Tag: Croatia

#Eurozone welcomes #Croatia bid to join euro at earliest in 2023

#Eurozone welcomes #Croatia bid to join euro at earliest in 2023

| July 10, 2019

Croatia has submitted a formal bid to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM-2), an early stage on the path to membership of the euro currency, the head of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers said on Monday (8 July), writes Francesco Guarascio @fraguarascio. The move could allow the Balkan country to join the eurozone, […]

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European Commission appoints new head of representation in #Croatia and an adviser for preparation of country’s Council Presidency

European Commission appoints new head of representation in #Croatia and an adviser for preparation of country’s Council Presidency

| June 27, 2019

The European Commission has appointed Ognian Zlatev (pictured) as the new head of the Commission’s Representation in Zagreb, Croatia. He will take up his duties on 1 July 2019. Zlatev is succeeding Branko Baričević, who is becoming an adviser to President Juncker for the preparation of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European […]

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Commission supports #Croatia in attracting investment and boosting competitiveness

Commission supports #Croatia in attracting investment and boosting competitiveness

| June 20, 2019

The European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are providing technical expertise to Croatia to help reduce administrative burden, remove obstacles for businesses and build an attractive, robust and competitive environment for domestic and foreign investment. The comprehensive regulatory and investment policy reviews presented on 18 June propose actions to improve Croatia’s regulatory framework and conditions […]

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#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

| November 16, 2018

Latvia has signed the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders that aims to improve understanding and prevention of disease and allow for more personalized treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and brain-related diseases. The Declaration is an agreement of co-operation between the countries that want to provide secure and authorized cross-border access to national and […]

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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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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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