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Ingénieur technique/scientifique senior

10 March 2014

ELDA (European Language Resources Distribution Agency), société spécialisée dans les technologies de la langue dans un contexte international, cherche à pourvoir immédiatement un poste de Développeur senior, responsable de l'équipe de développement. Développeur senior / responsable de l'équipe de (...)

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Ingénieur technique/scientifique junior (chef de projet)

10 March 2014

ELDA (European Language Resources Distribution Agency), société spécialisée dans les technologies de la langue dans un contexte international, agissant comme agence de distribution pour le compte d'ELRA (European Language Resources Association), cherche à pourvoir immédiatement un poste d'ingénieur (...)

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Ingénieur d'études et de développement

12 February 2014

ELDA (European Language Resources Distribution Agency) cherche à pourvoir immédiatement un poste d'ingénieur d'études et de développement. Il/elle aura en charge des études et des développements techniques dans le domaine de l'ingénierie linguistique, en particulier en technologies vocales, (...)

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Annotateurs en langue arabe - Val de Reuil

19 November 2012

Postes d'annotateur en langue arabe (H/F), CDD à mi-temps, Val de Reuil (27) ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de technologies de la langue. (...)

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Annotateurs en français/anglais/arabe - Paris

19 November 2012

Postes d'annotateur en langue française/anglaise/arabe (H/F), CDD à mi-temps, Paris ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de technologies de la (...)

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Annotateurs en français/anglais/arabe - Val de Reuil

22 May 2012

Postes d'annotateur en langue française/anglaise/arabe (H/F), CDD à mi-temps, Val de Reuil (27) ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de (...)

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Assistant Chef de Projet (H/F)

15 December 2011

ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de technologies de la langue. Dans le cadre de ses activités de production, ELDA offre 1 poste d'assistant (...)

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Stage : Concepteur de documents textuels illustrés (H/F)

15 December 2011

ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de technologies de la langue. Dans le cadre de ses activités de production, ELDA offre 1 stage de concepteur (...)

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Transcripteurs/annotateurs (H/F), langue maternelle française

22 November 2011

Dans le cadre de ses activités de production, ELDA (Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency) offre : 4 postes de transcripteur /annotateur (H/F) de langue maternelle française (ou niveau équivalent), à mi-temps, en CDD. Il s'agit d'un travail de transcription de données audio en (...)

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Assistant chef de projet (pachtoune) (H/F)

19 October 2011

Dans le cadre de ses activités, ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency) offre 1 poste d'assistant chef de projet (H/F). ELDA (www.elda.org) : Notre activité principale est la distribution et production de ressources linguistiques (bases de données terminologiques, (...)

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Programmeur

7 July 2011

Programmeur dans le département d'évaluation des technologies de la langue ELDA propose un poste de programmeur pour ses activités de production de ressources linguistiques et d'évaluation, dans le cadre de projets européens. Il/elle aura la charge de développer des architectures orientées service (...)

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En cours

21 June 2011

Les projets suivants sont en cours : REPERE PROMISE KHRESMOI FLaReNet META-NET PANACEA Port-MEDIA MEDAR ETAPE DOXA

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Nos parteneriats

30 May 2011

ELDA est partenaire des initiatives suivantes : DEFT (DÉfi Fouille de Textes) 2008, 2009 & 2010 : http://deft.limsi.fr OLAC (Open Language Archives Community) : http://www.language-archives.org SemEval 2010 (Evaluation of Word Sense Disambiguation Systems) : (...)

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Assistant Chef de projet (Stage long)

6 May 2011

Assistant Chef de projet (H/F) Contexte ELDA (Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency, www.elda.org) a pour activités principales la distribution et la production de ressources linguistiques, ainsi que l'évaluation de technologies de la langue. Dans le cadre de ses activités de (...)

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Transcripteur en CDD (1 à 2 semaines)

6 May 2011

Postes à pourvoir à ELDA

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Transcripteur (H/F), en français

28 March 2011

Dans le cadre de ses activités d'enregistrements vocaux, ELDA (Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency) offre : 1 poste de transcripteur (H/F) de langue française, à mi-temps, en CDD (4 mois) Il s'agit de transcrire l'audio de vidéos collectées sur deux grandes chaînes d'information (...)

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Publications à ELDA

24 March 2011

La liste suivante répertorie les articles en français et en anglais qui ont été publiés et/ou présentés par les membres de l'équipe ELDA. Ces papiers sont triés par ordre alphabétique sur le nom de famille du premier auteur. On y trouve aussi les Rapports de recherche et les Mémoires. Lorsqu'il est (...)

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Articles de référence

3 December 2009

L'évaluation des technologies de traitement de la langue : les campagnes Technolangue. Sous la direction de Stéphane Chaudiron et Khalid Choukri. Traité IC2, série Cognition et traitement de l'information, Hermès Editions, 2008. Voir les notes de lecture de Thierry Poibeau Voir aussi : (...)

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RSS - Quaero

31 décembre 2013 : le programme Quaero s’achève

28 January 2014

Fin décembre 2013, le programme franco-allemand Quaero, initié en 2008, arrive à son terme. Vous trouverez sur ce site, qui restera disponible encore pendant toute l’année 2014, des informations sur Quaero et notamment les résultats des recherches menées par les 32 partenaires. Publications, modules (...)

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Modules technologiques Quaero : 7 nouvelles vidéos en ligne

20 January 2014

Les vidéos des présentations des 7 modules technologiques Quaero, qui ont été faites lors des « Rencontres R&D Cap Digital et Quaero », le 15 octobre 2013 à la BnF (Bibliothèque nationale de France), à Paris sont maintenant disponibles. Vous les trouverez sur la page « Démos et prototypes » du site. (...)

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Bilan de la journée « Rencontres R&D Cap Digital et Quaero » – 15 octobre 2013

22 October 2013

Au programme : des tables rondes, une exposition de 25 projets Cap Digital et de démonstrations Quaero, des moments de networking et les présentations de modules technologiques développés dans le cadre du programme Quaero. Les interventions  de Louis Gallois, Commissaire général à l’Investissement et (...)

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Quaero s’associe aux « Rencontres R&D Cap Digital »

2 September 2013

15 octobre 2013 - Après cinq ans de travaux, la phase de R&D de Quaero touchera à son terme en décembre 2013. A la base de Quaero, il y a le désir de stimuler et favoriser l’innovation en créant un cadre de rencontre et de collaboration entre des entreprises en quête d’avancées majeures et […] (...)

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Quaero soutient MediaEval’13

2 September 2013

MediaEval  est une campagne d’évaluation consacrée à l’évaluation de nouveaux algorithmes d’accès et de recherche de données multimédias. L’accent est mis sur le côté « multi » des multimédias et sur les aspects humains et sociaux des tâches multimédias. L’édition 2013 rassemble les chercheurs qui participent à (...)

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Quaero soutient IWSLT’13

2 September 2013

IWSLT’13 (International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation) associe un workshop scientifique annuel à une campagne d’évaluation sur le thème de la traduction du langage parlé. Des publications scientifiques et des descriptions de systèmes y sont présentées. La 10ème édition de ce workshop (...)

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Quaero @ Futur en Seine

20 June 2013

Juin 2013 - Cette année, pour sa troisième participation à Futur en Seine, Quaero a présenté six démonstrations au Centquatre, au village des Innovations (Archipel des projets), à Paris. Futur en Seine est un festival international biennal créé par Cap Digital en 2009, devenu annuel en 2012, qui (...)

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L’IRIT classé premier à la campagne TREC’13 pour la tâche « Contextual Retrieval »

20 June 2013

Dans le cadre de la campagne d’évaluation TREC, organisée par le National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), l’Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT)  a participé cette année à la deuxième édition de la tâche T2.6 « Contextual Retrieval » Dans la tâche « Contextual (...)

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Quaero soutient SLAM’13

3 June 2013

SLAM’13 (1st workshop on Speech, Language and Audio in Multimedia) est un workshop organisé par ISCA SIG et IEEE SIG. Il se tiendra à Marseille, les 22 et 23 août 2013.  Ce workshop est un workshop satellite d’InterSpeech 2013 (Lyon, 25-29 août 2013) et a pour but de réunir des chercheurs travaillant (...)

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Quaero @ Futur en Seine 2013

2 May 2013

Cette année, pour sa troisième participation à Futur en Seine, Quaero présentera six démonstrations au Centquatre, au village des Innovations (Archipel des projets), à Paris. Futur en Seine est un festival international biennal créé par Cap Digital en 2009, devenu annuel en 2012, qui présente durant (...)

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Quaero, sponsor de OAIR/RIAO’13, WIA2MIS ’13 et InterSpeech’13

2 May 2013

Depuis 2009, Quaero a soutenu une douzaine de conférences et workshops liés au traitement de contenus multimédias  (LREC’10, CBMI’10, IWSLT’10, Tralogy’11, BeFIT’11, IWSLT’11, LREC’12, JEP-TALN-RECITAL’12, CBMI’12, CLEF’12, BeFIT’12…). En 2013, Quaero est heureux de soutenir les conférences internationales (...)

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Quaero organise la Journée de l’Innovation Collaborative

27 March 2013

Le 28 mars 2013, Quaero organise la Journée de l’Innovation Collaborative pour présenter ses derniers résultats et faire le bilan de 5 ans de recherche industrielle, à quelques mois de la fin du programme.   Dans le cadre de cette journée, les acteurs du programme, leaders dans leur domaine de (...)

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ELRA diffuse deux corpora Quaero

18 February 2013

Deux corpora Quaero disponibles dans le catalogue des Ressources Linguistiques d'ELRA Les ressources linguistiques Quaero "Entités nommées structurées" sont maintenant disponibles dans le catalogue d'ELRA. Cet article ELRA diffuse deux corpora Quaero est apparu en premier sur (...)

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02/18/2013 - ELRA disseminates two Quaero corpora

18 February 2013

Two Quaero corpora now  available in ELRA's Catalogue of Language Resources The Quaero Structured Named Entity Language Resources are now available in ELRA's catalogue. ....

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Quaero accueille 5 nouvelles PME

23 January 2013

Quaero annonce l’arrivée de nouveaux talents. Les cinq PME A2iA, Easy Life Mobile, Itesoft, Movea et Systran rejoignent le consortium. Elles apportent au programme de nouveaux débouchés industriels et commerciaux et étendent son périmètre de recherche et développement. Quaero est heureux d’accueillir (...)

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BeFIT 2012 – Prix de la meilleure publication

23 October 2012

Le 2ème workshop international sur l’évaluation des technologies d’analyse d’images faciales a eu lieu à Florence, Italie, le 13 octobre 2012, en lien avec la 12ème "European Conference on Computer Vision" (ECCV 2012). Organisé par Hazim Kemal Ekenel, de KIT (Institut de Technologie de Karlsruhe) et (...)

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10/23/2012 - BeFIT 2012 - Best Paper Award

23 October 2012

BeFIT 2012: Best Paper Award The second International workshop on Benchmarking Facial Image Analysis Technologies took place in Firenze, Italy on October 13th 2012 in conjunction with the 12th European Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2012). (...)

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Quaero soutient BeFIT 2012

9 July 2012

La 2ème édition de l'Evaluation des technologies d'analyse d'images faciales se tiendra à Florence, Italie, le 13 octobre 2012 en lien avec la 12ème "European Conference on Computer Vision" (ECCV 2012). Cet article Quaero soutient BeFIT 2012 est apparu en premier sur (...)

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07/09/2012 - Quaero supports BeFIT 2012

9 July 2012

Quaero supports BeFIT 2012 The 2nd International workshop on Benchmarking Facial Image Analysis Technologies will take place in Firenze, Italy, on October 13th 2012 in conjunction with the 12th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2012). (...)

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Quaero @ Futur en Seine 2012

1 June 2012

Sept démonstrations développées dans le cadre de Quaero seront présentées à Futur en Seine 2012. Futur en Seine est un festival international biennal créé par Cap Digital en 2009, devenu annuel en 2012, qui présente chaque année durant dix jours les dernières innovations numériques françaises et (...)

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Quaero’s 2012 sponsorships

22 May 2012

Quaero, sponsor de LREC'12, JEP-TALN-RECITAL'12, CBMI'12 et CLEF'12 Depuis 2009, Quaero a soutenu 10 conférences et workshops liés au traitement de contenus multimédias (LREC'10, CBMI'10, IWSLT'10, Tralogy'11, BeFIT'11, IWSLT'11…). En 2012, Quaero est heureux de soutenir les conférences nationales (...)

