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EU Urges Member States to Lift Restrictions for Travelers from Ukraine

The European Council has recommended for member states to lift restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU for travelers from Ukraine.

Travelers from Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Should be Allowed to Enter the EU, Says Council

Canada, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries for which the European Council recommends member states to lift restrictions for travel into the EU.

United States Now on EU’s Safe List for Travel

The European Council has added the United States to its updated list of countries for which restrictions should be lifted for travel into the EU.

EU Adds Japan to Safe List for Air Travel

The European Council has added Japan to its updated list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted.

European Commission Gives Answers to Questions About the EU Digital COVID Certificate

The European Commission provides answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel within Europe.

European Parliament Approves Brexit Trade Deal

European Parliament approved the Brexit trade deal by an overwhelming majority, paving the way for a “new chapter” of friendly relations between the EU and the UK.

EU: 2021 is the European Year of Rail

The European Commission, on January 1 launched the European Year of Rail 2021, with the aim to highlight the benefits of rail as a sustainable and safe means of transport.

Greece Ready to Address Brexit Challenges

The Greek government has taken actions to cover legislative and administrative needs, and provide information to citizens and businesses, following the UK's exit from the EU as of December 31.

EU Tables New Pact to Address Migration and Asylum

In an effort to effectively manage the migrant crisis in Europe, the European Commission has tabled a new proposal involving all EU member states in the responsibility.

Recovery – Unity Top Germany’s EU Council Presidency Agenda

Making the EU “strong again” will be Germany’s priority as it takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union Council.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

#EUvsVirus Hackathon Seeks Solutions to Tackle Covid-19

The European Commission has launched the #EUvsVirus Hackathon aiming to connect innovators, partners and buyers that are seeking for innovative solutions to help tackle the coronavirus.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Central Macedonia Governor Elected President of EU Committee of the Regions

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas has been elected President of the European Committee of the Regions.

Greece Unveils Presidency Logo for the Council of Europe

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unveiled the logo of Greece’s Presidency in the Council of Europe, which is set to begin in May 2020.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

Brexit Deadline Extended Until January 31

The European Union has accepted the UK's request to extend the Brexit deadline until January 31, 2020.