European Union

  • June 16, 2016

    On the second day of his visit to Brussels the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the opening ceremony of the European Development Days forum and participated in a commemoration for the victims of the March airport bombing attacks in the city.

  • May 20, 2016

    Five Quaker organisations from Europe and the United States have asked governments to say 'no' to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial 'mega' trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.

  • May 12, 2016

    David Cameron has suggested that Brexit could put European peace at risk.

  • May 4, 2016

    Commenting on a report published today by the House of Lords European Union Committee on the process of Brexit, the TUC says the report backs up other legal experts who say that working people could face years of uncertainty and chaos if Britain votes to leave the EU.

  • May 2, 2016

    Any debate around the UK’s future in the European Union must take into account the country’s role in fighting poverty and inequality across the world, Christian Aid has said.

  • April 29, 2016

    Leaving the EU could put millions of people in the UK at increased risk of accidents or injuries in the workplace, says a TUC report published yesterday (28 April 2016) to coincide with International Workers’ Memorial Day.

  • April 19, 2016

    With international attention focused on the implementation of the recently agreed EU-Turkey deal, the plight of more than 46,000 refugees and migrants stuck in squalid conditions across mainland Greece is in danger of being forgotten, Amnesty International warns in a new report.

  • April 7, 2016

    An independent legal opinion published today warns of years of uncertainty for workers and employers if the UK votes to leave the European Union, says the Trades Union Congress..

  • March 17, 2016

    Christian Aid has warned that unless the European Union takes greater action in response to the scale of the refugee crisis, more people will risk their lives in order to leave Greece, where some 40,000 people are currently stranded.

  • March 10, 2016

    European leaders, meeting on 7 March in Brussels, have closed the Balkan route being used by refugees to enter and travel through the EU, in a move Christian Aid warns could be inhumane.