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EU gender equality has some way to go by Nick Prag — last modified 05 March 2015, 22:33 CET
The eve of International Women's Day (8 March) is a good moment to assess the challenges that remain in tackling gender inequalities across the EU.
Social Dialogue needs new approach to tackle new challenges by European craft and SME employers’ organisation — last modified 05 March 2015, 22:11 CET
Today, European Institutions and Social Partners used the European Social Dialogue’s 30th anniversary to call for "A new start for Social Dialogue". At the opening session of the High-Level Conference, UEAPME President Gunilla Almgren welcomed the new Commission's initiative as the role Social Dialogue can or should play today differs significantly from 30 years ago.
EU food agency reviews safety of GM crops following new research by Friends of the Earth Europe — last modified 05 March 2015, 22:07 CET
The European Food Safety Authority has started an investigation into the safety of growing genetically modified (GM) maize in Europe following the publication of the biggest study on maize pollen published to date. Friends of the Earth Europe and Testbiotech have called on the EU to immediately suspend the growing of GM maize and to stop all future approvals.
Europe’s Environment Agency throws down green gauntlet to Juncker Commission by WWF — last modified 03 March 2015, 18:57 CET
Today the European Environment Agency launched its once every five year report on the State of Europe’s Environment. The Agency delivered a shot across the bows to the new European Commission – ignore environmental policy at your peril.
Network Coordinator, Carbon Market Watch by EUbusiness — last modified 03 March 2015, 17:16 CET
Carbon Market Watch is seeking a dynamic Network Coordinator to strengthen the existing Network and adapt it to new challenges of the wider climate finance debate.
Portfolio Manager - Financial Analyst (Administration of the Reserve Funds), European Patent Office by EPO — last modified 03 March 2015, 17:10 CET
The European Patent Office in Munich is seeking a Portfolio Manager / Financial Analyst.
Public Relations Officer (f/m), Academy of European Law by Stephanie Hoffmann — last modified 05 March 2015, 14:09 CET
The Academy of European Law is looking for a Public Relations Officer.
Policy Officer - Water, European Environmental Bureau by European Environmental Bureau — last modified 01 March 2015, 22:38 CET
The European Environmental Bureau, a federation of 140 environmental citizens' organisations, based in Brussels, has a vacancy for a full-time Policy Officer on Water .
Paralegal Assistant Administrator, European Space Agency by ESA — last modified 01 March 2015, 22:28 CET
Vacancy in the Directorate of Directorate of Industry, Procurement and Legal Services of the European Space Agency for a Paralegal Assistant Administrator
Events and Publications Officer, Science Europe by EUbusiness — last modified 01 March 2015, 22:18 CET
Science Europe is looking to recruit an Events and Publications Officer.
Adviser Retail banking, European Association of Co-operative Banks by EACB — last modified 01 March 2015, 21:38 CET
The EACB Secretariat is looking for an Adviser for its Retail Banking Department.
Infringements day at the EC by Nick Prag — last modified 26 February 2015, 18:02 CET
Wednesday was infringements day at the European Commission, a monthly occasion, when the Commission announces the various infringements proceedings it is setting in motion, and including legal actions it is taking against some Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
Digital Economy and Society Index highlights enabling role of Internet Sector in European economy by EuroISPA — last modified 26 February 2015, 17:34 CET
The European Internet Service Providers Association (EuroISPA) has welcomed the results of the European Commission’s Digital Economy and Society Index, a study which further highlights the enabling role of the Internet sector across many areas of the European economy.
UK companies file more European patents in 2014 by EPO — last modified 26 February 2015, 16:12 CET
Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 3.1% in 2014, hitting a new record high of over 274 000. Companies from the UK filed 6 823 patents at the EPO last year (2013: 6 510): with +4.8% the highest growth rate for the UK since 2011, and well above the 1.2% average increase of the 38 EPO member states.
Promoting uptake of parental and paternity leave among fathers in the European Union by EUbusiness — last modified 26 February 2015, 15:47 CET
The take-up rate of parental and paternity leave among fathers has been increasing in most Member States but it still remains relatively low. Covering all the EU Member States and Norway, this report looks at the most recent trends in terms of take-up of parental and paternity leave, existing provisions and factors influencing take-up rates. It also examines measures and initiatives recently implemented by national authorities, governments and social partners to promote the take-up of parental and paternity leave, particularly among fathers.
Auto industry reacts to Energy Union package by European Automobile Manufacturers Association — last modified 26 February 2015, 13:03 CET
Following the publication of the European Commission's Energy Union proposal, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) re-stated its commitment to contributing its fair share towards lowering greenhouse gas emissions, namely through more fuel-efficient technology and continuing investments into alternative powertrains.
Policy officer Food and Agriculture - Health Economics, European Public Health Alliance by European Public Health Alliance — last modified 26 February 2015, 00:13 CET
EPHA, Europe’s leading NGO campaigning for better health, is seeking highly motivated and proactive individuals to expand its work in the area of food and agriculture and health economics.
Communications and Resource Development Officer, Transparency International by TI-EU — last modified 26 February 2015, 00:04 CET
Transparency International EU have a vacancy for a Communications and Resource Development Officer.
SMEs have mixed feelings on Energy Union Strategy by European craft and SME employers’ organisation — last modified 25 February 2015, 23:16 CET
UEAPME, the European Craft and SME organisation, welcomes the Strategy for the Energy Union but warns of the minor focus on the non-ETS sectors, which are predominantly SME-based.
Commission releases garbled energy union plan: Greenpeace by Greenpeace European Unit — last modified 25 February 2015, 18:46 CET
The European Commission has released a patchwork of policies as its plan for a European energy union, said Greenpeace.