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05/22/2012 - Quaero's 2012 sponsorships

22 May 2012

In 2012, Quaero will support LREC'12, JEP-TALN-RECITAL'12, CBMI'12 and CLEF'12 Since 2009, Quaero has supported 10 conferences and workshops related to multimedia content processing such as  LREC'10, CBMI'10, IWSLT'10, Tralogy'11, BeFIT'11, IWSLT'11... In 2012, Quaero is happy to support (...)

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BeFIT 2011 – Prix de la meilleure publication

21 February 2012

BeFIT 2011 : Prix de la meilleure Publication Le premier atelier international sur l’évaluation des technologies d’analyse d’images faciales a eu lieu à Barcelone, Espagne, le 13 novembre 2011, en lien avec la 13ème "Conference on Computer Vision" (ICCV 2011). Cet article BeFIT 2011 – Prix de la (...)

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A2iA meilleure technologie de reconnaissance de l’écriture manuscrite française

2 December 2011

A l’occasion de l’édition 2011 d’ICDAR, A2iA a participé à une nouvelle compétition de reconnaissance de l’écriture manuscrite française. A2iA a obtenu des performances de reconnaissance très élevées et s’est classé en tête de l’ensemble des compétiteurs réunis, entreprises privées et laboratoires de (...)

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Quaero soutient IWSLT 2011

28 November 2011

Quaero soutient IWSLT 2011 IWSLT (International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation) associe un workshop scientifique à une campagne d’évaluation sur la traduction du langage parlé où sont présentées des publications scientifiques ainsi que des descriptions de systèmes. La 8ème édition d’IWSLT se (...)

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Jouve primé à ICDAR 2011

3 November 2011

Le groupe Jouve-Safig remporte un prix ICDAR à Pékin. Le Groupe JOUVE, partenaire de Quaero, récompensé à Pékin pour son expertise en matière de traitement et d’analyse de documents patrimoniaux. | Le Groupe JOUVE, partenaire de Quaero, récompensé à Pékin pour son expertise en matière de traitement (...)

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06/14/2011 - Quaero supports BeFIT 2011

Quaero supports BeFIT 2011 The first International workshop on Benchmarking Facial Image Analysis Technologies will take place in Barcelona, Spain on November 13th 2011 in conjunction with the 13th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011). (...)

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03/14/2011 - SEO Camp'us 2011

SEO Camp'us 2011, Paris Round-table conference "Advanced Applications of Search Engines" led by Jean-Marc Lazard, Manager of Exalead Labs Also read in tweets "...a sensational entrance of Exalead into the SEO community..."  ! Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 (...)

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02/18/2011 - Tralogy conference

Quaero, sponsor of the TRALOGY Conference Translation Careers and Technologies: Convergence Points for the Future. Cnrs Headquaerters, Paris - March 3rd and 4th 2011 ....

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10/20/2010 - MIREX 2010

MIREX 2010 - IRCAM confirms its good results The researchers of Ircam have again obtained among the best scores at MIREX 2010, an international competition in which specialized laboratories working in the field of audio analysis and musical information research compete. (...)

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06/27/2010 - Jouve: leader of e-book conversion

Jouve: leader of e-book conversion Acting as a performance booster, Quaero allowed the group Jouve to develop a worldwide competitive industrial platform of digitalization and e-book conversion. ....

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06/21/2010 - Quaero sponsor of CBMI 2010

Quaero sponsor of CBMI 2010 CBMI 2010 aims at bringing together the various communities involved in the different aspects of Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Grenoble,  23rd-25th June 2010 ....

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06/10/2010 - Dassault Systèmes acquires Exalead

June 9th 2010: Dassault Systèmes acquires Exalead Exalead and Dassault Systèmes are joining forces to accelerate the penetration of search-based applications (SBAs) worldwide. Quaero looks forward to this promising alliance! ....

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05/27/2010 - Inspired by Quaero!

Inspired by Quaero! March 2010 The last few weeks, two websites were in the forefront of the news in the field of automatic treatment of multimedia contents : lab de France24 and elysee.fr ....

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12/16/2009 - MIREX 2009

MIREX 2009 - Congratulations to IRCAM and Telecom ParisTech! Two Quaero Partners, IRCAM and Telecom ParisTech are proud to announce their excellent results at the Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX 2009). A large portion of the research leading to these results was carried (...)

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11/18/2009 - Matinale - Rennes Atalante

Matinale de Rennes Atalante : to discover Quaero Conférence-débat on Tuesday, December 15th 2009 - 8:15-10:15 INRIA - Room Michel Métivier - campus de Beaulieu, Rennes More ....

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10/29/2009 - "Most Practical" presentation award for Voxalead News at ACM Multimedia

Voxalead News, wins "Most Practical" presentation award at ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge 2009 October 29th 2009 ....

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10/14/2009 - Voxalead News on BFM TV

Voxalead News on BFM TV October 13th, 22:48 : Voxalead News presented by the journalist Anicet Mbida on BFM TV ....

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10/13/2009 - Voxalead at ACM Grand Challenge

Voxalead News, finalist of the 2009 Multimedia Grand Challenge ! The "Inspired by Quaero" web application Voxalead News has been chosen as a finalist for this year's Multimedia Grand Challenge in the category of Video Segmentation. This challenge is part of ACM Multimedia Conference, the (...)

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10/12/2009 - Quaero Leaflet

A new Quaero leaflet ! This leaflet gives an overview of the Quaero challenges, technologies and partners.  Available in the PRESS room. Septembre 2009 ....

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10/11/2009 - NEM Summit 2009

QUAERO at the NEM Summit 2009 The NEM Summit was held for the second time in  Saint-Malo on September 28-30 2009. Pieter van der Linden, Thomson, program coordinator, presented: "Content-based video search applications: Examples from Quaero and elsewhere" (...)

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06/01/2009 - Quaero at iExpo

Quaero participates to the iExpo Exhibition "Strategic Information and Business Intelligence" 17-18 June 2009, Paris-Expo, Porte de Versailles - Paris, France Available in ....

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06/01/2009 - Priberam joins the Quaero Consortium - june 2009

Priberam joins the Quaero consortium Priberam, a SME specialized in natural language processing in Portuguese and Spanish, joins the Quaero consortium as associate partner. Quaero is very pleased to welcome this new partner and to extend its R&D activity to two new European languages. June 2009 (...)

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06/01/2009 - IMMI Inauguration Ceremony

Institute for Multilingual and Multimedia Information: Inauguration Ceremony Arnold Migus (Directeur General, CNRS), Horst Hippler (Rektor, Karlsruhe Univ.), Jacques Bittoun (Vice-President, Scientific Council, Paris-Sud Univ.), Manfred Nettekoven (Kanzler, RWTH Aachen) are inaugurating the (...)

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06/01/2009 - CHORUS Final Conference

Quaero goes to the Final CHORUS Conference "A review of first preliminary results from Quaero" - Pieter Van Der Linden Brussels, Hotel Bedford - May 26th and 27th 2009 ....

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07/18/2011 - Voxalead awarded at META-FORUM'11 in Budapest

Voxalead, ELRA and Jibbigo awarded at META-FORUM in Budapest The META-FORUM'11 took place in Budapest (Hungary) on June 27th-28th. This international conference, dedicated to fostering the technological foundations of a multilingual European information society gathered 400 participants. It was (...)

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07/12/2011 - Quaero involved in MediaEval 2011

Quaero involved in MediaEval 2011 MediaEval 2011 will take place in Pisa, Italy, on September 1-2 2011. This workshop, dedicated to benchmarking, is organized in connection with Interspeech 2011. ....

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05/02/2011 - Quaero @ Futur en Seine

Quaero @ FUTUR en SEINE, Village des Innovations Futur en Seine is a festival for digital life and creativity, an international biennial held in Paris and the Paris Region. The coming edition shall take place from the 17th to the 26th of June 2011. During this event, Quaero presented  two (...)

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11/03/2011 - Jouve rewarded at ICDAR 2011

ICDAR prize in Beijing for the group Jouve-Safig The Group JOUVE, Quaero partner, rewarded in Peking for its expertise in processing and analysis of historical documents. ....

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10/10/2011 - Quaero à MediaEval 2011

The MediaEval workshop took place in Pisa, Italy, on September 1-2, 2011. During this campaign, 6 tasks have been evaluated: Genre Tagging Task (10 participants) Rich Speech Retrieval Task (5 participants) Spoken Web Search (5 participants) Affect Task: Violence Detection Task (6 participants) (...)

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12/02/2011 - A2iA: best technology in French handwrithing recognition

A2iA takes First Place in Worldwide Handwriting Recognition Competition At ICDAR 2011, A2iA participated in a new competition of French handwriting recognition. A2iA obtained very high recognition performances and was ranked first among all the competitors, private companies and university (...)

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11/28/2011 - Quaero supports IWSLT 2011

Quaero supports IWSLT 2011 The International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) is a yearly scientific workshop, associated with an open evaluation campaign on spoken language translation, where both scientific papers and system descriptions are presented. The 8th International (...)

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02/21/2012 - BeFIT 2011 - Best Paper Award

BeFIT 2011: Best Paper Award The first International workshop on Benchmarking Facial Image Analysis Technologies took place in Barcelona, Spain on November 13th 2011 in conjunction with the 13th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011). (...)

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RSS - European Commission

European Parliament elects Juncker Commission

22 October 2014

22/10/2014 00:00:00 The European Parliament gave its strong support to the new European Commission with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. ...

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EU may ban fish from Sri Lanka over illegal fishing concerns

15 October 2014

15/10/2014 00:00:00 The EU has proposed a ban on fish imports from Sri Lanka over concerns about illegal fishing. It is satisfied, however, that several other countries are committed to tackling the problem. ...

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2014 EU Prize for Literature – winners announced

8 October 2014

08/10/2014 00:00:00 The winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Literature have been announced, honouring 13 new and emerging writers from across Europe with a €5000 award. ...

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Europe’s top young scientists feted at awards ceremony

25 September 2014

25/09/2014 00:00:00 A competition where Europe’s most promising young scientists presented their research projects to an international panel concluded this week at a glittering awards ceremony in Warsaw. ...

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Worker mobility key to tackling EU skills challenges

23 September 2014

23/09/2014 00:00:00 Improving labour mobility – workers' willingness and ability to switch jobs or move to other regions to work – is crucial for European economies, according to a recent joint Commission-OECD report. ...

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Transforming European cities through greener transport and planning

16 September 2014

16/09/2014 00:00:00 Hundreds of events promoting sustainable transport across Europe will take place over the next seven days as the 13th edition of European Mobility Week gets underway. ...

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The Juncker Commission: A strong and experienced team standing for change

10 September 2014

10/09/2014 00:00:00 President-elect Juncker unveiled his team and the new shape of the next European Commission. ...

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European Council: No military solution to Ukraine crisis, says President Barroso

30 August 2014

30/08/2014 00:00:00 President Barroso has insisted that that there can be no military solution to the crisis in Ukraine, and that time is quickly running out to reach a compromise. ...

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Erasmus university exchanges – record-breaking year

19 August 2014

19/08/2014 00:00:00 Nearly 270,000 students from across Europe took part in the EU's Erasmus exchange programme in 2012-13, the highest number in its 27-year history. ...

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European consumer market performance on the rise

12 August 2014

12/08/2014 00:00:00 New figures show improved conditions across all markets in Europe, though services and the energy sector give cause for concern. ...

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EU slashes data roaming price caps

5 August 2014

05/08/2014 00:00:00 The EU has more than halved mobile data roaming charges for people travelling within Europe this summer and aims to eliminate roaming charges entirely by 2016. ...

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Shaping the future of Europe’s cities

30 July 2014

30/07/2014 00:00:00 How can EU policy best cater for the needs of cities? The EU wants to hear your views. ...

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Protect small food suppliers from industry giants, says EU

23 July 2014

23/07/2014 00:00:00 The EU is calling for action to protect small food companies from unfair practices used by some of the bigger manufacturers and supermarkets in the industry. ...

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MH17: EU aviation crisis cell to ensure full coordination

18 July 2014

18/07/2014 00:00:00 Following the crash of the Malaysian Airlines plane in Ukraine, Vice-President Kallas today activated the EU aviation crisis cell to manage the effects on airspace and to guarantee the safety of flights. (...)

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A travel essential: the European Health Insurance Card

17 July 2014

17/07/2014 00:00:00 When you're in another EU country, the European Health Insurance Card makes seeing a doctor or going to hospital easier. It can save you time and money.  ...

