1st Mar 2024


EU vaccine-refuseniks could face travel problems

People who exercise their right to refuse the coronavirus vaccine should not be discriminated against, but might face curbs on international travel in future, EU commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič said Monday after informal video-talks with European affairs ministers. "There will be different options how we handle travel ... the possibility of the electronic vaccination certificate could be added," Šefčovič said, after Greece first proposed the idea of a vaccine-passport scheme.

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EU Commission clears Poland's access to up to €137bn EU funds

The European Commission has legally paved the way for Poland to access up to €137bn EU funds, following Donald Tusk's government's efforts to strengthen the independence of their judiciary and restore the rule of law in the country.


Right of Reply: The EU-ACP Samoa agreement

Portuguese S&D MEP Carlos Zorrinho, chair of the delegation to the OACPS-EU joint parliamentary assembly, responds to EUobserver's piece Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact.


The macabre saga of Navalny's corpse

With Alexei Navalny's funeral in Moscow on Friday, Vladimir Putin's regime haven't just insulted his mother and widow with their treatment of his corpse — they've breached international treaties and conventions.

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