Legal principles in exchange for ISDS – a bad deal

Legal principles in exchange for ISDS – a bad deal

May 6, 2015

06/05/2015 Commissioner provides no reasons why legal principles should be given up in order to include ISDS in TTIP agreement Commissioner Cecilia Malmström’s proposal on investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) reform is an unsuccessful attempt to appease the massive criticism of investor-state arbitration,…

Local companies to benefit from new EUR 20 million European lending programme with uniBank

May 6, 2015

No download formats are defined. Ghana: Local companies to benefit from new EUR 20 million European lending programme with uniBank Accra, Ghana 06/05/2015 Rights Free The European Investment Bank, the European Union’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide EUR 10 million…

Global and Regional Cooperation

May 5, 2015

Remarks at the High-Level Thematic Debate on Strengthening Cooperation Between the UN and Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations Ambassador David PressmanAlternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs  AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairperson. And thank you to President Museveni, the Secretary-General and…

EU development cooperation with Nepal

May 4, 2015

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April and the country now faces major challenges: addressing the current humanitarian crisis, rehousing its people, rebuilding major social and communications infrastructure and re-launching government and social services. The European Union immediately made…

Daily News 04 / 05 / 2015

May 4, 2015

EU increases its financial support in the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal The European Commission has approved financial support worth €16.6 million and additional humanitarian aid of €3 million to assist Nepal after the devastating earthquake. The relief aid will go…

Speeches: Testimony on the Balkans Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe

April 30, 2015

As prepared Chairman Rohrabacher, Ranking Member Meeks, Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to appear before you today to discuss what we have achieved in the western Balkans in the 20 years since the Dayton Accords and the challenges…