Edition: International | Greek
MENU
"The EU’s credentials for designing and organising an international health strategy are mixed".

Omicron underlines the need for global pandemic preparedness

Even before the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 began to panic financial markets and spur another rash of lockdown-style measures, epidemiologists had been warning of mutations that might make the coronavirus an enduring feature of life on earth

The revised ECDC mandate will allow the agency to take a stronger role in supporting the EU and its Member States in the prevention and control of communicable disease threats and improve European preparedness for future health challenges.

Commission welcomes agreement on a stronger European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on a reinforced role for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

The link between ownership and control is tenuous in a certain type of family firm.

A Different Kind of Family Firm Hiding in Plain Sight

The data show that a family that previously owned a firm can continue to control it for generations

In a sombre 10-minute video, full of historical and cultural references and attempting to recall General de Gaulle’s 18 June appeal, the far-right polemicist declared that he was running for president.

Far-right Zemmour makes Le Pen look normal

After several months of artificial suspense, radical right Eric Zemmour officially entered the 2022 French presidential election race to “save” the country on Tuesday (30 November)

Tajani tweeted: ‘Long live Christmas. Long live the EU of the common sense’.

European Commission’s ‘woke’ U-turn

At the end of October, Helena Dalli, the Maltese European Commissioner for Equality launched ‘Commission guidelines for inclusive communication’

MORE FEATURES

Countries and companies have seized on green hydrogen – a fuel obtained by passing renewably-produced electricity through water to split the element from oxygen – as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions, especially from heavy industry.

Europe

‘Let’s reach for the stars’: EU aims for green hydrogen below €2/kg by 2030

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The cost of producing green hydrogen with renewable energy is set to fall and the capacity to produce it in Europe and nearby countries will likely surpass current targets by 2030

more on Europe

Eurostat said emissions totalled 867 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent from April to June this year, up sharply from the same period in 2020 when lockdowns across Europe brought emissions to their lowest levels ever recorded.

Europe

Europe’s emissions rose nearly a fifth as economy bounced back

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Greenhouse gas emissions from EU countries jumped by 18% last spring, according to data from Eurostat, Europe’s statistics office, as the economic sector recovered from pandemic shutdowns and returned to releasing climate-damaging gases into the atmosphere

more on Europe

A tool to open up non-EU public procurement markets to EU firms.

Europe

International public procurement: a new instrument to support EU firms

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Trade Committee adopted its position on the draft international procurement instrument aimed at restoring the balance of opportunities for EU companies tendering outside the EU

more on Europe

RECOMMENDED

ESSP will enable real-time verification of the data of mobile workers by the national authorities of the member state they intend to work in.

Europe

Digital Europe: MEPs call for quick introduction of EU social security pass

Friday, November 26, 2021

MEPs demand a legislative proposal from the Commission for a European social security pass before the end of 2022, to reduce the administrative burden on mobile workers

German analysts warn that the coalition agreement is more for domestic consumption.

Europe

Germany’s New Government Upends the Status Quo

Friday, November 26, 2021

A new coalition in Germany has ambitious plans to modernize a country that slipped into complacency and risk aversion. Its newfound energy could give the EU a much-needed impulse

The draft directive on a minimum wage aims to lay down minimum requirements to ensure an income that allows for a decent standard of living for workers and their families.

Europe

Minimum wage: green light to start negotiations with Council

Friday, November 26, 2021

MEPs on Thursday decided to start talks on a directive that will guarantee all workers in the EU a fair and adequate minimum wage

“Τhe very nascent market needs other forms of low-carbon hydrogen to replace fossil-based hydrogen,” Kempener said, citing “low-carbon hydrogen produced from natural gas with carbon capture and storage or the production of hydrogen from low-carbon electricity, like nuclear power.”

Europe

Nascent hydrogen market needs low-carbon nuclear power: EU official

Friday, November 26, 2021

As Europe rediscovers the merits of nuclear power as a low-carbon source of electricity, policymakers in Brussels are now looking to leverage the non-stop generation of atomic energy to ramp up the production of low-carbon hydrogen

MORE ARTICLES

A group of WTO members have reached an agreement to reduce the red tape that hinders services trade.

Analyses

5 ways a new WTO agreement will remove barriers to trade in services

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Services account for two-thirds of global GDP, and more than six out of 10 jobs

more on Analyses

In a recent survey the median estimate among leading computer scientists reported a 50% chance that this technology would arrive within 45 years.

Analyses

6 positive AI visions for the future of work

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Many AI experts predict that machines may outperform humans at every task within 45 years

more on Analyses

"The European Union has an immense superpower that its officials sometimes forget to use: industries, sectors, and stakeholders more often than not respond effectively to the issued regulations, rules, and directives".

Europe

A piecemeal approach on energy standards for buildings won’t work

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Decarbonising Europe’s building stock requires robust Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), not a piecemeal approach that fails to regulate buildings that are ripe for renovation projects

more on Europe

"MEPs highlight EU’s dependence on imports of resources needed for digital and green transitions".

Europe

Critical raw materials: The EU should secure its own supply

Thursday, November 25, 2021

To boost an autonomous and sustainable EU supply of materials needed to produce key technologies, MEPs call for diversification, more recycling and domestic sourcing

more on Europe

Social intrapreneurs are talented and ambitious employees who want to use their firm’s resources to create positive social and environmental impact.

Business

How social ’intrapreneurs’ can help businesses achieve ESG targets

Thursday, November 25, 2021

An ’intrapreneur’ is someone who behaves like an entrepreneur, while working within a large organisation

more on Business

EU Actually

European Commission’s ‘woke’ U-turn

N. Peter KramerBy: N. Peter Kramer

At the end of October, Helena Dalli, the Maltese European Commissioner for Equality launched ‘Commission guidelines for inclusive communication’

View 03/2021 2021 Digital edition

Magazine

Current Issue

03/2021 2021

View past issues
Subscribe
Advertise
Digital edition

Europe

Far-right Zemmour makes Le Pen look normal

Far-right Zemmour makes Le Pen look normal

After several months of artificial suspense, radical right Eric Zemmour officially entered the 2022 French presidential election race to “save” the country on Tuesday (30 November)

Business

A Different Kind of Family Firm Hiding in Plain Sight

A Different Kind of Family Firm Hiding in Plain Sight

The data show that a family that previously owned a firm can continue to control it for generations

MARKET INDICES

Powered by Investing.com
All contents © Copyright EMG Strategic Consulting Ltd. 1997-2021. All Rights Reserved   |   Home Page  |   Disclaimer  |   Website by Theratron