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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

EU Commission: Gender Equality Index 2017: We cannot be silent about violence

Gender Equality Index 2017: We cannot be silent about violence

Violence against women is a much bigger problem than the statistics show. Almost one in two women (47%) who have experienced violence have never told anyone, whether that be the police, health services, a friend, neighbour or colleague. Disclosed violence is only a fraction of the reality.

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Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agreed to end unjustified geoblocking

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have tonight delivered on commitments made during September's Digital Summit in Tallinn by ending unjustified geoblocking, one of the EU priority files for 2017 Tonight, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission...

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European Commission Vice-President Ansip and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo visit imec, a world-leading research hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies

- Upcoming events European Commission On Thursday 23 November afternoon, European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market, and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo, responsible for the Digital Agenda, will visit imec, in Leuven.

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ESMA updates Q&A on MAR

ESMA updates Q&A on MAR

Tuesday 21 November 2017 10:30

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its Questions & Answers (Q&A) document regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).

The purpose of the Q&A document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of MAR and its implementing measures. Today's Q&As include two new answers on managers' transactions, addressing in particular trading during "closed periods" by persons...

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European SME Week 2017 - SMEs in the European Union generate half of the intra-EU trade in goods - With a slightly higher share for imports

Commission - EUROSTAT European Brussels, 21 November 2017 Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs – up to 249 persons employed) are considered as a driver of the economy of the European Union (EU), creating jobs and contributing to economic growth.

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