European Commission chief warns China of unfair trade practices ahead of summit

European Commission chief warns China of unfair trade practices ahead of summit

”European leaders will not tolerate over time an imbalance in the trade relationship,” said European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen in an interview with the European Newsroom on Tuesday, ahead of the EU-China summit on December 7. Besides trade, the EU officials plan to also address China-Russia relations, sanctioned MEPs and the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East.

EU Mobility and Migration: Aging labour force, unfilled vacancies, brain drain?

EU Mobility and Migration: Aging labour force, unfilled vacancies, brain drain?

While the European Union as well as several member states aim to overhaul their laws on migration, the European Commission has proposed a new skills and talent mobility package in November. It is aiming to combat its workforce’s ageing demographic and is supposed to attract skilled workers from within and outside the bloc. It shall also help curb illegal migration and create legal entry routes into the union.

Excellent progress amid “existential war” in Ukraine, says EU chief

Excellent progress amid “existential war” in Ukraine, says EU chief

Over the weekend, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen travelled to Kyiv for the sixth time since the beginning of the Russian invasion in February 2022. Reason for her visit to the Ukrainian capital was the country’s reform progress and its bid for EU membership. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, denied a stalemate in the war with Russia. An enr pool journalist reported from Kyiv.