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The Brief – Lets talk about… treaty change

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 14:20
For a long time, there had been no mention of EU treaty change. And then, all of a sudden…
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‘Disinformation led by political leaders’: Slovak DSA enforcement challenged

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 14:19
The EU's regulation of disinformation and illegal content is being put to the test in Slovakia ahead of general elections at a time when some consider political leaders are using disinformation to boost their popularity with the electorate.
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The 2023 Polish Elections Explained

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 14:08
Delve into the high-stakes world of Polish politics as we analyze the pivotal 2023 elections. Poland’s two main parties, the right-wing Law and Justice and the center-right Civic Platform, are locked in a historic battle. This election will determine Poland’s...
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The future of our cement industry could be (eco)designed in Europe [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 14:00
Cement (and its main application, concrete) is very carbon-intensive – but it does not have to be. Safe, scalable, and cost-effective low- and zero-carbon cements exist today but face barriers. Ecodesign can ensure that cement is decarbonised – whether in the CPR, or (more likely) in the ESPR.
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Fostering Innovation for Strategic Autonomy: The Crucial Role of Defence Innovation Support in Hungary and Europe [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 14:00
Support for defense innovation is an effective tool for ensuring strategic autonomy. In Hungary, two state actors, the Hungarian Development Promotion Office and the Defence Innovation Research Institute are working in cooperation to build effective innovation capacity and synergies in the region and across Europe.
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France presents accessibility action plan for 2024 Olympics

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 13:49
France, which has for a long time been criticised for its lack of accessibility measures for disabled people, presented a ten-point action plan ahead of 2024's Paris Olympics to boost public infrastructure for those with impairments and access needs.
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EU rejects claims of aid misuse following Oxfam report

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 13:33
The European Commission has rejected criticism that its aid policy may hinder migration and curb human rights, after being accused of breaking global aid rules by a major development NGO. 
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Migration law burnout

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 13:31
Dear readers, Welcome to EU Politics Decoded where Benjamin Fox and Eleonora Vasques will bring you a round-up of the latest political news in Europe and beyond every Thursday. In this edition, we look at the race against time to...
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German Greens turn against French comrades in driving licence debate

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 12:44
The German Green party has strongly distanced itself from a proposal on driving licences made by French Green EU lawmaker Karima Delli after politicians from Germany's ruling and opposition parties strongly criticised the proposals.
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EU bank chief warns against ‘Colonialism 2.0’ as green transition progresses

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 12:33
European Investment Bank (EIB) president Werner Hoyer highlighted the importance of climate action but warned of the risks of exploitation of the Global South during his speech at the Climate Ambition Summit at the 78th UN General Assembly. 
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Top EU court finds Berlin failed to protect nature

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 11:58
More than a decade after EU-wide nature reserves were created to protect the continent’s most vulnerable species, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found on Thursday (21 September) that Germany failed to adequately protect them.
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LIVE NOW – What role will storage play in Europe’s future energy system?

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 10:30
Join this EURACTIV Conference to discuss the potential of energy storage in securing a sustainable future. Questions to be discussed include: - What are the key challenges and opportunities in advancing energy storage technologies for a sustainable energy future? - What financing and support mechanisms are necessary for driving the development and widespread adoption of energy storage technologies? - How can collaboration among researchers, policymakers, and industry stakeholders accelerate the implementation of energy storage?
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How can Romania help Ukraine? By helping herself! A vision for a new Integrated Territorial Investment Program  [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 10:00
Romania now has a great challenge: how to support Ukraine without damaging its own political and economic landscape. 
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New EU proposal will not save the combustion car, says e-fuels lobby

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 08:57
The European Commission’s draft proposal for a new category of cars running exclusively on e-fuels will de facto stop combustion engine cars from being sold after 2035 as the technical requirements cannot realistically be met, the head of the eFuel Alliance told Euractiv in an interview.
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Study: New EU debt rules require massive fiscal adjustments for France

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 08:28
A study by the European economics thinktank Bruegel replicating the methodology of the EU Commission's proposal to reform the EU's debt and deficit rules found that the newly proposed rules would impose severe restrictions to public budgets for some countries.
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Industrial carbon capture: Only for truly ‘unavoidable emissions’

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 07:16
Upcoming EU legislation should limit the use of industrial carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to truly unavoidable emissions, write Leon de Graaf, Dominika Floriánová, Antoine Grall and Ella Oksala.
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Scottish citizens’ take on participatory budgeting

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 07:00
Scotland is currently experimenting with a participatory budgeting system at the local level, a democratic tool which allows citizens to propose and vote on initiatives to be financed through local resources. But are citizens aware of this process and would...
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Angry Armenians demand Pashinyan ouster after Karabakh surrender

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 05:36
Thousands of protesters gathered in the Armenian capital on Wednesday (20 September) to denounce the Armenian government's perceived failure to support Armenian separatists in Karabkh, after the breakaway region was forced into a humiliating surrender by Azerbaijan.
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EU farmers seek dialogue for sustainable food production amid challenges

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 05:35
This week in a special episode for EURACTIV’s Beyond the Byline podcast we explore the challenges and resilience of European farmers within the context of food chains and sustainable food production. We delve into the recent State of the Union...
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Looming deadline puts pressure on slow pandemic treaty negotiations

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-09-21 05:32
Controversial topics, little time and closed doors - talks are moving slowly and significant disagreements are yet to be negotiated among the World Health Organisation (WHO) members on a Pandemic Accord.
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