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How to manage #Globalization – EU responses

How to manage #Globalization – EU responses

| September 12, 2019

The EU is one of the largest players in international trade. Image by Alexandre Gonçalves da Rocha from Pixabay  The world is increasingly interconnected because of globalization. Read how the EU and Parliament are making the most of the opportunities that offers. EU trade policy Having an EU trade policy gives EU countries more power […]

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#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

| August 21, 2019

Find out how much the EU aims to benefit from globalization while tackling its negative effects on employment. Globalisation creates job opportunities but can also result in job losses. Managing globalization to make the most of it is a priority for the EU as is trying to create a more social Europe that helps redundant workers find new jobs. […]

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#Globalization – How the EU’s trade policy helps to promote human rights

#Globalization – How the EU’s trade policy helps to promote human rights

| June 24, 2019

Textile imports: MEPs push for EU rules to curb worker exploitation Globalization and international trade can affect human rights, so the EU’s trade policy include tools to protect them. Find out how. International trade and globalization have great potential to create jobs in the EU and beyond. Yet, growing global competition can endanger human rights by […]

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Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

| June 5, 2019

What is the EU’s trade policy? Why is it important in a globalized economy and how does it work? Find out more about one of the EU’s most intricate policies from this EU Parliament article.  Why is EU trade policy important in a globalized economy? Economic globalization is characterized by an increase in international trade […]

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SMEs also to get money from #EuropeanGlobalizationFund

SMEs also to get money from #EuropeanGlobalizationFund

| November 28, 2018

The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee has adopted changes to the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) from 2021 onwards. One of the major changes of the new version of this fund is that SMEs will be able to benefit from it. “From now on, member states will be able to apply for support […]

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#EconomicGrowth: What Parliament is doing to boost the economy

#EconomicGrowth: What Parliament is doing to boost the economy

MEPs have adopted new regulations on banks, supported a plan to boost investment in Europe’s economy, strengthened economic policy coordination in the EU and proposed ways to tackle tax evasion.  As the European Commission is publishing on 31 May a reflection paper looking into possible scenarios for the future of the economic and monetary union, […]

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#Productivity: It’s time the EU named and shamed backsliding members

#Productivity: It’s time the EU named and shamed backsliding members

A few days ago, the European Commission passed up an ideal moment to warn EU citizens against the greatest threat to their prosperity and that of their children. It wasted an opportunity to persuade eurosceptic voters that the EU still has much worth, writes Giles Merritt. The occasion was the first EU Industry Day in […]

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