Tag: Norway

#JunckerPlan supports #Nordlink interconnector with €100 million #EIB investment

#JunckerPlan supports #Nordlink interconnector with €100 million #EIB investment

| August 16, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €100 million financing agreement with TenneT, a leading European electricity transmission system operator, to support the construction of an electricity interconnector between Norway and Germany. The transaction is backed by the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The interconnector will span 624 kilometres, linking Norway and […]

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#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

| July 12, 2018

European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle has welcomed ESA Director General Jan Wörner to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organizations. The Joint Statement puts forth the intention of the two organizations to co-operate on supporting increased investment in the European space sector, thus helping create a level playing field […]

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#Gas: MEPs strengthen EU rules on pipelines to and from third countries

#Gas: MEPs strengthen EU rules on pipelines to and from third countries

| March 22, 2018

In 2015, the EU imported 69.3% of total gas consumption©AP Images/European Union-EP  EU gas market rules must apply to all pipelines entering or leaving the EU, with strictly limited exceptions, Energy Committee MEPs agreed on Wednesday. All gas pipelines from third countries into the EU must comply fully with EU gas market rules on EU […]

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Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Today all our thoughts are with our citizens who are suffering from the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain and the storms affecting Ireland and the United Kingdom. “Our condolences go to all those that have sadly lost loved ones and we commend the brave first responders working in difficult conditions to save the […]

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#Jorn #Munch: Skandinaviens große Künstler wiedervereint

#Jorn #Munch: Skandinaviens große Künstler wiedervereint

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zwei der bekanntesten skandinavischen Künstler, Edvard Munch (Norwegen) und Asger Jorn (Dänemark), werden ab dieser Woche mit einer großen Ausstellung in Aarhus geehrt. Damit startet ein weiteres Programm-Highlight von Aarhus, der Europäischen Kulturhauptstadt 2017. Die Kunstwerke werden vom 11. Februar bis zum 28. Mai 2017 im Museum Jorn im nahegelegenen Silkeborg gezeigt. Insgesamt werden dort […]

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#Jorn #Munch: Scandinavia’s great artists reunited in Denmark

#Jorn #Munch: Scandinavia’s great artists reunited in Denmark

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two of Scandinavia’s most renowned artists, Norway’s Edvard Munch and Denmark’s Asger Jorn, will be celebrated at a major exhibition in what will be one of the highlights of the Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture programme. The exhibition at Museum Jorn in nearby Silkeborg runs from 11 February-28 May. It will feature 45 works by […]

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#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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