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Thursday, 23 November 2017

EU Commission: Restoring floodplains and wetlands offer value-for-money solution to river flooding

Restoring floodplains and wetlands offer value-for-money solution to river flooding

Investing in 'green infrastructure' like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. This is the conclusion of a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today, which assesses the green options available in building climate resilience in wake of the increased risk posed by river flooding.

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Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure Scoreboard - A broad set of indicators for early detection of macroeconomic imbalances

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 November 2017 Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes today the indicators of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (MIP) Scoreboard. The MIP is part of the Six-Pack regulation on economic governance adopted by the European Parliament and Council in November 2011.   Full text...

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Remarques du Commissaire Moscovici à la conférence de presse sur le Semestre européen

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 November 2017 Bonjour à tous. Je voudrais me concentrer sur trois points: ajouter quelques éléments sur les 18 opinions sur les projets de budget, Préciser nos décisions sur les prochains examens en profondeur des pays qui ont - ou pourraient avoir...

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Coordinated action in cigarette smuggling and tax evasion case
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Peter Praet: Investment and investment finance in Europe: a policy perspective
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