A decade ago, Croatia became the then 28th member of the European Union. The country has achieved its strategic goals, but membership has led to a significant population outflow. In the meantime, neighbouring countries are still in the waiting room.
Slovenia experienced more cyber attacks in 2022 than in the previous year. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz does not want to impose new conditions on North Macedonia’s EU accession. The German Federal Statistical Office reveals that significantly more people live alone in Germany than in most other EU countries.
The Flemish government calls on the European Commission to focus on meeting the 2030 CO2 reduction targets before discussing goals for 2040. Kyriakos Mitsotakis wins Greek elections by a landslide. Austria and Italy join forces to fight illegal migration and reshape EU migration and asylum policies.
European officials received a salary increase of 1.7 percent in June. Yet, viral social media posts claim that that was just the beginning and that European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has demanded a 15-percent increase for herself and other EU staff. These claims are false.
The EU is helping Serbia to ensure the secure supply and transport of energy products. According to the latest Global Gender Gap report, Slovakia moved up four places on the World Economic Forum’s gender equality ranking. EU environment ministers agree on a “general approach” regarding the controversial Nature Restoration Law.