Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Written question – The trade agreement with South American countries – E-007385/2017

The EU has been trying to secure a trade agreement with the Mercosur member states for more than 17 years. This may finally be achieved in December, but there are still a number of areas where …

Written question – Human trafficking in Libya – E-007319/2017

An investigation by the American TV channel CNN, broadcast on 14 November 2017, brought to light the trafficking situation which many migrants are subjected to as they pass through Libya to reach Italy, the gateway to Europe. …

Speakers Call for Greater Focus on Post‑Reconstruction, as Fifth Committee Considers Revised Budget Proposal for Peacekeeping Operation in Darfur

With the second stage of the drawdown of the African Union‑United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) set to begin in February 2018, delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today took up the revised budget proposal …

Press Releases: U.S. Department of State Declaration on the Centennial of President John F. Kennedy

The Department of State pays tribute to the memory and legacy of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on the centennial of his birth in Brookline, Massachusetts in 1917.

President Kennedy pursued a foreign policy based on

Written question – Incident in the central Mediterranean involving Libyan coastguards – E-007284/2017

On 12 April, the Commission approved the EUR 90 million Trust Fund for Africa ‘on protection of migrants and improved migration management in Libya’. One of its objectives is ‘reducing the number of crossings and saving lives at …