reach Europe have caused refugees and migrants to take more &#8220diversified and dangerous journeys,&#8221 such as relying on people-smugglers or using …

Written question – Assistance to the population of Nagorno-Karabakh – E-000951/2017

Parliament has repeatedly stated that the EU should engage with and provide assistance to the population of Nagorno-Karabakh.

However, no Commission or Council official, not even the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, is …

Written question – EAC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – E-000940/2017

The Partner States of the East African Community (EAC) have negotiated an Economic Partnership Agreement with the EU.

Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda have already signed the agreement, but Burundi is refusing to do so because …

Written question – VP/HR – Genocide in South Sudan – E-000871/2017

Complete chaos reigns in South Sudan. The country is bankrupt, with inflation at 900%, industry has shut down, there is barely any drinking water, hospitals have no medicines or fuel to run operating theatres and …