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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

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Press Release: EASO's Hotline in Italy for the EU Relocation Programme

EASO'S Hotline in Italy creates communication opportunities and explains the benefits of the EU Relocation Programme for the persons in need of international protection currently residing on the Italian territory.

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO), as part of the Communication Campaign for the EU Relocation Programme, has launched an Info Hotline, in an effort to inform persons in need of international protection, coming from eligible countries of origin, about the possibilities of applying for the EU Relocation Programme, as well as emphasizing the main message that Relocation is the safe and legal way to move from Italy to another European country!


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Investment Plan for Europe: EIB backs German cancer therapy developer MagForce with up to EUR 35m

Patients who suffer from the most aggressive type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, will soon have broader access to a new form of treatment thanks to financing by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The EIB and German medical device company MagForce signed a financing agreement which will allow the company to borrow up to EUR 35 million over the coming three years, subject to achieving a set of agreed performance criteria. 

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Daily News 09 / 08 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 09 / 08 / 2017 Brussels, 9 August 2017 10 years since the start of the crisis: back to recovery thanks to decisive EU action The global financial crisis began 10 years ago and led to the European Union's worst recession in its...

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10 years since the start of the crisis: back to recovery thanks to decisive EU action

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 August 2017 10 years since the start of the crisis: back to recovery thanks to decisive EU action The global financial crisis began 10 years ago and led to the European Union's worst recession in its six-decade history.

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council implementing Decisions concerning restrictive measures against Syria

On 10 July 2017, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2017/1245[1] implementing Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP. 

The Decision amends the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures as set out in the Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP. 

The Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Serbia* and Albania*, the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova align themselves with this Declaration. 

They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. 

The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.

 

[1] Published on 11.7.2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union n°. L 178, p. 13. 

*The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process. 

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