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Economy & Jobs 03-04-2020

COVID-19: Commission paves way to draw €37 billion from structural funds

The European Commission proposed numerous changes to its cohesion policy rulebook on Thursday (2 April) in order to draw €37 billion of unused funds to finance various measures during the coronavirus pandemic. But these measures can only help to a limited extent. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Coronavirus 24-03-2020

COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.
Digital 12-02-2014

EU states reprimanded for 112 emergency call failures

National governments have failed to use the latest caller location technology to help emergency services find people who use the 112 pan-European emergency number, the European Commission said today (11 February).
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Digital 11-02-2014

EU states reprimanded for 112 emergency call failures

The European Commission said on Tuesday that national governments have failed to use the latest caller location technology to help emergency services find people who use the 112 pan-European emergency number. According to the EU executive, only 41% of Europeans realise they can reach the emergency services everywhere in Europe by calling 112 free of charge.
Transport 21-06-2012

Parliament wants mandatory emergency eCall system in cars

The European Parliament´s internal market and transport committees have adopted a non-binding resolution calling for all new cars to be fitted with eCall devices to alert rescue services in case of crashes by 2015.
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