REVITALISING THE ROYAL CHAPEL

REVITALISING THE ROYAL CHAPEL

An essential restoration for a 300-year-old building The Royal Chapel has withstood the passage of time with just minor renovations,...
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THE VALUE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

THE VALUE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human...
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RPAS MARITIME SURVEILLANCE SERVICES NOW UNDERWAY IN ICELAND

RPAS MARITIME SURVEILLANCE SERVICES NOW UNDERWAY IN ICELAND

A medium altitude long endurance RPAS drone is being used by the Icelandic maritime authorities to enhance the maritime picture...
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ALBANIA AND FRONTEX LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER JOINT OPERATION OUTSIDE EU

ALBANIA AND FRONTEX LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER JOINT OPERATION OUTSIDE EU

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex in cooperation with the Albanian authorities, launched the first ever joint operation...
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MARC ZENATI A driving force

MARC ZENATI A driving force

Marc Zenati is the first to admit that he’s not your typical car nut. “I don’t really like to drive...
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OPERATION POSTBOX

OPERATION POSTBOX

Europe Diplomatic Magazine Juillet.indd OLAF and Belgium customs busting crime perpetrators A ground-breaking European operation led by the European Anti-Fraud...
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OVER 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF PROBATION AGENCIES IN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE SURVEY

OVER 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF PROBATION AGENCIES IN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE SURVEY

The number of persons in Europe subject to community sanctions and measures (CSM) — usually known as alternatives to imprisonment...
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Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

A New report supported by the Government of Norway underscores the need for systematic participation of young people in decision-making...
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MOSCOW ‘MOST TRAFFIC CONGESTED CITY’ IN EUROPE

MOSCOW ‘MOST TRAFFIC CONGESTED CITY’ IN EUROPE

TomTom (TOM2) released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 403 cities in...
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WEAKNESS IN EU STEEL SAFEGUARD AND POOR MARKET CONDITIONS THREATEN SECTOR

WEAKNESS IN EU STEEL SAFEGUARD AND POOR MARKET CONDITIONS THREATEN SECTOR

Surging import volumes, stalling economic growth, high and volatile raw material costs and sharply growing carbon costs are coming together...
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REVITALISING THE ROYAL CHAPEL

An essential restoration for a 300-year-old building The Royal Chapel has withstood the passage of time with just minor renovations, but it now requires a complete restoration to preserve the building. The roof, stone facing,…


MOSCOW ‘MOST TRAFFIC CONGESTED CITY’ IN EUROPE

TomTom (TOM2) released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 403 cities in 56 countries around the world. Mumbai takes the top spot this year with drivers in…


Editorial July 2019

As he prepares to leave the Presidency of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has been named European Leader of the Year by Euronews and the European Business Summit (EBS). This may seem a consolation for…


FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A…



“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall “sarcophagus.” There were many gaps, and most of the sarcophagus wasn’t secured to the underlying structure, leaving the enclosure…


PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s head and later used the same crossbow to kill the tyrannical Habsburg bailiff, Albrecht Gessler,…


Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are learning a set of invaluable life skills as they grow into tomorrow’s global citizens. Chrissie…



Scotland, England and Brexit SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT

By Jim Gibbons In October 1297 the great Scottish hero Sir William Wallace, together with Andrew Moray, wrote to the leaders of the Hanseatic League in Lübeck, assuring them of safe access to Scottish ports…


EIB : 600 million per year venture debt financing

EU Bank provides EUR 600 million of venture debt financing per year for innovative European companies More than 25,000 high-quality jobs sustained Enormous growth potential of venture financing in Europe as it remains far behind…


New device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning allowed by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used in an emergency room setting to help treat patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The device uses…


A £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems in the UK

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems and revealed the name of the third Dreadnought submarine. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited will provide the support, advice…