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#JASPERS regional support by the Commission and the EIB needs better targeting, say EU Auditors

#JASPERS regional support by the Commission and the EIB needs better targeting, say EU Auditors

| January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

An EU initiative managed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help member states apply for Cohesion and Regional Funds suffers from significant weaknesses, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. The ‘Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions’ initiative (JASPERS) contributed to quicker project approval, but could not have […]

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European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a #EuropeanDefenceUnion

European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a #EuropeanDefenceUnion

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has welcomed the decision adopted on 11 December by the Council formally establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the plans presented by 25 EU member states to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence projects. President Juncker said: “In June I said it was time to wake up the Sleeping Beauty of the Lisbon Treaty: […]

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#Defence: European Commission welcomes steps towards #PermanentStructuredCooperation

#Defence: European Commission welcomes steps towards #PermanentStructuredCooperation

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Juncker has been calling for a stronger Europe on security and defence since his election campaign, saying in April 2014: “I believe that we need to take more seriously the provisions of the existing Treaty that allow those European countries who want to do this to progressively build up a common European defence. I […]

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Better access to drinking water in #Croatia thanks to Cohesion Policy investments

Better access to drinking water in #Croatia thanks to Cohesion Policy investments

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost €96 million from the Cohesion Fund is being invested to upgrade water supply and waste water networks in Croatia’s Slavonia and Istria regions and on the island of Krk. Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu said: “Each euro the EU invests in these projects contributes to better access to clean drinking water and a […]

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MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

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Five member states progress towards full #visa reciprocity with the United States

Yesterday, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos met with government officials from five EU member states that aren’t allowed Visa-free travel in the Unites States.   The countries, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Poland and Cyprus allow US citizens to travel due to their participation in the Schengen zone. They are seeking fair and equal treatment for their citizens visiting […]

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#Taiwan, #Croatia exchanges sign co-operation agreement

#Taiwan, #Croatia exchanges sign co-operation agreement

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Taipei Exchange, the nation’s over-the-counter market, signed a memorandum of understanding with Croatia’s Zagreb Stock Exchange Feb. 15 in Taipei City, establishing a strong foundation for future collaboration in the financial services sector between Taiwan and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development recipient nations, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Su Yu-ching, TPEx CEO […]

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