Tags » The European Sting » Page 2

EU budget 2021-2027: Commission calls on leaders to set out a roadmap towards an autumn agreement

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission.

Ahead of the European Council meeting on 20 and 21 June, the European Commission is calling on leaders to make a push in advancing the negotiations on the EU’s next long-term budget 2021-2027 so that an agreement can be reached by autumn. 967 more words

The European Sting

Recognize, celebrate and ‘stand in solidarity’ with persons with albinism

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.

International Albinism Awareness Day is a time to “recognize, celebrate and stand in solidarity with persons with albinism around the world”, the United Nations urged on Thursday, taking place this year under the banner, “Still Standing Strong”. 662 more words

The European Sting

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.

This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the best and worst “family-friendly” nations. 804 more words

The European Sting

European Labour Authority ready to start working in October as decision is taken on new seat

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission.

Today, just ahead of the meeting of the Council on Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumers in which Ministers are to formally adopt the Regulation establishing the European Labour Authority, Member States decided that Bratislava will host the seat of the European Labour Authority. 432 more words

The European Sting

Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’, says head of UN Mission

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.

Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached. 486 more words

The European Sting

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.

Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. 353 more words

The European Sting