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EU Public Policy January 17 Update

Malta Taking Over the Rotating Council Presidency  The Presidency of the Council of the EU is rotating every six months among the EU Member States. The Presidencies are held by a group of three Member States which are rotating per semester. The Council’s Presidency is responsible to set up the agendas and to determine the … Continue Reading

EU Public Policy December 12 Update

EU Public Policy Comes to Capital Thinking Given the growing influence that global policy initiatives are having on the development of U.S. policy, our colleagues in Brussels will now bring boots-on-the-ground coverage of policy developments in EU to Capital Thinking. Council of the EU Agrees on WiFi4EU Initiative The EU 28 Member States Telecommunications Ministers met on … Continue Reading

In Wake of Paris Attacks, Lawmakers Consider Domestic Risks, Impact on Visa Waiver Program; Group of Governors Oppose Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Legislative Activity In Wake of Paris Attacks, Lawmakers Consider Domestic Risks, Impact on Visa Waiver Program Lawmakers continued to react to the November 13 attacks in Paris, voicing concerns about risks to the homeland in light of elevated terror alerts across the world, including Brussels, where law enforcement officials conducted raids late Sunday. Members also … Continue Reading
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