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EU tax transparency tools prove effective in the fight against #TaxEvasion and #TaxAvoidance

EU tax transparency tools prove effective in the fight against #TaxEvasion and #TaxAvoidance

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent EU tax transparency rules on the automatic exchange of information between member states are delivering addedvalue when it comes to countries’ ability to crack down on tax avoidance, according to an evaluation published by the Commission. The report provides a first snapshot of the commonly agreed legislation underpinning the obligatory automatic […]

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More than 14,500 workers supported by #EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustment Fund in past two years

More than 14,500 workers supported by #EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustment Fund in past two years

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission has published a report on the activities and results of the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) in the years 2017 and 2018. The publication confirms the relevance of the fund over the reporting period: The European Parliament and the Council adopted 15 decisions to mobilize the EGF funding […]

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European Commission adopted 2019 Action Programme for #TurkishCypriot community

European Commission adopted 2019 Action Programme for #TurkishCypriot community

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission has adopted an Annual Action Programme for a total amount of €35.4 million identifying new projects to facilitate the reunification of Cyprus. The objective of the programme is to encourage the economic development of the Turkish Cypriot community with particular emphasis on the economic integration of the island, […]

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#WiFi4EU – New call for municipalities to apply for free Wi-Fi network in public spaces

#WiFi4EU – New call for municipalities to apply for free Wi-Fi network in public spaces

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent On 19 September at 13h CEST the Commission will launch a new call for applications for WiFi4EUÂ vouchers to set up free Wi-Fi networks in public spaces, including town halls, public libraries, museums, public parks or squares. The call is open to municipalities or groups of municipalities in the EU until […]

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EU invests in reliable electricity system in #Czechia

EU invests in reliable electricity system in #Czechia

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The EU is investing more than €46 million from the European Regional Development Fund to modernize and extend the electricity substation of KoÄ�ín, southern Bohemia, one of the most important node in the Czech transmission system. When completed in November 2023, the project will increase the country’s energy security, ensuring reliable […]

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#CaribbeanExport – Caribbean Fashion Showroom is open for business

#CaribbeanExport – Caribbean Fashion Showroom is open for business

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor The Caribbean Fashion Showroom is now open for business online. Featuring designers from across the CARIFORUM, the Caribbean Fashion Showroom is poised to become the online place to find Caribbean designers and purchase online. An initiative of the Caribbean Export Development Agency in collaboration with the European Union, the Caribbean Fashion Showroom […]

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Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says #Brexit deal emerging

Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says #Brexit deal emerging

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor Britain’s Boris Johnson said on Monday (16 September) that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the blame, write Foo Yun Chee, Elizabeth […]

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PM #Johnson booed by protesters in #Luxembourg

PM #Johnson booed by protesters in #Luxembourg

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was booed on Monday by protesters after talks with his counterpart in Luxembourg, putting off a briefing with reporters due to the protests, writes Elizabeth Piper. “Shame on youâ€� protesters screamed at Johnson as he left talks with Luxembourg’s prime minister, Xavier Bettel. Bettel spoke to reporters […]

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Opening – September #Plenary session

Opening – September #Plenary session

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent European Parliament President David Sassoli opens the first plenary session after Parliament´s summer recess.© CC-BY-4.0: © EU 2019 – Source: EP President Sassoli led a minute of silence to remember Portuguese MEP André Bradford and victims of floods in Spain, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg. André Bradford dedicated […]

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Building an inclusive #UnitedNations with #Taiwan on board

Building an inclusive #UnitedNations with #Taiwan on board

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor This July, President Tsai Ing-wen (pictured) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) transited through New York, an icon of diversity and freedom and home to the United Nations, as a preload to her state visit to Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in the Caribbean. While meeting with the Permanent Representatives to the UN of […]

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