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29/05/2017

In 2017, Erasmus celebrates its 30th birthday! Many Maltese have had the opportunity to benefit from the programme over the last decades: not only students, but teachers, educators, trainees, aspiring entrepreneurs and adult learners as well. Here are their stories!

Back to School  - Malta edition
29/05/2017

They say that EU does not talk to its citizens. They say Brussels is too far from everyday reality. Well, we proved them wrong. Maltese EU Officials do talk to their fellow islanders, including the youngest ones.

 

EU Green Week 2017
29/05/2017

Monday 29 May marked the start of the 17th annual EU Green Week. This year the focus is on green jobs. EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic and social growth across the EU and across sectors. These Commission's flagship policies such as the Circular Economy package or promoting the Paris Climate Agreement create significant employment opportunities.

26/05/2017

The 2017 European Semester, the EU's annual cycle of economic policy guidance and surveillance, is nearing its completion with the publication of the Commission's Country-Specific Recommendations (CSRs) to Member States, including Malta. CSRs provide tailored guidance to individual Member States on how to boost jobs, growth and investment, while maintaining sound public finances.

EU Defence
24/05/2017

Feeding into the discussion on the future direction of the EU at 27, on Wednesday 24 May the Commission held an orientation debate on the future of European defence.

 

23/05/2017

"It was with great sadness and profound shock that I learnt of the brutal attack that struck Manchester. It breaks my heart to think that, once again, terrorism has sought to instil fear where there should be joy, to sow division where young people and families should be coming together in celebration.

23/05/2017

More than 85% of bathing water sites monitored across Europe in 2016 met the most stringent ‘excellent' quality standards — meaning they were mostly free from pollutants harmful to human health and the environment, according to the annual bathing water quality report published today.

22/05/2017

On Monday 22 May, the European Commission issued the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017 for all Member States, including Malta. The 2017 Country-Specific Recommendations addressed to Malta are the following:

16/05/2017

Ahead of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans said: "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people are our parents, our children, our siblings, our friends, our neighbours and our fellow Europeans. Let's treat them as such. It's time we put an end to the widespread discrimination against LGBTI people together.

16/05/2017

On Tuesday 16 May, President Juncker announced his intention to allocate the Digital Economy and Society portfolio to Mariya Gabriel, the candidate for Commissioner from Bulgaria.

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