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  • 22 March 2023

The EDPS opens office in Strasbourg

The EDPS opens office in Strasbourg francesco Wed, 03/22/2023 - 14:53 Tue, 03/14/2023 - 12:00 On 14 March, the EDPS has opened his new Office in the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. With the new office, we aim to provide additional support in the European Parliament's legislative process, including during the plenary sessions, fulfilling our role as advisor to the EU legislator. Data protection is becoming increasingly engrained in EU legislation, the new EDPS office provides an opportunity for closer cooperation and engagement with policymakers and other EU institutions present in Strasbourg, as well as with the Council of Europe. The inauguration ceremony featured speeches from the Chair of the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament, the European Ombudsman and the Council of Europe. 1 Watch the video
  • 22 March 2023

North Macedonia: EU provides €70 million investment grant for largest environmental protection project

EIB Global, the arm of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for activities outside the European Union, has signed a €70 million EU investment grant with the government of the Republic of North Macedonia to build a wastewater treatment plant in Skopje. Signed on World Water Day, this is the largest EU investment grant allocated to the country under the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF). This important environmental project that will enable better living conditions for some 500 000 people is part of the European Commission’s Economic and Investment Plan and of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans.
  • 22 March 2023

Czech EU Presidency: a human rights-based approach to drug policy

This month, the Czech six-month Presidency of the Council of the EU draws to a close. With the motto ‘Rebuild, Rethink, Repower’, the Presidency focused on five key priorities: managing the refugee crisis and post-war reconstruction of Ukraine; energy security; strengthening European defence...
  • 22 March 2023

Season’s greetings and warm wishes for a peaceful 2023

As we reach the end of 2022, we look back on a year which has seen Europe face the trials of war, growing instability in food and energy supplies and ongoing social and economic challenges as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, our thoughts are with those most affected and we hope...
  • 21 March 2023

EU Justice and Home Affairs agencies present 2022 result to the European Parliament and outline key priorities for 2023

News The Executive Director of the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), Montserrat MARIN LÓPEZ, and the Executive Director of the EU Agency for Asylum (EUAA), Nina GREGORI, are at the European Parliament today where they will present the highlights and priorities of the outgoing and incoming presidencies of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies’ Network (JHAAN). The EUAA took over the Presidency of the network from CEPOL on 1 January 2023.
  • 21 March 2023

Asylum applications remain at high levels in January

News Analysis released by the European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA) estimates that about 92 000 asylum applications were lodged in the EU+ in January 2023, after a similar number was recorded in December 2022">