European Union

EU supply chain law is both a threat and an opportunity

How will it impact Bangladesh’s garment manufacturers?

European states expected to recognise Palestine by end May: Borrell

EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said this on Monday at the sidelines of a World Economic Forum special meeting in Riyadh

Polls irregularities: EU calls for ensuring timely probe

EU High Representative Josep Borrell, on behalf of the EU, in a statement today said they welcome the agreement of the Bangladesh authorities to make public the upcoming report and recommendations of the EU Election Expert Mission

EU seeks agreement on world's first AI law

The EU is racing to approve the world's first comprehensive AI law after the issue took on greater urgency when the ChatGPT bot burst onto the scene last year, highlighting AI's dizzying advances.

Foster enabling environment for civil society

The European Union has called on the Bangladesh government to foster an enabling environment for the civil society to carry out their work without fear of reprisals.

National polls: EU’s Election Exploratory Mission arrives for 2-week visit

A six-member Election Exploratory Mission from the European Union arrived in Dhaka early today to assess the overall environment surrounding the national elections scheduled for December this year or early next year

BGMEA again seeks extension of EU GSP

The garment makers' platform sits with EU ambassador today

EU to send election monitoring team to Bangladesh in July

The European Union will send an exploratory election monitoring mission to Bangladesh in July as the Election Commission has welcomed them in a written invitation..EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley confirmed the development to The Daily Star..He said he was very happy abou

$18b export potential to EU unutilised: study

Bangladesh is yet to utilise $18 billion-worth export opportunities to the European Union availing duty and quota free privileges enjoyed by the South Asian nation as a least developed country (LDC), according to a study shared yesterday. 

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Ruling party retains power

European Union observers yesterday listed several problems in Zimbabwe's presidential and parliamentary election, including voter intimidation and mistrust in the electoral commission, as the main opposition leader accused the ruling party of trying to rig the result.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Anti-Narcotics Drive: EU calls for probe into all deaths

The European Union missions in Dhaka have called for a complete investigation into all the deaths related to the ongoing drive against narcotics.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

US levies steel, aluminum tariffs on allies, risks trade war

Washington will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico from midnight today ending months of uncertainty over potential exemptions and sharply escalating the risk of a trade war.

March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018

Russia, SAARC, EU mourn plane crash deaths

Russian President Vladimir Putin,South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the European Union expresses heartfelt condolences to all the victims of the plane crash of the US Bangla flight in Kathmandu, Nepal.

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017

EU stresses fair, inclusive polls for prosperity

The European Union said free, fair and inclusive elections in accordance with international standards will contribute to creating a more prosperous Bangladesh.

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

Fair, inclusive polls to contribute to build prosperous Bangladesh: European Union

The European Union has said free, fair and inclusive elections in the period ahead, in accordance with international standards for democratic elections, will contribute to creating a more prosperous Bangladesh.

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Europe stands by Bangladesh

Germany, Sweden and the European Union yesterday extended their strong support to Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue. They also highly appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her great humanitarian gesture of sheltering tens of thousands of forcibly displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh, reports BSS.

October 31, 2017
October 31, 2017

Rohingya problem world’s fastest-growing crisis: EU

European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides describes the Rohingya crisis as the fastest-growing crisis in the world saying the EU has decisively stepped up its aid to Rohingya communities.

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

EU waits for Myanmar's response

The European Union has said it wants to see Myanmar's response to the international community's appeal to resolve the Rohingya crisis before taking any tough measures like imposing economic embargo against the country.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Irregular Migrants: Bangladesh, EU finalise terms for return

After intense negotiations, Bangladesh and the European Union have finalised a draft agreement on the modalities on the return of irregular Bangladeshi migrants from 28 EU countries.

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