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Europe and America should build new transatlantic founding pact: European Council President Charles Michel

Today, EU President asked a new deal with U.S. In a significant development, the European Union called on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden to form a “new founding pact” with Europe and … Europe and America should build new transatlantic founding pact: European Council President Charles Michel

Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia

On Tuesday 19 January 2021, the European Parliament debated on a Resolution to accelerate the EU strategy for rail transport. In the European Year of… Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia

Plastic Free Ocean

On 15 January 2020, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed an agreement for a new partnership to support clean and sustainable ocean initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region, and ultimately to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. Everybody already knows that

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European Commission: “Let’s change the Digital Markets in Europe”

The EU has unveiled an ambitious plan to regulate online platforms, and the European Commission is proposing to introduce ex ante regulation to … Regulating digital gatekeepers: Background on the future digital markets act

€600 billion Recovery & Resilience Fund agreed by EP-ECON

After the compromise agreed last December by EU national leaders on the financial facility and on MFF 2021-2027, on 11 January 2021, the ECON committee of the European Parliament (EP) votes the EU Regulation on Recovery and Resilient Fund. Then, on 9 February it will be voted by the EP Assembly and later by the

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EU distributes 2 vaccines and buys 300 million doses more

  On 11 November, the European Commission approved a fourth contract with a pharmaceutical company, BioNTech – Pfizer. The contract provides for the initial purchase of 200 million doses on behalf of all EU Member States.  Plus an option to purchase up to a further 100 million doses once a vaccine has proven to be

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5 Priorities for Portuguese EU Council Presidency

The 5 priorities: Priority dossiers under the Portuguese EU Council Presidency Resilient Europe: Action plan for economic & monetary Union Social Europe: Action plan for the European Pillars of Social Rights Green Europe: Implementation of the European Green Deal Digital Europe: EU Digital Service Act Global Europe: EU-India Summit and Eastern Partnership Summit Portugal is

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