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 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[…]

Launch of european Union- China tourism year 2018

On Friday 19 January, the European Union-China tourism year was launched in Venice. This initiative provides a unique opportunity to increase the number of visits, promote sustainable tourism, stimulate investment opportunities for Europe and China, and underpin the ongoing negotiations on European Union-China visa facilitation and air connectivity. The year was opened by the european Read more about Launch of european Union- China tourism year 2018[…]

Earthquake damage in Italy: €1.2 billion in european aid approved

Between late August 2016 and mid-January 2017, a series of earthquakes, of magnitudes ranging from 5.9 to 6.5 on the Richter scale, followed by many aftershocks, affected vast areas of the Apennines chain in central Italy, in particular the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria. They left 333 people dead and over 30.000 displaced Read more about Earthquake damage in Italy: €1.2 billion in european aid approved[…]

President Juncker’s State of the Union speech 2017

The President of the European Commission has delivered his State of the Union address at the European Parliament. After a broad debate across our continent on the future of the Europe, with citizens, with the European Parliament, national Parliaments, local and regional authorities, and civil society at large, the President take these ideas forward and Read more about President Juncker’s State of the Union speech 2017[…]

Mogherini to brief european Members on North Korea crisis, Turkey and Venezuela

During the last plenary session in European Parliament, European members will discuss recent disturbing events in North Korea and Venezuela, but also EU- Turkey relations with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. In North Korea, the missile and nuclear tests could get out of control. The european members will call on the country to refrain Read more about Mogherini to brief european Members on North Korea crisis, Turkey and Venezuela[…]

Unemployment: three in four Europeans want european Union to do more to create jobs

With unemployment in the European union remaining above 8%, 77% of Europeans want the Europe to do more to tackle the issue, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. Reacting to the results of the Europe-wide study, the head of Parliament’s employment committee, urged european Union leaders to “endeavour to ensure investment and high-quality, sustainable employment”. Read more about Unemployment: three in four Europeans want european Union to do more to create jobs[…]

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