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Video - Carbon capture and storage (long version)

On December 17th 2008, the European Commission adopted a new directive concerning the legal structure of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). This legislative outline sets the parameters of how CO2 can be safely stored in geological layers. It defines the rules of what sites can be selected, how those sites will be managed and monitored.

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Video - Fair competition in Europe

Fair competition in Europe Agreements between companies, abuse of a dominant position, mergers, cartels and excessive public assistance can, if not controlled and sanctioned, totally distort competition within the European Union's internal market. That is why the European Commission has been charged by the Member States closely watch and sanction practices which hinder free trade.

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Employment in Europe Report

Employment in Europe Report"Employment in Europe" is the main tool of the Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG for the analysis of employment performance and labour market developments in the European Union, the Acceding and the Candidate Countries. It provides the basic analytical and statistical background to underpin the Joint Employment Report as well as other instruments key to the European Employment Strategy.

Download this file (COM-EN.pdf)Key messages in English[Key messages from the Employment in Europe 2008 Report by the European Commission]44 kB
Download this file (COM-FR.pdf)Messages clés en Français[Messages clés sur l'Emploi en Europe - Rapport 2008 de la Commission européenne]47 kB
Download this file (EUL1413_EmplEurope_Web_TOC.pdf)Report 2008 in English[Employment in Europe Report 2008 by the European Commission]11198 kB

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Video - Putting and end to unfair commercial practices (long version)

As Christmas draws near, millions of European consumers are soon rushing to shopping centres or connecting to the internet to do their shopping. Some may be confronted with unfair commercial practices: misleading advertising, direct exhortations to children in advertisements, aggressive practices, and so on.

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