Tag: Canada

Commission establishes €100 million fund to support #CleanEnergy investments

Commission establishes €100 million fund to support #CleanEnergy investments

| May 29, 2019

Breakthrough Energy Ventures Europe (BEV-E), a new €100 million investment fund, was established by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and Breakthrough Energy Ventures during the Fourth Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting in Vancouver, Canada, according to a press release for the European Commission. The fund will help develop innovative European companies and bring radically new […]

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#Canada should take a leaf out of Europe’s books when it comes to #SustainableEnergy future

#Canada should take a leaf out of Europe’s books when it comes to #SustainableEnergy future

| December 12, 2018

The recently announced EU Bioeconomy Strategy continues that continent’s legacy of advancing biological solutions to environmental questions and strategically highlights the economic benefits of the approach with a strong focus on jobs, growth and investment in the EU. In fact, the EU’s bioeconomy already accounts for 4.2% of its GDP; it contributes over €2 trillion […]

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€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

| November 20, 2018

The 2019 programmes for the promotion of EU agri-food products will focus primarily on markets outside the EU with the highest potential for growth. The European Commission adopted the 2019 promotion policy work programme on 14 November, with €191.6 million to be made available for programmes selected for EU co-financing – an increase of €12.5m […]

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#Canada and the European Union hold inaugural meeting of #CETA Joint Committee

#Canada and the European Union hold inaugural meeting of #CETA Joint Committee

| October 2, 2018

Canada and the EU have held the first meeting of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Joint Committee in Montreal. The Joint Committee established under the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) held its first meeting in Montreal, Canada, co-chaired by Canadian International Trade Diversification Minister James Carr and Trade Commissioner […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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#CETA – EU-Canada trade deal starts to reap rewards for businesses on both sides of the Atlantic

#CETA – EU-Canada trade deal starts to reap rewards for businesses on both sides of the Atlantic

| September 20, 2018

Friday 21 September will mark the first anniversary of the provisional entry into force of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. Early signs show that the agreement is already starting to deliver for EU exporters. Commissioner Malmström will visit Canada on 26 and 27 September to take stock of […]

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Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over #VICLPs by #IvanhoeCambridge and #PSPIB

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over #VICLPs by #IvanhoeCambridge and #PSPIB

| September 4, 2018

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over VIC Strategic Multifamily Partners LPs (the “VIC LPs”) of the USby Ivanhoe Cambridge and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSPIB”), both of Canada. The VIC LPs, currently solely controlled by Ivanhoe Cambridge, own and manage residential real estate […]

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