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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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Luik: #PESCO helps to ensure a more secure Europe for its citizens

Luik: #PESCO helps to ensure a more secure Europe for its citizens

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (13 November), in Brussels, 23 European Union Member States signed the joint notification of intention for creating Permanent Structured Co-operation (PESCO). “With the creation of PESCO, member states are taking defence cooperation to a whole new level. The member states have taken a solid step towards more integrated Europe and the outcomes of this cooperation […]

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#EU2017EE: Estonian EU Presidency holds alcohol policy conference

#EU2017EE: Estonian EU Presidency holds alcohol policy conference

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today and tomorrow, 30 and 31 October, the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will hold an international conference ‘Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy – Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol’ in Tallinn. Experts from Europe and beyond – policy makers and scientists in the fields of health, culture, agriculture and finance are […]

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#EU2017EE: European Youth are mapping the future topics in Tallinn conference #youthconf #speakup

#EU2017EE: European Youth are mapping the future topics in Tallinn conference #youthconf #speakup

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The conference ‘Youth in Europe: What’s next?’ is held in the framework of the Estonian EU Presidency in Tallinn Creative Hub on 24-26 October. The Conference will bring together more than 260 participants, including young people and youth policy makers from the EU Member States, Eastern Partnership Countries, and experts from the organisations of the […]

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#DigitalHealth: More than 100 European organizations address digital innovation in health care

#DigitalHealth: More than 100 European organizations address digital innovation in health care

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today, 17 October, at a high-level e-health conference in Tallinn, a joint declaration of e-health organizations was announced to accelerate digital innovation in health care. The declaration of over 100 European organizations’ calls for concrete steps to develop e-health in Europe and all stakeholders interested in the future of e-health are expected to co-endorse it and to […]

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#EAPM: Estonia unveils health and data plans for presidency

#EAPM: Estonia unveils health and data plans for presidency

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Estonia took over the rotating presidency of the European Union from Malta on 1 July, and its programme for the next six months has been published, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  In health, politicians in the capital Tallinn have identified two priorities: tackling harmful use of alcohol and advancing […]

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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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