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Evropska komisija je sprejela vseevropska pravila za drone.

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12.3.2019 – The European Commission today adopted common EU-wide rules setting technical requirements for drones. They will set features and capabilities that drones must have in order to be flown safely and, at the same time, help foster investment and innovation in this promising sector.  The EU rules build on national rules that were in [...]

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Annual assessment of the economic and social situation in the Member States – Draft Budgetary Plan might result in a significant deviation in Slovenia

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27.2.2019 – In its annual assessment of the economic and social situation in the Member States, the European Commission today stresses the need to promote investment, pursue responsible fiscal policies and implement well-designed reforms. Challenges vary significantly across countries and call for appropriate and determined policy action.This review of country-specific challenges comes against the backdrop [...]

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Commission’s report on water quality and flood risk management

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26.2.2019 – The Commission published today its assessment of how Member States have implemented EU water legislation, highlighting successes and shortcomings. The six-yearly implementation report evaluates both Member States’ River Basin Management Plans and Flood Risk Management Plans for the period 2015 to 2021.More: here Source: EC Press

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New Commission’s award for safe products

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25.2.2019 – The European Commission is launching today, a new Product Safety Award for businesses that are industry leaders in making sure their products and services are safer for consumers.This year, companies can apply under the categories of online sales and childcare products. The applications from companies based in one of the 31 European Economic [...]

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EC invests in circular economy

EFSA naložbeni sklad

15.2.2019 -New LIFE programme funding will unlock more than € 3.2 billion of additional support to 12 large-scale environmental and climate projects in ten Member States to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy. The European Commission today announced an investment of € 116.1 million for the latest integrated projects to be funded under [...]

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Ponarejena zdravila: nova pravila za izboljšanje varnosti pacientov

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11.2.2019 – The falsification of medicines has remained a serious threat to public health in the EU for too long. As of 9 February 2019, the new rules on safety features for prescription medicines sold in the EU will apply. From now on, the industry will have to affix a 2-D barcode and an anti-tampering [...]

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European Commission adopts set of “no-deal” contingency measures for Erasmus+, social security rules and the budget

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30.1.2019 – Given the increasing risk that the United Kingdom may leave the EU on 30 March this year without a deal (a “no-deal” scenario), the European Commission has today adopted a final set of contingency proposals in the area of the Erasmus+ programme, social security coordination and the EU budget. This follows the calls [...]

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Online exhibition of outsanding European women in the arts and sciences

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18.1.2019 – Today the European Commission launched an online series of profiles on remarkable historical women in the arts and sciences, who have made important contributions to social, economic and technological domains. The stories of these extraordinary women will be published in Europeana, the EU digital platform for cultural heritage. On this occasion Commissioner for [...]

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2019 European Capitals of Culture: Plovdiv and Matera

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3.1.2018 – As of 1 January 2019, Plovdiv (Bulgaria) and Matera (Italy) will hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year. Plovdiv is the first ever Bulgarian city to be chosen as European Capital of Culture. With a full programme under the motto “Together”, 2019 will bring new opportunities to the region [...]

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Commission calls for action to eradicate trafficking in humans

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4.12.2018 – Taking stock of measures taken since 2015, the report highlights the main trends in trafficking in human beings and outlines remaining challenges that the EU and Member States must address as a matter of priority.The report shows that 20,532 men, women and children were registered as victims of trafficking in the EU in [...]

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The winning teacher

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27.11.2018 – As part of the campaign # SaferInternet4EU, the European Commission has announced the winners of the competition for online safety, media literacy and online hygiene. In the category of teachers, Nina Jelen and Podkum Elementary School Ivana Skvarče won the first place for their “Traveling around the World” project. The classroom was turned [...]

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The 2018 Health at a Glance

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22.11.2018 -  Europe joint report of the European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued today shows that the steady increase of life expectancy has slowed down and that large gaps across and within countries persist, notably leaving people with a low level of education by the wayside. This report is [...]

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Quality of life – dialogue with the citizens

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14.11.2018 – Representation of the European Commission in Slovenia and the University of Ljubljana – Biotechnical Faculty are kindly inviting to a public consultation on the subject: “Health, safe food, environment: what will the quality of life in Europe?”, on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 10.00, at the Biotechnical Faculty, Janez Hribar’s lecture room, Jamnikarjeva [...]

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World Mental Health Day: Helping Children and Young People

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10.10.2018 – Our youth is exposed to different and new types of pressures than previous generations. In addition to the pressures of growing up, education, parental and societal expectations and peer relations; young people today have to deal with issues such as body shaming and cyberbullying. To protect them, we must continue to promote the [...]

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European Union and United Nations join forces to end femicide in Latin America

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28.9.2018 – Femicide claims the lives of 12 women in Latin America every day.With today’s €50 million investment, the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative will fund new and innovative programmes in Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, to help women and girls live lives free from violence and to eradicate femicide in Latin America. “Ending violence against [...]

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