Tag Archives: European Union

SGS: European Union to regulate 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic (CMR) category 1A or 1B substances under new entry 72 to Annex XVII of REACH

The European Commission has published a guideline with methods to assist the industry to comply with CMRs under entry 72 to Annex XVII of REACH. The stricter limits apply for different concentration limits in other entries to Annex XVII of … Read the full press release

EBRD, the Global Concessional Finance Facility (GCFF) and the European Union (EU) will finance the sewerage system for 15 villages in the western part of the Irbid municipality in Jordan

With EU and GCFF support, the EBRD helps provide sanitation services for West Irbid LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Our journey to Jordan’s West Irbid, a municipality whose households, schools and businesses have never been connected to sewerage, starts where it should … Read the full press release

KfW supports new project in enabling local population coexist with refugees peacefully in Cameroon

EUR 18.5 million for host municipalities Potential conflicts reduced Income and employment opportunities for refugees improved FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW has signed an agreement worth EUR 18.5 million with FEICOM (Fonds Spécial d´Equipement et d`Intervention Intercommunale), a … Read the full press release

Solidaridad: new programme launched to support emerging farmers with digital solutions to enhance the agricultural value chain

The European Union, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs, together with Solidaridad, LIMA Development Foundation and ICCO are proud to announce the launch of the SWITCH Africa Green, Farmer2Market programme. At the centre of the SWITCH Africa Green, … Read the full press release

Evonik can now market its innovative high-concentration Omega-3 lysine powder complex AvailOm® for use in the European Union

High concentration Omega-3 powder 3-5 times more bioavailable than standard Omega-3 softgels Directly compressible to easily combine with other ingredients Unmatched protection against oxidation: stable for at least 3 yrs. ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, a global partner to nutraceutical … Read the full press release

European Union to provide €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across Yemen

GENEVA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country. The announcement was made at the High Level … Read the full press release

European Union will attend the ministerial week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York

BRUSSELS, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A high-level delegation of the European Union will attend the ministerial week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, starting on 18 September in New York. The EU representatives will participate in a large number of … Read the full press release

EBRD celebrates four years of its Advice for Small Business programme in Jordan

ASB programme has provided support and advice to 191 SMEs in the country. LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is celebrating four years of support for small businesses in Jordan under the Bank’s Advice for Small Business programme funded by … Read the full press release

3rd Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia

Joint press release following the 3rd Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia BRUSSELS, 02-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union and Georgia held the 3rd meeting of the Association Council on 2 December 2016. The Council is the … Read the full press release

European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) held a dialogue and exchanges meeting on more structured civil society engagement

BRUSSELS, 18-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29th October 2015, the EC (European Commission) services, the EEAS (European External Action Service) and the AU representation to the EU organized a dialogue and exchanges meeting that brought together the African and European JAES … Read the full press release

Kimiko Ishizaka to perform Chopin for the European Parliament

Pianist Kimiko Ishizaka to perform for MEPs and the general public in the European Parliament as part of “Meet the new Authors”, an initiative sponsored by MEP Julia Reda in the context of the EU copyright evaluation report. BRUSSELS, 14-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EU’s African Peace Facility Early Response Mechanism to provide €1.1M to IGAD’s mediation process in South Sudan

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union (EU) using its African Peace Facility Early Response Mechanism (ERM) has agreed to provide financial support to the mediation process in South Sudan facilitated by IGAD. The € 1.1 Million (US$ 1.44 … Read the full press release

UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs announced 3 new British Foods gained the prestigious European protected status

London, UK, 15-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 60 unique British foods have now achieved protected status to help safeguard these iconic products and deliver a major boost to the economy. Anglesey Sea Salt, West Country Beef and West Country Lamb have … Read the full press release

Gazprom announced it opened representative office in the European Union capital Brussels

Brussels, the capital of the European Union hosted today the opening ceremony of Gazprom’s representative office in the Kingdom of Belgium. Brussels, Belgium, 11-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Taking part in the opening ceremony were Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Energy Minister of the … Read the full press release

The Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union marked its 50th anniversary with series of events in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland, 28-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16 October, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union marked its 50th anniversary with a series of events in Geneva. The European Union reiterated its sincere congratulates to its African partners on this memorable day … Read the full press release

EIA: banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in supermarkets the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases in Europe

London, UK, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Banning the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration – in supermarkets would be one of the cheapest and most effective ways of reducing greenhouse gases in Europe. Speaking at the shecco ATMOsphere … Read the full press release

European Union and UNESCO to strengthen their cooperation on education, culture, science and technology, water and oceans, and freedom of expression

Brussels, Belgium, 08-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union have today announced they will strengthen their cooperation and scale up their joint operations on areas of mutual interest, such as education, culture, … Read the full press release

The European Union to fully open its market for wines from Moldova

25-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission proposes to fully open the European Union’s market to wine imports from the Republic of Moldova, in advance of the envisaged provisional application of the EU – Republic of Moldova Association Agreement and the … Read the full press release

Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Serbia enters into force

02-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Serbia is making one more step forward on its way to the EU membership. On 1 September the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Serbia enters into force, bringing concrete benefits in trade relations … Read the full press release

Historic EU-US trade deal negotiations announced at G8 Summit in Lough Erne

18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso set out their plans in a joint press conference in Lough Erne. The … Read the full press release

Media accreditation for G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland open until 6 May

Brussels, 3-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will participate in the G8 summit on 17-18 June in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, representing the European Union. The UK, as host of … Read the full press release