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#Cybersecurity: ‘Without fair protection at European level, we will be in trouble’

#Cybersecurity: ‘Without fair protection at European level, we will be in trouble’

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Data breaches can cause substantial damage to consumers, businesses and even governments, as the cyber attacks against Sony in 2014 and against Estonia in 2007 showed. To boost defences against such attacks against its essential services, such as electricity supply and air traffic control, the EU has agreed on a common set of basic cyber […]

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MEPs concerned about democracy and fundamental rights in Turkey

MEPs concerned about democracy and fundamental rights in Turkey

Turkey must put its reform process at the centre of domestic policy choices and commit “unequivocally” to democratic rules and principles, which are at the heart of the EU, say MEPs in a resolution on the progress of reform in Turkey in 2014. They urge Turkey to respect media freedom, free expression and judicial independence […]

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EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (27 October), the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate for Development and Cooperation Marcus Cornaro, and European Union […]

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Further €200 million from EIB to strengthen Istanbul’s resilience to earthquakes

Further €200 million from EIB to strengthen Istanbul’s resilience to earthquakes

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €200 million to the Republic of Turkey as follow up support to earthquake risk mitigation efforts in Istanbul, Turkey’s commercial and financial centre. The EIB funds are being provided in the framework of the Istanbul Seismic Risk Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness Project (ISMEP), launched in 2006, in a […]

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