Roughly two thousand global leaders, politicians, activists, experts and young people from all over the world gathered in Strasbourg this week for the 2019 edition of the World Forum for Democracy, where they discussed democracy in the information age. Hosted by the Council of Europe, the forum provides a unique platform for debating solutions to key questions for democracies worldwide.
The 13th edition of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Security, CSDP and Civil protection convened on 7 November in Brussels. The Panel gathered over 70 participants from all EaP countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus), Member States, EU institutions and Civil Society Forum.
It will soon be easier and more profitable to trade with Singapore. The free trade agreement (FTA) signed by the European Union and the Republic of Singapore on 19 October 2018 is due to enter into force on 21 November 2019, as a consequence of the decision adopted by the Council today on the conclusion of this agreement.