Tag: Poland

Controversial think-tank #ODF probed by Polish government

Controversial think-tank #ODF probed by Polish government

| November 30, 2018

Polish security services have launched an investigation into the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) following serious allegations about its funding, writes James Hipwell. The Polish government has launched an investigation into the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), a controversial think tank with an office in Brussels, after finding evidence the organization may have received funding from “offshore […]

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EPP #Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber visits Poland

EPP #Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber visits Poland

| November 22, 2018

  Manfred Weber, Spitzenkandidat of the European People’s Party for the next European elections and Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, began his European tour by going to Poland on Tuesday 20 November.  On Tuesday morning from 8h until 10h, he visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum. He then held meetings in Warsaw with Civic […]

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#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

| November 20, 2018

Poland must invest in a new low-carbon energy source if it is to reduce its CO2 emissions, according to Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski. The minister was speaking at the inaugural World Nuclear Spotlight Poland conference in Warsaw – a high-level event which brought together Polish decision makers and global nuclear industry leaders and stakeholders. Tchórzewski […]

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Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

| October 19, 2018

Four member states hit by natural disasters in 2017 – Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria – will shortly receive a total amount of €34 million of aid from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF), following approval of the Commission’s proposal by Parliament and Council. Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Creţu (pictured) said: “We had promised not to […]

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#Poland – Better water and energy infrastructure thanks to EU funds

#Poland – Better water and energy infrastructure thanks to EU funds

| October 18, 2018

Over €94 million from Cohesion Policy funds is invested in two projects for better water and energy infrastructures in Poland. First, €51m from the European Regional Development Fund will help build a gas pipeline between the towns of Tworóg and Tworzeń, in the Śląskie region.  This pipeline is part of the North-South Gas Corridor, a project of […]

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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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