Kazakhstan’s commitment to low carbon future ranked 33rd by Green Future Index big-plus
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Politics Kazakhstan’s commitment to low carbon future ranked 33rd by Green Future Index

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

The Green Future Index conducts cross-country comparisons and generates scores across the following five pillars, including carbon emissions, energy transition, green society, clean ...

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European taxpayers too often have to pay instead of polluters big-plus
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Politics European taxpayers too often have to pay instead of polluters

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

In the EU, nearly 3 million sites are potentially contaminated, primarily by industrial activity and waste treatment and disposal. Six in ten bodies of surface water, such as rivers ...

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Frontex cracks down on smuggling at EU’s north-eastern border big-plus
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Politics Frontex cracks down on smuggling at EU’s north-eastern border

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

The operation, which took place in June, focused on detecting excise goods smuggling via EU external borders, targeting tobacco smuggling. The officers also detected more than 400 i ...

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EU grants UK data adequacy for a four-year period big-plus
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Politics EU grants UK data adequacy for a four-year period

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

The decision recognizes that the UK’s rules — which are, in effect, the EU’s — were satisfactory to meet the EU’s level of protection. The decisions are requ ...

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EU agricultural spending has not made farming more climate-friendly big-plus
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Politics EU agricultural spending has not made farming more climate-friendly

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

“The EU’s role in mitigating climate change in the agricultural sector is crucial, because the EU sets environmental standards and co-finances most of member states’ agricultural sp ...

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European Innovation Scoreboard: Innovation performance keeps improving in member states and regions big-plus
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Politics European Innovation Scoreboard: Innovation performance keeps improving in member states and regions

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

This year’s European Innovation Scoreboard is based on a revised framework, which includes new indicators on digitalization and environmental sustainability, bringing the scoreboard ...

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Biden has a Brexit warning for Britain: Don’t imperil Northern Irish peace big-plus
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Politics Biden has a Brexit warning for Britain: Don’t imperil Northern Irish peace

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

On his first trip abroad since taking office in January, Biden met Johnson on Thursday (10 June) in the English seaside resort of Carbis Bay ahead of a Fri ...

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Global Europe: €79.5 billion to support development big-plus
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Politics Global Europe: €79.5 billion to support development

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

As part of its 2021-2027 budget, the European Union is overhauling how it invests outside the bloc. Following a landmark deal with EU countries in December 2020, MEPs will vote duri ...

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Commissioner Johansson participates in Justice and Home Affairs Council big-plus
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Politics Commissioner Johansson participates in Justice and Home Affairs Council

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

During a working lunch, Commissioner Johansson will report to ministers on the latest developments and progress in the management of migration, security and border protection with t ...

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Commission invites interested parties to provide comments on proposed draft Climate, Energy and Environmental state aid guidelines big-plus
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Politics Commission invites interested parties to provide comments on proposed draft Climate, Energy and Environmental state aid guidelines

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

The evaluation revealed that the current provisions of the Guidelines work well, they are overall fit for purpose and are an effective tool when it comes to supporting the achieveme ...

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#FreeRomanProtasevich: EU calls for release of Belarus journalist big-plus
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Politics #FreeRomanProtasevich: EU calls for release of Belarus journalist

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

The move was immediately met with widespread condemnation from all around the world and led to calls for sanctions against the country. Parliament President David Sassoli said: “ ...

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European Youth Week brings young people together across Europe big-plus
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Politics European Youth Week brings young people together across Europe

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 00:58

Commissioner Gabriel said: “This European Youth Week aims to foster youth participation by engaging, connecting and empowering young people. It is the perfect launch pad for their i ...

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