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A new start for Europe - Jean-Claude Juncker's Political Guidelines

15 July 2014

15/07/2014 00:00:00 Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session. ...

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EU aims for zero-waste economy with higher recycling targets

10 July 2014

10/07/2014 00:00:00 The EU has proposed higher recycling targets in a bid to transform Europe's economy into one where nothing is wasted, supporting sustainable growth. ...

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Italy takes over presidency of the EU

4 July 2014

04/07/2014 00:00:00 Growth and employment, strengthening citizens’ rights and a stronger role for Europe in the world will be Italy’s priorities during its 6-month presidency of the EU. ...

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We must make the most of “green” job opportunities, says EU

2 July 2014

02/07/2014 00:00:00 The EU has outlined a plan to maximise job opportunities in environment-friendly sectors and support workers as the economy becomes “greener”. ...

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European Council, 26-27 June

27 June 2014

27/06/2014 00:00:00 EU leaders met in Brussels, where they signed Association Agreements with Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine and designated Jean-Claude Juncker as next Commission President. ...

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How can the EU improve your supply of drinking water?

25 June 2014

25/06/2014 00:00:00 The EU wants to hear your views: how can the supply of drinking water in Europe be improved, to guarantee everyone affordable access to clean, safe water? ...

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Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly

19 June 2014

19/06/2014 00:00:00 The Commission assesses progress towards cutting red tape and announces new plans for simplifying EU rules to boost growth and jobs. ...

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Food safety – protecting people and animals

13 June 2014

13/06/2014 00:00:00 The EU's food safety early warning network cemented its vital role in keeping dangerous food products off the shelves in 2013, and aims to lead the fight against fraud.  ...

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EU aims to improve health and safety for workers

11 June 2014

11/06/2014 00:00:00 The EU has announced plans to guarantee better working conditions and reduce work accidents in Europe. ...

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EU looks to strengthen energy security

4 June 2014

04/06/2014 00:00:00 The EU has proposed measures to ensure the security of its energy supply in the light of recent world events. ...

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Building growth: Country-specific recommendations 2014

2 June 2014

02/06/2014 00:00:00 The European Commission has today adopted a series of economic policy recommendations to individual Member States to strengthen the recovery that began a year ago. ...

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Government subsidies for industry - new EU rules to boost R&D

26 May 2014

26/05/2014 00:00:00 The EU is to make it easier for governments to help companies as part of an overhaul of rules designed to boost growth and encourage research and innovation. ...

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Global immunisation programmes – EU to provide €25m a year

21 May 2014

21/05/2014 00:00:00 With the aim of improving the health of millions in developing countries, the EU is more than doubling its funding for vaccines and immunisation worldwide. ...

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EU proposes driftnet fishing ban to help protected animals

19 May 2014

19/05/2014 00:00:00 The EU has said it plans to impose a full ban on driftnet fishing in European waters over concerns about the threat posed to protected species. ...

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Visit the EU as it opens its doors to the public – 17 May 2014

16 May 2014

16/05/2014 00:00:00 To celebrate Europe Day, the EU institutions will be opening their doors to the public in May. Join the celebrations with guided tours, debates and concerts, or take part online. ...

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Boosting private sector growth in developing countries

14 May 2014

14/05/2014 00:00:00 Plans to encourage more private sector involvement in the EU’s development work in the world’s poorest countries were published this week by the European Commission. ...

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EU eyes ocean resources for sustainable growth

12 May 2014

12/05/2014 00:00:00 The EU has presented an action plan to help make better, responsible use of Europe's ocean resources. ...

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EU rewards 27 groups for services to cultural heritage

7 May 2014

07/05/2014 00:00:00 The winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage have been presented with their awards for excellence in conservation and heritage-related work. ...

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EU economic forecast – Growth becoming broader-based

5 May 2014

05/05/2014 00:00:00 The EU economic outlook is strengthening. While leading indicators point to GDP growth gaining momentum in the near term, the conditions for a sustained recovery in the medium term are also improving. ...

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the reunification of Europe

30 April 2014

30/04/2014 00:00:00 1 May 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the biggest enlargement in the EU's history with the addition of 10 new member states, most of them from Central and Eastern Europe. ...

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A United, Open and Stronger Europe – European Commission "2010-2014 Record of Achievement"

25 April 2014

25/04/2014 00:00:00 What has the European Commission done for you in the last five years? Today, the European Commission has published a snapshot of some of the main achievements that it has delivered for citizens and businesses across Europe over the last five years. (...)

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EU improves travel websites for consumers

23 April 2014

23/04/2014 00:00:00 Checks on travel websites significantly improve compliance with consumer rights, with 62% now abiding by EU rules. ...

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Equality between the sexes: slow but sure progress

14 April 2014

14/04/2014 00:00:00 Gaps in gender equality in Europe are shrinking, but the rate of progress is slow, according to an annual EU report published today. ...

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Exploring benefits of mobile applications for health

10 April 2014

10/04/2014 00:00:00 The EU is launching a consultation to gather ideas about how mobile technology could be used to improve health services in Europe, leading to potential savings of €99bn. ...

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Hats off to EU's best young translators 2013

8 April 2014

08/04/2014 00:00:00 The 28 winners of the EU's annual translation contest received their awards today. ...

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Efforts at Roma integration start to pay off, says EU

4 April 2014

04/04/2014 00:00:00 Three years of efforts to improve the lives of Roma people in Europe are starting to have visible results, says an EU report published today – but more remains to be done. ...

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European Parliament elections – making your voice heard

1 April 2014

01/04/2014 00:00:00 Nominations by political parties and EU-wide debates seek to increase participation and give citizens more say in the future direction of the European Union.  ...

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Mixed picture emerges of reforms by EU's neighbours

28 March 2014

28/03/2014 00:00:00 The EU’s annual review of its efforts to encourage reform in neighbouring countries to the east and south shows mixed results for 2013. ...

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Clothing and toys top list of dangerous consumer items in EU

26 March 2014

26/03/2014 00:00:00 A record number of safety alerts were issued by the EU’s early warning system for dangerous products (RAPEX) in 2013, which also saw a marked rise in the proportion of unsafe items from China. ...

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Join the debate on Europe's future on 27 March

24 March 2014

24/03/2014 00:00:00 On 27 March, over 150 EU citizens will be in Brussels to debate the future of Europe, at the EU's invitation. To get involved in the debate, post your questions and comments on Facebook and Twitter - #EUdeb8. (...)

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European Council: President Barroso welcomes agreements on Ukraine, climate and energy policy and tax

21 March 2014

21/03/2014 00:00:00 President Barroso has welcomed the ambitious common positions reached at the March European Council on Ukraine, climate and energy, and savings tax, all of which he said reinforced the EU's global ambitions. (...)

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EU backs right to clean water and sanitation

19 March 2014

19/03/2014 00:00:00 The Commission will step up efforts to improve water quality, infrastructure and sanitation, following success of first European Citizens’ Initiative. ...

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Helping European companies stay afloat

17 March 2014

17/03/2014 00:00:00 EU sets out new approach to help companies in financial trouble and give budding entrepreneurs a second chance. ...

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EU outlines priorities for justice and home affairs to 2020

14 March 2014

14/03/2014 00:00:00 The EU wants to focus in the next few years on progress towards the European area of freedom, justice and security. ...

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EU takes action to protect rule of law

12 March 2014

12/03/2014 00:00:00 The EU is taking action to ensure that EU countries comply with the rule of law by introducing a “warning tool” to help resolve problems early on. ...

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EU innovation is on the way up, but gaps persist, says report

5 March 2014

05/03/2014 00:00:00 Europe is catching up with the US and Japan in terms of innovation, but big gaps between countries need tackling, according to an EU report. ...

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Equal Pay Day highlights need to tackle gender inequality

28 February 2014

28/02/2014 00:00:00 For the second year in a row European Equal Pay Day falls on the last day of February, marking the fact that women effectively work the first 2 months of each year for nothing, given the stark difference between women and men’s pay. (...)

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EU economic forecast – recovery gaining ground

25 February 2014

25/02/2014 00:00:00 The European economy continues to recover in most EU countries, though at a different rate and strength. However, the legacy of debt and fiscal consolidation from the financial crisis mean the recovery will remain fragile. (...)

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Unlocking the potential of EU coastal and island tourism

20 February 2014

20/02/2014 00:00:00 New strategy aims to address challenges facing Europe’s growing tourism industry to help it develop and become more competitive. ...

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European app sector set to boom

18 February 2014

18/02/2014 00:00:00 Nearly 5 million jobs and €63bn could be added to the EU’s economy by 2018, says EU study. ...

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Clamping down on cross-border VAT fraud

13 February 2014

13/02/2014 00:00:00 As part of an intensifying battle against tax fraud, the EU plans to strengthen cooperation with neighbouring countries on VAT. ...

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EU presents awards for online content on Safer Internet Day

11 February 2014

11/02/2014 00:00:00 On 11 February, the EU is participating in worldwide celebrations of Safer Internet Day 2014 by presenting online awards and launching a youth manifesto and safety website. ...

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Do more to prevent corruption, says EU

6 February 2014

06/02/2014 00:00:00 Corruption remains a Europe-wide problem and more must be done to prevent it, according to an EU report published this week. ...

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EU plans to strengthen healthy eating schemes in schools

4 February 2014

04/02/2014 00:00:00 The EU is proposing to reinforce its healthy eating programmes in schools to help address poor nutrition among children. ...

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EU bank reforms aim to curb speculation and risky trades

31 January 2014

31/01/2014 00:00:00 The EU has proposed curbing the freedom of the largest banks to engage in the sorts of speculative trading that contributed to the 2008 global financial crisis. ...

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Getting a grip on rising energy prices and costs

29 January 2014

29/01/2014 00:00:00 New EU report on the rising retail energy prices in Europe suggests ways to cut consumer costs and keep EU businesses competitive in the global market. ...

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EU pushes for progress on data protection reforms

28 January 2014

28/01/2014 00:00:00 The EU is calling for progress on reforms to modernise Europe’s 1995 data protection rules, improving online privacy rights and helping businesses. ...

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EU calls for “industrial renaissance” to support recovery

24 January 2014

24/01/2014 00:00:00 The European Commission has proposed measures to boost industry in Europe, which has been in decline since 2008, to secure job creation and economic growth. ...

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EU action plan to harvest renewable energy from Europe’s seas

22 January 2014

22/01/2014 00:00:00 The EU is aiming to develop a reliable and secure source of renewable energy by setting up an Ocean Energy Forum. ...

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Easing of EU rules will help small firms access vital finance

21 January 2014

21/01/2014 00:00:00 The EU is to make it easier for companies to raise essential finance for investment. ...

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EU calls for action to stop the spread of extremism

16 January 2014

16/01/2014 00:00:00 A 10-point action plan published by the European Commission calls on EU countries to do more to tackle the threat of extremist violence. ...

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Reding hosts online dialogue on future of Europe

14 January 2014

14/01/2014 00:00:00 On 16 January at 20.00 CET, EU Vice-President Viviane Reding will debate live with citizens across Europe on YouTube. ...

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Getting out the vote for the European elections

10 January 2014

10/01/2014 00:00:00 Elections to a beefed-up European Parliament in May will see voters from all 28 EU countries choose politicians to represent them for the next 5 years. ...

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Greece takes over the helm of the European Union

7 January 2014

07/01/2014 00:00:00 Growth, employment and promoting social cohesion will be Greece’s priorities during its 6-month presidency of the EU, which started on New Year’s Day. ...

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New rights mean shoppers can buy with confidence across EU

23 December 2013

23/12/2013 00:00:00 Stronger consumer rights will give shoppers more protection wherever they shop in the EU, particularly online. ...

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President Barroso at the European Council: 2013 A breakthrough year for EU economy

20 December 2013

20/12/2013 00:00:00 At the December European Council summit President Barroso summed up 2013 as "a breakthrough year in terms of getting Europe's economy back on track". ...

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Europe’s largest-ever investment in R&D gets underway

16 December 2013

16/12/2013 00:00:00 The EU’s flagship research and innovation programme – Horizon 2020 - will see €15bn invested in job-creating projects in its first 2 years alone. ...

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Helping companies cushion the impact of restructuring

13 December 2013

13/12/2013 00:00:00 EU presents best practices to soften the impact of restructuring and redundancies on workers and social conditions. ...

