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#Kazakhstan: A model of inter-ethnic tolerance and social harmony

#Kazakhstan: A model of inter-ethnic tolerance and social harmony

With the continuing turmoil in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, the West is searching for allies and countries of stability to fight violent extremism. Step forward Kazakhstan, a country that has actually been promoting a “dialogue of civilizations” for some years. While it only gained independence in 1991 Kazakhstan inherited a unique system […]

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Germany and France to lead post-#Brexit EU in further integration

Germany and France to lead post-#Brexit EU in further integration

More EU integration is a “foregone conclusion”, and France and Germany will take the lead on post-Brexit reforms starting this year, the European Union’s second-in-command said, adding that he hoped the East-West split in the bloc would heal, write Gabriela Baczynska and Jan Strupczewski. Britain’s vote to leave the EU plunged the bloc into an existential […]

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Google: European Commission imposes €2.42 billion fine for abusing its dominant market position

#Google: European Commission imposes €2.42 billion fine for abusing its dominant market position

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service. The company must now end the conduct within 90 days or face penalty payments of up to 5% of […]

#Kazakhstan: A model of inter-ethnic tolerance and social harmony

#Kazakhstan: A model of inter-ethnic tolerance and social harmony

With the continuing turmoil in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, the West is searching for allies and countries of stability to fight violent extremism. Step forward Kazakhstan, a country that has actually been promoting a “dialogue of civilizations” for some years. While it only gained independence in 1991 Kazakhstan inherited a unique system […]

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
#FriendsofEurope: Rivalry, resilience and resistance – the new normal of a changed world

#FriendsofEurope: Rivalry, resilience and resistance – the new normal of a changed world

Geopolitical competition and rivalry – among nations, people, banks, businesses and just about everyone else – continues to tear us apart. But, there is also a new resilience in the system and in people. Shocks happen, we are shaken – and then we bounce back. And if we don’t like what is happening, we make […]

#China: How digital tools can boost EU-China tourism

#China: How digital tools can boost EU-China tourism

Ctrip CEO Jane Jie Sun delivering a presentation on digital tourism at the European Parliament On the occasion of the 19th EU-China Bilateral Summit, ChinaEU organized a seminar with key members of the European Parliament in preparation of the EU-China Tourism Year that will be held in 2018. Guest speakers were Jane Jie Sun, CEO […]

Clearer #energy labelling: Improved energy efficiency

Clearer #energy labelling: Improved energy efficiency

On 26 June, the Council adopted without debate a regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling which replaces the current legislation (Directive 2010/30/EU) retaining its main principles but further clarifying, strengthening and extending its scope. The energy labelling framework allows customers to be more aware of the energy efficiency and energy consumption of household […]

#Brexit: British manufacturing says there is a ‘tipping point after which it becomes almost impossible to retain or attract employees from Europe’

#Brexit: British manufacturing says there is a ‘tipping point after which it becomes almost impossible to retain or attract employees from Europe’

The EEF, the UK’s organisation representing British manufacturing have found that a third of manufacturers surveyed said that their business needs cannot be found among UK nationals, while others say they recruit EU nationals because they have a better work ethic, have foreign language skills, or because they are part of an intra-company transfer programme. […]

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) is set to host its second summer school for young health-care professionals, or HCPs, entitled ‘New Horizons in Personalised Medicine’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.    This year, the concept will be taken east to Bucharest, Romania, with the school taking place from 27-30 June. It follows […]

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
#JournalismisNOTacrime: Europe must ensure that human rights and media freedom in Turkey are part of any agreement

#JournalismisNOTacrime: Europe must ensure that human rights and media freedom in Turkey are part of any agreement

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) in cooperation with its affiliates, welcomes the “send a postcard to jailed journalists in Turkey campaign” in the framework of its #JournalismisNOTacrime / #Gazeteciliksuçdegildir project inviting everyone to send written moral support to journalists and media workers in jail. 165 journalists are still in jail according to the regularly […]

#DUPCoalition: £100 million per MP in deal to keep Conservatives in government

#DUPCoalition: £100 million per MP in deal to keep Conservatives in government

DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds, DUP Leader Arlene Foster, DUP Jeffrey Donaldson with Chief Whip Gavin Williamson, Prime Minister Theresa May with Secretary of State Damian Green The Northern Ireland Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has reached an agreement with the British Conservative Party on a confidence and supply agreement which will secure a majority for […]

European Commission approved €1.32 billion in state aid for rail link between Paris and Paris Charles de Gaulle airport

European Commission approved €1.32 billion in state aid for rail link between Paris and Paris Charles de Gaulle airport

The European Commission has approved French support measures for the construction of an express railway line between Paris and the Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport. The project will improve the coordination of different modes of transport, in line with the EU’s transport policy objectives. The Commission received from France a notification of its plans to grant state aid […]

EU successful in countering barriers to trade but warns that protectionism is on the rise

EU successful in countering barriers to trade but warns that protectionism is on the rise

European exporters reported a 10% increase in the number of trade barriers they encountered in 2016 alone. At the end of last year 372 such barriers were in place in over 50 trade destinations across the world. The 36 obstacles created in 2016 could affect EU exports that are currently worth around €27 billon. According […]

265 MEPs call for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) to be put on blacklist  #Iran

265 MEPs call for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) to be put on blacklist #Iran

Today (26 June) 265 members of the European Parliament have signed a joint statement on human rights abuses in Iran. The cross-party group includes all political groups and four Vice-Presidents of the parliament and 23 committee and delegation chairs. The issue of human rights violations, repression of women and minorities and the Iranian regime’s support […]

European MPs and VIPs to attend grand gathering in Paris calling for regime change in #Iran

European MPs and VIPs to attend grand gathering in Paris calling for regime change in #Iran

Several hundred European parliamentarians and dignitaries from two dozen countries will attend the #FreeIran grand gathering in Paris on July 1. The event is also expected to attract tens of thousands of Iranian expatriates and their supporters. The participants will condemn the ongoing human rights violations in Iran, as well as Tehran’s meddlesome role in […]

| June 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

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'#Google gave its own comparison shopping service an illegal advantage'

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European MPs and VIPs to attend grand gathering in Paris calling for regime change in #Iran

#Brexit: Theresa Mays offer on citizens' rights falls below EU's expectations

#CitizenRights: 'A step in the right direction, but this step is not sufficient'

#CitizensRights: May says the UK has made 'a fair and serious offer'

United front against #Iran regime’s destructive policies