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#EESC side by side with the European Commission in promoting Europe’s green future

#EESC side by side with the European Commission in promoting Europe’s green future

| February 21, 2020

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) throws its support behind the 2020 Commission work programme, underlining that civil society can make a valuable contribution to placing sustainable development at the core of people’s personal and shared responsibility. The EESC will support the Commission’s drive to match aspirations with actions in order to achieve climate […]

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#EAPM – Update: A European strategy for data in health care in personalised health-care era 

#EAPM – Update: A European strategy for data in health care in personalised health-care era 

| February 21, 2020

On 19 February, the European Commission set its stall out concerning its digital policy for the next five years and, as a significant part of its policy, it wants to promote electronic health records based on a common European exchange format to give citizens secure access to and exchange of health data across the EU. This […]

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#Huawei unveils Europe 5G progress, $20M fund

#Huawei unveils Europe 5G progress, $20M fund

| February 21, 2020

LIVE FROM HUAWEI PRODUCT AND SOLUTIONS LAUNCH 2020, LONDON: Huawei carrier business group president Ryan Ding (pictured) vaunted the company’s progress winning 5G network contracts, announcing it secured 91 commercial deals, more than half of which are within Europe. Speaking as the US continues a long-running campaign to try and persuade European countries to ban the vendor, […]

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Statement by Vice President Jourová and Commissioner Reynders ahead of #EuropeanDayForVictimsOfCrime

Statement by Vice President Jourová and Commissioner Reynders ahead of #EuropeanDayForVictimsOfCrime

| February 20, 2020

Ahead of the European Day for Victims of Crime tomorrow (22 February), Vice President Jourová and Commissioner Reynders issued the following statement: “This year marks the 30th anniversary of the European Day for Victims of Crime. Still, every year 75 million people across Europe continue to fall victims of crime. Only yesterday we mourned the victims of yet another […]

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#CapitalMarketsUnion – High-Level Forum interim report paves the way forward

#CapitalMarketsUnion – High-Level Forum interim report paves the way forward

| February 20, 2020

Today (20 February), the High-Level Forum on Capital Markets Union has published an interim report on the way forward for the Capital Markets Union (CMU). The Commission asked a group of 28 high-level capital markets experts from across the EU to review the progress that has been made since the Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action […]

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Regions from frugal member states against budget cutback for #CohesionPolicy

Regions from frugal member states against budget cutback for #CohesionPolicy

| February 20, 2020

Member Regions of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) belonging to member states that are supporting a smaller EU budget for the 2021-2027 financial framework (MFF), have jointly reacted to the draft negotiating box presented by European Council President Charles Michel. The CPMR regions of Bremen (DE), Flevoland (NL), Gotland (SE), Jämtland Härjedalen (SE), […]

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Defending Scotland from a hard #Brexit

Defending Scotland from a hard #Brexit

| February 20, 2020

The UK government’s determination to force through a “destructive and damaging hard Brexit” means the Scottish government must step up its efforts to defend Scotland’s interests. Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution Michael Russell said those driving UK government Brexit policy were not interested in listening to calls for a softer Brexit and people in Scotland […]

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