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Loan of 53 million euro to the Slovenian electric companies

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16.9. 2019 – Slovenian electric companies have recieved  53 million, a loan from EIB. The programme will allow each promoter to maintain or improve the reliability and quality standards of electricity supply, as well as connect new users including distributed renewable generation.. More: here Source: EC Press

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EU – Western Balkans Media Days

Western Balkans

13.9.2019 – At the third EU-Western Balkans Media Days taking place from 12-13 September in Podgorica, Montenegro, the European Commission confirmed its support to the region with new initiatives focusing on media accountability, literacy and governance, judicial expertise on freedom of expression and promotion of reconciliation and regional cooperation. This is part of the EU’s firm support to [...]

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22nd Festival of Slovenian Film – PORTOROSE Avditorij and Monfort, 17 to 22 September 2019

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The Festival of Slovenian Film (FSF) provides an overview of the latest Slovenian cinema, and awards the most prominent achievements and artists. The festival is the successor to annual showcases of Slovenian filmmaking, established in the 1970s in Celje as the Week of the National Film and, after a break, renamed the Slovenian Film Marathon [...]

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Assesment of the EU fiscal rules

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11.9 2019 – The European Fiscal Board today published an assessment of the EU fiscal rules with a particular focus on the six and two-pack legislation. Mr Niels Thygesen, Chair of the European Fiscal Board, presented the report at today’s College meeting. As part of its work on deepening Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union, the [...]

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Commissioners proposals designate

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10.9.2019 – The new Commission will reflect the priorities and ambitions set out in the Political Guidelines. The Commission is structured around the objectives President-elect von der Leyen was elected on by the European Parliament. At the heart of our work is the need to address the changes in climate, technology and demography that are [...]

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Agri – food export

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5.9.2019 – In a report published today, the EU confirms for yet another year its position as largest global exporter of agri-food products, with EU exports reaching €138 billion in 2018. Agriculture products represent a solid share of 7% of the value of EU total goods exported in 2018, ranking fourth after machinery, other manufactured [...]

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Brexit ‘no-deal’ scenario

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4.9.2019 – With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the [...]

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EU grants €621 million for early-career scientists in order to conduct pioneering research

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3.9.2019 – Today the European Commission has announced the results of this year’s competition for the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants,which are part of the EU’s Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020.The grants, worth in total €621 million, have been awarded to 408 early-career scientists to help them build their own teams and conduct [...]

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Fruit, vegetables and milk for schools

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2.9.2019 – With the start of a new school year, the EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme will resume in participating EU countries for 2019-2020. The EU school scheme aims at promoting healthy eating and balanced diets through the distribution of fruit, vegetables and milk products while also proposing educational programmes on agriculture and [...]

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Commission extends anti-dumping on bicycles

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29.8.2019 – The Commission decided  to extend for another 5 years the anti-dumping measures in place on imports of bicycles originating in China. Bicycles imported from Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Cambodia, Pakistan and the Philippines are also covered by these measures after previous investigations found that Chinese bicycles were passing by these countries to [...]

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Phil Hogan EU Agriculture Commissioner in Slovenia

Phil Hogan

21.8.2019 – European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan will pay a working visit to Slovenia on Saturday, August 24th. He will attend the 57th AGRA International Trade Fair in Gornja Radgona and meet with Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Alexandra Pivec. More: here Source: EC Press

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Production in construction

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20.8.2019 – In June2019 compared with May2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector remained unchanged inthe euro area (EA19) and decreased by 0.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May2019, production in construction decreased by 0.5% in the euro areaand by0.4%in the EU28.In [...]

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European Heritage Days

Cultural Heritage Days

9.8.2019 – The 2019 European Heritage Days (#EHDs), a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe since 1999, and supported by the Creative Europe Programme are taking place across Europe from August to October. This year’s theme is “Arts and Entertainment”. Involving over 70,000 events, the European Heritage Days are the [...]

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Public consultation on non-formal and informal learning

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7.8.2019 – The European Commission has opened a public consultation to seek opinions on the evaluation of non-formal and informal learning. People develop skills outside education (e.g. through work experience, volunteering or sport). If such skills are not validated – documented, assessed and certified by an authority – they risk to be wasted. The Recommendation [...]

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European Labor Authority

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31.8.2019 – Today the regulation establishing the European Labor Authority and the Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive enter into force . This is an important milestone that will  bring the European Pillar of Social Rights to life. The European Labor Authority will ensure that EU citizens and businesses can count on a fair and [...]

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