Growth in Europe a necessity, COSAC Conference delegates stress
16 October 2012 16:35
MICOSIA – The need to pursue growth in Europe in the framework of efforts to address the financial crisis was highlighted during the last day of the 48th Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the EU Member States (COSAC), which wrapped up here Tuesday.
Two regulations for CAP reform discussed
25 September 2012 08:59
 BRUSSELS - Two regulations leading to the reform of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) were discussed at Monday’s EU Agriculture Council that took place in Brussels, under the Cyprus EU Presidency.

In statements after the Council, Cypriot Minister for Agriculture, Natural...
Biofuels shift
19 September 2012 17:29
 BRUSSELS/NICOSIA - The European Commission announced a major shift in biofuel policy on Monday, saying it plans to limit crop-based biofuels to 5 percent of transport fuel, after campaigners said existing rules take food out of people's mouths.

Record high global grain prices...
Green growth
18 September 2012 13:49
NICOSIA| - EU Energy Ministers have concluded an informal meeting, in Nicosia, during which they discussed the future of EU energy policy, and exchanged views on the Commission’s Communication on Renewable Energy and the proposed regulation on trans-European Energy Infrastructure.
Cyprus EU...
Under way
16 September 2012 17:31
NICOSIA – Fiscal adjustment is well underway despite the current adverse financial conditions, Eurogroup President Jean Claude Juncker has said.

The Eurogroup meeting sketched a positive note as the ESM, a basic tool for tackling the EU sovereign debt crisis, has been given the green...
Speed it up
16 September 2012 17:33
NICOSIA -- Cyprus and the Troika will have to speed up the process, Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker said here Friday, adding that the problems of the country are very serious but he is confident that an answer to these problems will be found in the coming weeks.

Capital’s hotels full as Ecofin comes to town
13 September 2012 09:31
NICOSIA - Nicosia’s hotels will be virtually full over the weekend thanks to the large influx of visitors for the informal meeting of EU Finance Ministers
The Ecofin meeting will not only bring the 27 ministers but their delegations totaling around and in addition there will be 376...
Gymnich meeting looks at Syria
05 September 2012 08:40
 BRUSSELS --- The Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers that will take place in Cyprus 7 and 8 September will focus on the situation in Syria, water and education.

CNA has learnt that during the first day of the Meeting, EU Foreign Ministers will discuss about water...
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