Home

NEWS & EVENTS : GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Strengthening Europe's preparedness against natural and man-made disasters

    05.03.2013

    Strengthening Europe's preparedness against natural and man-made disasters

    The European Commission has presented a package consisting of two parts: The EU strategy on adaptation to climate change sets out a framework and mechanisms for taking the EU's preparedness for current and future climate impacts to a new level; and, in a related measure, the Commission also adopted a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters. This public consultation launches a wide debate on the adequacy and availability of existing insurance options.

  • EU Strategy on adaptation to climate change

    04.29.2013

    EU Strategy on adaptation to climate change

    Adaptation to climate change is crucial for reducing the risk and damage from current and future impacts of climate change in a cost-effective manner and to exploit potential benefits. The European Commission is currently developing an EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change.

  • Helping companies and consumers navigate the green maze

    04.15.2013

    Helping companies and consumers navigate the green maze

    The European Commission is proposing EU-wide methods to measure the environmental performance of products and organisations, and encouraging Member States and the private sector to take them up.

  • COMPENDIUM - PROJECTS

    04.12.2013

    COMPENDIUM - PROJECTS

    Publication of the first edition of the Compendium of projects, when the year 2013 is the finishing straight of the current programming period with most projects concentrated on completing their activities and spreading their results.

  • Research and innovation

    03.04.2013

    Research and innovation, ports and overview of the Action Plan

    The European Commission has been organizing workshops with the Atlantic Member States to ensure awareness of the Atlantic Forum and EU funding processes. The objective of this is to support the Atlantic Action Plan and to assist stakeholders in coming forward with well-prepared projects.

  • The European Commission in search of the best climate solutions in Europe

    02.11.2013

    The European Commission in search of the best climate solutions in Europe

    On 11 February 2013 Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, had launched a low-carbon contest, had called on creative and innovative minds from across the EU to put their green initiatives to the test. The World You Like Challenge is part of the European Commission's climate action campaign: A world you like.

  • Newly found health effects of air pollution call for stronger EU air policies

    01.31.2013

    Newly found health effects of air pollution call for stronger EU air policies

    Long-term exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) can trigger atherosclerosis, adverse birth outcomes and childhood respiratory diseases, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) review releasedat 31 January 2013.

  •  Blue Growth: "The Community Dimension"

    01.24.2013

    Blue Growth: "The Community Dimension"


    Place: Swalec Stadium, Cardiff, United Kingdom

  • Europeans call for stronger EU air quality policy

    01.09.2013

    Europeans call for stronger EU air quality policy

    According to the latest research, a majority (56 %) of Europeans believe that air quality has deteriorated in the last 10 years. In Italy, as many as 81 % hold this view, and in Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Romania and Spain, 70-75 % of survey participants believe that this is the case. The research a Eurobarometer called Attitudes of Europeans towards Air Quality shows strong support for further action at EU level.

  • 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Calendar