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09.11.2017 - 14:40

Groeiverwachtingen EC – reactie Tom Vandenkendelaere

De Europese Commissie stelde vandaag haar economische verwachtingen voor. Voor België worden de cijfers positief bijgesteld. Europarlementslid Tom Vandenkendelaere reageert: "De goede...
Climate change
09.11.2017 - 08:08

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...
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26.10.2017 - 12:38

Handelsakkoorden Australië en Nieuw-Zeeland

Het Europees Parlement zette vandaag het licht op groen voor de start van onderhandelingen met Australië en Nieuw-Zeeland over nieuwe vrijhandelsakkoorden. Het EP legde in haar advies de nadruk...
Engineer in nuclear power station
25.10.2017 - 13:07

Les travailleurs mieux protégés

Le Parlement a voté ce jour en faveur du rapport sur la révision de la directive visant à protéger les travailleurs exposés à des substances cancérig...

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Climate change
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02.02.2018 - 12:00

ETS: the EU’s flagship climate tool

The ETS reform creates a fund to help the EU’s poorest members to upgrade their energy systems. This in turn creates jobs and promotes innovation, a clear priority for the EPP Group. The EU...
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21.11.2017 - 10:20

Exploring local options to fight climate change

At the annual Herman Van Rompuy Lecture, held this year on 21 November at ‘Het BEL’, a new green building at the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels, keynote speaker Christiana Figueres,...
Climate change
News
06.02.2017 - 14:10

ETS reform: EU climate policy has to support job creation

In the coming months, the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union will try to agree on a major reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for 2021-2030. ETS is the most...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
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18.01.2017 - 15:57

The European Pillar of Social Rights: enabling Europe’s future workforce

As the job market continues to evolve, so should Europe's social policy. Today, many new forms of employment have emerged as a logical consequence of the digital revolution. Whether it is Uber,...

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Highlights of the week

Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...