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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

Our mission is to take forward the EU's neighbourhood and enlargement policies, as well as coordinating relations with EEA-EFTA countries insofar as Commission policies are concerned. More

Eastern Partnership Summit launches new and ambitious agenda



Yesterday, at the 6th Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels, the European Union and EU Eastern Partner countries reaffirmed their strong partnership, unity and solidarity. Together they agreed on a Joint Declaration, which provides a blueprint for future action, based on a renewed agenda for the Eastern Partnership focusing on recovery, resilience and reform...

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2021 Enlargement package

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European Commission assesses and sets out reform priorities for the Western Balkans and Turkey


On October 19, the European Commission adopted its 2021 Enlargement Package, providing a detailed assessment of the state of play and the progress made by the Western Balkans and Turkey on their respective paths towards the European Union, with a particular focus on implementing fundamental reforms, as well as clear guidance on the reform priorities ahead.

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EU challenges Egyptian import restrictions at the WTO

The EU has requested dispute settlement consultations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with Egypt on the latter's compulsory import registration requirements. The EU considers that these requirements violate WTO rules because they place import restrictions on a vast range of goods...