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Swedish minister expects job only half done on pesticide reduction plan

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 10:43
A common position among the EU agriculture ministers on the sustainable use of pesticides regulation (SUR) will not be reached under the Swedish EU presidency, Swedish Agriculture Minister Peter Kullgren told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
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EU-funded project trials device scanning for child sexual abuse content

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 10:13
A new project by EU and UK researchers will see the development of a machine learning tool to detect and block child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on devices in real time, before they can be seen by users. 
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Key takeaways from China’s Ukraine position paper

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 09:24
China released a new position paper outlining its stance on the Ukraine conflict on Friday (24 February), the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion.
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EU’s due diligence law could boost competitiveness of mining sector

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 09:04
The EU’s plan to oblige companies to police their value chains for human rights and environmental standards has been met with fierce opposition. However, for the mining industry, the new due diligence directive could prove to be a competitive advantage.
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Western allies must embrace Kosovo to prevent further instability

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 08:38
Over the coming months, efforts to normalise relations between Kosovo and Serbia will reach a critical juncture. In pursuit of a successful conclusion, the US and the EU must support Kosovo’s irreversible anchorage to the West and fend off malign interferences from Russia and China, writes Lumir Abdixhiku.
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Zelenskyy’s message on war anniversary: ‘We became one big army’

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 07:19
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy marked the first anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion on Friday (24 February) with a sombre message of defiance to his people, saying "we will defeat everyone".
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India urges focus on ‘most vulnerable’ at G20 meeting, avoids mention of war

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 07:00
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged global financial leaders to focus on the world's "most vulnerable citizens" as he inaugurated a G20 meeting on Friday (24 February), the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Italy approves clampdown on migrant rescue ships, fines charity

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:49
Italy's parliament on Thursday (23 February) passed into law a government decree establishing a code of conduct for migrant charity ships, despite criticism from the United Nations and humanitarian groups that it will imperil lives.
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Ukraine: building back better and greener

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:49
With the largest untapped potential for solar and wind energy in Europe, Ukraine is perfectly positioned to replace a previous dependence on Russian oil and gas imports with renewable electricity sources, writes Iryna Stavchuk.
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Scholz: Ukraine ‘not wise’ to strike Russian territory with West’s weapons

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:37
In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Czechia hosting the most Ukrainian refugees per capita, Sweden considering to send tanks to Ukraine, and so much more.
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Senders-pay: the state of the debate

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:30
The European Commission finally opened its public consultation on the senders-pay initiative, also known as fair contribution and traffic tax. We discussed the direction taken by the initiative so far and the options on the table with Julia Maxwell, SVP...
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UK thinks Begum may have been a trafficking victim, so why is she a threat?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:24
Shamima Begum, a 15-year-old child who left the UK to join the Islamic State group in 2015, lost her challenge over the decision to deprive her of British citizenship, with the ruling admitting she may have been a victim of...
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Albania received most remittances from EU in 2021

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:18
Albania ranked number one in Europe in 2021 as the country with the most remittances from European Union countries, totalling more than €1 billion. According to data published by Eurostat, this is the largest amount in Europe in relation to...
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Zagreb may soon rename streets dedicated to Nazi-backed Ustasha regime

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:17
Local authorities in Zagreb are proposing to rename four streets currently named after high-ranking officials linked to the Nazi-backed Ustasha regime in another move away from the historical revisionism prominent in the 1990s. The proposal to rename the streets came...
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Rome mayor to tackle carbon emissions with building renovation wave

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:15
Buildings are accountable for 53% of carbon emissions in the city of Rome, and this is the main issue that needs to be addressed in order to achieve climate neutrality, Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri told EURACTIV in an interview.
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Slovak parliament pressured to make chicken farming cage-free

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:15
The National Council will look into banning cages for chickens and laying hens after investigation videos showing the animals’ welfare conditions in three Slovak farms made the rounds online. Though countries like Austria, Czechia and Germany already ban the practice,...
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Czechia hosts most Ukrainian refugees per capita

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:14
The 10.5 million strong population of Czechia hosts the most Ukrainian refugees with temporary protection status per population among European Union nations, Eurostat data shows. By the end of last year, there were over 3.5 million Ukrainian refugees with temporary...
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Polish-US relations flying high after HIMARS systems sale

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:14
US Congress greenlighted the sale of almost 500 HIMARS artillery rocket systems to Poland, said Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak on Thursday. The M142 HIMARS is a light multiple rocket launcher developed in the late 1990s for the US Army...
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EU recovery funds may be used to tackle ‘undignified housing’ in Lisbon

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:10
Lisbon city council on Thursday proposed to include municipal neighbourhoods in the Lisbon local housing strategy, thus allowing the application of funds from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP) in their rehabilitation. The announcement was made by the mayor of...
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Spanish PM vows full support for Ukraine following second visit

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-02-24 06:09
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez pledged Spain’s support for Ukraine for ‘as long as necessary’ during his second trip to the country since the start of the Russian invasion on Thursday. Sánchez spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the eve...
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