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[…]

€ 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[…]

The European Union supportes the economic recovery in italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017

The European Union has found a € 43,9 million to support italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017. The european commissioner in charge of competition policy said: The people and economy of Central Italy are still recovering from the dramatic effects of several earthquakes over the past years. The italian authorities want to Read more about The European Union supportes the economic recovery in italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017[…]

Ambitious agreement on first ever European legislation to monitor and report CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles

A provisional agreement on the regulation for monitoring and reporting CO2 emissions and fuel consumption data from new heavy-duty vehicles , i.e. lorries, buses and coaches is reached. This is the first ever European legislation focusing on the CO2 emissions from these vehicles. The new rules are part of the European’ strategy on low-emission mobility Read more about Ambitious agreement on first ever European legislation to monitor and report CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles[…]

The draft Withdrawal Agreement between European Union and the United Kingdom government

The draft Withdrawal Agreement translates into legal terms the Joint report from the negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom government on the progress achieved during phase 1 of the negotiations, and proposes text for those outstanding withdrawal issues which are mentioned in the joint report. It also integrates the text on the Read more about The draft Withdrawal Agreement between European Union and the United Kingdom government[…]

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