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European banks and Europol join forces to fight cybercrime

European banks and Europol join forces to fight cybercrime

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (22 September) the European Banking Federation and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, known as EC3, signed a Memorandum of Understanding which paves the way for intensifying cooperation between law enforcement and the financial sector in the EU. With the increasing ‘cyberisation’ of crime affecting the financial sector, closer cooperation between the EBF and EC3 is […]

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17 companies nominated for 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment

17 companies nominated for 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The shortlist for the 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) has been revealed, following a two-day jury meeting in Rome, Italy. The 17 finalists come from ten countries. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Lyon on 1st December 2014 at the Pollutec exhibition of environmental technologies in Lyon, France. The European […]

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EU to observe elections in Mozambique

EU to observe elections in Mozambique

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following an invitation from the Mozambican authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Mozambique to observe the Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections scheduled for 15 October 2014. High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton appointed MEP Judith Sargentini […]

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Erasmus Impact Study confirms EU student exchange scheme boosts employability and job mobility

Erasmus Impact Study confirms EU student exchange scheme boosts employability and job mobility

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Young people who study or train abroad not only gain knowledge in specific disciplines, but also strengthen key transversal skills which are highly valued by employers. A new study on the impact of the European Union’s Erasmus student exchange programme shows that graduates with international experience fare much better on the job market. They are […]

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EU and WFP launch project to fight child labour through education in Egypt

EU and WFP launch project to fight child labour through education in Egypt

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Union and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today (22 September) launched a €60 million project to combat child labour and improve access to education for children who are at risk of entering the labour market. “The EU is delighted to join hands with WFP to work on combating child labour, with […]

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Natural disasters: European Red Cross Societies and Commission launch campaign to improve preparedness

Natural disasters: European Red Cross Societies and Commission launch campaign to improve preparedness

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency, severity and magnitude, warn the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the European Commission today (22 September). Everyone – from European citizens to policy-makers – needs to be more prepared for the impact of this new phenomenon at home and around the world. […]

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