Tag: European Council

€1.6 billion dedicated to cybersecurity as MEPs strike deal with Council

The informal agreement will be confirmed in a forthcoming meeting of the Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) committee.

EU to spend over €9 billion to tackle migration

The budget for the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), for the period 2021-2027, will amount to €9.882 billion.

EU leaders to meet for two-day summit

European Union leaders are meeting for a two-day summit which will focus on a number of pertinent issues.

EU leaders converge in Brussels, hoping to bridge budget differences

EU leaders – including Prime Minister Robert Abela – have converged in Brussels for a special summit in which they will seek to bridge their considerable differences over the bloc’s long-term budget and its Covid-19 recovery plan.

Foreign Minister says war is undermining Libya’s response to Covid-19

Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo reiterated Malta's call to support Libya, where persistent fighting is undermining the country's ability to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, while also contributing to a higher risk of a spike in irregular migration.

Occupy Justice writes letter to European Council President

Occupy Justice has written to the European Council President, to take a position on "the desperate situation in Malta during the upcoming summit."

Dutch MEP challenges tomorrow EU Council meeting

In an opinion piece published in Politico she wrote that “This week’s European Council must put the safeguarding of the rule of law in Malta squarely on its agenda by addressing it at the highest level and asking tough questions of Muscat.”

€2m renewable energy tenders project under scrutiny – Sant

A proposal to help local island authorities with tendering renewable energy projects by Maltese Labour MEP Alfred Sant, has reached the stage of trilogue...

‘They are hiding behind a procedure to avoid discussing No-Deal’s impact’

There are less than two months until the UK is set to leave the EU and the UK government has been granted the right to close Parliament for 5 weeks. The move comes at a critical point where the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit becomes more likely. For Simon Thomson, Head of Regional and International Media for the People’s Vote, that’s a sign of the government using Parliamentary procedure to avoid discussing how No-Deal will impact communities up and down the United Kingdom.

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders arrive for summit in France

Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday even before their leaders had gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions,...