Brexit preparedness: European Commission adopts two contingency proposals to help mitigate impact of “no-deal” Brexit on EU fisheries

Given the continued uncertainty in the UK surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Commission has today adopted two legislative proposals to help mitigate the significant impact that a “no-deal” Brexit would have on EU fisheries. This is part of the Commission’s ongoing preparedness and contingency work and will help ensure a coordinated EU-wide…

Discover alternative cities of the Czech Republic – 23rd January 2019

Discover interesting Czech cities that have made many of their visions a reality in the past thirty years and have undergone a fundamental transformation. They offer a wide range of of Adventure, from historic to modern architectural sites, through unusual expositions, fun parks, events and festivals, attractive countryside and gastronomy, to the opportunities to learn…

China’s first Consul General in Northern Ireland bids farewell after four years in Belfast

Madam Wang Shuying, China’s first Consul General in Northern Ireland, bids farewell at a reception in the Chinese Consulate General Belfast, in the presence of a large attendance of representatives from the Northern Ireland Assembly, Civil Service, Local Government, Consul Generals, Honorary Consuls and many friends from the business, education and civic society. The very…

Polish Ambassador makes first official visit to Northern Ireland

Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki greets the Queen’s representative, Lord Lieutenant of Belfast, Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle CBE DL, Consul General Pawel Majewski and Honorary Consul Jerome Mullen. The Polish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Arkady Rzegocki, made a very successful three-day visit to Belfast last week, during which he met the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly Robin Newton…

European Commission recommends to the European Council (Article 50) to find that decisive progress has been made in Brexit negotiations

Brussels, 14 November 2018 The negotiators of the European Commission and the United Kingdom have today reached a deal on the terms of the Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement. All aspects of the Withdrawal Agreement have now been finalised and agreed at negotiator level. This agreement marks a decisive moment in the negotiations. The European Commission…