Thousands of people who are interested in politics from all parts of Europe took part in Europe Talks, a project that brings together two people with different political views from different European countries. Gabi Kremeskötter from Germany and Viktor Bonev from Bulgaria were one of the tandem pairs.
In a video conference, Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed three major areas of security policy: cooperation in the field of industrial policy, security in the Sahel region, and European security and defence policy.
Following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 1 February 2020, the transition period agreed upon in the Withdrawal Agreement will end on 31 December 2020. The UK will thus leave the single market and the customs union and EU rules will no longer apply to it.
On 1 December 2009 a bold and ambitious plan became reality. The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union came into effect. The road that lay behind it was stony. Member states had battled it out over common values, the rule of law and human rights.