European Parliament in support of Research and Innovation

By Walter van Doninck. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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In its plenary session of October 26th 2016 at Strasbourg, the European Parliament (EP) expressed its position with respect to the Draft Budget for the European Union for 2017.  The EP reiterates its commitment to research and growth supported by appropriate funding.

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The new team of the European Commission

By Gina Gunaratnam. Published on 27 November 2014 in:
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On 22 October 2014, the European Parliament approved the new European Commission [EC] team presented by Jean-Claude Juncker, who started their term of office on 1 November 2014.
The President Jean-Claude Junker put forward his agenda and presented his team earlier this year. In ten policy areas, he focused in particular on “a new boost for jobs, growth and investment”, “a connected digital single market”, and “a resilient energy union with a forward-looking climate change policy”, to quote the first priorities in the list.

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