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Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

By |december 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, internal market and defence portfolio, New Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

France's first pick for the EU Commissioner post, Sylvie Goulard, has been indicted by the Court of Paris for embezzlement of funds in the employment of EU parliamentary assistants, raising questions about French President Emmanuel Macron defending her...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

French insurer AXA vows to stop insuring fossil fuel-dependant companies

By |november 28th, 2019|Axa, coal phase-out, France, Germany, Green finance, insurance company, News|

The French insurance company AXA has announced its own plan to help phase out coal production in Europe by 2030, under which it would no longer be insuring companies that are too dependent on fossil fuels. According to NGOs, this plan has "no blind spo...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za French insurer AXA vows to stop insuring fossil fuel-dependant companies

Paris, Berlin divided over nuclear’s recognition as green energy

By |november 27th, 2019|France, Franco-German relations, Germany, green investment label, News, sustainable finance, Taxonomy|

Although the EU Parliament voted to exclude nuclear power from obtaining the 'green label' in March and the Council voted to include regarding the EU's green taxonomy are still underway, France and Germany continue to clash over the labelling of nuclea...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Paris, Berlin divided over nuclear’s recognition as green energy

France’s young farmers are struggling to establish themselves

By |november 26th, 2019|access to land, agricultural subsidies, CAP, family farming, France, generational renewal, News, pension funds, poverty, precarious work, retirement of farmers, young farmers|

Between the challenge of accessing land and the cost of transferring ownership of farms, young French farmers are struggling to establish themselves as farmers. The question is, will the next generation of farmers be able to take up the baton in France...

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Brussels delays French proposal to label honey jars with countries of origin

By |november 25th, 2019|China, counterfeit honey, Food labelling, France, honey, News|

France has been requested to review its proposed measure to label jars of honey marketed in France with the countries from which the different kinds of honey originate. However, this could slow down the implementation of this labelling measure, eagerly...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brussels delays French proposal to label honey jars with countries of origin

Macron’s contentious Commissioner pick might face same fate as Goulard

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, future eu, New European Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

Atos CEO Thierry Breton, the new candidate chosen by French President Emmanuel Macron, could risk being rejected by MEPs over potential conflicts of interest, which was the main reason the European Parliament ousted the president's first candidate, Syl...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron’s contentious Commissioner pick might face same fate as Goulard

French government institute welcomes idea of a CAP supporting farmers’ jobs

By |oktober 24th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, Common Agicultural Policy, employment, France, France Strategie, future of jobs, News, poverty|

In a report presented in Paris on 23 October, the government institution France Stratégie proposed to support employment in the agricultural sector rather than the amount of cultivated land. But for this to become reality, a complete overhaul of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy is needed. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za French government institute welcomes idea of a CAP supporting farmers’ jobs

Government advisor acting as Maltese ‘double agent’ creates new stir for France

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|conflict of interest, Édouard Philippe, ethics, France, Malta, News, Sandro Gozi, scandal, Sylvie Goulard|

After the scandal with the European Parliament's rejection of Sylvie Goulard as the French Commissioner, it is now the turn of Sandro Gozi, the EU adviser to France's prime minister, to be in the spotlight. The Italian had allegedly collaborated with t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Government advisor acting as Maltese ‘double agent’ creates new stir for France

The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Africa, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, environment, farmers, GRET, milk quotas, News, sustainable farming|

The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) penalises local farmers and harms the environment. It continues to contribute to the injection of palm oil in milk powder, exports of soft wheat to the detriment of local products, as well as to the over-consum...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

Macron prepares counter-offensive for Brussels

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Council summit, France, News, Renew, Sylvie Goulard|

French President Emmanuel Macron will only choose the new French candidate for the  European Commission after an EU summit on 17-18 October, where he intends to secure political support from the European Parliament. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron prepares counter-offensive for Brussels