The European Commission recently published its General Report for 2016, a treaty-obligated annual release that covers how European Union (EU) citizens benefit from the organization’s activities and the EU’s progress on its priorities.
European Commission representatives recently completed an official visit to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that strengthened ties between the two organizations and furthered support for the Horn of Africa region.
Vojvodjanska Banka and Gallery of Matica srpska recently were honored for responsibility in culture at a celebration hosted by Diplomacy & Commerce magazine, according to a press release on the bank's website.
Daniele Nouy, chairperson of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) at the European Central Bank, recently visited the Bank of Greece in Athens to meet with staff and exchange views on banking and the Greek debt situation.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has teamed up with Mid Europa Partners to invest $26.8 million in Romania’s fastest-growing supermarket and convenience store chain, Profi Rom Food SRL.
The U.S. State Department’s Annual Report on Human Rights in Bulgaria said “corruption continued to be a drag” on the country, and that efforts to punish corrupt public officials have been “insufficient.”