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The number one question between #Ukraine government and its people.

The number one question between #Ukraine government and its people.

| July 12, 2018

The 20th EU – Ukraine Summit was recently held in Brussels, where both sides discussed many issues, including those connected with the partnership between the two sides, in particular the implementation of the provision for Association Agreement, signed in 2014. Taking into consideration the previous year, this meeting was more successful for Ukraine, as European […]

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#LULUCF: Industry critical of comparing current forest use to historical management intensity

#LULUCF: Industry critical of comparing current forest use to historical management intensity

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament today adopted the draft report of the Committee’s Rapporteur, MEP Norbert Lins, on the regulation of Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF). The policy is of utmost importance for the forest and agricultural sectors as it defines the climate benefits of forest management and the […]

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#Eurostat: Statistical book on agriculture, forestry and fishery – statistical portrait of agriculture in EU

#Eurostat: Statistical book on agriculture, forestry and fishery – statistical portrait of agriculture in EU

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the European Union, the member state recently contributing the most to the value of agricultural production was France (accounting for 18% of the EU total), followed at a distance by Germany (14%), Italy (13%), Spain (10%), the United Kingdom (8%), the Netherlands (7%) and Poland (5%). Together, these seven member states represent around three-quarters […]

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Oxfam reaction to Jonathan Hill’s hearing at European Parliament

Oxfam reaction to Jonathan Hill’s hearing at European Parliament

On 1 October, the UK’s Jonathan Hill, European commissioner-designate for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union, faced a hearing at the European Parliament to assess his suitability for the job. Oxfam’s Deputy Director of Advocacy & Campaigns Natalia Alonso said: “It is disappointing that Hill didn’t put any concrete proposal on the table […]

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Sport as a growth engine for EU economy

Sport as a growth engine for EU economy

Sport is an important economic sector in the EU in its own right, with a share in the national economies which is comparable to agriculture, forestry and fisheries combined. Moreover, its share is expected to rise in the future. Overall the sports sector accounts for 2% of the EU global GDP, while the total employment […]

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