UN stumbles over climate crisis and conflict resolution

UN stumbles over climate crisis and conflict resolution

The 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly is drawing to a close. Tackling the effects of climate change and resolving military conflicts in Europe and beyond have emerged as bottlenecks. On a positive note, EU countries have shown that they’re making progress towards achieving the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Europe in brief: Austria warns against EU genetic engineering legislation

Europe in brief: Austria warns against EU genetic engineering legislation

Austrian ministers Gewessler and Rauch express their concerns about an upcoming EU proposal for genetic engineering. European Commissioner Thierry Breton announces his plans for a “cyber shield” and a “cyber reserve.” Belgian and German police raid the EPP’s offices in Brussels as part of an ongoing investigation.