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European Union’s trade network – the largest in the world

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14.10.2019 -Despite the difficult global economic climate, European companies have continued to make good use of the opportunities created by the European Union’s trade network – the largest in the world. In 2018 this network covered 31% of Europe’s trade exchanges, a figure that is set to rise significantly (to almost 40%) as more trade [...]

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October’s infringement report

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10.10.2019 – In today’s regular monthly set of infringement decisions, the European Commission is initiating or continuing proceedings against Member States that have not properly fulfilled their obligations under EU law. Multi-sectoral decisions should ensure that EU law is properly applied to the benefit of citizens and businesses. In addition, the Commission is closing 120 [...]

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National risks assessments on G5

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9.10.2019 – Following the Commission Recommendation for a common European approach to the security of 5G networks, 24 EU Member States have now completed the first step and submitted national risk assessments. These assessments will feed into the next phase, a EU-wide risk assessment which will be completed by 1 October. Commissioner for the Security Union, [...]

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Cultural monitor

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8.10.2019 – Today, the European Commission released the second edition of its Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor, a tool designed to benchmark and boost the creative and cultural potential of European cities, which is vital to driving economic growth and social cohesion. After the success of the first edition in 2017, the 2019 release presents [...]

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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

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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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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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Phil Hogan EU Agriculture Commissioner in Slovenia

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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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July infringements package

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25.7.2019 – In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. For more [...]

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Early music festival

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19.7.2019 – The concerts of early music with top artists from all over the world in the most beautiful cultural monuments of Slovenia will take place in August. More: here The press conferences of  the Seviqc Brežice 2019 will take place on: Tuesday, 30.7.2019, 11:30, Zagreb, Slovenski dom, Masarykova 13 Wednesday, 31.7.2019, 11:00, Brežice, Kavarna [...]

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