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Fighting Climate Change Together

Climate change is one of the most serious challenges facing our world today. Ourplanet is experiencing significant and accelerated climate change that began over a century ago. Most scientists agree that the planet is warming up faster than ever because of the vast amount of greenhouse gases that humans are pumping into the atmosphere. This includes activities such as burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas), driving cars and cutting down forests. Many of us have seen – and even experienced – the effects of climate change. But it is not just about extreme weather like floods, droughts and hurricanes.… Details>>

Stop Single Use Plastics!

The European Commission will support a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling plastics construction and demolition waste in the Turkish Cypriot community.  The campaign aims to encourage individuals to reduce their single use plastics consumption for a cleaner environment as well as reducing, reusing and recycling construction and demolition waste.   The EU waste management policies aim to reduce the environmental and health impacts of waste and improve Europe’s resource efficiency. The long-term goal is to turn Europe into a recycling society, avoiding… Details>>

What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality?

European Commission - Fact Sheet Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality?Brussels, 8 March 2018 What are the priorities of the Commission in terms of gender equality? In December 2015, the Commission presented the "Strategic engagement for gender equality 2016-2019". It represents the work programme for gender equality policy during this Commission's mandate.The Strategic engagement outlined five priority areas:• increasing female labour-market participation and the equal economic independence of women and men;• reducing the gender pay, earnings and… Details>>

Plastic Waste

It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe. There is a strong business case for transforming the way products are designed, produced, used, and recycled in the EU and by taking the lead in this transition, we will create new investment opportunities and jobs. Under the new plans, all plastic packaging on the EU market will be recyclable by 2030, the consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be restricted. First Vice-President… Details>>

Swedish Model as an Example to Prevent Human Trafficking

  In 1997, Sweden was the first country in the European Union to appoint a National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings following a joint declaration (“The Hague Declaration”) of the European Union in 1997. This Declaration recommends all member states to appoint National Rapporteurs, who are “to report to governments on the scale, the prevention, and combating of trafficking in women.”   In 1998, the Swedish Government appointed the Swedish Police Authority as National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings. At the time, knowledge about the scale, forms and consequences of this heinous… Details>>

EU-funded research won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2017 has been awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. Two of the laureates, Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson, have participated in EU-funded research projects. Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, said: "I warmly congratulate Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson on their achievement. I am proud to see that EU support has helped two of this year's Nobel Prize laureates… Details>>

Fit for work in a greener economy

Fit for work in a greener economy Ever thought of a green career? This year, the EU's Green Week will look at the new types of jobs that a greener and cleaner economy can bring, and will discuss the new kind of skills people will need. Find out more and be part of #EUGreenWeek 2017. Europe has made big commitments on fighting climate change, but transforming our energy system into a low-carbon one is no easy task. Investments are needed on a massive scale to develop a decentralised, renewable energy system. To keep Europe's competitive edge in renewable energy technologies, we must also invest… Details>>

60th Anniversary of the Rome Treaties

Sixty years ago in Rome, the foundations were laid for the Europe that we know today, ushering in the longest period of peace in written history in Europe. The Treaties of Rome established a common market where people, goods, services and capital can move freely and created the conditions for prosperity and stability for European citizens.On this anniversary, Europe looks back with pride and looks forward with hope. For 60 years we have built a Union that promotes peaceful cooperation, respect of human dignity, liberty, democracy, equality and solidarity among European nations and peoples. Now,… Details>>

EU’s Policy on Efficient Buildings and Green Energy

The challenges of transforming Europe’s energy system remain urgent and daunting: the EU currently imports approximately 55% of its energy – and might reach 70% in the next 20 to 30 years. In 2030 the EU will be importing 84% of its gas, 59% of its coal and 94% of its oil. In these circumstances, it is obvious that the challenge to satisfy our energy needs is big. Buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the EU, they paly therefore, a key role in the EU’s energy security plan. Europe 2020 strategy is the European Union’s ten-year jobs and growth strategy.… Details>>

Environmental Implementation Review

Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy. Improving the application of EU rules on waste management, nature and biodiversity, air quality, water quality and management. Today the Commission adopted the Environmental Implementation Review, a new tool to improve implementation of European environmental policy and commonly agreed rules. This is the beginning of a new process. The Commission will address with Member States the causes of implementation gaps and find solutions before problems become urgent. Full… Details>>

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