The European Investment Bank (EIB) strengthened its support for research and development, strategic and sustainable infrastructure, and lending to SMEs at a Board of Directors meeting yesterday. The Bank approved new lending to a range of significant projects across Europe and beyond. Werner Hoyer, President of the EIB, also used the opportunity to brief the Board on the Bank’s joint leadership of the

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The General Affairs Council meeting on 20 October in Luxembourg dealt with preparations for the upcoming European Council which will focus on climate and energy, the state of the European economy, and foreign policy issues. Preparations for the October European Council meeting. Ministers discussed the preparations ofthe

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The European Banking Authority (EBA) has adopted a formal recommendation addressed to the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and the Bulgarian Deposit Insurance Fund (BDIF) notifying that they are breaching Article 1(3)(i) and Article 10 of Directive 94/19/EC (the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive - DGSD).

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The harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Slovenia and Croatia want to boost multi-faceted cooperation with Viet Nam and serve as important gateways for the Southeast Asian nation’s goods to earn wider presence in the European market, especially the Balkan region. The two countries’ representatives have expressed the wish during political consultations with

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Strategic goals of Latvia’s Presidency of the EU Council and preparations for the October European Council meeting were the main focus of consultations between MFA Undersecretary of State Henryka Mościcka-Dendys and her Latvian counterparts: Undersecretary of State for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

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Nel testo adottato ieri, i deputati europei evidenziano che i Paesi UE devono impegnarsi di più per mantenere gli impegni sulle riforme economiche. Poiché nel 2013 solo il 10% delle raccomandazioni per paese era stato attuato integralmente, mentre per il 45% di tali raccomandazioni ci sono stati progressi scarsi o nulli, i deputati ritengono che

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Sarà completata all’inizio dell’anno 2015 la costruzione del nuovo centro cargo dell’aeroporto Internazionale Hariri di Beirut. L’investimento, di US$ 20 milioni, porterà a triplicare la capacità di stoccaggio. Il centro attuale, costruito nel 1952 vicino all’aeroporto è saturo e non è piu’ in grado di soddisfare le esigenze di un continuo aumento di

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La metropolitana di Mosca ha annunciato una prima gara aperta internazionale per la consegna di 768 vagoni di nuova generazione con relativa manutenzione tecnica per 30 anni. La somma totale prevista nel contratto e’ di 133,14 miliardi di Rubli. Secondo contratto, le forniture inizieranno nel primo trimestre del 2017 e si concluderanno nel

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