Tag Archives: 2019

EU well placed to protect and enhance citizens’ living standards while pursuing an ambitious transition to an environmentally sustainable economy

Marianne Thyssen, the Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said: In 2018, we witnessed positive developments in the European economy, labour markets and society. For the sixth consecutive year, the EU’s ambitious agenda for jobs, growth and … Continue reading

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Tackling climate change can be a driver for growth and jobs

The Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, this time dedicated to the theme of sustainability. The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in … Continue reading

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June – July 2019

June was hottest ever recorded on Earth = Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts on behalf of the EU, showed that the global average temperature for June 2019 … Continue reading

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75 years to remember

Today is a special day for humanity. It is a day which should have us to remember all those who died in the multiple wars. But it should also bring grate gratitude for those who were forced to see and … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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High time to to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives

In 2018 lots of people had hoped that many politicians all over the world would be willing to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives. The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom of refugee rights in European Union #2 Branded as a ghetto

The organisation “Refugees Welcome Denmark” is a small, humanitarian organization based on volunteering which has as starting point the Refugee Convention and human rights and has as their primary efforts free legal advice and assistance to asylum seekers. At the … Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #1 Danger of fake and malicious social media accounts

We have to seriously look at the danger of availability of private communication and ways of information and disinformation. Continue reading

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Voor onze kleinkinderen: stem die klimaatwet

Als ouder en grootouders kan men het niet nalaten te kijken wat er nu gebeurd dat gevolgen zal hebben voor de toekomst en voor de latere generaties. De “Grootouders van het Klimaat” schreven aan de voorzitters en fractieleiders van de … Continue reading

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If you’re going to try, go all the way

Wishing you a New Year I think of all those who would love to take new steps and look at the new year with lots of hope. One year before we are going to have 2020, lots of people may … Continue reading

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