European Commission

Type: Organization
Name: European Commission
Nationality: Belgium
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for European Commission
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

FDA European Commission grant orphan drug status to Boehringers volasertib

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Commission (EC) have granted orphan drug designation for Germany-based Boehringer Ingelheim's volasertib to treat patients with acute ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Sales of 300 million EU emission allowances to reap €2bn benefit for low carbon energy schemes

Low carbon energy projects around Europe are to benefit from a €2bn funding boost after the sales of 300 million emission allowances.The European Investment Bank (EIB) said this week that it has successfully completed sales under the NER 300 programme, ... [Published Business & Leadership - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

TAFTA/TTIP: What Are The Benefits? What Are The Costs?

from the profits-before-people deptAs we draw near to the conclusion of TAFTA/TTIP's first year of negotiations, the detailed differences are starting to emerge between the US and EU. But one thing they both take for granted is that it's a good idea. ... [Published Techdirt - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

First European Presidential Debate

MAASTRICHT. Four candidates for the presidency of the European Commission will come together for the first European Presidential Debate on Monday 28 April in the Theater aan het Vrijthof. Jean-Claude Juncker (European People’s Party), Martin Schulz (Party ... [Published Observant Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Italy parliament approves delay in balancing budget

The document outlining the assumptions, which must be approved by the European Commission, raises the target for Italy's huge public debt, the second largest in the euro zone after Greece's, to 134.9 percent of output this year from 132.8 percent pre ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

European Commission President Answers Putins Letter on Gas

MOSCOW, April 17 (RIA Novosti) – President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso sent a reply Thursday to a letter by Russian President Vladimir Putin to European leaders regarding the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 5 reports

Italy budget request dismays Brussels

Officials say European Commission is likely to stand firm in the face of Rome’s request for an extra year to meet agreed budget targets ... [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 12 reports

EU agrees to gas talks with Russia

ussian President Vladimir Putin to hold talks on gas security.The 28-member bloc wants to soothe tensions between Moscow and Kyiv over over Russia’s actions in Crimea and alleged interference in eastern Ukraine.European Commission president José Manuel ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

MEPs approve deal on posted workers

Member states gain leeway to inspect companies they suspect of social dumping.MEPs yesterday (16 April) approved rules on the posting of workers from one European Union member state to another, giving governments greater powers to check that employers ... [Published European Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Romania: claims over abuse of mentally ill people puts spotlight…

d amid allegations that abuse of vulnerable people in Romanian institutions is at ‘crisis levels’.Mentally ill people are being force fed, deprived of light and subjected to physical and mental violence, according to a disability charity.The Mental Disability ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Romania, Abuse, Disability
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

MOOCs: Helping to Create a Highly-Skilled Workforce

By Alberto Zilio, Director of Public Affairs – Europe for AT&TLast month, the European Commission  announced  it is launching a network of providers of Massive Open Online Courses – or MOOCs – related to web and apps skills to foster more ICT talent. ... [Published Justmeans - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

How Corporate Sovereignty Threatens Democracy

from the at-most deptAs people have begun to learn about corporate sovereignty through plans to include it in TAFTA/TTIP, the European Commission has been trying to scotch the idea that it might allow corporations to dictate policies to nations. Here, ... [Published Techdirt - Apr 17 2014]

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According to Godfrey Bloom, foreign aid is wasted on "Ray-Ban sunglasses, apartments in Paris, Ferraris and […] F18s for Pakistan”. In fact, the UN has calculated that the world could halve extreme poverty if the developed world made good on its 0.7% pledge, as the UK has now – stealthily – done. British foreign aid rose by over 30% from 2012 to 2013, totalling £11.4 billion, which is about £180 per person."
"We are of course very glad that these people survived. They really had guardian angels with them" Helena Kneck, communications officer for Viking Line Sweden, told TT
He added; "We've got a 50 kronor bill from the alliance a few times and it'll take a bit more than than to make us happy."
"Again and again I had to think about this sentence. It's terrible. I know it is certainly not meant that way. This is a mindset that was fostered in totalitarian regimes not in liberal societies. Such a sentence could also be said by the head of the Stasi or other intelligence service or a dictatorship."

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Versatile Security and IDK Sistemas Announce Pa... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 13 hours ago]
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Source: Mercy CorpsCountry: China Nearly one year has passed since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated communities in China’s Ya’an Prefecture, leaving thousands displaced and two million impacted across the region. After a disaster like the April ...
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Mapping the European ICT Poles of Excellence: T... [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 18 2014]
Mapping the European ICT Poles of Excellence: The Atlas of ICT Activity in Europe Source: European Commission The EIPE Atlas presents the results of the empirical mapping of ICT activity in Europe and the ranking of the top European NUTS 3 regions based ...
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