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Developing Skills for Digital Transformation - What to Do and How to Do it on 29 Nov 2017

Information Society - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:00
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2017 EDAA SUMMIT on 28 Nov 2017

Information Society - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 01:00
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4th Notaries of Europe Congress on 05 Oct 2017

Information Society - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:00
<p><img alt="" src="/files/notariesheader.png" style="width: 600px; height: 234px;" /></p><p>After the congresses in Rome (2005), Warsaw (2008) and Brussels (2011), Santiago de Compostela will host the fourth Notaries of Europe Congress from 5

6th Euratex Convention on 03 Oct 2017

Innovation & Enterprise - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:00
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MEPs adopt stricter limits on carcinogens in the workplace

EU Community News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:33
EU lawmakers on Wednesday (30 August) voted on tough new exposure limits to carcinogenic substances in the workplace, in a move they hope will save more than 100,000 lives over the next 50 years.

Planet’s addiction to plastic bottles ‘as dangerous as climate change’

EU Community News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 07:50
A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2021, creating an environmental crisis some campaigners predict will be as serious as climate change. EURACTIV’s partner The Guardian reports.

SusChem 2017 Stakeholder Event interviews [Sponsored]

EU Community News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:00
Experts and stakeholders from the European Commission, academia, industry, a research and technology organisation (RTO) and a small and medium enterprise (SME) were interviewed at the SusChem 2017 Stakeholder Event.

Winds of change: EU embarks on sustainable finance mission

EU Community News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:24
Disturbing developments on the international political scene have only increased the resolve of the European Union to lead in taking action against the impact of climate change. Flavia Micilotta explains why financing is a key component.

HBS: Postwachstums-Politiken in Zeiten von Rechtspopulismus on 12 Jul 2017

Innovation & Enterprise - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:30
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EU leaps forward in attempt to ban carcinogens at work

EU Community News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:55
After more than ten years of inaction, European lawmakers have taken the first step to update EU laws related to the prevention of occupational cancers that are believed to cause 100,000 deaths every year. Trade unions hailed the EU’s decision, which brings an end to years of stalemate.

Energy and climate scenarios 2050

EU Community News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:53
The EU has set a long-term goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. But getting there will be a huge challenge that will require a transformation of our energy system.

EU experts agree on criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals in pesticides

EU Community News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 07:42
Experts from the 28 EU member states approved on Tuesday (4 July) a proposed list of criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in plant protection products – a move presented by the European Commission as a step towards a broader regulatory system for similar chemicals used in cosmetics, toys and food packaging.

US journal Science publishes study linking neonicotinoids to bee deaths

EU Community News - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 06:30
Two of the most extensive field studies conducted to date in Europe and Canada have confirmed the hypothesis that neonicotinoid insecticides are harmful to bees and other pollinating species.

Three years left to stop dangerous climate change, experts warn

EU Community News - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:36
Avoiding dangerous levels of climate change is still just about possible, but will require unprecedented effort and coordination from governments, businesses, citizens and scientists in the next three years, a group of prominent experts has warned.

Making ESF a Success in 2014-2020: Challenges and Best Practice in Programme Management, Monitoring and Evaluation on 29 Jun 2017

Innovation & Enterprise - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:00
<p style="text-align: justify;">The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in Maastricht is organising a seminar on <strong><em>&quot;Making ESF a Success in 2014-2020: Challenges and Best Practice in Programme Management, Monitoring and Evaluation&

Biomass and biofuels in the EU: Emotion-based policymaking?

EU Community News - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 07:23
The European Commission’s tinkering on biomass policy effectively promotes oil over economically viable and sustainable biofuels, writes Francis X. Johnson.

WIRE - Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2017 (Košice, Slovakia) on 28 Jun 2017

Innovation & Enterprise - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:00
<p style="text-align: justify;">The <strong>Technical University of Košice (Slovakia)</strong> invites to the <strong>8th edition of the European Commission&rsquo;s Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) from 28th to 30th June 2017</strong>.


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