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EU Parliament votes financial assistance for countries affected by COVID-19

By |marec 27th, 2020|cohesion policy, COVID19, EU Solidarity Fund, EU structural funds, European Council, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

Following an urgent procedure, the European Parliament on Thursday (26 March) almost unanimously backed two packages of financial support for countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Commission chief, MEPs slam lack of EU solidarity in COVID19 crisis 

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen heavily criticised the lack of solidarity between member states facing the COVID19 outbreak during a debate in the European Parliament about the EU’s response to the crisis on Thursday (26 March). 

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Protective equipment joint purchase ready in two weeks, Commission says

By |marec 24th, 2020|News|

International suppliers will be ready to provide personal protective equipment for fighting COVID-19  within two weeks, following the European Commission joint procurement initiative, the EU executive announced on Tuesday (24 March).

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‘NEETs’: A youth group at high risk of poverty and exclusion

By |marec 24th, 2020|Education, European Youth Guarantee, future of work, labour market, NEETs, News, social exclusion, youth unemployment|

Education and skills gaps are not only a challenge for businesses seeking to recruit, they also make poverty and social exclusion more likely among young people who are excluded from labour and education at the same time. 

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EU development policy to be more interest-driven under ‘geopolitical’ Commission

By |februar 21st, 2020|cooperation and development, EU-Africa-strategy, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, SDGs|

The geopolitical Europea Commission ambition would turn cooperation and development policy into an internal and external interest-driven policy, Alexei Jones, Senior Policy Officer at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) told EURACTIV. 

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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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The French MEP bashing football clubs over their flying habit

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, football, Karima Delli, News, Olympique Lyonnais, Paris Saint-Germain, transport|

Green MEP Karima Delli has latched out at football clubs for their contribution to climate change as big teams prefer flying for short distances instead of using alternative, more sustainable modes of transport.

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EU expands tax heavens blacklist to Cayman Islands and Panama

By |februar 18th, 2020|Cayman Islands, Ecofin, News, Panama, tax abuse, tax haven, tax haven blacklist, Valdis Dombrovskis|

EU finance ministers added on Tuesday (18 February) the Cayman Islands and Panama, together with Palau and the Seychelles, to the bloc's blacklist of tax havens, which now includes twelve countries.

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Children’s voice need to be heard in Europe, NGOs say

By |februar 18th, 2020|children's rights, gepolitical commission, Joining Forces, Migration, News, poverty, violence against children|

Poverty and violence are among the most dramatic threats children in Europe are facing, according to 'Joining Forces', a coalition of children's rights campaigners, but if the EU really wants to tackle them, it had better hear their voices, members of ...

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FIFA commits to carbon-neutral 2022 football World Cup

By |februar 18th, 2020|Climate Change, environment, FIFA, football, News, Qatar, World Cup|

FIFA aims reach carbon neutrality at the next World Cup, to be hosted by Qatar in 2022, in spite of the numerous environmental challenges linked to the location of the event, according to a recently released sustainability strategy.

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