Facebook-sponsored digital currency Libra is determined to getting the green light by European regulators next year, despite the numerous concerns raised by EU finance ministers, a senior representative of the project told EURACTIV.com.
MEPs and the Finnish presidency of the EU Council agreed on Thursday (5 December) on the taxonomy to determine what economic activities could be considered ‘green’, paving the way for channeling billions of euros into investments to fight against climate change.
The European Commission wants to settle the latest trade dispute with the US over the French digital tax “amicably”, but warned that the bloc will “react as one” if Washington slaps tariffs on Paris.
ECB will embark on a strategic review of its mandate and instruments to achieve its inflation target of 2% with an “open mind”, its president Christine Lagarde said on Monday (2 December).
Finland’s rotating presidency of the EU proposed an expenditure of 1.07% of the region's gross national income (GNI) for the period 2021- 2027, slightly increasing its past ceiling but below the European Commission and the European Parliament proposals, according to the draft proposal seen by EURACTIV.com.
The new European Council President Charles Michel called on Friday (29 November) for a more assertive role for Europe in the world, and promised to be “more cautious” on Twitter than his predecessor Donald Tusk.
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Qatar has pledged to host not only the most sustainable World Cup in the middle of the desert, but is already sharing lessons from the event three years before the teams even begin to play.
The European Union continues to lag behind in terms of ‘green’ investment compared with China and the US, the EIB warned on Tuesday (26 November). The lender said that financing should increase by one-third to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.