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#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Meeting in Luxembourg on 14 November, the board of the European Investment Bank approved a total of €9.2 billion of new financing for 38 projects in 16 European Union countries and around the world in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This includes support for transformational investment to harness onshore and offshore wind energy, expand high-speed […]

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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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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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Commentary: #China-#Finland ties to embark on new journey

Commentary: #China-#Finland ties to embark on new journey

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

My first mobile phone was a Nokia, and so were the next couple of devices following it. Before the popularization of smartphones, I was always a fan of Nokia phones, whose ring tones still echo in my mind, writes Chinese Ambassador to Finland Chen Li, People’s Daily. At the end of 2016, I was assigned […]

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#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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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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Delay on cleaner shipping #fuel law would put more than 200,000 lives at stake

Delay on cleaner shipping #fuel law would put more than 200,000 lives at stake

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The on-time implementation (in 2020) of a global low-sulphur fuel law for ships would prevent 200,000 premature deaths globally, a health study by a group of leading researchers from the United States and Finland reveals. Oil and gas industry association IPIECA and a group of shipping companies represented by BIMCO, are pushing hard to delay […]

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