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[Ticker] Trade unions urge date for pay transparency directive

Added: 01.12.2020 6:15 | 4 views | 0 comments

Trade unions on Tuesday urged European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to name the date for a pay transparency directive, following her first year in office. In 2019, von der Leyen pledged to "table measures to introduce binding pay transparency measures" within "the first 100 days of her mandate" to tackle the bloc's 15-percent gender pay gap. So far, the proposal disappeared from the however.

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[Coronavirus] Hungary must keep Russian vaccine within borders, says EU

Added: 01.12.2020 6:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Commission says Hungary can secure the Russian vaccine Sputnik V but only if it invokes national emergency measures. It must also remain within the territory of the country.

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[Exclusive] Italian energy giant director advising EU foreign policy chief

Added: 27.11.2020 6:02 | 10 views | 0 comments

Italian multinational oil and gas company ENI has a board member advising the EU's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell. The European Commission appears to have been kept in the dark over the affair until NGOs starting asking questions.

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EU alleges Amazon abused competition rules by using data to gain unfair advantage

Added: 26.11.2020 19:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

"We disagree with the preliminary assertions of the European Commission and will continue to make every effort to ensure it has an accurate understanding of the facts.," said Amazon.

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Poland hammered on women's rights in EU debate

Added: 26.11.2020 6:11 | 7 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has urged Poland not to abandon a treaty against domestic violence, as Warsaw continues to drift further from EU norms.

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[Ticker] New EU counter-terrorism agenda set for December

Added: 26.11.2020 6:04 | 6 views | 0 comments

The European Commission will present a new agenda on counter-terrorism on 9 December. "With that agenda, we want to strengthen cooperation between security services, give border guards the modern technology they need, step up our efforts to prevent radicalisation and better protect public spaces," said European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday.

EU unveils action plan to secure access to critical raw materials

Added: 25.11.2020 19:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to create domestic supply chains for raw materials, including lithium, seen as critical to the bloc's digital and green transition.

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[Green Deal] Watchdog slams Commission on BlackRock 'green rules' deal

Added: 25.11.2020 9:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, concluded the European Commission did not adequately assess potential conflict of interests when it granted a contract to the US giant BlackRock, a global investment manager, to work on environmental rules for banks.

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EU reaches out to nationals of migrant origin

Added: 25.11.2020 6:07 | 10 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has unveiled guidelines and projects it says will help integrate migrants and EU nationals with migrant backgrounds.

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[Ticker] EU study warns of impact of non-CO2 aircraft emissions

Added: 25.11.2020 6:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

A published by the European Commission on Tuesday revealed that the non-CO2 impacts of air transport contribute twice as much to global warming as aircraft CO2. The report says that nitrogen oxides, water vapour, soot and black carbon, resulting from jet engine processes, were responsible for two-thirds of aviation's climate impact in 2018. The commission is expected to present a strategy for sustainable mobility in early December.

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