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(21 November 2019) - The circular economy, including new waste and recycling laws, will represent “half” of the EU’s effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and will be erected as the number one priority of the upcoming European Green Deal.

Commerce

(20 November 2019) - The results of a special Eurobarometer survey published today show that 60% of Europeans feel that they personally benefit from international trade, 16% more than 10 years ago at the time of the previous poll.

Budget

(19 November 2019) - Today, the three EU institutions agreed on the EU's budget for 2020. 21% of the overall amount will go to measures to address climate change.

Agriculture

(18 November 2019) - Young farmers accessing land via non-conventional contracts are eligible for EU subsidies. But in practice, burdensome administrative constraints often outweigh any financial advantage, meaning that landowners are cashing in while young farmers are missing out.

Eurostat

(15 November 2019) - In 2018, 82% of young people aged 20-34 who had successfully obtained at least an upper secondary level of education in the past 1-3 years and are not in further education were in employment.

     
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