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#IMF Christine Lagarde: ‘We need to elevate growth to a higher plane’

#IMF Christine Lagarde: ‘We need to elevate growth to a higher plane’

| May 18, 2019

International Monetary Fund (IMF) President Christine Lagarde (pictured) has warned of a major slowdown for the world’s key economies in the coming months. Speaking on Thursday (16 May), the French official said, “Two years ago, 75% of the global economy experienced an upswing. This year, we expect 70% to experience a slowdown in growth. She warned of a […]

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#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

| May 17, 2019

As European perceptions towards China evolve and mature, let us remember the lessons of the past while staying optimistic about the future, writes Huawei Technologies Global Government Affairs Vice President Simon Lacey.  Last week a panel was convened in Brussels by the newly established Europe-Asia Interlink Initiative to discuss ‘Europe-China Trade and Investment: Converting Challenges into Co-operation’. […]

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Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with Prepaway

Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with Prepaway

| May 15, 2019

CompTIA’s CASP+ is distinct on its own. It’s a unique credential geared towards expert professionals who want to pursue the security practitioner role. Accordingly, CASP+, or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner+, caters to the experts who have carved a notable career in the IT industry. This advanced-level certification has been making waves in the cybersecurity field […]

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Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

| May 15, 2019

The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Commissioner Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides announced the new funding at the #School4All High-Level-Event on Education in Emergencies in Brussels. Commissioner Stylianides said: “Education in emergencies is an absolute priority for the European Union. Since 2015, our support has increased from 1% […]

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How the EU improves #WorkersRights and #WorkingConditions

How the EU improves #WorkersRights and #WorkingConditions

| May 15, 2019

The EU wants to improve working conditions ©AP Images/European Union-EP Find out how the EU is improving workers’ rights and working conditions across Europe, from working hours and parental leave to health and safety at work. The EU has put in place a set of labour rules to ensure strong social protection. They include minimum […]

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EU must change from a kerosene tax paradise to a global pioneer for climate action say #Greens

EU must change from a kerosene tax paradise to a global pioneer for climate action say #Greens

| May 14, 2019

The non-governmental organization Transport and Environment has published a study, kept secret by the European Commission, on the consequences of a kerosene tax on aviation. In its study, the European Commission comes to the conclusion that an EU kerosene tax would reduce the CO2 emissions of European aviation by 11% without negative effects on the economy. […]

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Vote for #5G: Securing the legacy of Robert Schuman

Vote for #5G: Securing the legacy of Robert Schuman

| May 10, 2019

As in 1950, Europe today is again facing the choice of being bold and forward-looking on its future, writes Abraham Liu, Huawei’s Chief Representative to the EU institutions. 9 May is a special day for Europe. On this day, back in 1950, French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman delivered a remarkable declaration that braced Europe for […]

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