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EU guidelines aim to improve training for young people

9 December 2013

09/12/2013 00:00:00 The EU is proposing guidelines to ensure that employers make details of traineeships clear in advance, and that traineeships equip young people for permanent employment. ...

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Action plan aims to prevent migrant deaths at sea

5 December 2013

05/12/2013 00:00:00 The EU has unveiled radical plans to tighten patrols of its sea borders in a bid to prevent the death of migrants seeking to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean. ...

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Better protection for trade secrets in the EU

28 November 2013

28/11/2013 00:00:00 The EU has proposed new rules to protect businesses when confidential information is stolen or misused. The rules aim to encourage innovation and collaboration. ...

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Clamping down on corporate tax avoidance

26 November 2013

26/11/2013 00:00:00 Changes to EU corporate tax rules seek to increase revenues for national budgets and level the playing-field by closing loopholes used by some companies to avoid paying tax. ...

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EU helps European artists reach new audiences

22 November 2013

22/11/2013 00:00:00 Thousands of artists and arts professionals in European cinema, television, music, literature, the performing arts and heritage will benefit from increased EU funding. ...

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EU Nobel Peace Prize – one year on

20 November 2013

20/11/2013 00:00:00 The EU has used the proceeds of the Nobel Prize to help children affected by wars receive an education. ...

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European Semester 2014: strengthening the recovery

13 November 2013

13/11/2013 00:00:00 Package of economic and budgetary recommendations sets priorities for 2014, including tackling unemployment and restoring bank lending to the economy. ...

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Ambitious EU plan could slash use of plastic bags by 80%

8 November 2013

08/11/2013 00:00:00 The EU could radically reduce its use of disposable plastic carrier bags over the next 4 years, under plans put forward this week by the Commission. ...

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EU economic forecast: Gradual recovery, external risks

5 November 2013

05/11/2013 00:00:00 The European economy has started growing again in the second quarter of this year. Over the past months, there have been encouraging signs that the economic recovery will continue. ...

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2014 work programme – Growth & jobs top the agenda

29 October 2013

29/10/2013 00:00:00 The Commission’s plans for 2014 will focus on EU growth, getting people back to work and a push to implement pending proposals. ...

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European Council responds to Lampedusa tragedy

25 October 2013

25/10/2013 00:00:00 In his statement after the October European Council, President Barroso outlined discussions which had taken place on access to finance for SMEs, regulatory fitness, the trade agreement with Canada, the forthcoming Eastern Partnership Summit, and the issue of migration and (...)

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European Council, 24-25 October 2013

22 October 2013

22/10/2013 00:00:00 EU leaders to discuss the digital economy, economic and social policy, the Eastern Partnership Summit and the Lampedusa tragedy. ...

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New campaign shows how farming affects our daily lives

21 October 2013

21/10/2013 00:00:00 From the food we eat to the clothes we wear, the products of European farmers’ labour surround us. A new EU campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the importance of agriculture in our everyday lives. (...)

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EU membership prospects improve for Western Balkan countries

17 October 2013

17/10/2013 00:00:00 The European Commission has unveiled its annual progress report and recommendations on prospective new member countries. ...

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New survey highlights the need for skills in Europe

10 October 2013

10/10/2013 00:00:00 A quarter of adults in the EU lack the basic skills needed to succeed in a modern knowledge economy, according to a new survey. ...

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Social factors to be considered when setting economic policy

7 October 2013

07/10/2013 00:00:00 The EU is pushing for social factors to feed into the budget-setting process. ...

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Fit for growth: making EU law simpler, lighter and cheaper

2 October 2013

02/10/2013 00:00:00 The Commission is simplifying – and even withdrawing – EU rules and regulations. The aim is to make life easier for businesses and citizens and foster economic growth. ...

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Recognising new literary talent across Europe

30 September 2013

30/09/2013 00:00:00 A dozen new or emerging authors from around Europe have been declared winners of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature. ...

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Improving digital education in Europe

26 September 2013

26/09/2013 00:00:00 A new EU initiative will help give young people the computer skills they need to prosper in the 21st Century. ...

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Protecting woodland in the EU and beyond

24 September 2013

24/09/2013 00:00:00 A new strategy for managing forests in the EU will protect the environment while also aiming to create new jobs in rural areas. ...

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Single Market Month: sharing ideas online to change Europe

19 September 2013

19/09/2013 00:00:00 23 September sees the launch of one month of online debates on jobs, banks, social rights, and e-commerce. Individuals, organisations and policy-makers will together trade ideas that could change Europe. (...)

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EU plans to end mobile phone roaming charges

16 September 2013

16/09/2013 00:00:00 New strategy seeks to harmonise telecoms sector, ban roaming charges, cut red tape for businesses and introduce new rights for users and service providers. ...

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Make the case for Europe

11 September 2013

11/09/2013 00:00:00 In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barroso made a rallying call to 'all those that care about Europe, whatever their political or ideological position, wherever they come from, to speak up for Europe'. (...)

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G20 Summit: “Enduring in our efforts”

5 September 2013

05/09/2013 00:00:00 This G20 summit should send a strong message of confidence that the recovery will continue, says President Barroso ahead of the summit, today in Saint Petersburg. ...

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Reducing the risks of shadow banking

4 September 2013

04/09/2013 00:00:00 The EU presses ahead with plans to regulate the shadow banking system that helped spawn the credit crunch. ...

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Looking for culture? Welcome to Europe

22 August 2013

22/08/2013 00:00:00 You don’t need to go far in Europe to see outstanding historical or cultural artefacts. Whether you are heading for foreign shores this summer or indulging in armchair travel, fit some into your itinerary. (...)

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Future of the EU – join the conversation

13 August 2013

13/08/2013 00:00:00 Positive or negative, chances are you have an opinion on the EU and its policies. Share these views in person, or join an online conversation. ...

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Cyprus and Luxembourg top bathing water rankings

5 August 2013

05/08/2013 00:00:00 Water at nearly all of Europe’s beaches – and most of its rivers and lakes – are clean enough to swim in. And the quality is improving. ...

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Advice for safe and smart travel in the EU

29 July 2013

29/07/2013 00:00:00 If you are holidaying in another EU country this summer, here are some tips for a hassle-free trip. ...

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Defending Europe’s defence industry

24 July 2013

24/07/2013 00:00:00 Action plan to boost competitiveness of Europe’s defence and security industries. ...

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EU steps up fight against fraud

22 July 2013

22/07/2013 00:00:00 New EU office would investigate crimes involving EU money and prosecute suspects in national courts. ...

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Opening up European education to the world

19 July 2013

19/07/2013 00:00:00 New strategy to ensure Europe attracts international students and gives its own graduates the skills for an international career. ...

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Tackling poverty and environmental concerns together

17 July 2013

17/07/2013 00:00:00 New EU approach to tackling poverty and environmental problems would pool funding and improve policy coordination. ...

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EU and industry join forces for innovation

12 July 2013

12/07/2013 00:00:00 Commission proposal would see €22bn invested in research and innovation for health, transport and the environment over the next 7 years. ...

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More protection for holiday-makers choosing package deals

10 July 2013

10/07/2013 00:00:00 New rules strengthen existing rights Europeans going on traditional package holidays, and extend protection to those creating their own holiday package by choosing which components to put together. ...

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Making farming fairer and greener

4 July 2013

04/07/2013 00:00:00 Agreement reached on changes to EU agricultural policy, starting 2014 – support for sustainable farming, more help for new farmers, and a more even distribution of funding between EU countries. ...

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Welcome, Croatia!

1 July 2013

01/07/2013 00:00:00 Croatia has become the 28th country to join the EU. The official ceremony took place in Zagreb on 30 June and celebrations carried on late into the night. ...

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Lithuania moves to EU helm as agreement found on 7-year budget

28 June 2013

28/06/2013 00:00:00 Credibility, growth and openness are Lithuania’s priorities as it takes over the 6-month EU presidency on 1 July. Progress on each will be easier now national leaders have agreed on a budget for 2014-20. ...

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EU looks for consensus to get economy moving

26 June 2013

26/06/2013 00:00:00 Unemployment among young people, small companies and increasing lending will all be on the agenda when the EU’s political leaders meet on 27 and 28 June. ...

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Spotlight on sustainable energy

24 June 2013

24/06/2013 00:00:00 Local associations, companies, research centres, non-governmental organisations and local authorities are all showcasing what they are doing to promote sustainable energy from 24 to 28 June – EU sustainable energy week 2013. (...)

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Call for action to help the jobless – and job creators

20 June 2013

20/06/2013 00:00:00 Commission calls on EU leaders to agree on practical measures to tackle youth unemployment and create a business-friendly environment for small companies. ...

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G8 leaders work on improving trade

17 June 2013

17/06/2013 00:00:00 G8 leaders focus on trade and the economy, taxation and business corruption at annual meeting – 17 and 18 June. ...

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No place for tax cheats

14 June 2013

14/06/2013 00:00:00 Proposal would extend EU rules on mandatory exchange of personal financial information to cover all income. ...

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Keeping Europe’s steel sector competitive

11 June 2013

11/06/2013 00:00:00 Action plan tackles fall in demand, environmental challenges and unfair competition with focus on cost-cutting and innovation. ...

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New drugs require flexible response, says EU report

6 June 2013

06/06/2013 00:00:00 The number and availability of new types of drugs continued to rise in 2012, challenging EU efforts to combat illegal drugs and reduce addiction. ...

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Green week 2013 – focus on cleaner air

3 June 2013

03/06/2013 00:00:00 European experts seek to fine-tune EU approach to environmental protection at annual Brussels meeting – 4-7 June. ...

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Focus on stability, growth & jobs

29 May 2013

29/05/2013 00:00:00 Package of recommendations for 23 EU countries, as well as the eurozone, which offers guidance on budgetary and economic policies for 2013-14 ...

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President Barroso welcomes commitments on energy and tax evasion and fraud

23 May 2013

23/05/2013 00:00:00 President Barroso welcomed the commitment at European Council to make progress on energy policy and tax evasion and fraud. ...

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Europe’s new architecture – celebrating talent

21 May 2013

21/05/2013 00:00:00 Iceland’s Harpa, a concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavik, wins the 2013 Mies van der Rohe award for contemporary architecture. ...

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A bank account if you need one

16 May 2013

16/05/2013 00:00:00 New measures would give all Europeans a legal right to a basic bank account anywhere in the EU – and make switching to another provider easier. ...

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President Barroso sets out priorities for May European summit

14 May 2013

14/05/2013 00:00:00 Commission calls for significant progress on completing the internal energy market and tackling growing tax fraud and evasion ahead of leaders’ meeting. ...

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Upholding your rights

8 May 2013

08/05/2013 00:00:00 New proposals would remove remaining obstacles to living, working and shopping anywhere in the EU. ...

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EU economy: slowly recovering from a protracted recession

3 May 2013

03/05/2013 00:00:00 The economy is projected to return to growth in the second half of 2013. However, annual GDP is forecast to contract by 0.1% in the EU and 0.4% in the eurozone. ...

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Celebrating Europe – open day on 4 May

1 May 2013

01/05/2013 00:00:00 Europe’s open day is a time to reflect on the EU’s achievements – and look at how to make it work better for everyone. Join in the debates, events and activities for all ages. ...

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Bringing down barriers to working in another EU country

29 April 2013

29/04/2013 00:00:00 New proposals would make it even easier for Europeans to go and work in another EU country. ...

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Internet broadcasting – public consultation

25 April 2013

25/04/2013 00:00:00 Video streaming over the internet has given people more choice of TV programmes and movies – we need your thoughts on an EU approach so everyone can benefit. ...

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Climate change: planning for disasters

18 April 2013

18/04/2013 00:00:00 Strategy would coordinate EU countries’ responses to the impact of global warming on local communities. ...

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Bravo to EU's best young translators 2012!

11 April 2013

11/04/2013 00:00:00 The 27 winners of the EU's annual translation contest receive their awards today in Brussels. ...

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Help for green shoppers

10 April 2013

10/04/2013 00:00:00 EU-wide standards for environmental claims would increase trust in the growing market for green products and allow shoppers to make informed choices. ...

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Climate change & energy targets post-2020

4 April 2013

04/04/2013 00:00:00 Public consultation to inform future EU energy and climate change polices (2020-2030). ...

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Legal reforms – raising standards

28 March 2013

28/03/2013 00:00:00 Some countries need to step up reforms to resolve civil and commercial cases efficiently – key to attracting investment and business. ...

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Innovation progress – more work needed

26 March 2013

26/03/2013 00:00:00 EU makes progress as a whole, but some member countries need to do more to catch up and become more competitive. ...

