Copyright reform: The european Parliament votes in favour of modernised rules fit for digital age

The european Parliament voted in favour of the new Copyright Directive designed to bring tangible benefits to citizens, all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, and cultural heritage institutions The Vice-President for the Digital single market and the Commissioner for digital economy and society welcome the outcome in a joint statement: “We welcome the approval Read more about Copyright reform: The european Parliament votes in favour of modernised rules fit for digital age[…]

European Union takes Italy to Court over air pollution and failure to properly treat urban waste water

The European Union decided to refer Italy to the Court of Justice of the Eu in two separate cases regarding environment legislation, in the specific – air and water pollution The first case concerns air pollution, and a failure to protect citizens against the effects of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). The European Union is calling Italy Read more about European Union takes Italy to Court over air pollution and failure to properly treat urban waste water[…]

The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique

The European Commission has agreed to the request submitted by France and Germany asking it to look at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique in the light of the European merger regulation. The Commission considers that the transaction could harm competition at European and global level. The proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Read more about The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique[…]

European Union invests in infrastructure and cultural heritage in Napoli – Italy

The European Union adopted five major Cohesion Policy projects, altogether worth 868 million euros, for better transport and water infrastructure and to preserve cultural heritage in the Italian city of Napoli This investment package will allow the finalisation of works started in the previous 2007-2013 budget period. These five projects will be completed between 2020 Read more about European Union invests in infrastructure and cultural heritage in Napoli – Italy[…]

Speech by the President of the European Parliament at the European Council

The delay with which Europe grasped the risks linked to the migration crisis and the time lost before delivering concrete answers, have given our citizens the impression that Europe is unable to deliver manage this issue. That, admittedly, is a perception, but we have to face up to it. Some have taken advantage of the Read more about Speech by the President of the European Parliament at the European Council[…]

€ 172 million to promote EU agri-food products in and outside the EU

It will provide funding of € 172,5 million from the EU agricultural budget to promote EU agri-food products in Europe and across the World. 79 campaigns, covering a wide range of products such as dairy products, olives and olive oil, and fruit and vegetables, will be rolled out over the next three years. The Agriculture Read more about € 172 million to promote EU agri-food products in and outside the EU[…]

Back to school: schoolchildren to receive milk, fruits and vegetables at school thanks to european programme

The European school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme resumes with the school year in the participating european Countries. Aimed at promoting healthy eating habits among children, the European school scheme includes the distribution of fruits, vegetables and milk products, as well as dedicated educational programmes to teach pupils about the importance of good nutrition and Read more about Back to school: schoolchildren to receive milk, fruits and vegetables at school thanks to european programme[…]

European Council: speech of Antonio Tajani

This European Council meeting will be remembered for a long time, but we cannot yet say whether it will be remembered as a success or a failure. That will depend on us, on the responses we offer to our fellow citizens’ most pressing concerns, in particular those linked to the migration crisis which is putting Read more about European Council: speech of Antonio Tajani[…]

European Budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027

€ 1,279 billion are planned for the 27 Member States of the European Union for the period 2021- 2027, with economical problems on current resources.   The long-term budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027 is presented, proceeding in continuity with the political priorities expressed by the European President Jean- Claude Juncker during his annual Read more about European Budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027[…]

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