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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, the European Commission has adopted its strategy for a European Energy Union. Energy is used to heat and to cool buildings and homes, transport goods, and power the economy. But with ageing infrastructure, insufficiently integrated markets, and uncoordinated policies, our consumers, households and businesses...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]European business and advocacy groups have expressed strong support for a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement that should not only aim at full tariff liberalisation but also strive for a substantial reduction of existing non-trade barriers (NTBs) between the two trading partners....

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with € 1.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to help 257 former workers of Saint-Gobain Sekurit Benelux to find new jobs. The amount proposed for Poland is €115,205 to help 50 former workers of Zakłady...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Climate and Energy framework The Council held a policy debate on the 2030 Climate and Energy framework, in the follow-up to the October European Council conclusions. It focused on the new governance process, which will underpin the implementation of the framework and help ensure that the...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European nations on Sunday (16 November) to speed up their negotiations with the United States over a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the US and EU. Speaking at a news conference in Sydney following the Group of 20...