European Institutions

  • EU Commission President Criticizes U.K. Immigration Plans

    October 22, 2014

    President of the European Commission Jose Barroso has called U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to limit the number of immigrants coming to Britain from the EU contrary to the "essential" principle of freedom of movement in the economic bloc.

  • EU Referendum Bill Clears Hurdle in U.K. House of Commons

    October 22, 2014

    Buoyed by calls from British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond for substantial reforms of the EU, which he said has transformed into a "putative superstate," the bill to hold a referendum on EU membership passed its second reading in the British House of Commons.

  • EU Refers Italy to Court for Criminal Justice Issues

    October 22, 2014

    The European Commission has announced that it has referred Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU for allegedly failing to implement EU legislation on the compensation of crime victims.

  • CoE Criticizes Dutch Treatment of Migrants

    October 17, 2014

    The Council of Europe ("CoE") Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over potential human rights violations related to the administrative detention of asylum seekers and criminal prosecution of children in The Netherlands.

  • U.K. Commentators Debate Life Outside EU

    October 17, 2014

    An article in The Guardian contains competing perspectives on the consequences for the U.K. Government and economy of a British departure from the EU.

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