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#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

| February 24, 2020

New funding will help to secure Wales’ place as the home of future tech leaders. Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations, has announced £250,000 in Welsh Government funding to help create the next generation of Welsh technology companies, during her six-day visit to North America. The Welsh government has pledged the support to match […]

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#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

| February 19, 2020

The European Union provides Ukraine with financial resources for reform and economic development. Ukraine is located at the crossroads of many transit corridors that connect Europe with other countries. The development of transit corridors for different means of transport is an important task for Ukrainian officials. The EU and its financial institutions generally provide Ukraine […]

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Commissioner Hogan announces new #Transparency package

Commissioner Hogan announces new #Transparency package

| February 19, 2020

On 18 February, Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) announced his intention to further step up the European Commission’s transparency commitments by, among others, systematically reporting on the work of all committees established under EU trade agreements. Speaking to civil society representatives in Brussels, Commissioner Hogan said: “The EU is already the world’s most transparent public […]

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#FairTaxation – EU updates list of non-co-operative #TaxJurisdictions

#FairTaxation – EU updates list of non-co-operative #TaxJurisdictions

| February 18, 2020

EU finance ministers today (18 February) updated the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. Four countries or territories- Cayman Islands, Palau, Panama and Seychelles – have been added to the list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, as they failed to comply with the required standards within the deadline. These join the eight jurisdictions –American Samoa, Fiji, […]

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Britain won’t heed EU rules to win #FreeTrade – PM aide

Britain won’t heed EU rules to win #FreeTrade – PM aide

| February 18, 2020

Britain will not be threatened into following EU rules in the future by talk of economic rifts and is ready to trade with the bloc on basic international terms if needs be, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser said on Monday (17 February), write Gabriela Baczynska and John Chalmers. Britain left the EU last month […]

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New #UKFinanceMinister keeps 11 March budget date

New #UKFinanceMinister keeps 11 March budget date

| February 18, 2020

Britain’s new finance minister Rishi Sunak said he will stick with the 11 March date for the government’s first post-Brexit budget, dispelling speculation that the plans, likely to entail a big increase in spending, would be delayed, write Elizabeth Howcroft, Sarah Young and Andy Bruce. Sunak’s predecessor Sajid Javid (pictured), who was already working on […]

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#EuropeanParliament this week: #AI #DrinkingWater #EULongTermBudget

#EuropeanParliament this week: #AI #DrinkingWater #EULongTermBudget

| February 18, 2020

  The impact of artificial intelligence and new rules on water quality are among the topics being dealt with in the European Parliament this week. On Thursday (20 February), Parliament President David Sassoli will outline Parliament’s priorities and its position on the EU’s long-term budget to EU leaders. The president has said the proposal on […]

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