Tag: Slovenia

#FYROM: MEPs assess reform efforts of Montenegro and FYROM in 2015

#FYROM: MEPs assess reform efforts of Montenegro and FYROM in 2015

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

If the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia can break its current political stalemate, hold free and fair elections soon and put its reforms back on track, then there should be no further obstacles to starting EU accession talks with it, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday (10 March). In a separate resolution, they […]

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#InternationalWomensDay: Part-time employment of women in EU increases drastically with number of children

#InternationalWomensDay: Part-time employment of women in EU increases drastically with number of children

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 2014, the gender pay gap stood at 16.1% in the European Union. In other words, women earned on average 84 cents for every euro a man makes per hour. Across all member states, the gender pay gap in 2014 ranged from less than 5% in Slovenia and Malta to more than 20% in Estonia, […]

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#EAPM: High-level Warsaw meeting embraces personalised medicine

#EAPM: High-level Warsaw meeting embraces personalised medicine

Warsaw, Poland: The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine’s (EAPM) latest SMART Outreach meeting in Warsaw, Poland (1-2 March) found consensus with the Polish Alliance for Personalised Medicine on several vital issues, not least patient access and the need for more and better research, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The […]

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#FYROM: To enhance EU prospects, apply Przhino deal in full, urge MEPs

#FYROM: To enhance EU prospects, apply Przhino deal in full, urge MEPs

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is of crucial importance to continue backing FYROM’s progress towards EU membership, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Monday (29 February). But only if the July 2015 ‘Przhino Agreement’ to pave the way out of the country’s political crisis via elections is implemented in full and if substantial progress is also made on delivering […]

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#ZikaVirus outbreak: Environment Committee debate with WHO on Wednesday

#ZikaVirus outbreak: Environment Committee debate with WHO on Wednesday

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Zika virus outbreak, which has been linked to cases to microcephaly birth defects in babies, will be debated by Environment Committee MEPs and World health Organization (WHO) experts at 17.30 today (17 February 2016). On 1 February, the WHO declared the outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern. The EU, for […]

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Slovenian referendum rejects marriage equality

Slovenian referendum rejects marriage equality

| December 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The referendum voters in Slovenia have rejected a law to open marriage to same-sex couples with 37% of those who cast their vote were in favour of the amendment, 63% voted against it. The amendment to the Marriage and Family Relations Act will not now come into force. Today, ILGA-Europe stand in solidarity with all […]

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President Juncker calls leaders’ meeting in Brussels on refugee flows along Western Balkans route

President Juncker calls leaders’ meeting in Brussels on refugee flows along Western Balkans route

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In view of the unfolding emergency in the countries along the Western Balkans migratory route, there is a need for much greater cooperation, more extensive consultation and immediate operational action. Following discussions with several leaders, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has therefore called a Leaders’ Meeting on 25 October to discuss the refugee flows along […]

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