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Energy: No Decision From the 27 EU Countries

Brussels, 21 October 2022 “EU leaders reach a deal on energy” is the title chosen by the European Council website to hide a new stalemate of Europe on energy, yesterday in Brussels. The Commission lead by Ursula von der Leyen had proposed a new Council Regulation to tackle high gas prices in the EU and

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EU Decided on Minimum Wage

  Council and Parliament of the EU adopted the European Directive which sets the rules for determining the minimum wage and which provides for the extension of collective bargaining coverage to 80%. Minimum wage is currently foreseen in 21 EU countries.  It will always be up to the member states to decide whether it exists

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EU Collapses on Energy Again

European energy ministers’ meeting today in Brussels was not able to agree on European measures to limit the energy cost. Many countries have already done this with national measures. European citizens pay 3 or 4 times more gas and electricity and some countries have already taken their own countermeasures: by setting a national price cap

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EU Revolution on Energy

There is a double urgency to transform Europe’s energy system: reducing EU dependance on fossil fuel imports and tackling the climate crisis. EU has important objectives on climate change and the current tensions on energy market suggest to accelerate measures on energy savings, diversification of suppliers, renewables and to replace fossil fuels consumption in industry

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The EU digital decade: A new set of digital targets for 2030

Given its importance for European Union (EU) competitiveness, the European Commission is speeding up the digital transformation by co-financing … The EU digital decade: A new set of digital targets for 2030

New EU Center to Fight Cyber-Attacks

After three years of discussions and in the aftermath of the US Colonial Pipeline Hack, the EU finally decides to create a European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Center   Energy Cyber-attack in U.S. At a time when the whole world gears up to defend itself from threats and attacks from the darkside of

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Free Interrail Pass for Young people in 2022

Are you 18 years old and a citizen of the European Union? Get ready to explore Europe! The EU, after this long and destabilizing pandemic, which in addition to other personal categories has affected young people very seriously, offers all 18-year-old citizens a free pass to travel for free throughout Europe (except islands and remote

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