European Commission
European Commission
yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
We are united. EU leaders of the 27 Member States (but the UK) have adopted the guidelines for Brexit negotiations.

The Union will maintain its unity and act as one with the aim of reaching a result that is fair and equitable for all Member States and in the interest of its citizens. It will be constructive and strive to find an agreement. This is in the best interest of both sides. The Union...
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We are united EU leaders of the 27 Member States but the
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European Commission
European Commission
yesterday at 08:35. Facebook
The EU's 27 leaders meet today to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations.They will define the framework and set out the overall EU positions and principles during negotiations.

How long will the actual negotiations last? When does the United Kingdom cease to be a member of the European Union? Who will negotiate for the European Union?

Questions and Answers here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
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European Commission
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European Commission
04/28/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
With more than 2.3 million people worldwide dying every year as a result of work-related accidents, industries have a real challenge in reducing risks in hazardous work environments.

Predictive Vision is an intelligent system that combines information from over 25 different software systems to forecast risks in several large scale industrial plants simultaneously. It gives a real-time...
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With more than 23 million people worldwide dying every year as a
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Ken Sweeney
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European Commission
European Commission
04/28/2017 at 09:52. Facebook
#YouthWeek 1 – 7 May 2017
hundreds of events in 33 European countries to celebrate the massive contribution young people make to Europe
❓Find out what’s happening in your area: [ Youthweek.eu Link ]
YouthWeek 1 7 May 2017 hundreds of events in 33 European countries
Sailik Mukherjee
Latiffa Queen
Susanna Vega
European Commission
European Commission
04/27/2017 at 16:27. Facebook
☕Coffee capsules have become immensely popular and an estimated 10 billion are sold worldwide each year. Unfortunately, after being used, most of them cannot be reused or recycled.
A new project in Italy – co-funded through the EU's LIFE programme – is working on a bio-based, compostable alternative which would still work with standard capsule coffee machines and provide us with coffee of the...
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Coffee capsules have become immensely popular and an estimated 10 billion are
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João Eiras
Zsolt Kákonyi
European Commission
European Commission
04/27/2017 at 12:13. Facebook
2018 will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage!

Cultural heritage is the fabric of our lives and societies. It is not only made up of literature, art and objects but also by the crafts we learn, the stories we tell, the food we eat and the films we watch.

#EuropeForCulture
2018 will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage
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Andy Kleboe
Kyrill Hartog
European Commission
European Commission
04/26/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
We want to make it easier for women and men to combine their careers with their private life. Today we are proposing:
* a minimum of 10 days paternity leave
* at least 4 months of parental leave for each parent
* 5 days of carer's leave per year
* the right to request flexible working arrangements for parents and carers

Our proposal on work-life balance is part of a wider set of concrete...
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Gareth Taylor
Elvira Angulo
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European Commission
04/25/2017 at 13:13. Facebook
What if libraries, parks and museums all across Europe provided free wifi?
Today we moved a step closer to providing free Wi-Fi for citizens and visitors in public spaces everywhere in Europe by 2020 as the European Parliament voted in favour of our #WiFi4EU initiative!
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Neville White
Morten Stryhn
European Commission
European Commission
04/24/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Le Président Jean-Claude Juncker a félicité hier soir Emmanuel Macron pour ses résultats au premier tour des élections présidentielles françaises, parce qu'il représente les valeurs sur lesquelles repose l'intégration européenne.

Nous espérons vivement qu'il y aura un véritable grand débat public sur l'Europe et ses enjeux, au cours des deux prochaines semaines.
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Artur Ryszard Wojtynek
Łukasz Gos
European Commission
European Commission
04/24/2017 at 08:12. Facebook
If water utilities are provided with the proper information, leaks could be repaired much faster and save millions of euros.
EU-funded WADI project is trying to find a solution to this issue with its airborne surveillance service. So far, its first test was successful! Its plane equipped with hyper-spectral and infrared cameras recorded images of the irrigation network in south-eastern France....
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If water utilities are provided with the proper information leaks could be
Dennis Blond
Dimitri Karagiannis
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European Commission
European Commission
04/23/2017 at 14:39. Facebook
On World #BookDay we are pleased to share the latest winners of this year's EU Prize for Literature. The winning authors have been chosen for their outstanding talent and come from 12 countries participating in the Creative Europe programme.

