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#StateAid – Commission approves €53 million public support scheme for charging stations for low emission vehicles in #Romania

#StateAid – Commission approves €53 million public support scheme for charging stations for low emission vehicles in #Romania

| February 11, 2020

The European Commission has found Romanian plans to support the creation of a network of recharging stations for electric vehicles to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measure will contribute to reducing CO2 and other pollutant emissions without unduly distorting competition in the single market. Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of […]

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#CLCC – #Romania businesses launch Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom in ‘good governance’ fightback

#CLCC – #Romania businesses launch Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom in ‘good governance’ fightback

| December 10, 2019

Some 2,000 of Romania’s largest firms and SMEs have come together to launch the Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom (CLCC). The move, spanning the energy, hospitality, retail, media, advertising and professional services sector, marks a major development for the country’s business sector. Representing both domestic and international firms operating in Romania, the EU’s fifth-largest […]

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#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

| November 25, 2019

President Klaus Iohannis (pictured) scored a landslide victory against former prime minister Viorica Dancila, when the voting ended in the country yesterday (24 November). Iohannis received 66.5% of the votes compared to 33.5% for Viorica Dancila, according to the IRES exit poll. The other exit poll, carried out by CURS Avangarde, showed a score of 64.8% […]

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MEP Cristian Bușoi establishes tobacco working group ahead of #Tobacco Products Directive revision

MEP Cristian Bușoi establishes tobacco working group ahead of #Tobacco Products Directive revision

| October 21, 2019

  The EU’s flagship Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is up for a scheduled review in 2021, but MEP Cristian Bușoi (EPP, Romania) is determined to start preparing the review now alongside his parliamentary colleagues. Bușoi, who has a history of fighting to regulate the tobacco industry, is establishing a new Working Group on the revision […]

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#Kövesi – Council confirms Laura Codruţa Kövesi as first European chief prosecutor #EPPO

#Kövesi – Council confirms Laura Codruţa Kövesi as first European chief prosecutor #EPPO

| October 14, 2019

The Council today (14 October) agreed to the appointment of Laura Codruţa Kövesi (pictured) to be the first European chief prosecutor. The appointment must now also be confirmed by the European Parliament, which will be a formality as the European Parliament has already let the Council know that Kövesi is their preferred candidate.  Kövesi, a […]

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#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

| September 4, 2019

The Cohesion Fund invests €275.7 million for better drinking water supply and upgraded wastewater collection and treatment services in the Cluj and Sălaj counties, north-west Romania. Thanks to this EU-funded project, almost 240,000 inhabitants will enjoy better drinking water. Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella said: “Everyone should have access to good drinking water. With […]

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Nearly €300 million in EU aid after #2018Floods in #Austria, #Italy, #Romania

Nearly €300 million in EU aid after #2018Floods in #Austria, #Italy, #Romania

| September 4, 2019

On Tuesday (3 September), Budgets Committee members approved €293.5 million in EU Solidarity Fund aid following extreme weather events in Austria, Italy and Romania in 2018. The €293.5 million in aid from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) breaks down as follows: €277.2 million for Italy following heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides in the autumn […]

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