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World #Antibiotic awareness week 2019

World #Antibiotic awareness week 2019

| November 19, 2019

On 18 November, in Stockholm Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis (pictured) began the series of events organized on the occasion of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week  by delivering the opening speech at the 12th edition of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day. The event organised by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), with the support of the European […]

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Commission welcomes final adoption of new rules on cross-border mobility of companies

Commission welcomes final adoption of new rules on cross-border mobility of companies

| November 19, 2019

On 18 November, the Council adopted the Directive on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions that provides clear harmonised procedures for companies to merge, divide or move within the Single Market. The Directive includes strong safeguards to protect employees’ rights, especially to be informed, consulted and to participate in the boards of companies, as well as […]

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#HongKong – EU High Representative calls for a sustainable solution

#HongKong – EU High Representative calls for a sustainable solution

| November 19, 2019

In light of the continuing rise in violence in Hong Kong, including the latest developments at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, it is crucial that all sides exercise restraint and engage constructively in de-escalation efforts. Any violence is unacceptable. Actions by the law enforcement authorities must remain strictly proportionate, while fundamental freedoms, including the right […]

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#EUBudget2020 – Research is the main winner from budget agreement

#EUBudget2020 – Research is the main winner from budget agreement

| November 18, 2019

The Council and the European Parliament today (18 November) finally reached an agreement on the EU budget for 2020 which strongly focuses on growth and competitiveness, climate action and other EU priorities such as security and management of migration. Ministers met on Friday and were unable to reach an agreement Total commitments are set at […]

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#GE2019 – Johnson drops #CorporateTax cut plan in bid to woo voters

#GE2019 – Johnson drops #CorporateTax cut plan in bid to woo voters

| November 18, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) said on Monday (18 November) he was putting on hold further cuts in corporation tax and told voters he would use the money for spending on health and other priorities, write Guy Faulconbridge and David Milliken. His comments addressed a central issue in the 12 December election as Johnson […]

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#AntibioticResistance – Animal health sector pledges $10 billion towards reducing need for antibiotics  

#AntibioticResistance – Animal health sector pledges $10 billion towards reducing need for antibiotics  

| November 18, 2019

The world’s largest animal medicines companies are marking World Antibiotic Awareness Week by announcing that the will dedicate $10 billion to improving animal health and preserving antibiotics. Today (18 November) is European Antibiotic Awareness Day and part of the worldwide week of awareness-raising of what is an acute and growing threat to public health in […]

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EU makes it easier for companies to restructure within #SingleMarket

EU makes it easier for companies to restructure within #SingleMarket

| November 18, 2019

The EU is removing unjustified barriers to EU companies’ freedom of establishment in the single market. Following an agreement with the European Parliament earlier this year, the Council today adopted a directive that facilitates EU companies’ cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions. “These new rules enable EU companies to make the best out of the single […]

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