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A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 20 November, the European Commission began a major event on ‘Women’s rights in turbulent times’, the topical theme chosen for this year’s annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium. A new Eurobarometer survey also published today emphasizes that gender equality is still not achieved in member states. The Commission is announcing concrete action to put an end […]

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China’s crucial role in #APEC

China’s crucial role in #APEC

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1994 the Bogor goals were established in APEC with the aim to achieve by 2020 an area of free trade and investment among all member economies, but within three years of that date, it will be difficult to reach that objective. That is why some years ago the idea of having a Free Trade […]

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Gender equality: EU action triggers steady progress

Gender equality: EU action triggers steady progress

In 2013 the European Commission continued taking action to improve equality between women and men, including steps to close the gender gaps in employment, pay and pensions discrepancies, to combat violence and to promote equality in decision-making. Efforts are paying off: concrete progress has been made in the area of addressing the gender pay gap […]

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