BRAFA 2023: encounter with masterpieces

Brussels 27.01.2023 The Brussels Antique Art Fair (BRAFA) welcomes collectors and art lovers from January 29th to February 5th, 2023, at Brussels Expo in Art Nouveau style setting The theme has been chosen as a sign of appreciating of Volume Architecture association, celebrating this year 20 years of collaboration with the BRAFA. The Fair is…

Sweden leads EU Council Presidency

Brussels 01.01.2023 On 1 January 2023, Sweden took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Czechia. Security, competitiveness, green and energy transitions, democratic values and the rule of law – these are the priorities of the Presidency for the coming six months. Congratulations to 🇸🇪 Sweden on its Presidency of the…

EU: Ambassadors conference online

Brussels 09.10.2022 “The EU diplomatic corps is on the frontline of the many crises around the world, serving the interests of EU citizens. We are called to do our part in an impactful way” European External Action Service Secretary General Stefano Sannino message ahead of this week’s EU Ambassadors Conference. "The EU diplomatic corps is…

BRAFA Art Fair to resume in January 2023

Brussels 04.10.2022 The Brussels Fine Arts Fair fair will take place from Sunday January 29th to Sunday February 5th at Brussels Expo, Heysel, the organisers report. According to them 130 exhibitors will participate in the 68th edition of BRAFA, which is back on the international art fair calendar. It’s a wrap: #BRAFA2022 has concluded a…

New Ambassadors to EU

Brussels 15.07.2022 On 14 July 2022, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, received the credentials of the new Heads of Mission to the EU from the following countries: Vietnam, Australia, Timor-Leste, Ecuador, Djibouti, Mongolia, Cambodia, Comoros, Brunei, Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Congo (DRC), Monaco, Bahrein, Nicaragua and Samoa. I was honoured to accept…

BRAFA: glorious Brussels art fair

Brussels 17.06.2022 Anna van Densky The 67th edition of the international BRAFA Art Fair takes place from Sunday 19 and Sunday 26 June 2022 at Brussels Expo. A unique occasion for art lovers to admire several millennia of artistic creation presented by 115 established and new art galleries. From 10,000 to 15,000 works ranging in…

MEPs welcome Israel Immigration Minister

Brusssels 14.06.2022 Today the Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi addressed the European Parliament Conference on “Ukrainian humanitarian crisis: Current EU efforts and the Israeli experience” welcoming Israel’s Minister for Immigration and Absorption, Pnina Tamano Shata, who visited Brussels for a conference and series of meetings with the Members of the Parliament (MEPs). ⁦In @Europarl_EN⁩ together w/ HE…

Borrell: “Putin’s war” must stop

Brussels 04.03.2022 “Today’s extraordinary session of the Foreign Affairs Council has indeed been extraordinary. It has been extraordinary because we have been joined by the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, by NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, by the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, and by the Canadian Foreign Minister, Mélanie Joly, around…

EU summons Russian Ambassador

Brussels 25.02.2022 In the context of the EU’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, High Representative Josep Borrell instructed the Secretary General of the European External Action Service, Stefano Sannino to summon the Ambassador of the Russian Federation the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, in Brussels on February 24. 📌Russian Permanent Representative to the #EU…

EU €70m fine to Poland

The European Commission has sent Poland notice to pay some 70 million euros in fines for failing to reverse an illegal disciplinary regime for judges, a spokesman said, an escalation in a row between Warsaw and the European Union. Poland gets formal EU demand to pay fines over judicial regime https://t.co/5KHF0Mk2n5 pic.twitter.com/lPNZBaKkeQ — Reuters (@Reuters)…