Monday, January 27, 2020

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

EU and major online marketplaces sign product safety pledge

Four major online marketplaces sign EU product safety pledge

The European Commission and four of the world’s largest online marketplaces have signed a pledge to accelerate their efforts to remove dangerous products listed...
EU announces Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans

EU announces Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans

At today’s ‘Digital Assembly’ in Sofia, Bulgaria, the European Commission announced its Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans, which create a digital economy in...
New EU rules to help national equality bodies fight discrimination

New EU rules to help national equality bodies fight discrimination

The European Commission has recommended a new set of measures for member states to ensure national equality bodies fight discrimination and protect citizens. National equality...
New EU rules ensure safe operation of drones

European Parliament approves rules to ensure safe operation of drones

The European Parliament has approved a new agreement on new, EU-wide rules which aim to ensure the safe operation of drones. The new measures were...
Mucopolysaccharidoses – one disease with many faces

Mucopolysaccharidoses – one disease with many faces

Susanne Kircher, of the Medical University of Vienna, introduces the Austrian MPS Society and outlines the many challenges posed by mucopolysaccharidoses. Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) belong to...
Preventing health and safety risks in agriculture with technology

Preventing health and safety risks in agriculture with technology

New technology in farming machinery coupling could make agriculture safer and reduce health and safety risks for farmers. Here, Government Europa speaks to Andy...
How can packaging solve the food waste issue?

How can packaging solve the food waste issue?

The executive director of the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA), Martin Kersh, discusses the issue of food waste and the steps being taken to solve...
The rise of robotics in asparagus farming

The rise of robotics in asparagus farming

Robotics in agriculture are rapidly developing. Government Europa looks at how technology is revolutionising the asparagus farming industry. Robotics in farming and agriculture are allowing...
EU highlights efforts to combat sexual violence in conflict

EU highlights efforts to combat sexual violence in conflict

On International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the European Commission has outlined its vital efforts to combat sexual violence in...
Canon Europe: A visual voice in international development

Canon Europe: A visual voice in international development

Canon Europe’s Stuart Poore and Katie Simmonds met with Government Europa at European Development Days 2018 to discuss how imagery can support the implementation...

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