Aggregatore di feed

No big winners and losers in new Cohesion funds, Oettinger says  

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 10:21
The European Commission is determined to protect the integrity of its Cohesion Policy but this is going to be a battle where no one can have it all, the EU's Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger told the Committee of the Regions plenary on Thursday (May 16).
Categorie: Euractive

US: Nord Stream raises intelligence concerns

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 09:05
The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises US intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow to place new listening and monitoring technology in the Baltic Sea, a senior US official said on Thursday (17 May).
Categorie: Euractive

Venezuela ridotto alla fame: milioni in fuga verso la Colombia

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 08:42
Donne che vendono i capelli (a 20 euro) per non prostituirsi, anche i medici si uniscono al milione di profughi in Colombia per scappare dalla fame
Categorie: News

Britain will leave customs union, May says, to offer Ireland backstop

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 08:00
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday (17 May) Britain would leave the EU customs union after Brexit but a source said London was considering a backstop plan that would apply the bloc's external tariffs beyond December 2020.
Categorie: Euractive

Future of gas: Decarbonise or go bust

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:58
Widely accepted as a “transition fuel” until 2030 to help wean Europe from coal, gas is also positioning itself as a clean fuel in its own right beyond that date. But meeting the EU’s 2050 climate goals will require a deep transformation of the sector, amid growing competition from solar and wind power.
Categorie: Euractive

Bulgarian truckers protest against ‘Macron law’

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:51
Hundreds of truck drivers blocked roads across Bulgaria on Thursday (17 May) as European Union leaders met in Sofia, protesting against proposed EU rules they say would cost them their jobs and put their firms out of business.
Categorie: Euractive

5-Star, League on verge of reaching government deal

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:40
Italy inched closer towards ending more than two months of political deadlock on Thursday (17 May) as anti-establishment leader Luigi Di Maio said he was confident an agreement would be reached on forming a coalition government with the far-right.
Categorie: Euractive

Nurses can play key role in supportive care for cancer patients – let’s give them the means to do so [Promoted content]

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:30
The role of the cancer care team in supportive care is crucial for people with cancer. In this context, empowering cancer nurses plays a central role.
Categorie: Euractive

Poland pushes for UN mission at Ukraine-Russia border

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:13
Poland's president on Thursday (17 May) asked the UN Security Council to deploy a UN peacekeeping force to Ukraine throughout a zone of conflict that Western powers accuse Russia of fomenting.
Categorie: Euractive

UN official: Time to rebuild Syria’s ‘resilient’ agriculture sector

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:05
Syria's farming has been remarkably resilient after more than six years of civil war, but it is now time to help rebuild the country’s agricultural sector, a senior UN official has told EURACTIV.
Categorie: Euractive

Digital Skills: Mind the gap

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 07:00
On 10 June 2016 the European Commission published a New Skills Agenda for Europe: Working together to strengthen human capital, employability and competitiveness. It presents a number of actions and initiatives with the ambition to tackle the digital skills deficit in Europe.
Categorie: Euractive

Tweets of the Week: The Donalds, the Customs Union, and Zuckerberg

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 06:23
This week, Donald Tusk thinks Donald Trump is a schmuck, the customs union debate really gets stuck, and only select people will get to talk to the Zuck.
Categorie: Euractive

European cities take Commission to court over air quality in landmark case

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 06:22
In the same week that the European Commission announced it would take six countries to court for breaking air pollution limits, three major cities said they would start legal action against the EU executive. They accuse the Commission of  giving in to automotive lobbies. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.
Categorie: Euractive

Trade unions take action to ensure a just transition

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 06:19
As climate change has increasingly tangible effects, also impacting the working environment, trade unions in Europe have signalled their intention to tackle it by taking some concrete measures.
Categorie: Euractive

Cyprus energy – averting a US-Turkey crisis

Euractive general - Ven, 18/05/2018 - 06:14
A storm is brewing as a conflict between the US and Turkey is emerging. Exxon Mobil's plans for natural gas in Cypriot water is strongly opposed by Turkey, which could send warships to block drilling, as it has done in the past. A solution to the crisis would be to start talks on energy issues among the parties of the Cyprus conflict, writes Matthew Bryza.
Categorie: Euractive

Europe rules out generous quotas as solution for Trump trade dispute

Euractive general - Gio, 17/05/2018 - 20:01
EU leaders demanded on Thursday (17 May) “permanent” and “unlimited” exemption from US President Donald Trump’s tariffs as a precondition for any trade negotiation with his administration, including market access.
Categorie: Euractive

Skopje opposition’s stance takes centre stage in Tsipras-Zaev talks

Euractive general - Gio, 17/05/2018 - 18:00
Athens and Skopje have moved closer to resolving their long-running name dispute but are not yet in a position to talk about an agreement, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday (17 May).
Categorie: Euractive

WikiLeaks, l’Ecuador ha speso 5mln di dollari per controllare Assange

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 17/05/2018 - 17:33
Le rivelazioni del Guardian sull’«operazione Hotel» e sull’inquilino che dal 2012 ha trovato asilo nell’ambasciata di Quito a Londra. E che ora sta diventando sempre più ingombrante per il Paese sudamericano
Categorie: News

EU pledges funds to Western Balkans, but no firm promises in Sofia

Euractive general - Gio, 17/05/2018 - 17:24
The European Union pledged fresh funds for the Western Balkans on Thursday (17 May) to help its transport and digital infrastructure, renewable energy and education efforts. It also agreed to work closely on "security challenges". But talk of further EU enlargement remained elusive.
Categorie: Euractive

The Brief – MEPs save Zuckerberg’s face

Euractive general - Gio, 17/05/2018 - 16:55
The European Parliament has a great talent for snatching defeat from the jaws of a PR victory.
Categorie: Euractive
Condividi contenuti