Friday, July 25, 2003
new measures to combat climate change globally
The proposal for a new Directive will allow European companies to carry out emissions-curbing projects... ...around the world and convert the credits earned into emissions allowances under the European Union emissions trading scheme.
"Today's proposal and the emissions trading system just adopted by the Council and the European Parliament are evidence of our strong commitment to cutting greenhouse gas emissions and to the Kyoto Protocol", said Environment Commissioner Margot Wallström. "They will allow emissions to be reduced cost-effectively, and they reinforce the importance of the Kyoto Protocol as the key multilateral instrument for tackling climate change. This initiative will also support the entry onto force of the Kyoto Protocol because it will show to others the benefits that can be gained from its ratification and that reductions of greenhouse gas emissions can be delivered in a cost-effective way."
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EUROPEAN CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAMME - ECCP II :
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The Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Rimantas Šadžius signed on 17 December on behalf of the Council of the EU, regulations pachakge for cohesion policy for 2014-2020.
Un agreement on tge 2014-2020 funds has been reached. The programmes will be more closely focused on human rights, democracy and civil society.
Lorraine de Bouchony, cofondatrice de Welcomeurope et experte en financement européen, animait aujourd’hui une table ronde sur le Fonds social européen (FSE), dans le cadre des Journées des Fond...
The first calls for proposals funded under the new EU programmes for the period 2014-2020 had been confirmed by the European Commission and should happen in the coming days.
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