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Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU grant worth €11.8 million for Corridor Vc signed today

The EIB has signed an €11.8 million EU grant to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the construction of the 6.9 km-long Tarčin-Ivan section of the motorway along the pan-European Corridor Vc. The grant comes from the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) Connectivity Agenda and complements a previously approved EIB loan worth €40.4 million. The project will improve regional connectivity and road safety and allow for faster social and economic integration of the Western Balkans and the European Union. The European Investment…

World Hepatitis Day: EMCDDA showcases hepatitis questionnaire for drug service staff to refresh knowledge and identify training needs

Every year, on 28 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark World Hepatitis Day to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases it causes. It is estimated that around 290 million people worldwide are living with viral hepatitis, and many remain unaware of their status. Failure to identify the undiagnosed, and link them to care, means that millions will continue to suffer and lives will be lost. The focus of this year’s campaign is therefore ‘Find the missing millions.’…

EU Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO): Council appoints European prosecutors

The Council today appointed the European prosecutors of the European Public Prosecutor's Office: Frédéric Baab Cătălin-Laurențiu Borcoman Jaka Brezigar Danilo Ceccarelli Gatis Doniks Yvonne Farrugia Teodora Georgieva Daniëlle Goudriaan Petr Klement Tomas Krušna Tamara Laptoš Katerina Loizou Ingrid Maschl-Clausen José Eduardo Moreira Alves d'Oliveira Guerra Juraj Novocký Andrés Ritter Maria Concepción Sabadell Carnicero Gabriel Seixas Kristel Siitam-Nyiri Harri Tiesmaa Yves Van Den Berge Dimitrios Zimianitis The prosecutors…

Fabio Panetta: Interview with La Repubblica

INTERVIEWInterview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Tonia Mastrobuoni and published on 27 July 2020 27 July 2020 The European Union has approved a recovery fund of €750 billion and an ambitious multiannual budget. What do you think of the agreement? It could mark a turning point. If we look back in 20 years’ time, the past few months might look like the start of a new phase in European integration. The approval of the recovery fund was a necessary decision to meet the economic…

Governor Cuomo Calls on Republican Members of New York’s Congressional Delegation to Fight for State, Local Aid in Federal Stimulus…

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today called on Republican members of New York's Congressional Delegation to fight for state and local aid in the federal stimulus package, which is expected to be announced this week.  "If Washington doesn't provide state and local aid, there will be drastic budget cuts. We have about a $14 billion loss of revenue. We have about a $5 billion cost of this COVID virus,"  Governor Cuomo said.  "I'm calling on Republican lawmakers in this state to stand united with New York. It's time to put your…

Move to Trim Military Budget by Ten Percent Thwarted

ASHIK SIDDIQUE, asiddique at nationalpriorites. org, Siddique is a researcher focused on the federal budget and military spending with the  National Priorities Project  at the Institute for Policy Studies. He recently wrote the piece “ Americans Want to Reinvest Ten Percent of the Military Budget Against Coronavirus .” CommonDreams  reports : “Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, two leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nomination, voted opposite ways Wednesday on an amendment” to reduce the…

Luis de Guindos: Interview with El Independiente

INTERVIEWInterview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Casimiro García Abadillo on 21 July 2020 and published on 26 July 2020 26 July 2020 What do you make of the agreement reached in the early hours of Tuesday morning to launch a European recovery fund? It is a good deal. It sends the right signal for the exit from the crisis. This is the first time that a plan of this kind will be funded by mutualised debt. This aspect should not be understated, as it is extremely significant. It shows that there…

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