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Commission adopts road map for improving work-life balance in working families

Commission adopts road map for improving work-life balance in working families

The Commission has today (3 August) published a road map setting out policy options to address the challenges of work-life balance faced by working families. This represents a new start after the Commission confirmed last month it would withdraw the 2008 draft Maternity Leave Directive, given the lack of progress by the co-legislators and despite […]

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European Commission gives €6 million for humanitarian needs in Libya

European Commission gives €6 million for humanitarian needs in Libya

The European Commission is giving €6 million in humanitarian funding to meet the most urgent needs of the people who have been severely affected by the conflict in Libya. This includes migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “The EU will not abandon people in Libya suffering as a […]

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Iran’s Supreme Leader publishes new book outlining ‘annihilation’ of Israel, giving Iran full reign in Middle East

Iran’s Supreme Leader publishes new book outlining ‘annihilation’ of Israel, giving Iran full reign in Middle East

By Europe Israel Press Association Senior Media Advisor Yossi Lempkowicz Only weeks after a deal was reached between the world powers and Iran that will lift international sanctions in exchange for some restrictions on and monitoring of its declared nuclear program, which Iran largely developed in secret. in a new published book, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali […]

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European Parliament in photos: Best images of the year so far

European Parliament in photos: Best images of the year so far

As the first half of the year is behind us, the European Parliament takes a look at some of the key moments that marked 2015 so far, from political figures visiting the Parliament to legislative accomplishments. Check out the Parliament’s account on Flickr. The European Parliament in photos

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Thailand Eurasian Economic Union membership – Russian ruse?

Thailand Eurasian Economic Union membership – Russian ruse?

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (left) and Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha at a document-signing ceremony following Russia-Thailand talks in Bangkok. (RIA Novsti/Alexander Astafyev) Thailand has confirmed its interest in creating a free trade zone with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and is expected to submit an application by the year’s end, according to […]

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EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

The EU has adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development. Foreign Affairs and Security Policy High Representative/European Commission Vice President Federica Mogherini said: “A strong and democratic Tunisia […]

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EU Reporter vacancies

EU Reporter vacancies

| August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter has the following Brussels-based vacancies available from 1 September 2015. Stagiaires EU Reporter has Brussels-based internship vacancies from 1 September 2015 in the following areas: TV and radio news journalism, audiovisual production, written journalism, administration. These positions are non-salary, but expenses are paid. To apply please send covering letter together with CV and […]

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