Portugal

Portugal’s Vitorino to Become Next Head of the International Organisation for Migration

In what has become the latest in a string of high profile, international roles to go to a Southern European,…

New French-led Defence Initiative Aims to Address Security Threats to Southern Europe

Ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels this week (July 11-12), nine EU member states – including Spain and Portugal…

The Juncker Plan Makes Way for More Unified & Lucrative EU Investment Fund

The EU’s current investment fund, also known as the Juncker Plan, is being reworked to create a single mega-fund called…

Portuguese President Meets with Donald Trump to Reaffirm Strong Bilateral Ties

On June 27 President Rebelo de Sousa met with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington D.C.…

China Three Gorges Seeks Take-Over of Leading Portuguese Utility Company

On May 11th, China Three Gorges (CTG) initiated a €9 billion take-over bid for the Portuguese utility company, Energias de…

European Central Bank Marks Its 20th Anniversary

June 1st marked 20 years since of the founding of the European Central Bank (ECB).  The bank is one of…

Portugal and Germany Strengthen Political Ties Amid Regional Turbulence

In late May German Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled to Portugal for meetings with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and…

Portugal Ranked A Top Country for Women in Tech

Portugal’s booming start-up scene is now one of the best places across the European Union for women in technology to…

PESCO: Southern EU Countries Head Up New European Defence Projects

The European Union is embarking on its latest and most serious drive for deeper integration in defence and security. In…

Portugal Commemorates the Fall of its Dictatorship and Celebrates the Success of its Modern Democracy

On April 25th the overthrow of Western Europe’s longest dictatorship was marked by a commemorative speech by the Portuguese President,…
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