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Joint statement by Commissioner for Crisis Management #Lenarčič and Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation #Eriksson

Joint statement by Commissioner for Crisis Management #Lenarčič and Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation #Eriksson

| February 17, 2020

Following the high-level meeting co-organised by the European Commission and the Swedish government on the humanitarian situation in Yemen,  Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič, and Swedish International Development Cooperation Minister Peter Eriksson, have issued the following Joint Statement: “Needs in Yemen are unprecedented. (…)  We are deeply alarmed at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian space all […]

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Commissioner #Hahn in Stockholm, Sweden

Commissioner #Hahn in Stockholm, Sweden

| January 24, 2020

Stockholm is the next step of Commissioner Hahn’s “tour des capitales”. Commissioner Johannes Hahn (pictured), in charge of Budget and Administration, will be in Stockholm today (24 January), to discuss the next long-term EU budget. Commissioner Hahn said: “For the sake of beneficiaries, it is high time to reach a compromise!” He will meet the Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, […]

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Commission approves #MaritimeTransportSupport schemes in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden

Commission approves #MaritimeTransportSupport schemes in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden

| December 17, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules five schemes concerning (a) the introduction of a tonnage tax and seafarer scheme in Estonia, (b) the prolongation of a tonnage tax and seafarer scheme in Cyprus, (c) the introduction of a new seafarer scheme in Poland, (d) the prolongation and extension of a seafarer […]

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Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

| December 12, 2019

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit (pictured), in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Copenhagen, Denmark today (12 December). He will start his visit at socially innovative company Specialisterne, where he will take part in a discussion on making the European labour market more inclusive. He will then meet with a wide range of interlocutors, […]

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#DoseDispensing not only saves lives, but also resources

#DoseDispensing not only saves lives, but also resources

| December 11, 2019

Sweden is known as a country with a high life expectancy and the fantastic welfare system. It serves as a shining example to politicians in other European countries writes André Sjöblom, expert of the Swedish dose dispensing wholesalers – Svensk Dos. In 2019, the life expectancy of the average Swedish person increased to 82.72 years, […]

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Best countries to relocate to after #Brexit

Best countries to relocate to after #Brexit

| October 23, 2019

Brexit. The word that everybody is tired of hearing. With Brexit looming over us, it’s no surprise that Britons are left feeling uncertain about their future. If you’re looking to take matters into your own hands head for pastures new, this article looks at some of the best countries to relocate to after Brexit – […]

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#JunckerPlan supports €300 million in financing for affordable and energy-efficient housing in #Sweden

#JunckerPlan supports €300 million in financing for affordable and energy-efficient housing in #Sweden

| October 2, 2019

The European Investment Bank is providing €300 million of financing under the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments to Swedish residential company Heimstaden Bostad. Heimstaden will use the financing to develop eight residential properties in five cities in Sweden, resulting in around 3,300 new affordable homes to rent. Part of the investments include community […]

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