Tag: Belgium

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

| August 23, 2018

EUROPEN and 67 other European and national associations1  representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain, have announced joint recommendations2 on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, i.e. the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP). The 68 organizations […]

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#BancoPopularEspañol: EU Single Resolution Board publishes ‘non-confidential’ version of report

#BancoPopularEspañol: EU Single Resolution Board publishes ‘non-confidential’ version of report

| August 10, 2018

SRB has published a non-confidential version of the Banco Popular Español (BPE) ‘Valuation 3’ report, as well as its own preparatory act (SRB Notice) in which it takes a preliminary decision that it does not intend to compensate former shareholders and creditors of BPE based on the conclusions of the report. The SRB now opens […]

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#LuxPrize2018 – Discover the finalists competing for Parliament’s film award

#LuxPrize2018 – Discover the finalists competing for Parliament’s film award

| July 26, 2018

The three finalists for the 2018 Lux Film Prize The three films competing for the 2018 LUX Film Prize are: Styx, The other Side of Everything, and Woman at War. This year’s shortlist for the Lux Film Prize was unveiled at a press conference in Rome on 24 July. The three finalists for the Parliament’s […]

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#LuxPrize2018 – Finalists announced in Rome

#LuxPrize2018 – Finalists announced in Rome

| July 25, 2018

Styx by Wolfgang Fischer, The Other Side of Everything by Mila Turajlić, and Woman at War by Benedikt Erlingsson are the films competing for 2018 Lux Film Prize. The announcement was made on 24 July in Rome during the Giornate degli Autori press conference by the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. The three finalist films will be subtitled in […]

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#EuropeanParliament – What MEPs worked on during first half of 2018

#EuropeanParliament – What MEPs worked on during first half of 2018

| July 19, 2018

Aerial view of the European Parliament in Strasbourg   From posted workers to migration, the EU’s long-term budget and the digital economy, 2018 has proved an eventful year for the Parliament so far. Check out this article for some of the main issues of the first six months of 2018, including the countdown to next […]

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#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

| July 12, 2018

European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle has welcomed ESA Director General Jan Wörner to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organizations. The Joint Statement puts forth the intention of the two organizations to co-operate on supporting increased investment in the European space sector, thus helping create a level playing field […]

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#Kazakhgate: Patokh Chodiev’s lawyer lambasts the Commission of Inquiry

#Kazakhgate: Patokh Chodiev’s lawyer lambasts the Commission of Inquiry

| May 3, 2018

The Belgian Chamber of Representatives approved the conclusions of the “Kazakhgate” Commission of Inquiry on Thursday, April 26. The next day the lawyer of Kazakh businessman Patokh Chodiev (pictured) held a press conference calling into question the impartiality of the Commission as well as that of its Chairman, Dirk Van der Maelen. Patokh Chodiev is […]

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