EU Special Measures on Gas

  Meeting of the EU Council of Ministers for Energy on 9 September 2022, to decide on further measures for the energy market in Europe, where prices are soaring. In the meantime, the Council adopted a Regulation for energy consumption reduction in case of EC alert and exceptional powers in the event of a major energy crisis in

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EU Recession Due To Microchips

  Microchips are becoming increasingly difficult to find. Cars, washing machines, dishwashers, but also robots, computers, smartphones, traffic lights, satellites, planes and even smart bulbs. The whole world that revolves around us can no longer do without a wafer of a few millimeters. Today there are many causes, remote and more recent, but the fact

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Towards new rules on transparency and targeting of political advertising

Political advertising is central to influencing how people vote, and may affect citizens’ perceptions of the legitimacy of their own political system, particularly when published in the run-up to elections. The EU is discussing a Proposal for a Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising. Brussels, July 2022 Electoral campaign rules, including those

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A New Digital Future is Born in Europe

  On Tuesday, the European Parliament adopted the rules governing digital services and digital markets in Europe. The growth of digital markets and the services’ market has taken place in a tumultuous way, dominant positions have been formed, cartels have been created and the public is sometimes the victim of fraudulent actions. For this reason, the

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EU: A Care Strategy by the End of 2022

  On Tuesday, the European Parliament had a debate and voted with a large majority the request to transform the existing 27 assistance models in Europe into a unique European excellence model, with minimum standards, with much more research and innovation, many investments, training of specialists and support to tens of millions of carers. The

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Only 5 Countries in Order with Maternity and Paternity leave

The new EU Directive on Maternity and Paternity leave   By 2 August 2002, all 27 EU countries should implement the European Directive on maternity and parental leave to all workers, respecting minimum standards and without exception. To date, only 5 Countries transposed in national law the new Directive on Maternity and Paternity leave.   Mothers

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EU to Push Energy Transition

  EU decided to lead the global energy transition starting with € 1.1 billion through the EU Innovation Fund. EU confirmed it will heavily fund technologies to facilitate european energy transition and to enable european companies to make global progress. A strategy that will bear fruit by 2030 and will prepare the climate neutrality targets

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