Disability rights: A European Disability Card to harmonize status across the EU big-plus
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Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

The EU should have a common definition of disability and introduce a European Disability Card to mutually recognise disability status across the EU, argue MEPs in a resolution appro ...

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EU’s anti-fraud office finds 20% less fraud in 2020 than 2019 big-plus
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Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Budget and Administration Commissioner Johannes Hahn said: “The EU’s unprecedented response to the pandemic makes more than €2 trillion available to help member states recover from ...

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Poland ordered to pay the European Commission half a million euro penalty over Turów lignite mine big-plus
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Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

The mine is located in Poland, but is close to the Czech and German borders. It was granted a concession to operate in 1994. On 20 March 2020, the Polish climate minister granted pe ...

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EU must be ready to not recognize Russian Duma elections says EPP big-plus
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Sport EU must be ready to not recognize Russian Duma elections says EPP

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

A parliamentary Report, which Kubilius authored and which will be put to vote today (15 September), stresses that Europe should engage with Moscow on issues of common i ...

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President of Kazakhstan meets Heads of State of Central Asia big-plus
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Sport President of Kazakhstan meets Heads of State of Central Asia

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted the symbolism of the meeting, which takes place in the year of the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Central Asian countries. Duri ...

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Hungary plans referendum on child protection issues in battle with EU big-plus
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Sport Hungary plans referendum on child protection issues in battle with EU

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Stepping up a battle of cultures with the European Commission, Prime Minister Viktor Orban accused the EU executive of abusing its powers in challenging re ...

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EESC supports an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy big-plus
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Sport EESC supports an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Trade has been a driving force for growth and the economy. Its role has become even more important since the outbreak of the pandemic as a way of ensuring Europe’s recovery. Still, ...

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Supporting sustainability at sea: EU Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund big-plus
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Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

In July 2021, MEPs approved the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) and how it should be spent as part of the EU’s budget for 2021-27. €5.3bn will be alloca ...

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Plenary highlights: LGBTIQ in Hungary, migration, infrastructure big-plus
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Sport Plenary highlights: LGBTIQ in Hungary, migration, infrastructure

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Hungary Parliament adopted a resolution condemning the recent anti-LGBTIQ legislation in Hungary in the strongest possible terms and calling on the Commission to take immediate a ...

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MEPs call on European Commission to recognize nuclear as sustainable big-plus
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Sport MEPs call on European Commission to recognize nuclear as sustainable

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

“The EU has just 30 years to decarbonize its economy in a sustainable way. Achieving this means implementing policies which are solely based on science,” said FORATOM Director Gener ...

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ECB presents action plan to include climate change considerations in its monetary policy strategy big-plus
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Sport ECB presents action plan to include climate change considerations in its monetary policy strategy

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

Addressing climate change is a global challenge and a policy priority for the European Union. While governments and parliaments have the primary responsibility to act on climate cha ...

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Connecting Europe: EU boost for infrastructure projects big-plus
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Sport Connecting Europe: EU boost for infrastructure projects

Thursday, 28 October 2021 07:42

The Parliament adopted the renewed Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme on 6 July. Part of the EU’s 2021-2027 budget, the programme with a €33.71 billion budget (in current ...

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