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Review of neighbourhood policy shows mixed results

22 March 2013

22/03/2013 00:00:00 Two years into a new EU policy towards its neighbouring countries, the results are encouraging – but progress towards reforms and democracy remains uneven. ...

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Next steps for closer economic union

21 March 2013

21/03/2013 00:00:00 Initial proposals would establish a framework for closer integration of EU economic and monetary policies. ...

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Growth & jobs top agenda at EU summit

18 March 2013

18/03/2013 00:00:00 EU leaders discussed further measures to revive economic growth, generate jobs and help young unemployed people. ...

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Commission urges focus on jobs at EU summit

14 March 2013

14/03/2013 00:00:00 José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, today made a presentation on "Growth, competitiveness and jobs: priorities for the European Semester 2013" to the Heads of State and Government at the European Council meeting. (...)

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European Parliament elections – getting out the vote

13 March 2013

13/03/2013 00:00:00 Better information about candidates’ political positions and party affiliations – and one fixed election day – would get more people to the polls. ...

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Better food labelling – more informed consumers

11 March 2013

11/03/2013 00:00:00 The Commission is working to protect consumers and ensure the integrity of packaged food sold in the EU – what you see on the label should be what you get. ...

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Female genital mutilation – stop it now

8 March 2013

08/03/2013 00:00:00 Commission launches consultation to get input on how to prevent forced circumcision of girls and women. ...

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Aiming high – an end to global poverty

4 March 2013

04/03/2013 00:00:00 As the world’s biggest aid donor, the EU is leading efforts to set new UN targets to lift people out of poverty and achieve sustainable development. ...

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Secure borders, smarter checks

28 February 2013

28/02/2013 00:00:00 Proposals would strengthen controls for those entering the EU’s passport-free travel area, speed up procedures for frequent visitors, and provide more security. ...

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Economic forecast 2012-14: EU gradually overcoming headwinds

22 February 2013

22/02/2013 00:00:00 Return to growth more gradual than expected, says Commission's latest forecast – despite substantial improvement in EU financial market conditions since summer 2012. ...

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A stronger safety net for those in need

20 February 2013

20/02/2013 00:00:00 Helping EU countries use welfare budgets more efficiently to protect society’s poorest. ...

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Taxing financial transactions – making it work

14 February 2013

14/02/2013 00:00:00 Financial trading tax would be applied by Austria, Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. ...

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Better protection for consumers

13 February 2013

13/02/2013 00:00:00 Package of proposals would further strengthen the EU’s product-safety laws and address new, emerging threats. ...

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Cyber-crime blueprint

12 February 2013

12/02/2013 00:00:00 Strategy sets out common EU approach to securing digital networks, preventing online crime and protecting consumers. ...

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Agreement on EU multiannual budget 2014-20

11 February 2013

11/02/2013 00:00:00 A fair assessment of the agreement between the Heads of State or Government should recognise that this deal is not perfect but it offers a basis for negotiations with the European Parliament. ...

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Commission urges agreement on EU budget

7 February 2013

07/02/2013 00:00:00 As Europe’s leaders gather to resume talks on the EU budget, the European commission president emphasises its role in supporting those hit hardest by the economic crisis. ...

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Spotlight on top regional projects

1 February 2013

01/02/2013 00:00:00 RegioStars awards recognise outstanding regional projects funded by the EU. ...

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Rail travel: more competition, better services

30 January 2013

30/01/2013 00:00:00 New proposals to open national rail networks to competition, increase investment and offer travellers more choice and better services. ...

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Cleaner, more secure energy for cars

24 January 2013

24/01/2013 00:00:00 Proposals to boost use of alternative fuels would ensure drivers can fill up or plug in at more stations across EU. ...

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Organic food and drink – consultation on EU rules

16 January 2013

16/01/2013 00:00:00 Your opinion needed on how best to encourage organic production in Europe. ...

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Help needed for those hit hardest by crisis

14 January 2013

14/01/2013 00:00:00 Europe needs to coordinate growth and job creation efforts, help those affected most by the crisis and address rising social inequality. ...

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Plan to boost European entrepreneurship

10 January 2013

10/01/2013 00:00:00 Proposed measures would nurture new generations of entrepreneurs and help young people, women, older people, immigrants and unemployed people set up their own businesses. ...

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Ireland in the driving seat

1 January 2013

01/01/2013 00:00:00 Economic stability, growth and jobs are Ireland’s priorities for the next 6 months as it takes over the EU presidency from Cyprus. ...

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Raising awareness of citizens' rights

27 December 2012

27/12/2012 00:00:00 Understanding your rights as an EU citizen is key to taking advantage of the benefits – such as the possibility to live and work anywhere in the Union. ...

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EU plans for 2013 – growth & jobs still top concern

24 December 2012

24/12/2012 00:00:00 The Commission sets out its plans for 2013, with a focus on returning the EU to growth and getting people back to work. ...

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Putting smokers off smoking

20 December 2012

20/12/2012 00:00:00 New plan to ban both strong flavours that disguise tobacco and misleading claims such as ‘light’ and ‘mild’ on cigarette packets. ...

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EU moves closer to banking union

14 December 2012

14/12/2012 00:00:00 EU presidents and prime ministers took eurozone countries closer to banking union when they sat down to their customary end-of-year meeting in Brussels on 13 December. ...

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EU leaders debate closer economic integration

13 December 2012

13/12/2012 00:00:00 EU presidents and prime ministers will find the European commission’s vision for closer economic, monetary and banking union on the table when they sit down to their customary end-of-year meeting in Brussels on 13 and 14 December. (...)

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EU gets tough on tax evasion

11 December 2012

11/12/2012 00:00:00 Around €1 trillion is lost to tax evasion and avoidance every year in the EU. A new action plan encourages European governments to work together to clamp down on companies and individuals not paying their fair share. (...)

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Nobel peace prize goes to… Europeans

7 December 2012

07/12/2012 00:00:00 2012 prize will be presented in Oslo on 10 December recognising EU’s role in advancing stability and reconciliation in Europe. ...

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Jobs and training for young people

5 December 2012

05/12/2012 00:00:00 Unemployed under-25s would be guaranteed an offer of a job, further education or training under proposed EU measures. ...

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Matching jobs with jobseekers

3 December 2012

03/12/2012 00:00:00 The EU’s online jobs service will be expanded to include even more vacancies and reach even more unemployed people. ...

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Blueprint for closer union

29 November 2012

29/11/2012 00:00:00 Plan maps path to full economic, monetary, budgetary and political integration. ...

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Reforming the budget, changing Europe

21 November 2012

21/11/2012 00:00:00 All across Europe, families are prioritising where to spend their money. Some luxuries are being cut, as people invest in what really matters for the future. ...

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A better energy deal for consumers

16 November 2012

16/11/2012 00:00:00 EU countries will be pushed to fully apply EU energy rules so the market works to its full potential for consumers. ...

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Women on company boards: 40% target

14 November 2012

14/11/2012 16:00:00 Proposal sets targets for Europe’s largest companies to achieve gender equality on their boards. ...

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Recognising active ageing

14 November 2012

14/11/2012 00:00:00 EU promotes programmes to help older people stay active in their communities by recognising some of the best initiatives. ...

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Fast-tracking Europe’s car industry

9 November 2012

09/11/2012 00:00:00 Proposals to make EU auto sector more competitive by investing in innovation, cutting red tape, boosting skills and increasing access to overseas markets. ...

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The EU economy: sailing through rough waters

7 November 2012

07/11/2012 00:00:00 The short-term outlook for the economy of the EU and the eurozone remains fragile. But GDP growth is expected to gradually return in 2013, with further strengthening in 2014. ...

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Online gambling: reducing the risk

29 October 2012

29/10/2012 00:00:00 New gambling action plan to protect consumers, crack down on irresponsible advertising and tackle betting-related match-fixing. ...

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EU plans for 2013 – growth & jobs still top concern

24 October 2012

24/10/2012 00:00:00 The Commission sets out its plans for 2013, with a focus on returning the EU to growth and getting people back to work. ...

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Priorities for growth and job creation

22 October 2012

22/10/2012 00:00:00 At their 18-19 October summit, EU leaders agreed to act quickly on economic stimulus measures and to take steps towards a closer economic and monetary union. ...

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Roadmap for a closer union

17 October 2012

17/10/2012 00:00:00 At their 18-19 October summit, EU leaders will discuss measures to invest more in growth and consolidate the union. ...

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Nobel Peace Prize 2012 awarded to the European Union

12 October 2012

12/10/2012 00:00:00 Today, the European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. This distinction rewards the EU's contribution for over six decades to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights. (...)

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EU enlargement – next steps

11 October 2012

11/10/2012 00:00:00 Report on 2012 EU enlargement strategy released, with assessments of progress toward EU membership by Croatia, Iceland, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo. (...)

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Europe’s best literature rewarded

9 October 2012

09/10/2012 00:00:00 The EU recognises 12 new or emerging authors – European Union Prize for Literature 2012. ...

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Local answers for growth

8 October 2012

08/10/2012 00:00:00 EU local and regional representatives share thoughts on the best ways to boost competitiveness, growth and jobs during their annual meeting in Brussels from 8 to 11 October. ...

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Jobs on offer across Europe

5 October 2012

05/10/2012 00:00:00 Meet employers and find out about working in other EU countries through seminars and workshops in Brussels, 6 October 2012. Register to participate in person or online. ...

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Next steps for Europe's single market

3 October 2012

03/10/2012 00:00:00 New proposals on further economic integration among EU countries will benefit consumers, workers and businesses. ...

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Creative strategy

1 October 2012

01/10/2012 00:00:00 New plan to help Europe’s cultural and creative industries become more competitive, boosting jobs and growth. ...

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More clout for cloud computing

27 September 2012

27/09/2012 00:00:00 New strategy to create single set of rules for cloud computing and increase EU GDP by €160 billion annually by 2020. ...

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Parlez-vous European?

25 September 2012

25/09/2012 00:00:00 From ‘speak-dating’ in Prague to a rap contest in Aarhus – events are taking place around the continent to mark the 2012 European day of languages. ...

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Helping Europeans help others

24 September 2012

24/09/2012 00:00:00 EU programme would train volunteers for humanitarian aid projects worldwide and set standards. ...

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Join the European debate

21 September 2012

21/09/2012 00:00:00 Politicians from the European Commission will be coming to a city near you to listen to what you think about your rights and the future of the European Union. ...

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Commission lays ground for banking union

17 September 2012

17/09/2012 00:00:00 Simple coordination is no longer enough – closer supervision and integration is now needed at EU level to avoid future banking crises, restore confidence in the financial system and protect savers. ...

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Towards a federation of nation states

12 September 2012

12/09/2012 00:00:00 In the 2012 State of the Union address, President Barroso proposed that the EU move towards becoming a federation of nation states. He also announced a blueprint for the autumn on deepening economic and monetary union. (...)

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Assessing the state of the union in 2012

7 September 2012

07/09/2012 00:00:00 Ask President Barroso about the state of the Union – he will answer in a live interview on 19 September ...

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Help us uphold your rights

20 August 2012

20/08/2012 00:00:00 Let us know about problems you have encountered when travelling, studying, working or living in another EU country. ...

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Europe’s glorious festivals

6 August 2012

06/08/2012 00:00:00 From classical and modern music, to theatre and dance – summer is the time to enjoy Europe’s top cultural offerings. ...

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Cyprus, Croatia, Malta and Greece top bathing water rankings

30 July 2012

30/07/2012 00:00:00 Water at nearly all of Europe’s coastal and inland bathing sites is clean enough to swim in – as overall quality improves. ...

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Checklist for a hassle-free holiday

23 July 2012

23/07/2012 00:00:00 EU agreements on borders, medical treatment, pets, roaming charges and passenger rights make travelling in Europe a lot easier. ...

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Common rules against EU budget fraud

19 July 2012

19/07/2012 00:00:00 If EU countries took a coordinated approach to fighting fraud, it would be easier to catch fraudsters and recover money stolen from programmes meant for the public. ...

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Snap a project

16 July 2012

16/07/2012 00:00:00 Take photos of EU-funded projects in your region for a chance to win camera equipment worth €1 000, plus a trip for two to Brussels. ...

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€8bn investment in European research

12 July 2012

12/07/2012 00:00:00 The EU’s latest call for research proposals aims to stimulate innovation for growth and jobs. ...

