Tag: COVID-19

#Ukraine – A high-potential renewable energy partner to the EU #DTEK

#Ukraine – A high-potential renewable energy partner to the EU #DTEK

| August 4, 2020

Despite the impact of COVID-19, Europe’s renewable energy sector has shown its resilience and will form a key part of the EU’s Green Deal-centred economic recovery, writes DTEK CEO Maxim Timchenko. As the CEO of Ukraine’s largest energy group, I know that Ukraine has massive potential as EU’s partner in this sector, but we need […]

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Domestic violence in #Ukraine – Lessons from #COVID-19

Domestic violence in #Ukraine – Lessons from #COVID-19

| July 27, 2020

The pandemic has shed light on domestic violence in Ukraine, mobilizing civil society to demand more nuanced policy on the issue. Kateryna Busol Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House @KaterynaBusol LinkedIn A protester chants slogans on a megaphone during an International Women’s Day protest on 8 March 2019 in Kyiv, […]

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First six months of 2020: #COVID-19, investment in recovery, climate

First six months of 2020: #COVID-19, investment in recovery, climate

| July 22, 2020

To tackle the fallout from COVID-19, Parliament has pushed for ambitious and sustainable solutions for people, the economy and the environment. Read the overview of the first half of 2020. Coronavirus By far the biggest challenge of the past months was the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU responded to the outbreak with immediate emergency measures and […]

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Britain secures 90 million possible #COVID-19 vaccine doses from #Pfizer/BioNTech and #Valneva

Britain secures 90 million possible #COVID-19 vaccine doses from #Pfizer/BioNTech and #Valneva

| July 21, 2020

Britain has signed deals to secure 90 million doses of two possible COVID-19 vaccines from an alliance of Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech (22UAy.F), and French group Valneva (VLS.PA), the business ministry said on Monday (20 July), writes Alistair Smout. Britain secured 30 million doses of the experimental BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine, and a deal in principle […]

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Protecting Europe’s #farmers needs more coherent policies

Protecting Europe’s #farmers needs more coherent policies

| July 17, 2020

European agriculture is at a crossroads. As policymakers in Brussels debate the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Commission finally rolled out the roadmap to its flagship Farm to Fork strategy, the bloc’s first comprehensive food policy, while a free trade agreement with Mexico, if ratified, could have significant effects on the […]

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#MedTech investment holds key to #corona escape route

#MedTech investment holds key to #corona escape route

| July 8, 2020

With the first half of 2020 having been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus finally seems to be in retreat – at least in a handful of European countries. However, a return to the old status quo – or even the advent of a so-called “new normal” – can never be wholly countenanced until the […]

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Can I enrol with #EVUS from the airport?

Can I enrol with #EVUS from the airport?

| July 7, 2020

If you’re a Chinese national with a 10-year B1/B2 visa for the US, you’ll need to register with EVUS before travelling. With so much to think about when planning a trip, it can be easy to forget that DS-160 form is just the first step to getting access to the US. You’ll then need to […]

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