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EU must tackle climate change urgently

EU must tackle climate change urgently

| Fevereiro 15, 2020

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing the world and the EU must tackle it without delay. That’s what Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Interinstitutional relations, told delegates to the 6th Munich European Conference on security. Europe must lead because there is no alternative to drastic action…

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Global conditions show need for Europe, says Commissioner

Global conditions show need for Europe, says Commissioner

| Fevereiro 15, 2020

With economic and other crises around the world, there has never been a greater need for Europe and the EU. That’s what Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Interinstitutional relations, said in a keynote speech at the Munich European Conference on global security. Uncertainty, he said, demands stability…

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Ireland is lowest renewable energy performer in the EU

Ireland is lowest renewable energy performer in the EU

| Fevereiro 14, 2020

Ireland continues to be the worst performer in Europe when it comes to using renewable energy for home heating. New figures from Eurostat show that we are joint bottom of the renewable energy chart with The Netherlands with just six per cent usage. Grace Bolton is Head of Press with the European Commission office in […]

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Corona virus could affect growth forecast, admits EU

Corona virus could affect growth forecast, admits EU

| Fevereiro 13, 2020

The European economy is set to continue on a path of steady, moderate growth. The euro area has now enjoyed its longest period of sustained growth since the euro was introduced in 1999. Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner for the Economy, told journalists in Brussels that the forecast projects stable growth in the euro area gross […]

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Ireland slightly ahead of EU average for tele-working

Ireland slightly ahead of EU average for tele-working

| Fevereiro 13, 2020

Ireland is slightly ahead of the EU average when it comes to remote working. New figures from Eurostat show that 6.5 per cent of us work from home compared to the EU average of 5.2 per cent. However, 7.2 per cent of Irish men work from home compared to 5.7 per cent of Irish women. […]

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Comissão pede que seja corrigida a diferença "inaceitável" nas pensões irlandesas

Comissão pede que seja corrigida a diferença "inaceitável" nas pensões irlandesas

| Fevereiro 12, 2020

As mulheres na Irlanda recebem 27% menos do que os homens em direitos a pensão. Novos números do Eurostat mostram, no entanto, que a diferença diminuiu de um diferencial de 35% em 2010. A diferença existe porque muitas mulheres que deixam a força de trabalho remunerada para criar filhos fazem menos pagamentos do PRSI. Gerry Kiely, do […]

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Reino Unido carece de ambição de acordo com a UE

Reino Unido carece de ambição de acordo com a UE

| Fevereiro 11, 2020

A presidente da Comissão Europeia, Ursula Von Der Leyen, diz que as ambições do Reino Unido para o futuro não coincidem com as da UE. Ela disse aos eurodeputados em Estrasburgo que a UE tem ambições por um futuro melhor que o Reino Unido não parece compartilhar…

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