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Zuckerberg comes to Europe to answer Facebook criticisms

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:51:00 AM

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had to answer to the US Congress for his company's business methods, and many in Europe's parliament resent him snubbing them. Instead Zuckerberg is quizzed today by its Conference of Presidents, the leaders of all the parliamentary groups.
France’s avocado president falls short on green goals

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:50:00 AM

But the Hulot-Macron green tandem has had to backtrack on almost all parts of that agenda, leaving the president looking like an avocado environmentalist — deep green on the outside but a lighter, pastier shade on the inside. These lackluster results may be too much for Hulot, who earlier this week....
U.S. SANCTIONS FIVE IRANIANS FOR AID TO HOUTHIS

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:50:00 AM

Bahrain, UAE affirm support for US strategy. TEHRAN, May 22, (RTRS): Europe’s energy chief will seek to reassure Iran’s top ministers on Saturday that the European Union wants to keep trade open despite the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Miguel Arias Canete, European commissioner for energy....
Audiovisuelle Dienste

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:46:00 AM

22/05/2018. Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, welcomes Adama BARROW, President of the Gamba, at the International Conference for the Gambia, taking place on 22 May 2018, in Brussels. Council TV; 22/05/2018.
Europäische Kommission (Rapid-Datenbank)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:46:00 AM

22/05/2018 - The Commission welcomes today's adoption by the Council of the negotiating directives for free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. The preparations – which included an impact assessment for both agreements – are now complete and formal negotiations can begin.
Speech by Commissiner Vella: EU Green Week high level conference opening session: Challenges and Opportunities in the Urban Environment, Brussels 22 May 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:37:00 AM

Good afternoon, welcome to Green Week, and welcome to Brussels for our Green Cities summit conference! Over the next three days, we get to share our visions of what makes a sustainable city, and how we can really make it happen. It is part policy, part investment, part partnership and 100% about inclusion.
Warm April accelerates crop development

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:37:00 AM

We are doing science for policy. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy. Research.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:37:00 AM

EU to increase spending and improve delivery of education in emergencies and protracted crises. The Commission has adopted a new policy framework today that aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019.
Scientific support to the education package

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:37:00 AM

On 22 May 2018, the European Commission proposed a second package of initiatives aimed at creating a European Education Area by 2025, reinforcing the cultural dimension of the European Union and bolstering youth participation. From the onset of this Commission, the JRC has been conducting research....
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:37:00 AM

Letter by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner Pierre Moscovici to the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, on the Greek government's reform proposals; Commissioner Moscovici welcomes the adoption of measures against tax evasion and aggressive tax planning; Statement by....
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