A study by the EPRS.
– Adoption of the Council’s position
“Failure to eliminate remaining barriers in the EU single market, particularly in the area of services, is holding back growth, job creation and consumer choice, ECR MEPs said today. Flemish ECR MEP Anneleen Van Bossuyt, chairman of the European Parliament’s powerful Internal Market Committee, said that for too many in the EU ‘completion of the single market is simply a soundbite, not a serious political priority’.”
Orgalime, Brussels, 10 December 2018.
“Socialists and Democrats from all over Europe have gathered at the PES-Congress in Lisbon to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 European elections and to acclaim the PES Common Candidate, Frans Timmermans.”
Oslo, the Norwegian Capital, will officially kick-off its year as European Green Capital 2019 at its Opening and Handover Ceremony on 4 January. Nijmegen in the Netherlands, holder of the title in 2018, will pass on the prestigious title to Oslo at this Ceremony.
The fourth edition of The Economist’s Sustainability Summit will marshal the evidence to measure past progress, and assess where and how policymakers, financial institutions and business leaders should act. Where are we on the sustainability front compared with where we need to be? In what areas are efforts still falling short? Has the world already passed the point of no return in terms of climate change? And to what extent should efforts be directed at adaptation rather than mitigation?