Daily Archives: 15, March 2013

Gorenje on the top of “Trusted Brand” in Slovenia for the seventh year

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — For the seventh consecutive year, Gorenje brand is the recipient of the Trusted Brand award in the category of home appliances in Slovenia. As many as 69% of the readers of the Reader’s Digest magazine, the institution … Read the full press release

Algirdas Šemeta, European Commissioner responsible for Statistics, welcomed the European Parliament’s endorsement today of the proposed Regulation on ESA 2010

Brussels, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Šemeta welcomes EP vote on the revision of the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010) Algirdas Šemeta, European Commissioner responsible for Statistics, has welcomed the European Parliament’s endorsement today of the proposed Regulation on ESA 2010. … Read the full press release

Solvay to invest €75m to build a new 85,000 ton per year Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) plant in Włocławek, Poland

Brussels, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Solvay today announced it will invest €75 million to build a new 85,000 ton per year Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) plant in Włocławek, Poland. Combined with a further capacity expansion at its site in Qingdao (China), … Read the full press release

EIB and EBRD to financially support completion of TES-Thermal Power Plant Sostanj project in Slovenia

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have moved ahead with their financial support for the construction of a state-of-the-art thermal power plant and associated infrastructure in the city of … Read the full press release

SWAROVSKI CRYSTALLIZED™ is delighted to present the stunning creative results of a new partnership with actor, model, singer, and now, jewelry designer Zoë Isabella Kravitz

SWAROVSKI CRYSTALLIZED™ UNVEILS AN EXCITING NEW COLLABORATION WITH ZOË ISABELLA KRAVITZ FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2013 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — SWAROVSKI CRYSTALLIZED™ is delighted to present the stunning creative results of a new partnership with actor, model, singer, and now, jewelry designer Zoë … Read the full press release

The EU should withhold budget support from Egypt unless it makes significant progress with human rights

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU should withhold budget support from Egypt unless it makes significant progress with human rights, democracy and the rule of law, say MEPs in a resolution passed on Thursday. They also call for the death sentences … Read the full press release

airberlin statement about appointment of Hartmut Mehdorn as the new executive director for the management of Berlin Airports

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — airberlin welcomes the decision of the Board of Directors of the Berlin airport company Berliner Flughafengesellschaft to appoint Hartmut Mehdorn as the new executive director for the management of Berlin Airports. “This represents an excellent choice. Hartmut … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting the Kingdom of Morocco’s drive to provide electricity access to all its citizens through a €60m sovereign loan

€60 million loan to Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the Kingdom of Morocco’s drive to provide electricity access to all its citizens through … Read the full press release

Expo UCL: la graine dans tous ses états

Louvain-la-Neuve, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — L’UCL accueille du 14 mars au 24 avril 2013, au Forum des Halles et à la Maison du développement durable, une exposition dans laquelle se croisent science, art et développement durable. Nous sommes tous en contact, au … Read the full press release

Neelie Kroes: A broadband boost for the UK and Europe

Neelie Kroes – Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda “Perspectives for Mobile and Broadband in the UK 2020” EIF-DPA Joint Event / London London,  15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, ICT is already worth half of our productivity growth. … Read the full press release

Bavaria will be working together with Charlie Sheen on a new campaign

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bavaria will be working together with Charlie Sheen, the notorious American movie and TV actor. Following in the footsteps of Mickey Rourke and Hugh Hefner, to name but a few, Sheen will be playing the lead in a new … Read the full press release

Fiat S.p.A. announces the closing of its notes offering denominated in Euro announced on 12th March 2013

Turin, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The offering denominated in Euro announced on 12th March 2013 has been settled today and consists of notes with the following characteristics: – € 1.25 billion in principal amount of guaranteed 6.625% notes due March 2018, with an … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton Remarks on nuclear threats and human rights in North Korea

Catherine Ashton – High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission European Parliament/Strasbourg,  15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DPRK remains the most isolated country in the world and one of the most hostile … Read the full press release

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin-Wissenschaftler Peter Hegemann mit Forschungspreis der Neurowissenschaften geehrt

Begründer der Optogenetik mit dem “Brain Prize” ausgezeichnet 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Der diesjährige “Brain Prize” wird an sechs führende Wissenschaftler für ihre gemeinsame Entwicklung der “Optogenetik” vergeben, das hat die Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize Foundation am 11. März … Read the full press release

A delegation of the EBRD Board of Directors will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia

Directors to meet authorities, international officials, civil society, investors and entrepreneurs 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A delegation of the EBRD Board of Directors will arrive in Sarajevo on Sunday for a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina which will offer the Bank’s … Read the full press release

Savills plc announces preliminary results for the full year ended 31 December 2012

