Tags » EU Policy

Πορεία Eρντογάν που συμφέρει στην Κύπρο

Είναι ίσως από τις λίγες φορές που μια ψηφοφορία στη Γενική Συνέλευση των Ηνωμένων Εθνών για τους Παλαιστινίους έφερε σε δύσκολη θέση τη Λευκωσία, αφού η προσέγγιση δεν ήταν τόσο εύκολη. Εκ των πραγμάτων η Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία ακολούθησε την κοινή θέση της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης, έχοντας εκ των προτέρων διασφαλίσει πως η συγκεκριμένη στάση στη Γενική Συνέλευση δεν θα προκαλούσε αναταράξεις στις σχέσεις της με το Ισραήλ.


European Commission launch €30 billion for research 2018-2020

The Horizon 2020 work programme has now been launched, with €3.3 billion dedicated to low-carbon climate-resilient living, in accordance with the Paris Agreement.

Focusing on citizen priorities, European Commission commitments and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the plan for Horizon 2020 for the next three years is centred around four so-called “focus areas” – low-carbon climate resilience, the circular economy, the Security Union and the digitalisation of industry and services. 233 more words


How Can the 2018 European Semester Truly Contribute to Fighting Homelessness in Europe?

Guest editor: Ruth Owen, FEANTSA Policy Coordinator

The European Semester is the European Union’s annual cycle of economic and social policy coordination. Currently, it is used to make sure Member States correct excessive deficits and macroeconomic imbalances, carry out structural reforms and pursue progress towards the goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy. 609 more words


Open Standards to Boost the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) integrates the physical world into a computer-based system to allow objects to collect and exchange data. This inter-networking should bring improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefits. 915 more words


Iran nuclear deal under pressure

The Iran nuclear deal – formally, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA – is under pressure. In his speech to the UN General Assembly today, 19 September, President Trump called it “one of the worst and most one-sided deals” and said it is “an embarrassment to the United States.” Some commentators already see this as advance notice that the US will pull out of the agreement. 525 more words

Middle East

Vertical mergers are not necessarily competition law friendly

The vertical integration of producers of complementary products or services results in no loss of direct competition as they operate at different levels of the supply chain. 1,635 more words