The demand for ERC grants for early career researchers increased by 50% in the last call

The last call form the European Research Council (ERC) for junior researchers recorded a total of 3,329 proposals, reaching almost 50% increase in relation to the 2,169 proposals registered for last year's call for proposals. This is the third consecutive year in which there is a significant increase in received applications.

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Europe – Whenever you’re ready , the Commission launches a campaign to attract international tourism

The European Commission has launched a campaign to attract tourists from countries outside the European Union such as Brazil, Russia, India, China, Chile and Argentina. Entitled “Europe – Whenever you’re ready”
, this campaign shows off the diversity and quiality that all member states can offer to international tourists.

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Many loopholes in domestic work regulation still persist in Europe despite recent progress

An important amount of domestic workers in Europe do not receive the same legal protection as other workers. Although there has been significant legislative progress in this direction, this working activity is quiet often not considered as a real work.

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Finalists from the LUX Film Prize will be shown for the first time before jury's verdict during the LUX Film Days

The three films short-listed for the European Parliament's LUX Film Prize will be shown during the autumn of 2011 in all member states and subtitled in 23 languages. It is the first time that finalists are to be pre-screened before jury's decision since the Prize was launched in 2007.

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The EU initiated more anti-dumping cases in 2011 and imposed a greater number of definitive measures

The report presented by the Commission to the European Parliament regarding the activities of the European Union on anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures during 2011 shows that these activities were increased on all fronts during that period. During 2011 the European Commission also initiated a process of review of the Trade Defence Instruments currently in force, and paid special attention to SMEs' conditions to use those instruments.

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