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Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

| October 19, 2018

The members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament have voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission’s proposal, which for the first time in European history recommends capping CO2 emissions from trucks. The agreement reached between the political groups sets a 35% CO2 emissions reduction target for heavy-duty vehicles by […]

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#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

| October 19, 2018

The European People’s Party (EPP) leaders met in Brussels on 17 October ahead of the European Council. In the margins of the meeting, the EPP President Joseph Daul said: “We owe clarity to the European and British citizens. More than two years after the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, it […]

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President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

| October 18, 2018

European Parliament President Tajani (pictured) made the following statement on Brexit at the EU leaders’ meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (18 October): “The first point is to defend the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, the second one is related to the UK honouring existing financial commitments. On the […]

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#Poland – Better water and energy infrastructure thanks to EU funds

#Poland – Better water and energy infrastructure thanks to EU funds

| October 18, 2018

Over €94 million from Cohesion Policy funds is invested in two projects for better water and energy infrastructures in Poland. First, €51m from the European Regional Development Fund will help build a gas pipeline between the towns of Tworóg and Tworzeń, in the Śląskie region.  This pipeline is part of the North-South Gas Corridor, a project of […]

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Commission delivers on its pledge to support #Rohingya refugees in #Bangladesh

Commission delivers on its pledge to support #Rohingya refugees in #Bangladesh

| October 18, 2018

The European Union has been providing substantial political, development and humanitarian support in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis from the outset. It has so far made available €65 million in humanitarian assistance. With today’s additional €15 million in support it delivers on its pledge to assist the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. The support will deliver on the medium-term development […]

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Commissioners Navracsics and Creţu in #Bulgaria for annual forum of #DanubeStrategy

Commissioners Navracsics and Creţu in #Bulgaria for annual forum of #DanubeStrategy

| October 18, 2018

Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics and Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Creţu, are attending the 7th annual forum of the Danube macro-regional strategy today (18 October) in Sofia. This year’s theme is tourism, and how it supports economic growth and territorial cohesion. Ministers in charge of tourism from the Danube region will adopt a joint statement outlining their […]

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Commissioner #Moscovici in #Rome

Commissioner #Moscovici in #Rome

| October 18, 2018

Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici (pictured) is in Rome on 18 and 19 October. He has travelled to Rome to deliver remarks at a conference hosted by the Aspen Institute Italia and the Institut Aspen France. Commissioner Moscovici will also hold a number of meetings, including with Economy and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria and Bank […]

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