Tag: Denmark

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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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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State aid: Commission approves three support measures for #RenewableEnergy in #Denmark

State aid: Commission approves three support measures for #RenewableEnergy in #Denmark

| August 20, 2018

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar in Denmark in 2018 and 2019: (i) a multi-technology tender scheme for onshore and offshore wind turbines and solar installations, with a budget of DKK 842 million (€112m). The beneficiaries of the aid will be […]

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#Denmark #FishProduction can only meet two-thirds of national demand

#Denmark #FishProduction can only meet two-thirds of national demand

| August 16, 2018

On 15 August, Denmark reached its annual ‘Fish Dependency Day’ a shocking 30 days earlier than in 2017, and six months earlier than in 1990, according to a report published by the New Economics Foundation. Fish Dependency Day is the date on which a country begins relying on fish from outside its own waters to […]

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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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#StateAid: European Commission approves aid given to Danish offshore wind farm

#StateAid: European Commission approves aid given to Danish offshore wind farm

The European Commission has found support to be granted to the 600 MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Danish territorial waters to be in line with EU state aid rules. It will help Denmark to reduce CO2 emissions, in line with EU energy and climate goals, without unduly distorting competition. Commissioner in charge of […]

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#Jorn #Munch: Skandinaviens große Künstler wiedervereint

#Jorn #Munch: Skandinaviens große Künstler wiedervereint

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zwei der bekanntesten skandinavischen Künstler, Edvard Munch (Norwegen) und Asger Jorn (Dänemark), werden ab dieser Woche mit einer großen Ausstellung in Aarhus geehrt. Damit startet ein weiteres Programm-Highlight von Aarhus, der Europäischen Kulturhauptstadt 2017. Die Kunstwerke werden vom 11. Februar bis zum 28. Mai 2017 im Museum Jorn im nahegelegenen Silkeborg gezeigt. Insgesamt werden dort […]

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