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#Ireland – New #Taoiseach has ‘mountains to climb’

#Ireland – New #Taoiseach has ‘mountains to climb’

| July 2, 2020

Ireland has a new Taoiseach following an historic deal which saw Fianna Fáil agree to enter government with its arch enemies Fine Gael aided by the Greens. But in a new novelty arrangement where the role of PM will rotate after 30 months, Micheál Martin (pictured) has a few mountains to climb if his party […]

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Commission approves €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak

| July 2, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, a €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support the trade credit insurance market in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. Trade credit insurance protects companies supplying goods and services against the risk of non-payment by their clients. Given the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, […]

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#EasternPartnershipYouthEngagementSummit – Unique virtual event discusses new deal for youth

#EasternPartnershipYouthEngagementSummit – Unique virtual event discusses new deal for youth

| July 2, 2020

The Eastern Partnership Youth Engagement Summit will this year take place virtually on 2-3 July. The event will bring together over 400 active youth leaders and youth workers from the Eastern Partnership region. Under the main thematic focus of ‘Youth engagement in the Eastern Partnership: exploring the present and navigating the future!’, the Summit will be […]

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#Coronavirus – 13 additional projects in #Greece receive technical support through the #StructuralReformSupportProgramme

#Coronavirus – 13 additional projects in #Greece receive technical support through the #StructuralReformSupportProgramme

| July 2, 2020

The Commission has adopted a decision approving 13 additional requests by Greece for technical support through the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). The projects will be financed from Greece’s voluntary transfer of €5 million from their technical assistance component under the European Structural and Investment Funds to the SRSP. The new measures will come on top of […]

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EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

| July 2, 2020

The Commission has launched a new call, worth €10.5 million through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme, for projects that will work on stepping up Europe’s cybersecurity capabilities and cooperation across member states. In particular, they will work in various areas, such as on co-ordinated response to cybersecurity incidents, cybersecurity certification, capacity building and institutional co-operation […]

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Vaccine against #Ebola – Commission grants new market authorizations

Vaccine against #Ebola – Commission grants new market authorizations

| July 2, 2020

On 1 July, the European Commission adopted the decision granting marketing authorizations to the company Janssen, a Johnson & Johnson company, for a vaccine against Ebola. The authorization was granted in one month, reducing the decision-making process timing in half, further demonstrating the Commission’s commitment in placing the protection of public health as a priority. […]

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#Coronavirus – UK to set out air bridge plans this week, business minister says

#Coronavirus – UK to set out air bridge plans this week, business minister says

| July 2, 2020

The British government will set out its plans for air bridges later this week that will allow people to go on holiday to certain countries without facing quarantine on their return, Business Secretary Alok Sharma (pictured) said on Wednesday (1 July), write Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton.  “Work is ongoing in terms of air bridges […]

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