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Official launch of REFIT Platform

Official launch of REFIT Platform

(29 January 2016) - Today in Brussels, the European Commission hosts the first meeting of the REFIT Platform. 48 members from a diversity of stakeholders, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Committee of the Regions and all Member State...

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EU trade policy, sustainability and human rights

EU trade policy, sustainability and human rights

(28 January 2016) - The European Commission and the EU High Representative published today the first report on the effects of the GSP+, the EU trade policy instrument devised to encourage third countries to comply with core international standards in the areas of...

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World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

(27 January 2016) - A recent World Bank’s report covers the Internet’s role in promoting development. It also examines the risks of the digital age — the growing concentration of the industry, increasing inequality as some types of jobs get automated and disappear,...

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Tourism in the EU: New peak in 2015

Tourism in the EU: New peak in 2015

(26 January 2016) - In 2015, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the EU is expected to have reached a new record level of around 2.8 billion nights, up by 3.2% compared with 2014. Since 2009, there has been a steady increase in the...

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Events

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