Meet the winners: [ Europa.eu Link ]

#CreativeEurope #EUPL
On World BookDay we are pleased to share the latest winners of
Kent Larson
Dennis Blond
Ana Domi
European Commission
European Commission
04/23/2017 at 10:19. Facebook
Since the launch of #Erasmus student exchanges in 1987, more and more countries have opened their doors to enable students from diverse countries and backgrounds to take full advantage of all that Europe has to offer.
Find out when your country joined the programme and learn more @ [ Europa.eu Link ] #ErasmusPlus
Cécile-Liv Müller
Annie Tubadji
Titi van der Poel
With about a third of the world population at risk of gluten sensitivity*, the market of gluten-free products has boomed. Yet the taste of gluten-free products is not quite the same.

Now 'New Gluten World' aims to make wheat flour accessible to celiac, intolerant or gluten-sensitive patients. Rather than removing the gluten from the flour, their ground-breaking technology removes toxic...
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With about a third of the world population at risk of gluten
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Giacomo Fabris
Hugo Ledo
The water cycle is being affected by climate change, which is seriously increasing the risk of heavy rains and extreme droughts.

EU-funded BINGO analyses this impact. They focus on six countries across Europe: Cyprus, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Spain. Based on this analysis BINGO proposes adaptation and risk-management strategies for decision- and policy-makers in the...
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The water cycle is being affected by climate change which is seriously
Satvir Suun
Mingchuan Mervyn Xie
Dennis Blond
Could organic farming help us mitigate and adapt to climate change?
As part of the SOLMACC LIFE project, 12 organic farmers in Sweden, Germany and Italy are pioneering climate-friendly farming practices.

This chicken farm in Sweden is one example of innovative farming: [ Solmacc.eu Link ]

#investEU #LIFE25NATURA #LIFE_Programme #ClimateAction
Could organic farming help us mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Hugo Ledo
Alexander Ivkov
LAST CHANCE - entries for the GIF Competition #EUGIFstory close on Friday 21 April at 12:00 midday

To enter, make a GIF out of EU archive footage All information here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
LAST CHANCE entries for the GIF Competition EUGIFstory close on Friday 21
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Carlota Duarte-Elmo Brito
Miroslav Kalina
50% of the sea's biodiversity has been lost in the last 50 years. This shows us that we need to be more sustainable in how we develop what's known as the blue economy*.

That's why we have launched a new sustainability initiative in the Western Mediterranean, in cooperation with 10 countries. This will ensure:

A safer and more secure maritime space.
A smart and resilient blue economy.
Better...
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50 of the seas biodiversity has been lost in the last 50
Andy Kleboe
Silvio Farrugia
Pedro Vidal
On the referendum in Turkey:

We have taken note and examined attentively the statement of the International Referendum Observation Mission conducted by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from which the following information has been...
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On the referendum in Turkey We have taken note and examined attentively
Larry Lemanski
Robbe Roggemans
Адриан Уотева
What does solidarity mean to you?
Is it belonging to a community? Is it showing support for a cause or helping fellow human beings? Have you had an inspiring or empowering experience which showcased solidarity? Send us a photo along with a caption ‘Solidarity is…’ The author of the best photo will win €500 of travel vouchers. Take part [ Woobox.com Link ] #EUSolidarityCorps
What does solidarity mean to you Is it belonging to a community
Pedro Vidal
Kent Larson
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Some people don't understand how she can be so enthusiastic about the EU! ☺

We'll let Teresa her explain for herself...

SHARE if you agree!

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Alexander Borum
Luca Siegrist
Amina Mona