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Investors' interests first under new rules

10 July 2012

10/07/2012 00:00:00 Investors buying financial products would get better information and more protection under proposed new measures. ...

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Cyprus, Croatia, Malta and Greece top bathing water rankings

6 July 2012

06/07/2012 00:00:00 Water at nearly all of Europe’s coastal and inland bathing sites is clean enough to swim in – as overall quality improves. ...

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EU organic logo, a mark of trust

4 July 2012

04/07/2012 00:00:00 You can be confident you are buying organic food and drink when you see the EU’s “leaf” logo on packaging. ...

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Restoring growth, forging a stronger union

2 July 2012

02/07/2012 00:00:00 EU leaders agreed on measures to restore confidence in the economy, invest more in growth and establish a stronger union at their 28-29 June summit. ...

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Cyprus at the helm

29 June 2012

29/06/2012 00:00:00 Focus for the second half of 2012 is on restoring economic growth and making the European economy work better for people. ...

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A banking union for Europe

26 June 2012

26/06/2012 00:00:00 Common supervision of the EU’s banks would better protect depositors, restore confidence and help cushion financial sector from shocks –important steps for pulling Europe out of the crisis. ...

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EU steps up fight against people trafficking

19 June 2012

19/06/2012 00:00:00 Proposals for coordinated measures against human trafficking aim to protect victims and target criminals more effectively. ...

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Spotlight on regions

15 June 2012

15/06/2012 00:00:00 The EU recognises the most original and innovative regional projects – RegioStars Awards 2012. ...

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Maximising the benefits of the single market

12 June 2012

12/06/2012 00:00:00 Package of measures would improve consumer access to services in other EU countries, boosting growth and jobs. ...

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Renewable energy post-2020 – plan for growth

8 June 2012

08/06/2012 00:00:00 Growth in the renewables market will slump unless the EU takes more measures now to reduce costs and stimulate investment. The Commission is presenting ways on how this can be done. ...

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Protecting citizens from bank failures

6 June 2012

06/06/2012 00:00:00 Plan for a coordinated EU approach would establish common rules for intervening when a bank is in financial trouble – and help make taxpayer-funded bailouts unnecessary. ...

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Cultural heritage awards

4 June 2012

04/06/2012 00:00:00 2012 cultural heritage prize recognises outstanding work in conserving, restoring and researching Europe’s historical sites. ...

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Roadmap for stability, growth and jobs

31 May 2012

31/05/2012 00:00:00 Package of recommendations for each of the 27 EU countries and for the eurozone offers guidance on 2012-2013 domestic budgets and economic policies. ...

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Blueprint for stronger consumer protection

24 May 2012

24/05/2012 00:00:00 New comprehensive EU approach to improving consumer protection and safety would give shoppers more information and help them seek redress when a sale goes wrong. ...

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G8 committed to stability and growth – Greece to remain in euro area

23 May 2012

23/05/2012 00:00:00 G8 leaders back twin-track approach of stability and growth to foster global economic recovery and create jobs at G8 meeting at Camp David – 18 and 19 May. ...

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Rapex – keeping dangerous consumer products at bay

18 May 2012

18/05/2012 00:00:00 2011 report notes ongoing improvements in EU’s Rapex rapid alert network, which protects European consumers from dangerous products. ...

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Greying Europe – we need to prepare now

15 May 2012

15/05/2012 00:00:00 Report projects that nearly one third of Europeans will be 65 or over by 2060, in a total EU population of 517 million. ...

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Spring forecast: towards a slow recovery

11 May 2012

11/05/2012 00:00:00 The EU economy is estimated to be currently in a mild recession. But a slow recovery is forecast from the second half of the year. ...

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Help us uphold your rights

9 May 2012

09/05/2012 00:00:00 Let us know about problems you have encountered when travelling, studying, working or living in another EU country. ...

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Get closer to Europe – on Europe Day

4 May 2012

04/05/2012 00:00:00 Europe Day celebrates the EU’s achievements – not least, lasting peace, economic cooperation and border-free travel. It is also a chance to find out more about the EU, with events and activities for all ages. (...)

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Budget focuses on getting Europe back to growth

27 April 2012

27/04/2012 00:00:00 The draft 2013 budget amounts to about €138bn in payments, 6.8% more than in 2012. The increase is in line with calls by EU governments for more growth-friendly investment. ...

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Generation 1992 competition marks 20 years of EU single market

23 April 2012

23/04/2012 00:00:00 Join others born in 1992 and submit videos, photos, cartoons, essays or smartphone apps on what Europe’s single market means for your generation. Deadline is 9 September. ...

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Towards a job-rich recovery

19 April 2012

15/02/2011 00:00:00 Recommendations to national governments call for coordinated action on job creation, labour-market reforms, investment in skills, matching jobs and jobseekers, employment policies and funding. ...

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Fundamental rights at the heart of policy making

16 April 2012

16/04/2012 00:00:00 Fundamental rights increasingly prominent in EU law-making, but misconceptions persist. ...

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EU marks 20 years of global disaster relief

12 April 2012

12/04/2012 00:00:00 Last 2 decades have seen more effective coordination between member countries, getting aid quickly to victims of disasters and conflicts around the world. ...

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Registering a car in another country – smoother ride ahead

10 April 2012

10/04/2012 00:00:00 Standard EU registration rules would make it easier and cheaper to relocate vehicles to another EU country. ...

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Fair play for public procurement

2 April 2012

02/04/2012 00:00:00 New law would ensure European companies have the same opportunities to benefit from global markets as their competitors have in Europe. ...

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Cracking down on cybercrime

28 March 2012

28/03/2012 00:00:00 New EU watchdog would issue alerts on emerging threats and help investigators identify cyber criminals. ...

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EU's best young translators feted for language skills

27 March 2012

27/03/2012 00:00:00 The 27 winners of the EU’s annual translation competition receive awards today in Brussels. ...

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Got tech skills? There’s a job waiting for you

26 March 2012

26/03/2012 00:00:00 Find out how to snag one of the thousands of technology jobs available across Europe during e-skills week (26-30 March). ...

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Non-bank credit: more regulation needed?

22 March 2012

22/03/2012 00:00:00 For borrowers, it can be a welcome alternative to traditional banking – for others it may threaten financial stability – the Commission is seeking your views on ‘shadow banking’. ...

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Support for Greece

19 March 2012

19/03/2012 00:00:00 EU provides hands-on expertise to help Greece return its economy to growth and job creation. ...

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Making sure crime doesn’t pay

15 March 2012

15/03/2012 00:00:00 EU measures would strengthen existing laws on seizing assets gained from serious or organised crime. ...

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Improving application of EU environmental laws

13 March 2012

13/03/2012 00:00:00 Commission looks at ways to help countries realise the health and economic benefits of fully applying the EU’s environmental laws. ...

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Support for women in developing countries

8 March 2012

08/03/2012 00:00:00 International women’s day 2012 recognises how crucially important women are to ending hunger and poverty in rural communities. The EU can help empower women to play a stronger role in developing their communities. (...)

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More women in Europe's boardrooms – but how?

5 March 2012

05/03/2012 00:00:00 We want your opinion on how to get companies to appoint more women to their boards of directors. In Europe's top firms, just 1 in 7 board members is a woman. ...

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Moving to growth mode

2 March 2012

02/03/2012 00:00:00 Leaders urged to follow through on their EU agreements to stimulate growth and jobs, says Commission president José Manuel Barroso. ...

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What the EU did in 2011

28 February 2012

28/02/2012 00:00:00 Annual activity report lists achievements including stronger economic governance, measures to boost growth and jobs and giving people a say in EU lawmaking. ...

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Interim forecast: mild recession with signs of stabilisation

23 February 2012

23/02/2012 00:00:00 The EU economy is projected to stagnate in 2012, while the euro area is set to enter into a mild recession. Modest growth is predicted to return in the second half of the year. ...

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Protecting our pensions

20 February 2012

20/02/2012 00:00:00 EU sets out plans to ensure people receive adequate pensions when they retire. ...

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EU and China strengthen ties

16 February 2012

16/02/2012 00:00:00 The 14th EU-China summit in Beijing enabled the two to deepen their partnership. ...

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India and EU move towards free-trade pact

13 February 2012

13/02/2012 00:00:00 EU and India advance negotiations on economic cooperation and future free-trade pact, and agree on further energy and research collaboration. ...

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Innovative Europe – a health check

8 February 2012

08/02/2012 00:00:00 EU makes progress, but growth slowing. This trend highlights the need to increase efforts if Europe’s economy is to maintain global competitiveness. ...

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Erasmus – helping young Europeans get the skills they need

3 February 2012

03/02/2012 00:00:00 Since 1987, almost 3 million have studied or trained abroad on an Erasmus exchange. ...

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Restoring confidence, boosting growth and jobs

1 February 2012

01/02/2012 00:00:00 EU leaders agree on urgent action to bring down youth unemployment, support small businesses and tap into the EU market, and set date for signing new treaty on economic policy coordination. ...

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Help make EU law – from 1 April 2012

27 January 2012

27/01/2012 00:00:00 You will soon be able to call on the Commission to make legislative proposals on EU policy. A new website has all the information on how to launch a “citizens’ initiative”. ...

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More safeguards for online privacy rights

25 January 2012

25/01/2012 00:00:00 Proposals would introduce a single set of rules giving individuals more control over how their personal data is managed and used. ...

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More protection for animals

20 January 2012

20/01/2012 00:00:00 New plan aims to address gaps in EU’s animal welfare legislation, providing better protection for animals and empowering consumers to shop wisely. ...

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Learning from the economic crisis – public consultation

18 January 2012

18/01/2012 00:00:00 The EU wants your opinion on ways to help workers when companies restructure. ...

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Making it easier to pay without cash – consultation

13 January 2012

13/01/2012 00:00:00 We need your opinion on how to give EU shoppers a better choice of cash-free payment methods, especially online – by spurring competition in the electronic payments market. ...

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Growing the EU’s online economy

11 January 2012

11/01/2012 00:00:00 Proposals to encourage more online commerce would make it easier to shop on the Internet across the EU – contributing to economic growth and job creation. ...

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Task for Danish Presidency: to prepare Europe for tomorrow

3 January 2012

03/01/2012 00:00:00 From January to June 2012, Denmark will hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU. During that time, it wants to bring Europe together and make it more resilient for the tough challenges ahead. ...

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Delivering European renewal

27 December 2011

27/12/2011 00:00:00 The Commission’s roadmap for 2012 will target economic growth, financial sector reform and giving the EU an effective voice in the wider world. ...

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Safety first for children’s toys

21 December 2011

21/12/2011 00:00:00 As children unwrap the longed-for teddy bear, tricycle or lightsaber this Christmas, their parents can rest assured that toys bought in the EU are the safest in the world. ...

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Towards a competitive low-carbon energy sector

19 December 2011

19/12/2011 00:00:00 EU sets out plans for cutting emissions by over 80% without disrupting energy supplies and competitiveness. ...

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Raising awareness of citizens' rights

16 December 2011

16/12/2011 00:00:00 Understanding your rights as an EU citizen is key to taking advantage of the benefits – such as the possibility to live and work anywhere in the Union. ...

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Building a stronger economic union

14 December 2011

14/12/2011 00:00:00 Agreement by most EU governments on further economic integration should be complemented by moves to restore growth and create jobs, says Barroso. ...

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Decisive steps towards more discipline, integration and convergence

12 December 2011

12/12/2011 00:00:00 A new intergovernmental treaty would set tighter budget rules and strengthen economic coordination as a means of tackling the debt crisis and restoring market confidence. ...

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EU leaders to focus on reviving economy

7 December 2011

07/12/2011 00:00:00 Stronger economic governance in the eurozone will be the focus of leaders' discussions on 8-9 December in Brussels – alongside energy and the prospect of new countries joining the EU. ...

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Helping consumers shop with confidence

5 December 2011

05/12/2011 00:00:00 New measures will make it faster, easier and cheaper for consumers to resolve disputes with traders when buying goods and services in the EU. ...

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Turning research into results

1 December 2011

01/12/2011 00:00:00 Planned €80 billion EU research programme sharpens focus on converting research results into products and services. ...

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An agenda for growth

23 November 2011

23/11/2011 00:00:00 Package of economic and budgetary recommendations sets priorities for 2012 and includes new measures to reinforce eurozone financial governance and stability. ...

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A win-win immigration policy

21 November 2011

21/11/2011 00:00:00 New approach to migration would establish agreements with EU neighbours and other countries to benefit the people and the countries concerned. ...

