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Development Policy 29-10-2015

UN official: Remittances should be less expensive

Transferring remittances can be very expensive, for both the sender and for the recipient. The United Nations Capital Development Fund is working to address this issue, Judith Karl, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Trade & Society 16-01-2015

European Parliament is gearing up for TiSA

Overshadowed by the highly mediatised Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) negotiations are moving along, and will appear on the radar this year, promises Luxembourgish MEP Viviane Reding, responsible for the dossier.

Parliament approves basic bank accounts for all

A directive guaranteeing all European citizens access to banking services was passed by a large majority in the European Parliament on Tuesday, 15 April. EURACTIV France reports.

EU strikes deal on universal right to basic bank account

Negotiators have reached agreement over a proposed EU directive ensuring that all European citizens have access to a basic bank account, including previously excluded groups such as refugees, foreign students, and blue card holders.
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