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Central Asia 08-02-2018

The EU-Kazakhstan agreement in an nutshell

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The Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between Kazakhstan and the EU (EPCA) is unique. The European Commission says that the EU’s relationship with Central Asia in general and Kazakhstan in particular “has never been any stronger or any better”.
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Economy & Jobs 29-01-2018

Listed real estate: a large contributor to the EU economy

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Real estate plays a crucial role in all aspects of our everyday lives. The new report by EPRA demonstrates that European listed real estate is a key sector for the EU economy, providing and securing a significant amount of jobs and investments.
Agrifood 25-01-2018

Ecosystem services of EU forests

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Forests cover 40% of Europe’s territory and provide a multitude of ecosystem services that contribute to the health of the environment and human wellbeing.
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Economy & Jobs 16-01-2018

Mastercard: Core values in a changing payments landscape

With PSD2 now in force and an ever changing payments landscape encapsulated by changing consumer expectations and technological advances now is an exciting time for payments.
Agrifood 20-12-2017

How can the CAP combat rural poverty and land abandonment?

Agriculture is a vital pillar of Europe’s rural economies, providing jobs and supporting rural communities.
Agrifood 05-12-2017

How important is a healthy breakfast in our lives?

The World Health Organisation says that more than 60% of children who are overweight before puberty will be overweight in early adulthood.
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Health 01-12-2017

FEDIOL perspective – Hydrogenation in the context of the debate on Trans Fatty Acids (TFA)

FEDIOL supports the introduction of an EU-wide 2% non-ruminant TFA legal limit on fat basis in products intended to the final consumers together with the deletion of the existing full/partial hydrogenation labelling as prescribed by Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011.
Agrifood 15-11-2017

Beyond the CAP: Complementarity in EU rural development funding

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Many rural areas suffer from high levels of unemployment and lack vital infrastructure like high-speed internet and transport connections: the EU’s rural residents are up to twice as likely as city-dwellers to experience poverty or social exclusion.
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Health 13-11-2017

Place your bets: FTI Consulting’s EMA relocation game

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The EU vote on 20 November will decide the new location of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), one of the big Brexit prizes.
Energy 27-10-2017

Offshore drilling and environmental protection

In early offshore oil and gas activity, drilling wastes were generally discharged from the platforms directly to the sea. Until several decades ago, the seas and oceans were considered as limitless dumping grounds. Today apart from regulatory control, companies adopt voluntary measures to minimise the industry's impact on environment.
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The engineering industry is critical to EU & UK
Economy & Jobs 18-10-2017

The engineering industry is critical to EU and UK

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Brexit poses three important challenges for the engineering industry: customs handling, differing standards, and restrictions for posted workers.
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Health 12-10-2017

Increasing access to medicines: Better care for more patients

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Due to austerity measures and weak growth, our ageing populations and rising healthcare costs driven by new, expensive treatments, European healthcare faces unprecedented and growing pressures.
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Mineral wool can play a significant role in designing sustainable buildings

The positive contribution of mineral wool insulation to the different pillars of sustainability is shown in the infographic.
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Renewable energy is too valuable to be wasted – we must preserve Energy Efficiency First

Renewables have an essential role to play in meeting our greenhouse gas emissions reduction target but their use needs to be built upon tapping the full energy efficiency potential of buildings. #EPBD #energyefficiencyfirst
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Air Pollution 05-09-2017

We need an Indoor Air Quality Performance Certificate

Poor indoor air quality causes respiratory distress and leads to chronic illness such as asthma, allergy and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Agrifood 26-07-2017

Who is driving quality in EU agri-food?

The EU’s Southern member states are the leading producers of foods certified by EU quality schemes: between them, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Greece account for 70% of the total.
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Transport 17-07-2017

How to achieve sustainable urban mobility?

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The new ERTRAC’s Urban mobility Roadmap is paving the way towards an integrated urban mobility system to answer increasing demand as well as tackle related societal challenges linked to it.
Electricity 12-07-2017

Energy and climate scenarios 2050

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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.
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Economy & Jobs 11-07-2017

Eastern Europe’s shadow economy: What citizens think

A new poll commissioned by Mastercard shows that citizens across Eastern Europe are not fans of the shadow economy.
23-06-2017

Consumer goods regulation: A ‘slippery slope’?

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In an attempt to address public health concerns, policymakers have pushed for increased regulation on food, soft drinks and alcohol products.
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Digital 19-06-2017

#DigitalFacts: Building Europe’s Gigabit Society

The European Parliament and the member states are discussing crucial digital reform. As they review the first Electronic Communications Code in Europe’s history, find out more about how companies are contributing to a connected and digitised future for Europeans.
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Economy & Jobs 29-05-2017

The textile and fashion sector: A powerhouse of EU manufacturing

The textile and clothing sector is a powerful manufacturing industry in Europe. Each step of the production chain is present in the European Union.
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Soft drinks industry to reduce added sugars a further 10% by 2020
Health 15-05-2017

Soft drinks industry to reduce added sugars a further 10% by 2020

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The European soft drinks industry has been on a sugar reduction journey since the 1970's and the introduction of the first no calorie drinks.
Agrifood 28-04-2017

EU agricultural income since 2005

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Challenges ranging from volatile markets, high input costs and the Russian ban on agricultural exports to sluggish Chinese demand, have put a great deal of pressure on the income of EU farmers