August 21, 2019
Politico.eu reports that French President Emmanuel Macron is promoting his European Renaissance agenda among liberal leaders in Central and Eastern Europe, which “consists of greater EU integration, a beef-up common defense and security policy and stronger EU presence on the international stage” and embraces “young, educated, urban, socially liberal EU enthusiasts.”
August 19, 2019
Citing “ecological concerns,” at a recent Caspian Economic Forum, Russian and Iranian delegates made clear their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline through the Caspian seabed.
August 16, 2019
A case involving a Christian bakery, which refused to make a cake with a slogan supporting same-sex marriage, has been referred to the European Court of Human Rights.
August 14, 2019
The Council of Europe’s (CoE) Group of States Against Corruption has applied a “non-compliance procedure” to Germany over the country’s failure to implement a set of recommendations on preventing corruption with respect to members of the German Federal Parliament.
August 09, 2019
In the second-ever use of the new procedure, the Constitutional Court of Armenia is seeking an advisory opinion from the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) regarding the compliance of a national criminal provision prohibiting the overthrow of the constitutional order with European human rights law.