Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Government Europa brings you the latest Smart Futures News from across the field of European Government Policy.

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International development Eurobarometer shows widespread support

This year’s international development Eurobarometer has found rising levels of support among EU residents for international development and co-operation. The international development Eurobarometer survey, conducted...
croatia schengen evaluation

Croatia Schengen evaluation: accession a step closer

A European Commission evaluation has reported that Croatia has taken the necessary measures to qualify for accession to the Schengen area. The Commission’s Croatia Schengen...
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Prostitution in Europe: Brussels Call urges action

An international group of campaigners, policymakers and survivors of prostitution came together in Brussels last week to call for an end to prostitution in...
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Microfinance in Palestine: EIB signs $10m finance agreement

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement with a Palestinian non-profit organisation to offer microfinance facilities for entrepreneurs in Palestine. The EIB...
2g network switch-off

2G network switch-off could have widespread impacts, report says

As 5G connectivity becomes increasingly prevalent, a new report has raised concerns over the consequences of the UK’s impending 2G network switch-off. The ‘Switching off...
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2X gender equality challenge adopted by European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has endorsed the 2X Challenge, aimed at shoring up gender equality in financial institutions. The 2X Challenge commits the G7’s...
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Moldova budget assistance to support policy reforms

The European Commission has approved a €14.35m disbursement of budget assistance to the Republic of Moldova. The new tranche of Moldova budget assistance will go...
refugee entrepreneurship

Refugee entrepreneurship pilot launched in UK

A UK programme has launched, aimed at providing entrepreneurship training for refugees through partnerships with local businesses. The programme, which is jointly funded by the...
arctic 5g

Arctic 5G pilot to test connectivity in Norwegian tundra

The world’s northernmost pilot project will test 5G connectivity in Arctic conditions on the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. The Arctic 5G pilot will be conducted...
european labour authority

European Labour Authority to facilitate cross-border work

The European Labour Authority, designed to streamline and facilitate regulation enforcement on work and social security between Member States, has launched. With around 17.5 million...

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