Tag: Estonia

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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William Browder hails Estonian president for being first European to sign #Magnitsky law

William Browder hails Estonian president for being first European to sign #Magnitsky law

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 9 December 2016,  Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid signed the first European Magnitsky Act into law. The law will deny entry to human rights violators from any country to Estonia. This is the first Magnitsky law to be adopted in the European Union. It follows the passage of the Global Magnitsky Act in the United […]

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Ending energy isolation of Eastern Baltic Sea region: Gas pipeline between #Estonia and #Finland

Ending energy isolation of Eastern Baltic Sea region: Gas pipeline between #Estonia and #Finland

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

A first bidirectional gas pipeline will be built between Finland and Estonia. This will end the isolation of the Finnish gas market and boost the security of gas supply in the entire Eastern Baltic Sea region. How will it work? The project will integrate the Finnish gas system with the rest of the internal EU […]

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#PostedWorkers: Commission committed to rules that are clear and fair for all workers

#PostedWorkers: Commission committed to rules that are clear and fair for all workers

The European Commission announced today (20 July) that it will go ahead with its revision of the Posting of Workers Directive, the revisions included changes on: the remuneration of posted workers, rules on temporary agency workers, and long-term posting. The proposal sets means that posted workers will benefit from the same rules governing pay and working conditions […]

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#InternationalWomensDay: Part-time employment of women in EU increases drastically with number of children

#InternationalWomensDay: Part-time employment of women in EU increases drastically with number of children

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 2014, the gender pay gap stood at 16.1% in the European Union. In other words, women earned on average 84 cents for every euro a man makes per hour. Across all member states, the gender pay gap in 2014 ranged from less than 5% in Slovenia and Malta to more than 20% in Estonia, […]

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#EUexternalborders EU to invest €1 billion in regions along its external borders

#EUexternalborders EU to invest €1 billion in regions along its external borders

The European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border co-operation programmes totalling €1 billion, supporting social and economic development in the regions on both sides of the EU’s external borders. The European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border co-operation programmes totalling €1bn, supporting social and economic development in the regions on both sides of […]

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Flash estimate: Eurozone annual inflation down to 0.5%

Flash estimate: Eurozone annual inflation down to 0.5%

Eurozone annual inflation is expected to be 0.5% in March 2014, down from 0.7% in February, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of eurozone inflation, services is expected to have the highest annual rate in March (1.1%, compared with 1.3% in February), […]

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