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#DigitalSingleMarket, innovation and ICT: A European opportunity

#DigitalSingleMarket, innovation and ICT: A European opportunity

Interview with Yves de Beauregard, head of Fujitsu Benelux and Marco Canton, senior European affairs executive. -The European Commission adopted the Digital Single Market Strategy this year . What do you think about that and what opportunities does it represent for business in Europe? The Digital Single Market is a comprehensive framework strategy that the […]

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#Iraq: Commissioner Christos Stylianides announces new humanitarian aid projects

#Iraq: Commissioner Christos Stylianides announces new humanitarian aid projects

The European Commission has announced new humanitarian aid projects worth €104 million to help those affected by the rapidly intensifying conflict in Iraq. The announcement came as Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides was on his third visit to the country, where he met the Iraqi prime minister and visited EU-funded aid projects […]

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European Parliament to offset its 2015 carbon #emissions

European Parliament to offset its 2015 carbon #emissions

The European Parliament aims to become the first 100% carbon neutral EU institution, as decided at the end of last year by the Bureau (president, vice presidents and quaestors). In order to fulfil this commitment, a call for tender was opened on 16 July 2016. Parliament’s first carbon-offsetting scheme, in force since September 2011, included […]

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#EuropeanParliament: Worth a 1,000 words – this year’s best photos so far

#EuropeanParliament: Worth a 1,000 words – this year’s best photos so far

Words will only get you so far, sometimes you need images to convey the full picture. For this article we go easy on the text and let the photos do the talking. Take a look at the European Parliament’s favourite pictures of the year – there are plenty to be discoverd on Instagram, Flickr and Twitter.

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#LuxPrize: Discover this year’s finalists

#LuxPrize: Discover this year’s finalists

The finalists competing for the 2016 Lux Film Prize have been announced: À peine j´ouvre les yeux, Ma vie de courgette and Toni Erdmann. The three films showcase a wide variety of genres, topics and artistic approaches: a testimony of a young generation in Tunisia, a stop-motion animation film portraying life in an orphanage and […]

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#Brexit: ‘One of the most shameful abdications of responsibility in modern political history’ – Scotland’s First Minister

#Brexit: ‘One of the most shameful abdications of responsibility in modern political history’ – Scotland’s First Minister

Just over a month since the UK’s EU referendum, First Minister of the Scottish Government Nicola Sturgeon has made a speech at IPPR Scotland (Institute of Public Policy Research) (25 July) on Scotland’s place in the EU. Sturgeon lays out the priorities for Scotland in its negotiations with the rest of the UK and voices […]

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US investments in #Ukraine: A source of easy money for Ukrainian authorities

US investments in #Ukraine: A source of easy money for Ukrainian authorities

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ukraine is eagerly continuing its efforts to become a Western state. Ukraine’s blind admiration of the European Union, official adoption of the pro-European political course, close allying of the Kiev’s political elite with the US’s top authorities and the common intention of both the US and Ukraine to confront Moscow – all of these factors […]

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