Tag: Ursula von der Leyen

EU Commission recognises some progress in rule of law

The European Commission has today published the first EU-wide report on the rule of law.

European Commission ups emissions reduction target

The European Commission has presented a plan which seeks to reduce the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, in a bid to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

Von der Leyen to deliver first state of the union address

Among the issues expected to be tackled in her first address, von der Leyen is expected to speak about the coronavirus pandemic, the economic downturn caused by the global pandemic, migration, foreign policy challenges and the bloc's green goals.

Watch: EC President welcomes Malta reforms; “We are moving forward”...

The OPM has published a letter delivered to Malta’s PM by Ursula von der Leyen, together with the PM’s reaction.

Watch: In the face of a crisis, EU leaders’ differences persist

EU leaders may agree on the need for a strong response to the economic crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but a four-hour videoconference failed to bring them any closer to agreeing on how the EU should be involved.

EU medical teams deployed to Italy

A team of European doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway, deployed through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to Milan and Bergamo to help Italian medical staff working to battle the coronavirus.

EU leaders fail to agree on post-Brexit budget

An emergency summit went into extra time, but leaders of the EU’s 27 member states were nowhere close to reaching an agreement on the EU’s budget for the next seven years.

Brexit deal approved by the European Parliament

In a debate, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the EU’s Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier, Parliament took stock of the withdrawal process so far and the challenges ahead.

Von der Leyen “convinced” Malta will contribute to a more just...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that she is “convinced” that the Maltese Government under Abela’s leadership will continue to make a constructive contribution to a stronger, more united, and more just Europe.

EU may need to extend deadline for trade talks with UK...

The European Union may need to extend the deadline for talks about a new trade relationship with Britain, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told French daily Les Echos in an interview published on Friday.