Representation in Cyprus




The Charlemagne Youth Prize exists for ten years already and this week all winners - past and present - were invited to the European Parliament to celebrate.

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The Third Report on the State of the Energy Union shows that Europe's transition to a low-carbon society is becoming the new reality on EU's ground.


"On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we say once again, violence must stop now.

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Only by rethinking our health systems can we ensure that they remain fit-for-purpose and provide patient-centred care. This is what the 28 Country Health Profiles published today by the Commission, along with the Companion Report suggest. The reports provide an in-depth analysis of EU Member States' health systems. They look at the health of the population and important risk factors, as well as at the effectiveness, accessibility and resilience of health systems in each EU member state. The reports clearly reflect shared objectives across the member states, and reveal potential areas where the Commission can encourage mutual learning and exchange of good practices.


Today the European Commission has revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters.

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Commission sets out EU's economic and social priorities for the year ahead, gives policy recommendation for the euro area and completes the assessment of euro area Member States' Draft Budgetary Plans.


The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.


This week, students from 6 high schools in Cyprus will have the opportunity to put their translation skills to the test.

On Thursday 23 November the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus will be hosting the 11th annual young translators' competition Juvenes Translatores in its premises at the EU House in Nicosia.

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The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.


Today, European Union leaders have solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Pillar was first announced by President Juncker in his 2015 State of the Union Address and presented by the Commission in April 2017. Today it was signed by President Juncker for the European Commission, President Tajani for the European Parliament and Prime Minister Ratas for the Council of the European Union.