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EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: one year on

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On 15 December 2016, the European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), launched a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration to support the efforts of partner countries in Africa.

Combatting illicit trade in tobacco products: Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the EU's adoption of an EU-wide track and trace system

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Today the EU has taken a big step forward in combatting the illicit trade in tobacco products. The new EU-wide track and trace system adopted today will ensure that tobacco products in the EU are easily traceable with a unique identifier for each product. In addition, we are also making sure that tobacco products meet specific security requirements, with at least five types of authentication elements required per packet.

CECAFA 2017 Senior Challenge Cup: Uganda Cranes XI Vs Zanzibar

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The Uganda Cranes starting line up against Zanzibar in the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup second semi final match at the Moi Sports

Change in the Board of Managing Directors at Boehringer Ingelheim

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Ingelheim, December 15, 2017 –  In agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim, Simone Menne,  member of the Board of Managing Directors

HRH The Princess Royal Opens Centre for Medical Engineering

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal was accompanied by King’s College London President & Principal, Professor Edward Byrne AC,

Investment Plan for Europe: EUR 50m for EZs Inven Capital to support growth of innovative smart energy and clean-tech companies

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 50m to the Czech Republic Inven Capital Fund to develop a co-investment initiative to support the growth of clean energy and smart technology SMEs and midcaps. Czech energy utility ČEZ is contributing the same amount to this initiative so that the total financing available for joint co-investments to clean-tech and smart energy businesses is EUR 100m. The transaction is backed by the guarantee of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe.

Maatschappelijk herstel mensen met ernstige psychische aandoeningen vraagt brede aanpak

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Er valt nog veel winst te behalen bij het maatschappelijk herstel van mensen met ernstige psychische aandoeningen. Dat zei prof.dr.

Report on Welsh Assembly reform a key moment in Senedds history

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Commenting on the publication of the Expert Panel on Assembly Reform’s final report, Jess Blair, Director of Electoral Reform Society Cymru, said, “This report is a key moment in the Assembly’s history, and the proposals will be vital in securing the success of the Senedd in the future.

Joint statement by Commissioner Vera Jourova and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection on the state of play of the dialogue on data protection

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Joint statement by Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan Commissioner Haruhi Kumazawa and Commissioner Věra Jourová held a constructive meeting in Tokyo on 14th December 2017 with the aim to accelerate work towards achieving mutual adequacy findings as soon as possible in 2018.

QNAP Honored with "Best NAS Solutions Provider" in the Reseller Middle Easts Hot 50 Awards 2017

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Taipei, Taiwan, December 15, 2017 - QNAP® Systems, Inc.