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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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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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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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New EU reglation

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30.7.2019 – The new EU rules will enter into force tomorrow to create a fair, transparent, innovative and trusted environment for businesses and merchants using online platforms, including online marketplaces, reservation sites, application stores and search engines. The rules will apply directly from 12 July 2020 in all EU Member States. T. i. the Platforms-to-Business [...]

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Ursula von der Leyen zbrala zadostno podporo

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16.7.2019 – On 16 July 2019 Ursula von der Leyen, Candidate for President of the European Commission, presented her political guidelines for the upcoming five years to the Members of European Parliament. She manage to obtain the support needed to obtain the position of the EC President. A European by heart and by conviction, the Candidate [...]

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Summit between EU and Ukraine

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8.7.2019 – The 21st bilateral summit between the European Union and Ukraine takes place in Kyiv this afternoon, with Ukraine’s progress in its reform path, supported by the European Union, high on the agenda. The summit will be the first since the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, took office on 20 May, and follows [...]

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Free European movies

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28.6.2019 – This summer, European film classics will be screened in some of Europe’s most iconic cultural heritage venues. From tomorrow until the end of September, classic films from across the EU will be screened free of charge in a wide variety of venues in 13 EU countries – from small towns to capital cities – [...]

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Three quarters of all trips within their own country

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27.6.2019 – In 2017, EU residents made 1.3 billion trips with overnight stays that amounted to almost 6.4 billion nights. Theaverage trip length was 5.1 nights. Compared with 2016,the number of tourism trips by EU residents increased by 4%.Three quarters (73%) of all trips were spent within the country of residence (domestic trips), while one [...]

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European Universities alliances

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26.6.2019 – The European Commission has today announced the higher education institutions from all over Europe that will be part of the first “European Universities” alliances. They will enhance the quality and attractiveness of European higher education and boost cooperation between institutions, their students and staff.  Out of 54 applications received, 17 European Universities involving 114 higher [...]

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Commission releases study assessing differences in the composition of EU food products

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24.6.2019 – Today, the Commission published the results of a pan-European testing campaign of food products showing that some products are identically or similarly branded while having a different composition. Since his State of the Union Address in 2017, President Jean-Claude Juncker has been committed to addressing the issue of dual quality of products. The [...]

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