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Trade & Society 25-11-2009

Local currencies making a comeback in global recession

With unemployment rising and retailers feeling the pinch, a handful of European towns have introduced their own currencies to help keep cash in the local economy.
Languages & Culture 03-12-2008

Council of Europe slams Belgium over linguistic feud

In an unequivocal move, the Council of Europe's Congress of Local Authorities voted yesterday (2 December) to impose a general monitoring of local democracy on the country which hosts the EU institutions over persistent linguistic disputes between Flemish and French-speaking communities in the Brussels area.

New report underlines importance of fuelling the CSR debate

A key EU agency surveyed European companies on their approaches to restructuring, subcontracting, the local community and the environment and gave seven points of action to promote CSR.