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Please find below the last three documents associated with one of these regions, which have been published on the site.

Posted on 28-09-2022

The Horn of Africa

At a Glance 28-09-2022

Food insecurity and violent conflict plague the eight Horn of Africa countries (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda). A hub on the Red Sea trade and migration routes, bordering the unstable areas of the Sahel and central Africa, the region is of strategic interest for the EU. The EU's policy for the Horn of Africa initially focused on development, but is now set to tackle security issues too in the wake of piracy attacks and the rise in instability. Parliament ...

Customs single window

At a Glance 28-09-2022

As the EU is the largest trading bloc in the world, millions of customs declarations pass through national authorities each year. To ensure a simplified and digital approach, the European Commission has proposed the establishment of a European customs single window, which would allow traders to fulfil all their documentary requirements at once. Following interinstitutional negotiations, European Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional agreement in May 2022, which is expected to be ...

During the October I plenary session, Parliament is due to vote on a provisional agreement with the Council on tuna fisheries management measures adopted by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC). As a contracting party to this organisation, the EU must transpose its measures into EU law so that they apply to all Union vessels.