Europe’s Moment of Truth with Adam Tooze and Frans Timmermans

Challenges facing the EU today, including issues with refugees and migrants arriving in Europe,
are addressed by the European Institute Director and Professor at Columbia University
Adam Tooze and European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
on Sept. 28, 2015 at La Maison Française.


Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
“Legislation permitting the public authorities to have access on a generalized basis to the content of electronic communications
must be regarded as compromising the essence of the fundamental right to respect for private life,”

(The European Court of Justice)

30 Sep 2015

Capture3Informal comments to the media by H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, following the meeting of the Middle East Quartet.

General Debate, 70th Session, Donald Tusk President of the EU Council of the European Union
29 Sep 2015 - Statement made by the European Union, at the general debate of the
70th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 28 September-3 October 2015).


Council of the European Union President Donald Tusk, European Commission First VP Frans Timmermans, #HVRP Federica Mogherini andUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today #UNGA


From EU Co-President Donald Tusk:
Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, will address the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on behalf of the EU on Tuesday 29 September.

The general debate of the 70th Session of the UNGA will take place from 28 September to 06 October 2015. In June, the Council adoptedEU priorities at the UN and the 70th UNGA focusing on:

  • international peace and security
  • global issues such as climate change, the post-2015 development agenda, and human rights
  • effective multilateralism

President Tusk will also attend a working lunch on climate change and the summit onpeacekeeping hosted by President Obama.



Federica Mogherini: European leaders must act on refugee crisis

Link to video interview:  On Europe's influx of refugees from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan

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