Turkish Embassy outlines Turkey’s humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees

Turkish Embassy outlines Turkey’s humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees

The civil war, which erupted in 2011 in Syria, caused one of the most atrocious humanitarian and refugee crises in world history. Today, there are over 5.5 million registered Syrian refugees in the world and more than six million internally displaced Syrians inside their country. As the neighbouring country, Turkey ...

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European Commission urges Ireland to comply with EU law in a number of areas

European Commission urges Ireland to comply with EU law in a number of areas

In its monthly package of infringement decisions published today, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit ...

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Autumn 2018 Economic Forecast: sustained but less dynamic growth amid high uncertainty

Autumn 2018 Economic Forecast: sustained but less dynamic growth amid high uncertainty

Growth in the euro area is forecast to ease from a 10-year high of 2.4% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 before moderating further to 1.9% in 2019 and 1.7% in 2020. The same pattern is expected for the EU27, with growth forecast at 2.2% in 2018, 2.0% in 2019 ...

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European Commission Vice President addresses Climate Innovation Summit in Dublin

European Commission Vice President addresses Climate Innovation Summit in Dublin

European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič was in Dublin, where he gave a keynote speech at the 2018 Climate Innovation Summit in Dublin Castle this morning. The summit focuses on the finance needed to accelerate climate action. During his visit, the Vice-President is also meeting Richard Bruton, Minister ...

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Minister Andrew Doyle leads Irish food and seafood participation in major trade expos in Shanghai and Qingdao

Minister Andrew Doyle leads Irish food and seafood participation in major trade expos in Shanghai and Qingdao

Andrew Doyle TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, attended the CIIE (Chinese Import and Export Expo) in Shanghai. This Chinese Government-led expo, to be opened by President Xi Jinping, is intended to serve as a showcase for China’s commitment to international trade. The ...

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