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MEPs debate EEAS report on disinformation activities related to COVID-19

Statement by Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David McAllister, following Thursday’s debate with Josep Borrell on disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic. ”This afternoon, the Foreign Affairs Committee held an important debate with EU High Representative and Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell on the latest

Friends of Europe: What can we expect from the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy going forward?

By David McAllister Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs https://www.friendsofeurope.org/insights/what-can-we-expect-from-the-eus-common-security-and-defence-policy-going-forward/ The deterioration of the European Union’s security environment – whether through armed conflicts, fragile states, jihadist terrorism, cyber-attacks or hybrid threats – affects all of its member states and citizens alike. The EU is

COVID-19: MEPs concerned over disinformation attempts

MEPs and High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell will discuss the latest report by the European External Action Service about disinformation on COVID-19, on Thursday. The aim of the latest report, published by the European External Action Service (EEAS) on 24 April, is to provide a snapshot

EU-UK negotiations: tangible results needed soon

Statement by David McAllister, Chair of the European Parliament UK Coordination Group, following the second round of negotiations on a new EU-UK partnership. “Today, the European Commission and the UK government concluded the second round of negotiations on a new EU-UK partnership via videoconference. I am

10 things the EU is doing to fight COVID

During these times of crisis, the EU and its member states are working together and helping each other, mobilising resources, ensuring supply of protective equipment, boosting research and supporting our global partners in need.The EU is doing ten concrete things to mitigate the impact of