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  • EU domestic policies Event

    High Expectations for Germany - The Council Presidency at a pivotal moment for the EU

    14 July 2020, 14h00 (CEST), Zoom Discussion with Michael Roth, Ana Paula Zacarias and Prof. Marek Belka

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  • News Publication

    Digital Dialogue: Corona Briefing

    The Covid-19 crisis has revealed huge gaps in the social safety net on both sides of the Atlantic. From unequal access to education, to attacks on...

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    German Presidency of the Council | Deutsche EU-Ratspräsidentschaft

    On 1 July 2020, the Federal Republic of Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU for six months. FES accompanies this period with...

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  • News Publication EU external affairs

    Online Series "What’s the offer? A new partnership between Europe and Africa", May-June 2020

    In many ways 2020 is said to be crucial for the medium- and long-term relationship between Africa and the EU. EU’s new strategy with Africa published...

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  • News EU and its neighbours

    Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung gives Human Rights Award 2020 to Zoran Zaev

    On the second anniversary of signing the Prespa Agreement, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung announces that Zoran Zaev will be awarded the Human Rights...

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office

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Germany's Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July 2020, the Federal Republic of Germany assumed the Presidency of the Council of the EU for the next six months. The agenda is now largely dominated by the Covid-19 crisis which broke out at the beginning of the year. The conclusion of the Multiannual Financial Framework and the additional multi-billion-euro recovery programme for the EU take priority. Moreover, there is a large number of files that were in the pipeline before the crisis hit...

The EU-office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is working on these issues and will accompany the German Council Presidency with public discussions, specialist workshops, publications and analysis. By providing constructive and critical analysis of these debates and negotiations, offering progressive solutions and strengthening a transparent and open dialogue, the FES aims to ensure that the adopted measures contribute to a more socially balanced and sustainable Europe that successfully represents these values both domestically and in its external relations. [more]

EU domestic policies

EU domestic policies

+++ Citizens' Europe +++ Area of Freedom, Security and Justice +++ Migration and Integration +++ Democracy and Rule of Law in the EU +++ EU Social Dimension +++ Economic Governance +++ Common Market +++ Economic Policies +++ more

EU and its neighbours

EU and its neighbours

+++ EU Enlargement +++ European Neighbourhood Policy +++ Eastern Partnership +++ Euro-Mediterranean Partnership +++ Democracy and Rule of Law +++ Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade +++ The Role of Civil Society +++ more

EU external affairs

EU external affairs

+++ Common Foreign and Security Policy +++ NATO +++ Interregional cooperation +++ Strategic partnerships +++ Trade +++ Development +++ Democracy and Human Rights +++ Crisis prevention and conflict management +++ Social Dimension of Globalisation +++ Climate Policy +++ more

IPS Journal

IPS Journal

IPS Journal is an online magazine covering the central debates of progressive politics in Europe and around the globe more

FES Publications

FES Publications

Please visit the FES library website to search for all full-text publications published by FES offices worldwide. more

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