EU condemns violent repressions in Syria

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Catherine Ashton and the President of the European Parliament, Jerzy Buzek, have denounced the use of brutal force against demonstrators in Syria.

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An EU project improves air traffic over Central Europe

Some EU countries participate in a common action which identifies solutions to implement the Single European Sky II (SES II) legislation and aims to improve safety, capacity, environmental performance, as well as reduce air transport costs.

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Conference on European Disability Strategy: the education is a key issue

The EU Hungarian Presidency held the high-level conference “New Challenges in the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020” on 20 April. One of the conclusions was that the education is essential in order to involve disabled people into the labour market.

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New European website to improve the links between science and society

The European Commission launched of a new website for the MASIS project, 'Monitoring policy and research activities on Science in Society in Europe', which aim is to develop and maintain structural links and interaction opportunities between scientists, policymakers and society in general.

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Youth mobility as a tool to help fight youth unemployment in the EU

A record of 21% of young Europeans unemployed has been reached. In order to contain this rate, the Assembly of European Regions (AER) tried to mobilise its member regions and its Youth Regional Network (YRN) during a conference on youth professional mobility.

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More European assistance for the victims of the crisis in Ivory Coast

The additional aid for the victims of the conflict in Ivory Coast is €30 million more. The European Commission increased its humanitarian assistance, bringing its total allocation to €60 million.

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