EU Matters

This newsletter is issued on a regular basis and is intended as a selection of items potentially of interest to NI Assembly committees rather than an exhaustive list of European policy development and events.


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Presidency Of The Council Of The European Union

Blog posts:
European Environmental Funding
Europe for Citizens
Meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to the UK to mark the Presidency of the Council of the EU
What is the Council of the EU?

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Issue 5/2015

Digital Single Market; Better Regulation; European Semester; Migration; Juncker Investment Plan; driving licences; Horizon 2020 SME Instrument and more.

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Issue 4/2015

Digital Single Market; Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP); roaming charges; Google investigation; waste water legislation; meat labelling; Interreg funding calls and more.

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Issue 3/2015

Energy Union, Capital Markets Union, credit card fees, digital economy, crowdfunding, Latvian Presidency, roaming fees, milk quotas and more.

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Issue 2/2015

Capital Markets Union; road safety legislation; Greek government debt; Assembly committee EU priorities 2015; roaming charges and more.

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Issue 1/2015

Commission Work Programme 2015; National projects for the EU Investment Plan; Latvian Presidency of the Council; Creative Industries and more.

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Issue 4/2014

Europe’s Investment Plan; devolved interest in EU matters; ECJ air quality ruling; EC-UK meeting and more.

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Issue 3/2014

Report of the NI Taskforce 2007-14; genetically modified crops; migrant access to benefits; structural fund allocations for Northern Ireland and more.

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Issue 2/2014

New Commission confirmed; Climate Change & Emissions targets; Cutting red tape for SMEs; Northern Ireland is European Entrepreneurial Region 2015 and more.

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Issue 1/2014

New European Commission; Horizon 2020 SME Instrument; Horse Passports; new Members of the Committee of the Regions and more.

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The newsletter is prepared by Shauna Mageean, EU Affairs Manager. 

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