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Sabine Lautenschläger: Europe – past, present and future

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Source: European Union Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Meeting with students at Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, 14 May 2018 It’s always nice to visit universities. They are special places, meant for the free exchange of ideas – places where bold […]

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Yves Mersch: Virtual currencies ante portas

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Source: European Union Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB,at the 39th meeting of the Governor’s Club Bodrum, Turkey,14 May 2018 New innovations based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain have brought about wide-spread euphoria. Their use to create “cryptocurrencies” or “virtual currencies” (VCs) – to denote their lack […]

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Energy efficient buildings: Council adopts revised directive

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Source: European Union Press contacts Katharina Pausch-Homblé Press officer +32 2 281 62 63 +32 470 88 42 96 The Council today adopted a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings, so completing the final stage in the legislative procedure.  The directive improves energy efficiency in buildings and encourages building renovation. Decarbonising the existing, […]

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Environmental reporting obligations: Council adopts clearer rules

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Source: European Union Your request will be handled by the Press Office of the General Secretariat of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such […]

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Better protection and management of land and forests across the Union: Council adopts a new regulation

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Source: European Union Press contacts Katharina Pausch-Homblé Press officer +32 2 281 62 63 +32 470 88 42 96 The Council today adopted a regulation establishing a framework for the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) in the 2030 climate and energy framework. This legislation […]

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Effort sharing regulation: Council adopts emission reduction targets

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Source: European Union Your request will be handled by the Press Office of the General Secretariat of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such […]

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EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia: operation to contribute to better information sharing on crime in the Mediterranean

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Source: European Union The Council today adopted a decision allowing for the creation of a crime information cell within EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia. The information cell will be composed of up to 10 staff members from relevant law enforcement authorities of member states and from the EU agencies FRONTEX and EUROPOL in order to improve […]

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EU training mission in Mali: Council extends mission for two years with broadened mandate to include support for G5 Sahel Joint Force

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Source: European Union Press contacts Virginie Battu Press officer +32 2 281 53 16 +32 470 18 24 05 The Council extended the mandate of the EU training mission in Mali (EUTM Mali) for two years, until 18 May 2020. The Council also amended the mandate of the mission to include in its objectives the […]

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Money laundering and terrorist financing: new rules adopted

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Source: European Union Your request will be handled by the Press Office of the General Secretariat of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such […]

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Ukraine: EU adds five persons involved in the organisation of Russian presidential elections in illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol to sanctions list

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Source: European Union Your request will be handled by the Press Office of the General Secretariat of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such […]

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