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#EU60: ‘We want a  just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU’

#EU60: ‘We want a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU’

As the EU marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, 237 European Civil Society Organizations and Trade Unions have come together to call for a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU. According to the statement, the 60th anniversary offers a momentous opportunity to take stock of how far Europe has come – and how far we […]

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#EarthDay does not solve climate change

#EarthDay does not solve climate change

On Saturday (25 March), millions of people around the world will voluntarily plunge themselves into darkness. Office buildings and major landmarks will follow suit, and will go dark for an hour at 8.30pm. Why? Supposedly to highlight the threat posed by climate change, writes Martin Banks. Earth Hour, organiszd by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), began […]

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
#EAPM: All set for Brussels conference on personalised medicine

#EAPM: All set for Brussels conference on personalised medicine

Registration has now closed for the fifth annual conference organised by the Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM). The event, to be held on Tuesday 28 March at the prestigious Bibliothèque Solvay, will be preceded on the Monday evening by a Maltese Presidency dinner and speeches in the Belgian capital’s European Parliament complex. This […]

The #EU should do less but do it better

The #EU should do less but do it better

As European leaders gather to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome is calling on the EU to urgently change its course. ECR Group Chairman Syed Kamall reflects on an EU that has overreached, become too centralised and is out of touch with ordinary people.  Since it was launched in 2009, the European Conservatives […]

24 Million Euros in support of the #Caribbean’s Private Sector from the European Union 

24 Million Euros in support of the #Caribbean’s Private Sector from the European Union 

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) and the European Union (EU) have signed the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) agreement worth EUR 24 Million to support regional private sector development.  At the 11th EDF launch and signing ceremony, held yesterday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Barbados, Head of Delegation of the EU to […]

European Union to hear what Europe’s #youth have to say on our common future

European Union to hear what Europe’s #youth have to say on our common future

On 30 and 31 March, 99 students from 33 secondary schools across Europe will gather at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels for Your Europe, Your Say!,an EESC event now in its 8th year which is intended to give young Europeans who are approaching, or have just reached, voting age a voice in EU policy-making. This year […]

#EU60: ‘We want a  just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU’

#EU60: ‘We want a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU’

As the EU marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, 237 European Civil Society Organizations and Trade Unions have come together to call for a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive EU. According to the statement, the 60th anniversary offers a momentous opportunity to take stock of how far Europe has come – and how far we […]

60th anniversary of the #TreatyOfRome

60th anniversary of the #TreatyOfRome

Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani, political group leaders and other leading MEPs will meet with Italy’s highest public officials, starting with President Sergio Mattarella on Friday (24 March), and take part in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome on Saturday. On Friday morning, the EP President, Vice-Presidents, Quaestors and political group […]

Pittella on #LondonAttack: “We must fight back against fundamentalism in our societies”

Pittella on #LondonAttack: “We must fight back against fundamentalism in our societies”

Following the terrorist attack in London yesterday and confirmation that the attacker had links with Islamic extremism, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We are deeply saddened by the horrific attack at Westminster yesterday. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. We commend the bravery of the police and emergency services who responded […]

#SaudiArabia’s decision to accede to TIR will boost trade across the region

#SaudiArabia’s decision to accede to TIR will boost trade across the region

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced today its decision to accede to the TIR Convention and to make the system operational in 2017. Saudi Customs hosted an IRU team, led by Secretary General, Umberto de Pretto, in Riyadh this week, to offer insights and guidance on TIR as a tool to streamline trade facilitation across […]

#ChinaEU at the Digital Regulation Forum 2017

#ChinaEU at the Digital Regulation Forum 2017

On 28-29 April 2017, ChinaEU will take part in the 11th edition of one of the most exciting and influential conferences in Europe for the telecommunications sector: the Digital Regulation Forum, that will take place at the Hyatt Regency London. Entitled “Winners and Losers–How will the future EU electronic communications Code help deliver the Gigabit Society?”, the two-day event will once […]

#China presents brilliant anti-graft record to the world

#China presents brilliant anti-graft record to the world

Since Xi Jinping was elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at the 18th CPC National Congress in November 2012, China’s anti-graft campaign has not only drawn wide attention from its own people, but also become the spotlight of foreign media, writes Lin Xuedan from People’s Daily. The CPC Central […]

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Huawei and #ErasmusUniversity sign MoU

#Huawei and #ErasmusUniversity sign MoU

China’s telecommunication giant Huawei has entered into agreement with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) to deepen co-operation on the digital transformation of the education sector. Both sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday in the presence of the RSM advisory board and officials of Chinese embassy at the Amsterdam ArenA, […]

#Macedonia: Democratic rules must be respected and the country’s European future guaranteed

#Macedonia: Democratic rules must be respected and the country’s European future guaranteed

The Liberal and Democrat Group in the European Parliament is concerned about the political situation in Macedonia and urges those responsible for it to respect democratic rules and allow a new government to be formed. ALDE Group leader Guy Verhofstadt said Macedonia’s European future is at stake: “Stirring up nationalism is the most effective means of […]

#Trump: Donald J. Trump to visit Brussels on 25 May

#Trump: Donald J. Trump to visit Brussels on 25 May

The White House press secretary has issued a press release announcing that President Donald Trump will travel to Brussels on 25 May. Trump will attend the heads of state and government NATO meeting. In the statementm it says that the president looks forward to meeting with his NATO counterparts to reaffirm the United States4 strong […]

#MyMoneyEU: Finance Watch says consumer protection must come first

#MyMoneyEU: Finance Watch says consumer protection must come first

Today (23 March) the European Commission published its Consumer Financial Services Action Plan. Finance Watch, the public interest advocacy group working to make finance serve society, said that consumer protection must come before financial innovation. Finance Watch’s Head of Policy Analysis Frédéric Hache said: “On behalf of financial services end-users, we welcome this package with […]

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