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Savills plc, the international real estate adviser, today announces a strong performance across the Group reflecting improving markets and the positive impact of prior years’ acquisitions and appointments. Key financial highlights; Group revenue up 12% to £806.4m … Read the full press release

AREVA completed the first production campaign at its Romans plant in France of the fuel assemblies destined for the Taishan 1 EPR™ reactor

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AREVA has just completed the first production campaign at its Romans plant in France of the fuel assemblies destined for the Taishan 1 EPR™ reactor. These assemblies have been specially designed for this third-generation reactor and, as … Read the full press release

Mr Koen Geens was appointed Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Belgium

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the resignation of Mr Steven Vanackere, Mr Koen Geens was appointed Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Belgium and took office on 6 March 2013. Mr GEENS also becomes EIB Governor for the Kingdom of … Read the full press release

MEPs back the tougher sanctions imposed on North Korea by EU governments and the UN Security Council

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MEPs back the tougher sanctions imposed on North Korea by EU governments and the UN Security Council following the February nuclear test, in a resolution passed on Thursday. They call on North Korea to restore its commitment … Read the full press release

The University of Dundee Chorus and Orchestra will later this month undertake their biggest production with performance of Carmina Burana

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The University of Dundee Chorus and Orchestra will later this month undertake their biggest and most ambitious production to date with a performance of ‘Carmina Burana’ at the Caird Hall. The performance of Carl Orff’s spectacular cantata, … Read the full press release

Parliament passed three separate resolutions on human rights: Bangladesh; Turkmen in Iraq; Palestinian prisoners in Israel

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Parliament passed three separate resolutions on Thursday, expressing alarm at the recent violent clashes in Bangladesh; drawing attention to the plight of Iraqi Turkmen and other minority groups in Iraq; and demanding the trial or prompt release … Read the full press release

eTwinning Awards: This year’s top prize goes to the ‘Rainbow Village’

eTwinning: best cross-border school projects of the year Lisbon/Brussels, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The best school twinning projects of the year will be honoured at the 2013 eTwinning Awards in Lisbon today. This year’s top prize is awarded tothe ‘Rainbow Village’ project which brought together 12-15-year-olds in … Read the full press release

OLAF: Cigarette gang leader was sentenced to 9 years imprisonment by the Criminal Court Berlin-Moabit in Germany

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A German-Russian criminal was sentenced on March 11 to 9 years imprisonment by the Criminal Court Berlin-Moabit in Germany, following a complex international investigation co-ordinated by OLAF. The investigation involved authorities in Germany, Poland, Belgium, Latvia, Estonia … Read the full press release

Royal Philips Electronics introduces three new imaging systems

Latest solutions at ECR 2013 transform care to address the economic challenges faced by radiology departments and radiologists worldwide* Vienna, Austria, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is introducing three new imaging systems to help radiology departments … Read the full press release

Tripartite Social Summit: addressing the challenges of economic recovery and the social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union

Brussels, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Addressing the challenges of economic recovery and the social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union, including the important role of workers’ and employers’ representatives, were the main issues discussed at the Tripartite Social Summit ahead of the … Read the full press release

Atos Worldline chosen by ING-DiBa to handle its portfolio of more than 1.2 million credit cards for a further five years

Frankfurt, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Atos Worldline, Atos core expertise in hi-tech transactional services, has been chosen by ING-DiBa to handle its portfolio of more than 1.2 million credit cards for a further five years. ING-DiBa, Germany’s third-largest retail bank with 7.5 … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Siemens have entered into a Settlement Agreement

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Siemens have entered into a Settlement Agreement that addresses alleged past violations of the EIB Anti-Fraud Policy in connection with projects financed by the EIB. The Agreement follows an investigation carried … Read the full press release

Nottingham academics: punishment can act as a performance enhancer in a similar way to monetary reward

15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The stick can work just as well as the carrot in improving our performance, a team of academics at The University of Nottingham has found. A study led by researchers from the University’s School of Psychology, published recently … Read the full press release

Eurocopter launches the improved-performance, updated EC135 T3/P3 helicopter versions at the Heli-Expo 2013 industry show

Eurocopter marked a new milestone in its product line enhancement strategy by launching the improved-performance, updated EC135 T3/P3 helicopter versions at the Heli-Expo 2013 industry show today, signing Air Methods of the U.S., Norsk Luftambulanse of Norway, and Italy’s Aiut … Read the full press release

The Ad Hoc Liaison Committee, the donor coordination group for the Palestinian people, meets in Brussels on 19 March

Brussels, 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The annual spring meeting of the donor coordination group for the Palestinian people, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), will be held in Brussels on 19 March 2013. The meeting will be hosted by Catherine Ashton, High … Read the full press release