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MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

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Commission opens infringement procedure against #Slovenia

Commission opens infringement procedure against #Slovenia

The European Commission has taken the first step in an infringement procedure against Slovenia in relation to the seizure of European Central Bank (ECB) information that took place at the Central Bank of Slovenia in 2016. This step takes the form of a Letter of Formal Notice. On 6 July 2016, in the context of […]

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

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

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

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

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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