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The EU Soil Observatory will provide the necessary data to monitor progress towards the European soil health objectives.
The EU Soil Observatory will provide the necessary data to monitor progress towards the European soil health objectives.
Dec 04 2020
A proposed EU mission provides the blueprint for setting Europe on a path towards sustainable soil management. Its aim is to make sure that at least 75% of all European soils are in a healthy state by 2030.
The Commission makes extensive use of models to support policymaking, from their initial design to evaluating their environmental, economic and social impacts.
The Commission makes extensive use of models to support policymaking, from their initial design to evaluating their environmental, economic and social impacts.
Dec 02 2020
Explore the models the Commission uses to design and evaluate policies that address today’s big challenges.
The conceptual framework describes the components of hybrid threats in terms of actors, their objectives, tools and targeted domains.
The conceptual framework describes the components of hybrid threats in terms of actors, their objectives, tools and targeted domains.
Nov 26 2020

A new conceptual framework on hybrid threats designed by researchers aims to increase the understanding of hybrid threats and facilitate the development of effective measures to improve resilience against these threats.

The 'hybrid threats' concept refers to coordinated action conducted by hostile state or non-state actors with the deliberate goal to undermine or harm democratic states.

Most people receiving humanitarian assistance are in countries that have been affected by a crisis for seven years or more.
Nearly three quarters of the people who receive humanitarian assistance are in countries that have been affected by a crisis for seven years or more.
Nov 20 2020
A new tool to assess the severity of on-going humanitarian crises shows that crises around the world are becoming longer, more severe and more complex.
Largest airlines are getting government support to safeguard connectivity and protect jobs
Most countries are providing financial support to their largest airlines to safeguard connectivity and protect jobs
Nov 19 2020
Government support during the coronavirus pandemic risks distorting the playing field, but also presents an opportunity for a more sustainable air transport sector.
The EU Bioeconomy Monitoring System will provide trustworthy data and indicators to policy-makers.
The EU Bioeconomy Monitoring System will provide trustworthy data and indicators to policy-makers.
Nov 18 2020

A new monitoring system will help ensure that the European Bioeconomy contributes effectively to the objectives of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy, the European Green Deal and the Sustainable Development Goals.

The EU is determined to transform the European economy into a resource-efficient, low-emissions economy, which reconciles the demands for food, materials and energy with the need to reduce environmental pressures.

Almost all children surveyed were able to conduct some school-related activities using digital technologies
Almost all children surveyed were able to conduct some school-related activities using digital technologies
Nov 13 2020
Families played a huge role in helping children keep up with schooling during the first COVID-19 lockdown.
The EU currently holds 5 % of the world's forests and EU forests have continuously expanded for over 60 years.
The EU currently holds 5 % of the world's forests and EU forests have continuously expanded for over 60 years.
Nov 10 2020
Newly-adopted forest reference levels provide a robust benchmark to account for net carbon emissions from Europe’s forests over the next five years.
The research highlights the need for policies that support the labour market participation of all women.
The research highlights the need for policies that support the labour market participation of all women.
Nov 09 2020

Being born outside the EU and being a woman reduces a person's probability to be active on the European labour market, regardless of their level of education.

In the EU, the conditions for women’s participation in the labour market have improved in recent years, but gender gaps still remain.

Non-EU migrants could generate considerable fiscal gains for their host countries.
Non-EU migrants could generate considerable fiscal gains for their host countries.
Nov 09 2020
Policies targeted at increasing the labour market participation of non-EU migrants could generate large fiscal gains for the host countries.

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