Monthly Archives: November 2015

Lecture “Violence against women”

Europe Direct Information Centre on Tuesday, 24.11.2015. in the Youth Library is organizing a lecture under the theme "Violence against women". The aim of this lecture will be to introduce basic concepts related to the inequality of women and violence against women for all interested citizens. Raiseing public awareness about domestic violence and violence against…
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The gender pay gap in EU

The gender pay gap is a clear expression of existing inequalities and of the obstacles women face when entering and staying in the labour market. Gross earnings are wages or salaries paid directly to an employee prior to deductions for income tax and social security contributions. According to the results of a public consultation, nearly one…
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Commission approves new promotion programmes for agricultural products

The European Commission has approved 33 new programmes to promote EU agricultural products in the EU and on third country markets. These programmes are worth €108 million over 3 years, half of which (€54 million) comes from the EU budget. The programmes will contribute to opening up new markets and increasing the consumption of promoted…
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European Court of Auditors signs off the EU accounts

The European Court of Auditors has today given the EU accounts a clean bill of health for the 8th year in a row. Both the revenue side and administrative expenditure are free from significant errors. The overall error rate in payments has declined for a second consecutive year, to 4.4% in 2014. The Court also,…
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