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New rules on data protection for EU institutions agreed

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  English, European Union, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on New rules on data protection for EU institutions agreed

Source: European Union On 23 May 2018, representatives of the Council and the Parliament agreed on a new regulation on the handling of personal data by EU institutions and other EU bodies. The new rules are aligned with the general data protection regulation (GDPR) which enters into force on 25 May 2018. The new provisions […]

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G7 Leaders’ Statement on Venezuela

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  English, European Union, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on G7 Leaders’ Statement on Venezuela

Source: European Union We, the G7 Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union, are united in rejecting the electoral process leading to the May 20, 2018, Presidential election in Venezuela. By failing to meet accepted international standards and not securing the basic guarantees […]

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Germany: EIB provides new funds for North Rhine-Westphalia

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Banking, Economy, English, European Investment Bank, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Germany: EIB provides new funds for North Rhine-Westphalia

Source: European Investment Bank New EUR 800m framework loan with NRW.BANK Money to be invested in the Gute Schule 2020 (Good School 2020) programme The European Investment Bank (EIB) and NRW.BANK have concluded a EUR 800m framework loan. The EU bank is providing North Rhine-Westphalia’s promotional bank with further funding on favourable terms, to be used for […]

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Addressing early school leaving amongst the Roma: the current situation and the way forward

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Addressing early school leaving amongst the Roma: the current situation and the way forward

Source: European Economic and Social Committee The EESC Study Group on the Inclusion of the Roma will be organising a public hearing on the issue of early school leaving within the Roma community. Education is considered the key for a better future. Yet the social exclusion they face, as well as certain regulatory measures, amongst […]

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Ireland: ESB and Bord na Móna reach Financial Close on Oweninny Wind Farm Project

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Banking, Economy, English, European Investment Bank, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Ireland: ESB and Bord na Móna reach Financial Close on Oweninny Wind Farm Project

Source: European Investment Bank 89MW North Mayo project represents overall investment of EUR 160 million. The wind farm’s 29 turbines will supply clean energy to the equivalent of over 50,000 homes Project will be financed by a consortium of banks including the European Investment Bank (EIB),  MUFG Bank, BNP Paribas and AIB  Project is the […]

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Speakings by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2018 Country-Specific Recommendations under the European Semester

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  English, European Union, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Speakings by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2018 Country-Specific Recommendations under the European Semester

Source: European Union Ladies and gentlemen, With the economy growing at its fastest pace in a decade, we now have an opportunity to look ahead. And focus on building a basis for sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth. Since November last year, the European Pillar of Social Rights is guiding us on this path. Our recommendations […]

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Remarks by Commissioner Moscovici at the European Semester Spring Package press conference

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  English, European Union, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Remarks by Commissioner Moscovici at the European Semester Spring Package press conference

Source: European Union Bonjour, Si je devais à mon tour résumer en deux phrases ce paquet, je dirais qu’il représente la sortie de la crise et la normalisation économique. Mais aussi, un rappel à tous que les efforts doivent continuer si nous voulons consolider et renforcer les avancées de ces dernières années. Le symbole principal […]

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Rural Parliament conference in Sweden on the development of rural areas

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Rural Parliament conference in Sweden on the development of rural areas

Source: European Economic and Social Committee On the invitation of Staffan Nilsson, a former president of the EESC (currently Co-President of the Swedish Rural Parliament, a civil society movement), Istvan Komoroczki, a member of the Employers’ Group and EESC sections NAT and REX, attended the three day meeting in Örnsköldsvik, 440 km north of Stockholm. […]

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Meeting with President of Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  English, Politics, Raw News, Russia, Russian Federation Government  /  Comments Off on Meeting with President of Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera

Source: President of Russia – The Kremlin – English President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr President, It is a pleasure to welcome you to St Petersburg. I would like to thank you for coming to the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. At the outset, I would like to recall that our country was one of the first to recognise the independence of the Central African Republic. In the 1960s and 70s, specialists from our country worked in many […]

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Ball skills: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola shines out alongside Tommy Fleetwood at BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am.

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  BMW Group, Business, Deutschland, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Ball skills: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola shines out alongside Tommy Fleetwood at BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am.

Source: BMW Group – English Former Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola (ESP) shows off his golf skills in the Pro-Am at the BMW PGA Championship. A galaxy of sport and showbiz stars opens the prestigious tournament at the Wentworth Club, London. Guardiola tees off alongside local favourite Tommy Fleetwood (ENG, 2017 European Tour Race to […]

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