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#CaribbeanExport: More firms set to get #Angel investment

#CaribbeanExport: More firms set to get #Angel investment

The Caribbean Export Development Agency co-hosted the inaugural Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay on 12 May, 2017 together with the World Bank Group. The event, which attracted some of the region’s most influential business people, came together to lay the foundation for a more buoyant and active Angel Investor ecosystem within the Caribbean.  […]

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#TrumpNotWelcome attracts thousands to centre of Brussels

#TrumpNotWelcome attracts thousands to centre of Brussels

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thousands of protesters gathered on the streets Brussels to protest against Trump’s visit to Brussels. The key issues were: gender equality, climate change, LGBT rights and social justice. In this instance, we think “a picture tells a thousand words”, writes Catherine Feore. Amnesty International focused on the refugee ban, with supporters dressed as the iconic […]

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Tens of thousands people in Brussels expected to participate in an #Anti-Trump protest

Tens of thousands people in Brussels expected to participate in an #Anti-Trump protest

An anti-Trump protest will take place at 17:00 today (24 May) at Brussels North Station. According to the Facebook event, the participants are expected to be tens of thousands, writes Denitsa Tsekova. The march is named “Trump not welcome’ and is organized by four University of Ghent students in response to Donald Trump’s visit on […]

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Minute of silence at the EP for the victims of the #ManchesterAttack

Minute of silence at the EP for the victims of the #ManchesterAttack

The European Parliament will hold a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester at 15.00 today. President Tajani, Members and staff of the Parliament will be joined by the UK Permanent Representative to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, and the UK Ambassador to Belgium, Ms Alison Rose, for the […]

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The EU must become the world leader in meeting #SDGs

The EU must become the world leader in meeting #SDGs

The EU needs to do more. It has to grab the unique chance of implementing the SDGs and transform the challenges into opportunities for businesses and industry, agriculture and food production, helping to fight climate change and becoming a more equal society. This is the bottom line of a two-day conference on The 2030 Agenda for […]

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#EAPM: Genetics, empowerment, and doner kebabs…

#EAPM: Genetics, empowerment, and doner kebabs…

Giant leaps in genetics have advanced certain key areas in medicine, (drugs and treatments, both) and have also shed light on what we might think of as anomalies, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. For example, the majority of us know somebody who has, or has had, cancer but the […]

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#PDM justice minister welcomes EU support for reforms

#PDM justice minister welcomes EU support for reforms

Moldova’s Justice Minister Vladimir Cebotari (pictured) has welcomed the European Commission’s “steadfast support” for reforms aimed at ensuring his country will fulfil its EU destiny. “Although we have made notable progress on reforms and regaining people’s trust, we know there’s still work to be done and we are committed to implementing the necessary changes to our […]

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