Tag: Italy

Commission invests in infrastructure and #CulturalHeritage in #Napoli, #Italy

Commission invests in infrastructure and #CulturalHeritage in #Napoli, #Italy

| November 7, 2018

The Commission adopted five major Cohesion Policy projects, altogether worth €868 million, for better transport and water infrastructure and to preserve cultural heritage in the Italian city of Napoli. This investment package will allow the finalization of works started in the previous 2007-2013 budget period. These five projects will be completed between 2020 and 2022, […]

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EU supports #Italy following deadly floods

EU supports #Italy following deadly floods

| November 6, 2018

The Commission’s 24/7 Emergency Response Coordination Centre has been in constant contact with the Italian authorities to offer EU support as heavy floods have affected many parts of the country. The EU’s Copernicus satellite mapping service has been activated, at the request of the national authorities, for the affected areas in Sicily and Veneto. In […]

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#Italy – Centeno optimistic that dialogue will show Italy’s commitment to sound public finances

#Italy – Centeno optimistic that dialogue will show Italy’s commitment to sound public finances

| November 6, 2018

Eurogroup President Mário Centento presented the outcome of today’s (6 November) discussion at the Eurogroup,  namely the Commission’s opinion on Italy’s Draft Budgetary Plan (DBP) for 2019, issued on 23 October 2018. He said that there was agreement on the Commission’s assessment. Centeno emphasized the importance of sound public finances and their coordination within the […]

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#EAPM – The Twilight Zone is no place for personalised medicine

#EAPM – The Twilight Zone is no place for personalised medicine

| November 2, 2018

Halloween is upon us already and All Saints Day follows in its wake, if you’ll pardon the deathly pun, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Most of those working in the institutions in Brussels will be taking the ‘bridge’ due to today’s (Thursday 1 November) holiday and, speaking of things […]

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#Italy eyes ways to reduce deficit in 2019 budget

#Italy eyes ways to reduce deficit in 2019 budget

| October 31, 2018

If two pillars of the Italian government’s 2019 budget should prove less costly than envisaged, the savings may be used to reduce the budget deficit, a government source said on Monday (29 October), writes Giuseppe Fonte. An early retirement option and a “citizens’ wage” income support scheme have been allocated around €17 billion in the budget. […]

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European Commission requests that #Italy presents revised draft budgetary plan for 2019

European Commission requests that #Italy presents revised draft budgetary plan for 2019

| October 25, 2018

The European Commission has identified in the draft budgetary plan submitted by Italy for 2019 a particularly serious non-compliance with the fiscal recommendation addressed to Italy by the Council, including Italy, on 13 July 2018. The Commission also notes that the plan is not in line with the commitments presented by Italy in its Stability […]

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Commissioner #Moscovici in #Rome

Commissioner #Moscovici in #Rome

| October 18, 2018

Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici (pictured) is in Rome on 18 and 19 October. He has travelled to Rome to deliver remarks at a conference hosted by the Aspen Institute Italia and the Institut Aspen France. Commissioner Moscovici will also hold a number of meetings, including with Economy and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria and Bank […]

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