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#EUBudget: Overcoming crises and rapid recovery – Parliament’s EU budget priorities for 2017

#EUBudget: Overcoming crises and rapid recovery – Parliament’s EU budget priorities for 2017

Next year’s EU budget priorities should continue to be tackling the migration and refugee crisis while at the same time investing more and better to accelerate today’s slow economic recovery, MEPs say in a resolution voted on Wednesday (9 March). Parliament highlights the problems of long-term and youth unemployment and disparities in economic development across […]

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#EUBudget: MEPs publish a blueprint for EU budgetary reform

#EUBudget: MEPs publish a blueprint for EU budgetary reform

The ECR Policy Group on Budgets has published a paper setting out reform proposals that would make the EU budget better able to meet the challenges of the future. Three MEPs from the policy group – Bernd Kölmel (Germany), Anders Vistisen (Denmark), and Richard Sulík (Slovakia) produced the guidelines that aim to deliver a better […]

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#VATFraud: ‘Time to step up efforts’, say EU Auditors

#VATFraud: ‘Time to step up efforts’, say EU Auditors

The current EU system for fighting cross-border VAT fraud is not effective enough and is hampered by a lack of comparable data and indicators, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. The EU has a battery of tools to fight against intra-Community VAT fraud, say the auditors, but some need to be […]

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Gender equality: MEPs debate strategy for next five years

Gender equality: MEPs debate strategy for next five years

A new EU strategy for equality between women and men beyond 2015 will be debated by MEPs on Monday 8 June. The draft European Parliament resolution drafted by Maria Noichl states that progress in the EU has been slow and that much remains to be done over the next five years. Watch the debate live […]

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‘Value’ in health care – who decides?

‘Value’ in health care – who decides?

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

By European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan  The differing ideas about what constitutes ‘value’ in modern medicine is a hot topic for debate in Europe and beyond. How do we define it? How do we measure a human life – or quality of life – against the cost of a treatment? […]

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EU ‘must prioritize closure of Ukrainian-Russian border’

EU ‘must prioritize closure of Ukrainian-Russian border’

Commenting on the outcome of the 22 July meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers (VIDEO LINK) and on the EU’s future approach to the Ukraine crisis, Greens/EFA co-president Rebecca Harms said: “Given the events of the last few days and the horror of the shooting down of flight MH17, it is incomprehensible and disappointing that […]

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