Tag: Greece

Vice President Katainen to visit #Greece for a Citizens’ Dialogue with start-up entrepreneurs

Vice President Katainen to visit #Greece for a Citizens’ Dialogue with start-up entrepreneurs

| January 29, 2019

Today (29 January) Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Vice President Jyrki Katainen (pictured) will visit Athens, Greece to participate in a Citizens’ Dialogue with young start-up entrepreneurs. The Vice-President will also meet Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Development Giannis Dragasakis and Hellenic Parliament President Nikolaos Voutsis. Vice President Katainen will attend a working […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €50 million voucher scheme for faster #BroadbandServices in #Greece

#StateAid – Commission approves €50 million voucher scheme for faster #BroadbandServices in #Greece

| January 8, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a voucher scheme to support the take-up in Greece of broadband services with download speeds of at least 100 Megabit per second. The measure will contribute to reducing the digital divide while limiting distortions of competition. The Greek authorities aim to increase the number of […]

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#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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Parliament backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

Parliament backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

| December 3, 2018

550 media workers dismissed by three publishing companies will receive EU aid worth €2,308,500 to help them find new jobs. The aid will be used to fund a series of measures co-financed by the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF). These measures will help the 550 workers to find new jobs by providing them with occupational […]

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#EUBudgetCommittee backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

#EUBudgetCommittee backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

| November 26, 2018

550 media workers dismissed by three publishing companies will receive EU aid worth €2,308,500 to help them find new jobs. The aid will be used to finance a series of measures co-financed by the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF). These measures will help the 550 workers find new jobs by providing them with occupational guidance, […]

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#Greece – Austerity violated people’s right to food

#Greece – Austerity violated people’s right to food

| November 20, 2018

New research shows that almost 40% of rural citizens in Greece are at risk of poverty and, at the same time, food insecurity has doubled throughout the country. Democracy Not For Sale: The Struggle for Food Sovereignty in the Age of Austerity in Greece, by the Transnational Institute, FIAN International and Agroecopolis, offers an unique […]

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#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

| November 16, 2018

Latvia has signed the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders that aims to improve understanding and prevention of disease and allow for more personalized treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and brain-related diseases. The Declaration is an agreement of co-operation between the countries that want to provide secure and authorized cross-border access to national and […]

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