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Toward a closer, stronger economic union

17 November 2011

17/11/2011 17:00:00 Eurozone governments should move quickly to support the common currency, end the debt crisis and forge a deeper economic union, says Commission President José Manuel Barroso, announcing plans for new proposals. (...)

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Making credit rating agencies more accountable

17 November 2011

17/11/2011 00:00:00 EU seeks to strengthen oversight of credit ratings agencies as part of ongoing financial market reforms. ...

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Autumn economic forecast – recovery stops

10 November 2011

10/11/2011 00:00:00 EU growth will remain at a near standstill during 2012 and return to slow growth in 2013. Unemployment is forecast to remain at the current high levels. ...

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EU satisified with achievements of G20 summit

9 November 2011

09/11/2011 00:00:00 While the euro area debt crisis was the focus of the G20 summit, world leaders agreed on determined and coordinated action for global economic recovery and job creation and moved further on financial reform. (...)

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G20’s global growth and jobs plan

7 November 2011

07/11/2011 00:00:00 The world’s major economies pledge to coordinate efforts to restore growth, increase employment and regulate financial markets. ...

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European artists make their voices heard

3 November 2011

03/11/2011 00:00:00 The ten European Border Breakers for 2012 have been announced. Now it's your turn to vote for the public choice award. ...

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EU priorities at the G20 summit

31 October 2011

31/10/2011 00:00:00 The EU will call on the world’s major economies to adopt a plan for restoring global growth, reforming financial markets and boosting international trade. ...

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EU responds to eurozone debt crisis

27 October 2011

27/10/2011 00:00:00 EU leaders agree on measures to provide more support for countries with debt problems and restore financial stability to Europe. ...

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Five-point plan for stability and growth in Europe

20 October 2011

20/10/2011 00:00:00 The Commission roadmap sets the agenda for a meeting between Europe’s heads of state and government on the economy (23 October). ...

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Connecting Europe

19 October 2011

19/10/2011 00:00:00 The EU will invest €50bn in infrastructure – connecting Europe, boosting competitiveness and creating jobs. ...

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Smart resource use – doing more with less

17 October 2011

17/10/2011 00:00:00 Our future well-being depends on how efficiently we use resources now. Below are some tips on how we can do this. ...

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Standard European sales contract to ease cross-border shopping

14 October 2011

14/10/2011 00:00:00 Common set of optional sales rules would ease cross-border trade and cut costs for companies while giving consumers greater choice and protection. ...

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CAP reform – fairer, greener, more efficient

12 October 2011

12/10/2011 00:00:00 Plan would revamp EU agricultural policy to secure food supply, protect the environment and ensure rural areas are developed sustainably. ...

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Local authorities eye growth solutions – Open Days 2011

7 October 2011

07/10/2011 00:00:00 EU local and regional representatives meet in Brussels from 10 to 13 October to share ideas on boosting competitiveness, growth and jobs. ...

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Growth & jobs focus for regional cohesion funding 2014-2020

6 October 2011

06/10/2011 00:00:00 Proposals aim to improve funding for the EU’s regions and focus more on high-impact growth and jobs programmes. ...

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Step up in fight against EU budget fraud

3 October 2011

03/10/2011 00:00:00 Better monitoring is finding more cases of EU funding misuse, including fraud. This means more money is being recovered for programmes intended for citizens. ...

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Renewing Europe

28 September 2011

28/09/2011 00:00:00 Commission President José Manuel Barroso sets out a EU strategy for sustainable growth and jobs in his annual State of the Union speech to the European Parliament. ...

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Reform programme for higher education

26 September 2011

26/09/2011 00:00:00 The EU can help national governments raise the quality of higher education, make curricula more relevant to market needs and open access to students from a wider variety of backgrounds. ...

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European day of languages marks 10th year

23 September 2011

23/09/2011 00:00:00 A music festival, poetry readings and a conference on foreign language ability and job prospects will mark the 10th edition of the European Day of Languages on 26 September. ...

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Blueprint for EU policy on criminal law

21 September 2011

21/09/2011 00:00:00 New plan will help protect citizens through effective implementation of EU-wide rules and define what violations should be considered as criminal offences. ...

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Interim economic forecast: recovery stalls

16 September 2011

16/09/2011 14:23:46 EU growth projected to come to a near standstill by the end of 2011 due to sovereign debt crisis and financial market turmoil. ...

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Celebrating European heritage

15 September 2011

15/09/2011 00:00:00 European Heritage Days is the main cultural event of the autumn. Millions of sites and monuments will open their doors across 50 countries, giving Europeans a rare opportunity to appreciate and celebrate their common heritage. (...)

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Secure energy supplies at home and abroad

8 September 2011

08/09/2011 00:00:00 Improved coordination among governments will strengthen the EU's hand when negotiating with international energy suppliers. ...

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Economic recovery a priority

2 September 2011

02/09/2011 00:00:00 Better economic governance, new assistance for Greece and reform of the banking sector are among the measures that need to be implemented for economic recovery and job creation. ...

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Driving down greenhouse gas emissions

30 August 2011

30/08/2011 00:00:00 New measure will encourage car makers to invest in CO2 reduction technologies, part of the EU's overall approach to climate change. ...

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You can study abroad too!

22 August 2011

22/08/2011 00:00:00 The new academic year is fast approaching and this year too – thanks to the Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci programmes – thousands of young people are getting ready to study or work as a trainee in another EU country. (...)

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For a hassle-free holiday

8 August 2011

08/08/2011 00:00:00 If you're planning to holiday in another EU country this summer, check out our take-away tips for a stress-free trip. ...

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A feast of festivals

1 August 2011

01/08/2011 00:00:00 From classical and modern music, to theatre, photography and puppetry - summer in Europe is a season of festivals, a chance to enjoy some of the continent's finest cultural offerings. ...

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Cyprus and Croatia top EU rankings for bathing water quality

28 July 2011

28/07/2011 00:00:00 Water at nearly all Europe's coastal and inland bathing sites is clean enough to bathe and swim in, despite a slight decrease in quality. ...

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Making integration a win-win situation

25 July 2011

25/07/2011 00:00:00 EU citizens and migrants alike agree that integration requires language skills, employment, respect for the local culture and an unambiguous legal status. ...

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€7bn for cutting-edge research

19 July 2011

19/07/2011 00:00:00 The EU's latest call for research proposals focuses on innovation and getting good ideas to market. ...

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Promoting EU farm produce – give us your ideas!

15 July 2011

15/07/2011 00:00:00 EU farmers produce top quality products, but better marketing could boost recognition – and sales – here and abroad. ...

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A plan to save Europe's fisheries

13 July 2011

13/07/2011 00:00:00 Fisheries plans would meet demand and secure livelihoods while protecting depleted fish stocks. ...

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Roaming with more choice and lower prices

6 July 2011

06/07/2011 00:00:00 "Bill shock" from roaming with your mobile phone within the EU could come to an end with measures to make the market more competitive. ...

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Poland heads the Council of the European Union

4 July 2011

04/07/2011 00:00:00 Focus for the second half of 2011 is on economic growth, a more secure Europe, and closer relations with the EU's eastern and southern neighbours. ...

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Reforming the budget, changing Europe

1 July 2011

01/07/2011 00:00:00 All across Europe, families are prioritising where to spend their money. Some luxuries are being cut, as people invest in what really matters for the future. ...

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Reforming the budget, changing Europe

1 July 2011

01/07/2011 00:00:00 All across Europe, families are prioritising where to spend their money. Some luxuries are being cut, as people invest in what really matters for the future. ...

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EU summit focuses on economy, immigration and Croatia

27 June 2011

27/06/2011 00:00:00 Major decisions on economic policy, immigration, relations with North African countries and Croatian membership at meeting on 23 and 24 June. ...

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Energy efficient Europe

22 June 2011

22/06/2011 00:00:00 New measures would boost energy saving and help EU reach 2020 goal of 20% reduction. ...

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Mixed progress on fundamental rights

20 June 2011

20/06/2011 00:00:00 Marginalised Roma, the poor treatment of asylum seekers and threats to data protection - three challenges the EU must solve in upholding fundamental rights. ...

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Travel safely - carry your health card

16 June 2011

16/06/2011 00:00:00 Free European Health Insurance Card eases access to medical care in 27 EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. ...

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Preserving European cultural heritage

10 June 2011

10/06/2011 00:00:00 European Union 2011 prize for cultural heritage recognises outstanding examples of historical conservation, preservation and research. ...

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Steering economic recovery

8 June 2011

08/06/2011 00:00:00 Recommendations for each of the 27 EU countries offer guidance on 2011-2012 domestic budgets and economic policies. ...

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Corruption: stepping up the fight

6 June 2011

06/06/2011 00:00:00 Package of measures would better arm EU countries to fight corruption. ...

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Setting global goals at the G8 summit

30 May 2011

30/05/2011 00:00:00 The Middle East and North Africa, nuclear safety and economic recovery topped the agenda of G8 leaders meeting in Deauville, France on 26 and 27 May. ...

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Managing immigration fairly and effectively

26 May 2011

26/05/2011 00:00:00 New measures would help EU countries better manage the flow of immigrants, meet their need for new workers and prevent abuses. ...

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Blueprint for intellectual property rights

24 May 2011

24/05/2011 00:00:00 Coordinated EU approach would better protect intellectual property rights and fight piracy and counterfeiting. ...

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Green week 2011 – getting more out of using less

23 May 2011

23/05/2011 00:00:00 European experts feed debate on the EU's approach to protecting, preserving and improving the environment. ...

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Putting victims first

20 May 2011

20/05/2011 00:00:00 The Commission has proposed a package of minimum rights for crime victims that would apply throughout the EU. ...

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Rapex: protecting consumers

16 May 2011

16/05/2011 00:00:00 Fewer dangerous products reach consumers due to the EU's Rapex rapid alert network. ...

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Spring economic forecast: European recovery maintains momentum

13 May 2011

13/05/2011 00:00:00 The EU economy is set to further consolidate its gradual recovery, growing by around 1¾% in 2011. ...

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Transforming healthcare with technology

11 May 2011

11/05/2011 00:00:00 Information and communications technologies help EU healthcare providers deliver better and more efficient services to patients – while reducing costs. ...

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Developing a common approach to migration

6 May 2011

06/05/2011 00:00:00 The EU is seeking to create a common asylum system, strengthen border controls, increase oversight of its border-free travel area and use immigration policy to help fill gaps in the labour market. ...

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Plan to protect species and habitats

3 May 2011

03/05/2011 00:00:00 New approach to maintaining biodiversity aims to bring down high species-extinction rates by 2020, restore natural ecosystems in the EU as far as possible, and contribute more to averting a global problem. (...)

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Corporate governance reform - consultation

27 April 2011

27/04/2011 00:00:00 Views sought on how to improve the way publicly traded companies are managed and on providing better protection for shareholders. ...

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A tough budget for growth

20 April 2011

20/04/2011 00:00:00 The draft budget for 2012 amounts to €132.7bn in payments, representing a 4.9 % increase on 2011. ...

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Goals to improve education

19 April 2011

19/04/2011 00:00:00 The EU has met just one of the five education targets it set in 2003. But its goals for 2020 are attainable, says report. ...

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Celebrating new architecture in Europe

18 April 2011

18/04/2011 00:00:00 Berlin's Neues museum wins the 2011 Mies van der Rohe award for contemporary architecture. ...

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European patent - encouraging research and innovation

15 April 2011

15/04/2011 00:00:00 Commission proposes a patent to protect inventions in 25 EU countries. ...

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Roadmap for a stronger EU economy

13 April 2011

13/04/2011 00:00:00 EU targets 12 priority measures to make its single market work better for consumers, workers and businesses. ...

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For smart, sustainable energy

11 April 2011

11/04/2011 00:00:00 European sustainable energy week encourages individuals, businesses and government to come up with ways of saving energy. ...

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Roma - new targets for better integration

7 April 2011

07/04/2011 00:00:00 Plan to improve Roma peoples' access to education, the jobs market, healthcare and housing. ...

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A space strategy for Europe

6 April 2011

06/04/2011 00:00:00 Proposed EU space strategy would lead to more coordinated investment, and boost growth and jobs. ...

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EU continues support for victims of landmines

4 April 2011

04/04/2011 00:00:00 Every year 10 000 people lose their lives due to landmines. Many more suffer irreversible injuries or are affected by the loss of a loved one. A large proportion of those killed or injured are civilians, and include women and children. (...)

