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European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Save the bees!

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15.5.2019 – Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative entitled ‘Save the bees! Protection of biodiversity and improvement of habitats for insects in Europe’. The organisers call on the Commission to ‘adopt legislation to maintain and improve habitats for insects as indicators of an undamaged environment’. The Citizens’ Initiative focuses on [...]

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Results of initiative supporting regions in industrial transition

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8.5.2019 – Today the Commission presents the first results of an initiative launched a year ago to support 10 EU regions and two Member States in industrial transition. They applied to receive Commission support and expertise in achieving industrial transition and designing development strategies based on their areas of competitive strength – their so-called ‘smart specialisation‘ [...]

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European Citizens’ Initiative: European Commission replies to ‘One of Us’

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  The European Commission has today replied to the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) ‘One of Us’. After having met with the organisers of the initiative and studied their request, the Commission has decided not to submit a legislative proposal, given that Member States and the European Parliament have only recently discussed and decided EU policy [...]

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