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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

EU Commission: Official Gazette 1.2017 and annex to the Annual Report 2016

Official Gazette 1.2017 and annex to the Annual Report 2016

The official Gazette of the CPVO 1.2017, the S2 Gazette and the annex to the Annual Report 2016 have been published and are available for free in electronic format only (PDF).

You may download both gazettes from the Gazette page, the annex to the Annual Report from the Annual Reports page.

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Eurojust and Europol support joint investigation into international human trafficking
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Press release - CETA: MEPs back EU-Canada trade agreement

Plenary sessions : The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The landmark trade deal could apply provisionally from as early as April 2017.

Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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Press release - MEPs urge legal reform in Albania, rule of law for all in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Plenary sessions : Albania should step up the pace of judicial reform, as a key to starting EU accession negotiations, while Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) needs to overcome its ethnic and political divisions and remain united throughout the EU membership application evaluation process, said MEPs on Wednesday.

Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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Press release - MEPs back plans to cut carbon emission allowances and fund low-carbon innovation

Plenary sessions : Plans to boost greenhouse-gas emission curbs through the EU carbon market (EU ETS), so as to bring EU climate policy into line with the aims of the Paris agreement, were backed by Parliament on Wednesday. MEPs supported the Commission proposal to reduce the number of "carbon credits" (emission allowances) to be auctioned by 2.2% each year, and want to double the capacity of the 2019 market stability reserve (MSR) to absorb the excess of allowances on the market.

Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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