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Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

| August 21, 2019

On 26 September, the second European Education Summit will take place in Brussels. The one-day event will be hosted by Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. This second edition will focus on the teaching profession – which has a key role to play in building a true European Education Area by 2025. Discussions […]

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One year anniversary of #Greece successfully concluding stability support programme

One year anniversary of #Greece successfully concluding stability support programme

| August 21, 2019

20 August marked one year since Greece successfully concluded its European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme. The 3-year stability support programme took a coordinated approach to tackling long-standing and deep-rooted structural issues that contributed to Greece experiencing an economic crisis and losing access to financial markets. In total, Greece’s European partners provided €61.9 billion […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

| August 21, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, €60 million of public support for the deployment and maintenance of infrastructure necessary for the roll-out of ultrafast broadband internet in remote rural areas of the Carinthia region in Austria. The beneficiary of the aid is a newly established company owned by the state of […]

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#CleanArcticAlliance calls on Nordic prime ministers to support ban on heavy fuel oil #HFO

#CleanArcticAlliance calls on Nordic prime ministers to support ban on heavy fuel oil #HFO

| August 21, 2019

Clean Arctic Alliance’s Lead Advisor, Dr Sian Prior and Árni Finnsson from the Iceland Nature Conservation Association called on the Nordic prime ministers and the German Federal Chancellor to support the call for a ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic at their gathering in Reykjavik, Iceland on 20 August. “We urgently need a […]

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#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

| August 21, 2019

Find out how much the EU aims to benefit from globalization while tackling its negative effects on employment. Globalisation creates job opportunities but can also result in job losses. Managing globalization to make the most of it is a priority for the EU as is trying to create a more social Europe that helps redundant workers find new jobs. […]

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#Huawei statement regarding the US commerce department’s decision to extend temporary general licence for Huawei

#Huawei statement regarding the US commerce department’s decision to extend temporary general licence for Huawei

| August 21, 2019

“We oppose the US Commerce Department’s decision to add another 46 Huawei affiliates to the Entity List. It’s clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has nothing to do with national security. These actions violate the basic principles of free market competition. They are in no one’s interests, including […]

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Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of #GrupoGallardoBalboa by #KKR

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of #GrupoGallardoBalboa by #KKR

| August 20, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of control of Grupo Gallardo Balboa S.L.U. of Spain by KKR & Co. Inc of the US. Grupo Gallardo Balboa is the holding company of various steelmaking corporations that manufacture corrugated steel. KKR is a global investment firm. The Commission concluded that the […]

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