Copyright directive faces tough test as EU ambassadors meet
(18 January 2019) - EU ambassadors today convene to try and reach a provisional deal on the controversial copyright directive ahead of final “trialogue” talks next Monday (21 January). Meanwhile, lobbyists in Brussels ramp up their opposition against the bill.
Humanitarian assistance: record budget for 2019
(16 January 2019) - As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.
Promotion of EU agri-food products at home and abroad: calls for proposals
(15 January 2019) - The European Commission has today launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products throughout the world and within the EU.
Towards a better land register system in Romania
(14 January 2019) - Nearly €266 million from ERDF will be invested to extend the scope of the land registration system in rural areas in Romania. This project aims to increase the legal certainty and transparency of property rights.
LEADER in the witness box
(11 January 2019) - On 22 November 2018, the AGRI and CONT Committees of the European Parliament held a Public Hearing on ‘LEADER experiences – lessons learned and effectiveness of EU funds for rural development’. Haris Martinos, of LDnet, reports.