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Statement by President Donald Tusk on the situation in #Poland

Statement by President Donald Tusk on the situation in #Poland

“Yesterday I contacted President Andrzej Duda to suggest an urgent meeting to discuss the political crisis in our country and its dangerous consequences for Poland’s standing on the world stage. It falls to us, together, to avert bleak outcomes which could ultimately lead to the marginalization of Poland in Europe. “We view the proposals put […]

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IRU calls for #Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

IRU calls for #Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

As Brexit negotiations start in earnest this week, it is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry. Road transport is the lifeblood of Europe’s economy, with the fortunes of the markets in both the UK and the European Union […]

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#ETUC – Trade unions meet French president in Paris

#ETUC – Trade unions meet French president in Paris

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) will have a meeting with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, on Friday 21 July at 11am at the Elysée Palace.  Leading the ETUC delegation will be ETUC General Secretary Luca Visentini, who will be accompanied by ETUC Confederal Secretary Thiébaut Weber and the Secretary Generals of the five […]

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Pace of British construction activity slows as #Brexit delays investment – survey

Pace of British construction activity slows as #Brexit delays investment – survey

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The pace of growth in Britain’s construction industry slowed over the second quarter as investment was delayed by uncertainty over Brexit and the general election, a leading property body reported on Thursday (20 July), writes Esha Vaish. The quarterly survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors showed a reversal from the first quarter, which […]

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Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Today (20 July) the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe. The input will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by the end of 2017, as announced in the recent review of […]

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Lisbon to host European conference on #addictive behaviours and dependencies

Lisbon to host European conference on #addictive behaviours and dependencies

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading international experts in the field of addiction science will meet in Lisbon from 24–26 October 2017 for the Second European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies. ‘Lisbon Addictions 2017’ will showcase the latest scientific knowledge in this field and explore challenges relating to illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other addictive behaviours. The conference […]

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#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

The European Commission and the High Representative, on 19 July, were reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement the 2016 Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats. The Communication contributes to the creation of a European Union that protects, as promised by President Juncker in the 2016 State of the Union speech. It builds […]

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