Tag Archives: European Union

The Feminist Movements Revitalizing Democracy in Europe (FIERCE) project kicks-off!

(PRESS RELEASE) THESSALONIKI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 1st of September 2022, the FIERCE project successfully kicked-off having a consortium full of enthusiastic partners already eager to collaborate and co-create. On that date the partners met online to prepare … Read the full press release

EBRD and the EU to provide EUR 53 million to Georgia in support of its energy efficiency in schools

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, the European Union (EU) and KfW Development Bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank GmbH), a German state-owned investment and development bank, on behalf … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca receives EU approval for its Saphnelo, the only new medicine in over a decade for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 16-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced an European Union (EU) approval for its Saphnelo (anifrolumab) medicine as an add-on therapy for the treatment of adult patients with … Read the full press release

EBRD extends its financial support to MSMEs in Ukraine

Loan of €10 million equivalent to boost Bank Lviv’s lending to Ukrainian small businesses Financing is part of the EU4Business-EBRD credit line Green financing to be the focus of the new credit line (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Eco Rating, the new labelling scheme that rates the environmental impact of new smartphones, sees more manufacturers joining its scheme and expands globally

Consumer mobile phone labelling scheme launched in 24 European countries by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Company and Vodafone now set to expand globally Fairphone, Realme and vivo join Eco Rating, now 15 manufacturers in total More than 150 mobile … Read the full press release

SGS update on the EU action on food contact materials made of bamboo powder

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, a Swiss multinational inspection, verification, testing and certification company headquartered, has released its update on the action plan EU authorities have agreed on in order to ensure unauthorized food contact plastics containing … Read the full press release

Solidaridad part of three-year EU funded project to support local economic and social development initiatives in Modjo Leather City, Ethiopia

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organization active in over 40 countries with 8 regional offices on 5 continents, has announced that it is part of a consortium with People in Need (PIN), the … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Erste Group joins European Union’s newly established economic stimulus programme

European Union will issue up to 800 billion euros by end-2026 to finance EU’s recovery Erste Group only bank with key focus on CEE region in EU’s Primary Dealer Network (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Erste Group announces … Read the full press release

Hydro welcomes the European Commission’s intention to impose antidumping duties on Chinese aluminium converter foil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro Rolling, leading manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, has welcomed the announcement of the European Commission on May 21 of its intention to impose antidumping duties of 16-29.1% on aluminium converter foil … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the revitalisation of the abandoned Gredelj area in Croatia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced its support for an urban regeneration initiative in Zagreb, Croatia. The bank will be backing an initiative for … Read the full press release

Terna’s rating upgraded to “EE-” from “E+” by Standard Ethics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s national electricity transmission grid operator Terna announces that Standard Ethics has upgraded its corporate rating to “EE-” from the previous “E+”, with a long-term “positive” outlook. Standard Ethics views that Terna is … Read the full press release

Aimmune Therapeutics’ PALFORZIA the first-ever treatment option approved for peanut allergy in the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé Health Science Company, Aimmune Therapeutics announces that PALFORZIA® [defatted powder of Arachis hypogaea L., semen (peanuts)], has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of peanut allergy in the European … Read the full press release

EIB signs €15.0 million financing deal with AB Science to support the development of masitinib as a treatment for COVID-19

Financing deal worth €15.0 million signed to support clinical development programme for masitinib Masitinib developed as a credible candidate for treating COVID-19 in addition to other diseases for which no therapeutic solutions are available (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

McPhy to help accelerate the development of zero-carbon hydrogen solutions by joining the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

(PRESS RELEASE) GRENOBLE, France, 25-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — McPhy announces that is has joined the “European Clean Hydrogen Alliance” #ECH2A. The signing of the Alliance confirms its commitment to deploy zero-carbon hydrogen on a large scale, fully investing to achieve … Read the full press release

Launch of a New Multilingual Digest of Global Education Publications

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 6-11-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The official launch event of the Multilingual Global Education DIGEST 2020 will take place online on Monday, 9 November 2020, at 10:30 am (CET). The DIGEST is a bibliography of research in the … Read the full press release

European research project successfully demonstrates laser structuring of large surface areas to produce materials with fluid repellent and anti-bacterial effects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU TresClean project has successfully completed its mission to demonstrate that tailored surfaces replicating the types of organic structures found in nature can produce beyond state-of-the-art fluid-repellent and antibacterial surfaces. The project … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

Capgemini Invent led consortium to help the European Commission address cyber security challenges across critical EU infrastructures

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini Invent, part of the Capgemini Group, has been awarded a contract by the European Commission to address the cyber security challenges faced by different critical infrastructures in and across European Union members. … Read the full press release

MEP Olekas is elected Chairman of the Euronest PA Social Affairs Committee

At the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly session in Tbilisi on 8 and 10 December, Juozas Olekas, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), was elected Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment, Education, Culture and Civil Society. (PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-Dec-2019 … Read the full press release

A new flagship project on Additive Manufacturing skills aims to maintain Europe leading position in industrial competitiveness

Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing Project (SAM) will tackle the current European need of developing an effective system to identify and anticipate the right skills for Additive Manufacturing (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is evolving at … Read the full press release

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