Monthly Archives: July 2020

Coronavirus: European Commission calls for action to protect seasonal workers

The European Commission yesterday presented guidelines for the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. They serve as a guide for national authorities, labor inspectorates and the social partners to guarantee the rights, health and safety of seasonal workers and to ensure that seasonal workers are aware of…
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Innovative measures for cities: 45 million EUR from EU funds for 11 projects

The Commission and the Council of the French Region des Hauts-de-France, as the managing authorities of the Innovative Measures for Cities project, have published the results of the 5th and final call for proposals. Winning projects from Brussels, Ghent and Leidal (Belgium), Sofia (Bulgaria), Chalandria (Greece), Budapest (Hungary), Ferrara and Verona (Italy), Tilburg (Netherlands), Košice…
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European Commission approved first anti-COVID 19 drug

The European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorization for Remdesivir, the first EU-approved medicine to treat COVID 19. Approval about accelerated procedure follows a recommendation from the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Protecting public health is a key priority for the Commission and data on Remdesivir have been assessed in an extremely short period of…
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