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Preventing authoritarian regimes from #spying on their own citizens

Preventing authoritarian regimes from #spying on their own citizens

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU export controls will be extended on goods and technologies designed for civilian use but possibly used for human rights violations, Trade Committee MEPs voted on Thursday (23 November). The EU is currently updating its rules on the export control of dual-use items to keep up with new technologies and to prevent authoritarian regimes from […]

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#rescEU: A new European system to tackle natural disasters

#rescEU: A new European system to tackle natural disasters

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 23 November, the European Commission revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe’s ability to deal with natural disasters. The proposal is a central part of President Juncker’s agenda of a Europe that protects. The initiative comes in light of more complex and frequent natural disasters that have seriously affected many European countries over recent […]

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#CharlemagneYouthPrize winners in European Parliament

#CharlemagneYouthPrize winners in European Parliament

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

      (From left) Ties Gijzel (Are We Europe), Gabriela Jelonek (Erasmus Evening) and Monika Elend (Re-discover Europe)   The Charlemagne Youth Prize has existed for ten years already and this week all winners – past and present – were invited to the European Parliament to celebrate. The winners visited Parliament on 21-23 November. During […]

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#EuropeanSemester Autumn Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth

#EuropeanSemester Autumn Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2018 European Semester cycle of economic, fiscal and social policy coordination starts against the backdrop of robust economic activity in the eurozone and the EU, record high employment levels and unemployment rates declining towards pre-crisis levels. As all member states contribute to this strong growth momentum, the priority now is to make sure that […]

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#WomenInManagement: Commission moves closer to its target of at least 40%

#WomenInManagement: Commission moves closer to its target of at least 40%

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is steadily moving towards meeting the target set by President Jean-Claude Juncker of ensuring that, by the end of the current mandate, at least 40% of its middle and senior managers are women. According to the latest data, female managers at all levels have reached a total of 36% on 1 November […]

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Moving forward on European Pillar of #SocialRights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all

Moving forward on European Pillar of #SocialRights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Commission has launched the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers’ organizations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment. This is yet another important step forward in making the European Pillar of Social Rights a reality on the ground, […]

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EU supports recovery and resilience in #Caribbean region with €300 million

EU supports recovery and resilience in #Caribbean region with €300 million

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Union has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference for the Caribbean in New York. At the High-Level Donor Conference for the Caribbean in New York, International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica […]

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