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#EDF seeks building consent for Britain’s #SizewellC nuclear plant

#EDF seeks building consent for Britain’s #SizewellC nuclear plant

| May 28, 2020

French utility EDF has submitted an application to Britain’s regulators to build the £17-18 billion Sizewell C nuclear plant in the east of England, it said on Wednesday (27 May), writes Susanna Twidale. The application, known as a development consent order, made to the UK’s Planning Inspectorate was expected in March but was delayed due […]

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#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

| June 27, 2019

Senior representatives from across the nuclear supply chain have outlined what they believe needs to be done in order to achieve a decarbonized Europe by 2050, whilst at the same time maintaining growth and jobs. In their joint manifesto they call upon EU policymakers to work with them to overcome the hurdles which have the […]

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#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, is in The Gambia today meeting the newly elected President Adama Barrow and his new Government. Commissioner Mimica made the following statement: “The peaceful democratic change in The Gambia is the result of the determination of the Gambian people, as well as the regional and international coordinated efforts of the […]

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#Hinkley Point C: Controversial nuclear power plant to go ahead

#Hinkley Point C: Controversial nuclear power plant to go ahead

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

EDF has said it was delighted by the British government’s decision today (15 September) to confirm its agreement for the construction by EDF of two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point C, writes Catherine Feore. The approval of this construction project for two nuclear reactors on the Hinkley Point site in Somerset in the south-west of […]

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#InternationalWomensDay: Women with disabilities should stop being invisible

#InternationalWomensDay: Women with disabilities should stop being invisible

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Women’s Day 2016 finds Europe at a stage where significant efforts have been made in terms of gender equality and empowerment of women in society. However, discrimination against women still exists and Europe often fails to include the rights of women in its political and economic decision making. Women with disabilities, in particular, […]

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#HinkleyC: EDF finance chief quitsahead of Hinkley Point decision

#HinkleyC: EDF finance chief quitsahead of Hinkley Point decision

EDF has confirmed that its finance director has quit ahead of an expected final investment decision on the £18 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power plant. Thomas Piquemal, the former finance director, stepped down because he feared the project could jeopardize EDF’s financial position, according to reports. EDF shares were trading down 7%. Last month, Chris […]

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Human rights of refugees and situation of refugees with disabilities

Human rights of refugees and situation of refugees with disabilities

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Representatives of organizations of persons with disabilities from across Europe gathered together on 31 October-1 November in Brussels for EDF’s Board meeting. The meeting focused on the UN’s recommendations to the EU on how it should better implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. A special focus was also given to […]

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