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Sahel and Central Africa: €210 million in EU humanitarian aid

The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in the Sahel and Central Africa through a humanitarian budget of €210 million in…

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5 things you should know about the state of the global economy

Is this the year we overcome the global economic crisis caused by the pandemic? Are our jobs in danger? Who has lost the most in…

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Protecting local water has global benefits

A new paper in the May issue of Nature Communications demonstrates why keeping local lakes and other waterbodies clean produces cost-effective benefits locally and globally….

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Commission makes €11 million available to strengthen cybersecurity capabilities and cooperation

The European Commission will make €11 million of funding available for 22 new projects seeking to strengthen the European Union’s capacity to deter and mitigate…

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Finnish Posiva is the first company in the world to implement geological final disposal

The project, with a total value of some 500 million euro, consists of Posiva building and furnishing all the facilities required for final disposal activities,…

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E-waste recycling matter of national security: report

Recovering precious elements from e-waste is a security imperative for Europe that should be written into law, according to a report Monday that said it…

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UN chief and senior officials express deep concern over East Jerusalem violence

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, and senior UN officials have expressed their deep concern over confrontations between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem,…

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Conference on the Future of Europe: make your voice heard

The Executive Board approved on 9 May the Rules of Procedure that set out the composition of the Plenary of the Conference on the Future…

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Could wider use of gene reserves protect rare species?

UK landowners and conservationists welcome wider-spread use of Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) to help protect some of the rarest plants and insects, research at the…

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Australia’s recycling opportunity emerges as batteries boom

Batteries are becoming crucial enablers of Australia’s transition to renewable energy. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified an increase in battery…

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