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#EuropeanParliament: Migration, taxation and Turkey’s role on this week’s agenda

#EuropeanParliament: Migration, taxation and Turkey’s role on this week’s agenda

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

While heads of state and governments will try to work out the details of the EU-Turkey migration deal during the last European summit in Brussels on 17-18 March, parliamentary committees will also be dealing with migration issues this week. MEPs vote on proposals for relocation schemes for refugees and EU humanitarian visa and also asses […]

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#Taxes: Multinationals and tax authorities appear before tax rulings committee

#Taxes: Multinationals and tax authorities appear before tax rulings committee

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Parliament”s special committee on tax rulings discusses tax measures with representatives from multinationals and various tax authorities on Monday 14 March and Tuesday 15 March. Participants include Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco and the Channel Islands as well as Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonald’s. MEPs have the opportunity to question them, especially regarding the latest developments in […]

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Commission launches public consultation on the EU’s latest Macro-Regional Strategy for the Alpine Region

Commission launches public consultation on the EU’s latest Macro-Regional Strategy for the Alpine Region

The European Commission has today (16 July) launched a public consultation on the latest of a series of EU Macro-Regional Strategies, set to take shape in 2015. The EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) covers some 70 million people in seven countries – five of them member states (Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia) and two non-EU countries […]

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Eurydice report shows mechanisms, methods and criteria in school funding

Eurydice report shows mechanisms, methods and criteria in school funding

The report Financing Schools in Europe: Mechanisms, Methods and Criteria in Public Funding has now been launched. This report provides a framework for understanding the structure of funding systems and funding flows in primary and general secondary education. It explains the financial flows through the various administrative levels involved with the help of diagrams and […]

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Information gaps holding back higher education in many EU countries

Information gaps holding back higher education in many EU countries

Not enough countries are using the information they collect on higher education to improve their universities and the opportunities they offer for students. This is shown in a Eurydice report published today (22 May). The report ‘Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Access, Retention and Employability’ investigates what governments and higher education institutions are doing to widen […]

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EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets

EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Efforts to liberalize trade in services are gaining momentum as the European Union will chair the 6th round of negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) which begin today (17 February) in Geneva. TiSA negotiations aim at opening up markets in services among a diverse group of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) members who […]

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