Monthly Archives: March 2016

Traineeships in the European Parliament

Parliament offers several options for traineeships within its Secretariat, to provide opportunities for vocational training and for learning more about what the European Parliament is and does. Traineeships for university graduates (called Robert Schuman traineeships) Traineeships for university graduates are intended to enable trainees to build on the knowledge they acquired during their studies and…
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Industrial production up by 2.1% in euro area and up by 1.7% in EU28

According to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, in January 2016 compared with January 2015, industrial production increased by 2.8% in the euro area and by 2.5% in the EU28. The increase of 2.8% in industrial production in the euro area in January 2016, compared with January 2015, is due to…
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Major increase in EU’s contribution to improve global health

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, yesterday announced the EU's contribution of €470 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the period 2017-2019. The new funding represents an increase of €100 million or 27% of the EU's contribution in comparison to previous years (€370 million for 2014-2016). This grant supports the…
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