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Mogherini Presents EU's Much Anticipated Connectivity Strategy

19 September 2018

On 19 September, the European Commission and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini adopted a long-awaited Communication, forming the elements for an EU Strategy on "Connecting Europe and Asia." 

The Communication lays out the conditions on which the EU is ready to invest in connectivity throughout Europe and Asia. It emphasizes the need for investments to be sustainable - environmentally, socially, financially and economically, with due respect for multilaterally agreed standards on transparency in public procurement, equal market access for businesses and a level playing field. 

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The EU's Connectivity Strategy: An Answer to China's Belt and Road Initiative?

By Bart Broer

21 September 2018

Today's adoption by the European Commission of a new ‘Connectivity Strategy’ linking Europe and Asia throws down the gauntlet to China.


HR/VP Federica Mogherini in the EP on the state of EU-China relations

12 September 2018

The European Parliament adopted a non-legislative report on the general state of EU-China relations, followed by a discussion with the HR/VP.

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Invitation Tuesday October 16: How to tackle fake news?

The Asia-Europe Foundation, the EU-Asia Centre, the Press Club Brussels and EurActiv are inviting you to a joint event "How to Tackle Fake News" on 16 Oct 2018 at 14.30h.


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