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19 Apr 2019
19 April 2019 marks the end of the term for the European Parliament. In just over a month, in a direct vote on 23-26 May, EU citizens will elect the new House. It will be the task of the future European Parliamentarians to finish negotiations on the...
24 Jan 2019
In April 2017 European Commission (EC) introduced a new 'Work-life Balance' Initiative aiming to address the challenges of working parents and carers in balancing their work and family responsibilities. Some of the key features of the directive are...
02 Nov 2018
The EU agency for Fundamental rights – FRA – has published a report on differences in legal minimum ages covering various areas, from social rights, education, employment and finance, to alternative care, LGBTI and mobility. This is one in the group...
14 Mar 2018
''The European Union needs a common policy on the refugee crisis while the member-states must immediately implement the relocation programme in order to reduce the refugee population in Greece, which is under great pressure, Portugal's President...
09 Mar 2018
''Austria plans to use its upcoming presidency of the European Union this year to shift the bloc’s focus from resettling refugees within the EU towards keeping further waves of migrants outside the bloc’s external borders, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz...
16 Jan 2018
According to the Council of Europe, ''in the final working days of 2017, the organisation received confirmation of important financial support for the second phase of the project on the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees from Italy and...
19 Jul 2017
New laws within Hungary could have a devastating effect on civil society in the country and across the region. Sendrine Constant, Head of the Eastern European Zone at Terre des Hommes - Destination Unknown campaign coordinator, explains the...
16 Dec 2015
Eurochild reports that the majority of Members of the European Parliament signed a declaration promoting investing in children. The Written Declaration, designed to raise political awareness towards the European Commission and the Member States,...

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