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Taking stock of the single market

31 March 2011

31/03/2011 00:00:00 Most EU countries continue to meet deadlines for incorporating single market rules into national law, contributing to economic growth and job creation. ...

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Vision of an interconnected Europe

28 March 2011

28/03/2011 00:00:00 Plans for more efficient transport would connect Europe's road, rail, air and water networks, cut dependence on oil imports and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ...

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Loans for Europe's small businesses and start-ups

25 March 2011

25/03/2011 00:00:00 European progress microfinance facility eases access to credit for small-business start-ups and development. ...

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Consular help for all EU nationals

23 March 2011

23/03/2011 00:00:00 New measures will promote EU citizens' right to consular protection when they are travelling or living outside the EU and when their own country is not represented locally. ...

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Separation for international couples: ending the headache

21 March 2011

21/03/2011 00:00:00 New European rules on property rights will simplify legal aspects of separation, divorce and death for couples with different nationalities and couples living in different countries. ...

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Simpler tax rules for businesses

18 March 2011

18/03/2011 00:00:00 Common tax rules for companies operating in more than one EU country will make it easier and cheaper for them to do business in the single market. ...

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Help for Japan

17 March 2011

17/03/2011 00:00:00 EU responds quickly to Japan's call for help as the country struggles with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March, including the crisis at some of its nuclear plants. ...

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European Council declaration on Libya and the Southern Neighbourhood

11 March 2011

11/03/2011 00:00:00 EU leaders decide on a common approach to tackle the current situation in Libya and North Africa during a high-level summit. ...

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Developments in Libya: an overview of the EU's response

10 March 2011

10/03/2011 00:00:00 As fighting goes on in Libya, the European Union has imposed sanctions against the Libyan leadership and will extend them this week. ...

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Energy-smart Europe on the horizon

9 March 2011

09/03/2011 00:00:00 New EU proposals to reinvigorate 2020 energy-saving efforts and create a genuine low-carbon economy by 2050 - potentially saving every household €1 000 and creating 2m jobs in the process. ...

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Satellite service makes air travel even safer

7 March 2011

07/03/2011 00:00:00 EGNOS-for-aviation, a satellite navigation service launched on 2 March 2011, will increase flight safety, reduce delays and open up new destinations. ...

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Closing the gender pay gap

4 March 2011

04/03/2011 00:00:00 First EU equal pay day on 5 March signals a commitment to end discrimination against women at work. ...

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Attracting infrastructure investment

1 March 2011

01/03/2011 00:00:00 EU-backed project bonds to support strategic investments in transport, energy, Internet and telecommunications networks. ...

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EU-Russia: toward closer ties

25 February 2011

25/02/2011 00:00:00 Energy, trade and a new framework for further cooperation dominate discussion at meeting between Commission and Russian government. ...

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New boost for small businesses

23 February 2011

23/02/2011 00:00:00 New proposals are set to lighten the regulatory burden on small businesses, help them rebound from the economic crisis, and encourage new start-ups. ...

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A head start for school

22 February 2011

22/02/2011 00:00:00 Plans to give all pre-school children across the EU early access to quality education and child care. ...

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Culture fest showcases best of Europe

18 February 2011

18/02/2011 00:00:00 A conference in Brussels on cultural and artistic exchange presented examples of EU-funded projects that bring art to a wider audience. ...

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Stronger rights for children

17 February 2011

17/02/2011 00:00:00 EU plans to protect children and uphold their rights throughout Europe and overseas. ...

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A taste for Europe

15 February 2011

15/02/2011 00:00:00 EU quality labelling system protects 1 000 names used to designate traditional agricultural produce and foods. ...

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Fostering innovation

10 February 2011

10/02/2011 00:00:00 Plans unveiled to revamp EU research funding to spur more innovation, increase its economic impact, make it easier for researchers to get involved and deliver better value for taxpayers. ...

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Videos of META-FORUM 2013 presentations and panel discussions

23 October 2013

Today we made videos of (almost) all META-FORUM 2013 presentations and panel discussions available through our new META-NET youtube channel. Links to the videos are available on the programme page of the conference. In addition we put all videos into a youtube playlist so that you can watch — (...)

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New META-NET Language White Paper on Welsh

20 October 2013

A new volume of our META-NET White Paper Series has been published: The Welsh Language in the Digital Age / Y Gymraeg yn yr Oes Ddigidol, written by Jeremy Evas (School of Welsh, Cardiff University), discusses the situation and language technology support for Welsh. With the weakest score in (...)

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META Awards at META-FORUM 2013

25 September 2013

META-FORUM 2013 was held last week in the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in Berlin. This, the fourth instance of the event, was another big success with almost 300 delegates in attendance. As is now traditional at META-FORUM the first day of the event closed with the (...)

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Infographics: Our languages - Opportunities and Threats

6 December 2012

We've produced some more infographics. This time highlighting the opportunities and threats to our languages. Please feel free to share and reuse the images with a link back to this site. There's also this larger graphic which combines all of the (...)

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Infographic: LT Unlocks the Single Digital Market

16 November 2012

We've produced an infographic highlighting the opportunity for growth of the European digital market through Language Technology. Please feel free to share and reuse the image with a link back to this site. Full Size Image Use this code to embed this infographic in your own site The (...)

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Data Liberation Campaign

12 November 2012

Recently we conducted an internal survey to find out about the existence and availability of national corpora (or similar) for the various European languages covered by our network. The results of this small study showed that for almost every European language there exists some reference corpus (...)

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HLT Days 2012

7 September 2012

We are very pleased to announce the Human Language Technology Days 2012 international event to be held on 27–28 September 2012 in Warsaw. The event is organised by the Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the University of Łódź in the framework of the ICT-PSP project (...)

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META-FORUM 2012 – Report and Videos now online

4 September 2012

Earlier this year, on June 20/21, hundreds of people from the extended Language Technology community gathered in Brussels for META-NET’s annual conference event – META-FORUM. Among them not only researchers keen to discuss their work, but also representatives of language communities, national and (...)

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CHAT 2012: Call for Participation

31 May 2012

CHAT 2012 web page CHAT 2012 programme Every day the volume of terminology is growing along with the increasing volume of information available on the web. Efficient terminology acquisition and management has become an essential component of intelligible translation, localization, technical (...)

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UK Research Funding Body Recognises the Potential of LT Thanks to META-NET’s Vision Paper

4 May 2012

The UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) recently conducted a review of which subject areas to 'grow', 'maintain' or 'reduce', in terms of the proportion of the total EPSRC portfolio. Recognising the multidisciplinary nature of Natural Language Processing and the (...)

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Portuguese Prime Minister praises META-NET

1 December 2011

Last week META-NET partners from the University of Lisbon participated in the 21st Communications Congress, organized by the APDC- Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento das Comunicações (Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications), where they showcased META-NET’s work and (...)

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META-NET Network Meeting and General Assembly

28 October 2011

On Friday and Saturday October 21st and 22nd last META-NETizens from all across Europe came together in Berlin for the first META-NET Network Meeting and General Assembly. In total 93 participants attended the meetings representing every node in the META-NET Network of Excellence incorporating (...)

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European Day of Languages promotes Multilingualism

26 September 2011

Since the latter half of the 20th century and right up to the present day the society in which we live in has changed dramatically. Advances in medicine have extended our lives. Economic and social changes have shaped the way we work and live. Improvements in technology and increased access (...)

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META-FORUM 2011: Videos of Presentations

6 September 2011

At the end of June 2011 our annual conference META-FORUM took place in Budapest, Hungary. We've now processed and uploaded to YouTube videos of (almost) all presentations. Links to the videos are available on the META-FORUM 2011 programme (...)

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Multilingual Semantic Web Workshop

29 July 2011

Our colleagues from the project Monnet are organising a workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web at the International Semantic Web Conference in Bonn, Germany (October 23/24): Multilingualism has become an issue of major interest for the Semantic Web community, in light of the substantial (...)

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Are Europe’s Languages in Danger?

23 June 2011

META-FORUM 2011 sends a mix of alarming and optimistic messages META-FORUM 2011, to be held in Budapest, Hungary on June 27/28, is an international conference on powerful technologies for the multilingual European information society and an official event of the Hungarian EU Presidency. (...)

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More than half EU internet surfers use foreign language when online

11 May 2011

The European Commission recently conducted a study about the languages preferred by European internet users. The results of the Eurobarometer study strongly underline the need for sophisticated multilingual language technologies: While 90% of Internet surfers in the EU prefer to access websites (...)

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META-NET Vision Paper Updated

25 April 2011

Today we published an updated version of our vision paper The Future European Multilingual Information Society. Have a look and discuss our technology visions for multilingual Europe, realised by sophisticated Language Technology, in our online discussion (...)

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META-FORUM 2011: Registration now open

21 April 2011

We just opened the registration for our upcoming conference META-FORUM 2011 – Solutions for Multilingual Europe. The conference will take place in Budapest, Hungary, on June 27/28 and it is an official event of the Hungarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. Registration is free (...)

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META-NET in Industry Journal "Multilingual"

18 April 2011

We're very happy that our article about META-NET, Multilingual Europe: A challenge for language tech, has been published in MultiLingual (issue April/May 2011, page 51/52). Speaking one’s mother tongue, be it Latvian, Hungarian, or Portuguese, must not become a social or economic disadvantage in (...)

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Workshop at GSCL 2011: "Language Technology for a Multilingual Europe"

5 April 2011

The Workshop aims at bringing various groups together who are concerned with the broad topic of "Language Technology for a multilingual Europe". This encompasses on the one hand representatives from research and development in the field of language technologies, on the other hand users from (...)

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Article on META-NET in LIBREAS

4 April 2011

Together with Aljoscha Burchardt and Felix Sasaki we wrote an article on META-NET that was published in LIBREAS – Library Ideas, Das mehrsprachige Europa: eine Herausforderung für die Sprachtechnologie. The article is written in German but of course you can use one of the freely available (...)

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Vision Document: Call for Discussion

24 March 2011

An important intermediate result of the META-VISION process is the document The Future European Multilingual Information Society (PDF). This document is joint work by roughly 100 representatives of the European and also international Language Technology landscape. The document presents the (...)

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META-NET celebrates the Opening of the W3C German-Austrian Office at DFKI

3 February 2011

On February 10th, META-NET will be among those celebrating the launch of the W3C German-Austrian Office at its new location: DFKI Berlin. The W3C German-Austrian Office launch event will be an excellent opportunity to demonstrate how European research and various industries can contribute and, (...)

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Grammatical Framework: Summer School

25 January 2011

Our colleagues from the MOLTO project organise a Summer School on GF, Grammatical Framework. Please find the official announcement and call for participation below. GF Summer School Frontiers of Multilingual Technologies Barcelona, 15-26 August 2011 http://school.grammaticalframework.org GF, (...)

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EC announces "SME Initiative on Digital Content and Languages"

8 December 2010

The European Commission will announce a new call for proposals under objective 4.1. "SME Initiative on Digital Content and Languages" in February 2011. The SME-DCL Call makes available 35 MEUR funding for consortia that must include at least two SMEs, but which may of course include other types (...)

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META-FORUM 2010: a short report

6 December 2010

META-FORUM 2010 took place on November 17 and 18, 2010 in the European capital, Brussels. This was the first large outreach event organised by META-NET, a Network of Excellence forging the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance (META). Against the backdrop of a cold and foggy autumn day (...)

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Blog: Being Multilingual

25 October 2010

Madalena Cruz-Ferreira just started a new blog, Being Multilingual, in which she wants to discuss what it means to be multilingual. Madalena thinks that multilingualism is often misunderstood and that these myths and misconceptions need to be dealt with. Another crucial point Madalena notices (...)

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META-FORUM 2010: Programme published

18 October 2010

META-NET is proud to announce the first META-FORUM conference event, entitled “Challenges for Multilingual Europe”. META-FORUM 2010 takes place on November 17 and 18, right in the heart of the European capital, Brussels. This event will provide a focal point for bringing together Language (...)

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Collaboration between CLARIN and META-NET

17 August 2010

In August 2010 the coordinators of the EU-funded projects CLARIN and META-NET signed a memorandum of understanding. To quote the document: The Network of Excellence “Technologies for the Multilingual European Information Society”, henceforth META-NET, established by DG INFSO of the European (...)

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New version of META-NET website online

30 July 2010

Today we launched a new version of the META-NET website: the core content is now available in all 11 languages represented by the META-NET consortium. In addition there's now a section called META Events with information on previous and upcoming events such as, for example, Translingual Europe (...)

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