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Dubravka Suica Vice-President of the Commission for Democracy and Demography

Croatia's EU Commissioner-designate, Dubravka Šuica, has been named Vice-President of the Commission for Democracy and Demography, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday. For the first time in EU history, a portfolio commissioner has a demographic theme that is also included in the new EUCouncil Strategic Plan for 2019 - 2024 as…
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The European Commission yesterday registered three new citizens’ initiatives

Three new European Citizens' Initiatives have been registered these days: "Cutting Down on Corruption in Europe by Suspending Financing for Countries with Ineffective Judiciary after Expiry", "Climate Crisis Resolution" and "Save Bees and Farmers! In the direction of agriculture that is suitable for bees and for a healthy environment ”. "Cut to the root of…
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Signed declaration on quantum communication infrastructure in Europe

In June 2019, the European Commission in Bucharest, with the participation of the Member States of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands and Spain, signed a declaration on quantum communication infrastructure in Europe with the aim of jointly exploring and improving quantum communication over the next 10 years. States Parties undertake to work with the…
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The EU wants geographical indications for cheese in Australia

There are no differences of feta cheeses made in Australia or Greece at first glance,but the European Union would not agree. On Tuesday, The Australian Department of Commerce released a list of 408 products - 172 foods and 236 alcoholic beverages - that the EU wants to protect by geographical indications (GIs) as part of…
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