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Video - Innovation

Innovation e-Skills for EuropeEurope needs to implement a long-term e-skills strategy to boost the productivity and the employability of its workforce and respond to global competitive challenges. Skills are essential for growth, jobs and social cohesion in Europe, and e-skills are a key competence to make lifelong learning a reality.

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Video - Space and You

Video - Space and YouDeveloping space systems to the benefit of us all

Most of us do not realise the extent to which today, we as citizens of Europe depend on satellite systems.

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European Multi-stakeholder Forum on CSR

slide_forumOn 10th February 2009 the European Commission hosted a plenary meeting of the European Multistakeholder Forum on CSR.
Attachments:
Download this file (agenda.pdf)agenda.pdf[Agenda of the CSR Forum]36 kB
Download this file (businesseurope.pdf)businesseurope.pdf[BUSINESSEUROPE]203 kB
Download this file (ceep.pdf)ceep.pdf[European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public services (CEEP)]285 kB
Download this file (csreurope.pdf)csreurope.pdf[CSR Europe]293 kB
Download this file (csrforumspeech_onlineversion.pdf)csrforumspeech_onlineversion.pdf[Speech by Vice-President Verheugen]71 kB
Download this file (eabis2009.pdf)eabis2009.pdf[European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS)]150 kB
Download this file (ebbf_csrmultistakeholder.pdf)ebbf_csrmultistakeholder.pdf[European Bahá’í Business Forum (EBBF)]102 kB
Download this file (eccj.pdf)eccj.pdf[European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)]91 kB
Download this file (esgb.pdf)esgb.pdf[European Savings Banks Group (ESBG) ]174 kB
Download this file (eurochambers.pdf)eurochambers.pdf[EUROCHAMBRES]209 kB
Download this file (eurosif2009.pdf)eurosif2009.pdf[European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif)]302 kB
Download this file (fidh.pdf)fidh.pdf[ International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)]241 kB
Download this file (foee.pdf)foee.pdf[Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE)]60 kB
Download this file (gresea.pdf)gresea.pdf[Research Group for an Alternative Economic Strategy (GRESEA)]77 kB
Download this file (iso.pdf)iso.pdf[International Organization for Standardization (ISO)]195 kB
Download this file (ms_csrpolicies2007.pdf)ms_csrpolicies2007.pdf[European Commission activities to promote CSR 2007- 2008 - Summary]1941 kB
Download this file (nsec_en.pdf)nsec_en.pdf[Netherlands Social and Economic Council]1003 kB
Download this file (participant_list.pdf)participant_list.pdf[List of participants]77 kB
Download this file (ueapme2009.pdf)ueapme2009.pdf[UEAPME (European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises)]189 kB
Download this file (vaderegio.pdf)vaderegio.pdf[ VADEREGIO]744 kB

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Video - Carbon capture and storage (long version)

Carbon capture and storageOn 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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HERMES-OSR Technical Committee - Brussels

HERMESHermes-OSR 2nd European Technical Committee.

Brussels, 2nd-4th February 2009, organised by MAC-Team aisbl.

 

This technical committee will validate the 4 training modules of the HERMES project:

Attachments:
Download this file (HERMES-OSR_Agenda_Tech-Committee_20090203_v01.pdf)Agenda of the 2nd HERMES-OSR Technical Committee[Agenda of Tuesday 3rd February 2009]100 kB
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Tech_Committee_meetings_maps-v01a.pps)Practical details for meeting locations (pps file)[self runing powerpoint 97-2003 presentation]1244 kB
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Tech_Committee_meetings_maps-v01a.ppsx)Practical details for meeting locations (ppsx file)[self runing powerpoint 2007 presentation]1080 kB

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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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European Competitiveness Report and CSR

Growth and JobsThe EU is facing a changing international reality. Currently financial markets are in a severe crisis that has started to spill over to the real economy. Policy makers around the world are working to restore confidence in the financial system. In 2008, volatile commodity, food and energy prices and the weakening of the dollar against the euro have influenced economic developments.

Attachments:
Download this file (com_2008_0774.pdf)Communication of the EC on European Competitiveness report 2008[Communication of the EC on European Competitiveness report 2008]59 kB
Download this file (cr2008_sec_2008_2853.pdf)European Competitiveness report 2008[European Competitiveness report 2008 including one chapter on CSR]1722 kB
Download this file (csrreport.pdf)Chapter on CSR in the European Competitiveness report[Chapter on CSR in the European Competitiveness report]113 kB

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

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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The employment ministers of 43 European and Mediterranean countries meet for the first time

EUROMEDThe employment ministers of the 27 European Union countries and 16 Mediterranean partner states will meet for the first time on 9-10 November in Marrakech (Morocco) to discuss employment, employability and decent work. At the end of the conference the ministers are due to adopt a framework for action to strengthen dialogue and joint measures at regional level.

Attachments:
Download this file (IP-08-1660_EN.pdf)Press release in English[The employment ministers European Mediterranean countries meet for the first time]73 kB
Download this file (IP-08-1660_FR.pdf)Annonce presse en Français[Les ministres de l'emploi de 43 pays européens et méditerranéens se réunissent pour la première fois]65 kB

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