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Agriculture ministers meeting in Berlin welcomes the FAO-designed concept for an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:41:00 PM

18 January 2020, Berlin - The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ( GFFA ) drew to a close today with the agriculture ministers of 71 nations, thanking FAO and the other International Organisations for developing a concept for the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and....
Romauld Ferreira: Plastics ban ‘right thing to do’

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:36:00 PM

By EARYEL BOWLEG. [email protected] MINISTER of the Environment Romauld Ferreira insisted it was “the right thing to do” for the country to tackle the dependency of plastic use amid the public push back of the single-use plastic ban. He gave remarks on Friday at the "Tackling Climate Change:....
Schinas says EU can’t afford to fail again on migration

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:26:00 PM

In an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica on Saturday, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas insisted that “Europe cannot allow itself to fail again with migration.” He added that there is an imperative need for a new agreement that “will cover all aspects of migration policies.
Brexit warning: How Boris will struggle to strike full EU trade deal in 2020 – revealed

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:14:00 PM

Earlier this month, Boris Johnson ’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill was finally voted through the House of Commons by MPs - thanks largely to the huge majority his Conservative Party secured in December’s general election. The Brexit Bill has now reached the House of Lords, who will further debate it and....
German farmers and activists protest during Green Week in Berlin 18.01.2020 Tens of thousands of people have marched in Berlin calling for more sustainable farming as an agricultural trade fair kicks off. Farmers also protested, saying they are being forc

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:08:00 PM

German environmentalists are 'fed up' Around 27,000 people protested Saturday in Berlin for environmentally friendly agriculture policy, according to organizers. The protests, planned by the coalition "wir haben es satt!" (we're fed up), coincide with International Green Week, a major agriculture and food fair that started on Friday.
Elering believes import power tax would not save oil shale energy

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:05:00 PM

The Baltic countries imported record quantities of Russian electricity last year, with national energy giant Eesti Energia believing that cheap Russian power should be subject to environmental fees to stop it from flooding the market. Power transmission operator Elering finds that it would not....
Athens Intensifies Diplomatic Moves Ahead of Crucial Berlin Conference on Libya

Saturday, January 18, 2020 06:04:00 PM

File photo of Kyriakos Mitasotakis, the Greek Prime Minister. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke on Saturday on the phone with the President of the European Council Charles Michel at the latter’s initiative and with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on the issue of Libya.
500 Performers at Inauguration of Rijeka as European Capital of Culture

Saturday, January 18, 2020 05:55:00 PM

ZAGREB, January 18, 2020 - Around 500 performers will stage 70 events at 30 venues in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on 1 February 2020 as part of a day-long programme inaugurating that port city as the European Capital of Culture, and the central event will be Opera Industriale, to be staged at the city port.
Italy’s cancer survival rates best in EU, figures show

Saturday, January 18, 2020 05:48:00 PM

The survival rates for several types of cancer are higher in Italy than in the rest of the European Union (EU) on average, according to a report entitled “State of Health in the EU: Italy” and presented in the southern Italian city of Bari on Friday. Published by the European Commission in....
MALTA, ABELA “INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS TOP PRIORITY”

Saturday, January 18, 2020 05:23:00 PM

While addressing for the first time members of the diplomatic corps at Auberge de Castille in Valletta, the newly appointed Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela declared that the institutional reforms will be a top priority to enhance the rule of law and good governance in the country.
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