Protecting ecosystems and biodiversity are key policy targets in the EU’s biodiversity strategy for 2030 and the European Green Deal. EU and national policymaking require approaches to be developed to measure the extent and condition of ecosystems to improve their management. This briefing presents the EEA’s work on ecosystem extent accounts and pilot ecosystem condition […]
Such a limitation may in particular be justified where payment in cash is likely to involve the administration in unreasonable expense because of the very high number of persons liable to pay.
The practice adopted by an employer and consisting in the payment of an allowance only to workers with disabilities who have submitted disability certificates after a date chosen by that employer may constitute direct or indirect discrimination on the grounds of disability.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has expressed hope that bilateral ties would no longer deteriorate and the situation of ethnic Hungarians in Transcarpathia would improve.
Today the Commission is proposing additional safeguards and requirements for international travellers into the EU. New coronavirus variants and the volatile health situation worldwide call for further action to ensure that any travel to the EU takes place safely. To reflect the latest scientific advice, the Commission is also proposing updated criteria taking into account the testing rate, testing positivity and detection of variants of concern when deciding on the application of restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU to a […]
Today the Commission proposed an update to the Council Recommendation of last October coordinating measures affecting free movement in the European Union. This is part of the Commission’s ongoing efforts to ensure better coordination and communication of travel-related measures at EU level. In light of new coronavirus variants and high numbers of new infections across many Member […]
ECB to use own funds portfolio to invest in BIS’ euro-denominated green bond fund BIS’ fund invests in renewable energy production and energy efficiency projects Step marks ECB’s contribution to environmental objectives and EU climate goals
New unit, operational as of early 2021, to strengthen and bring together ECB work on climate Decision reflects growing importance of climate change for the economy and the ECB’s policy Climate change centre will shape and steer climate agenda
Ukraine has re-classified Hungary as high-risk regarding the coronavirus epidemic, Ukrainian news agency UNIAN said.
460,000 counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation in 2020, a historically low level in proportion to banknotes in circulation About two thirds of the total were €20 and €50 banknotes Euro banknotes continue to be a trusted and safe means of payment All euro banknotes can be verified using the “feel, look and tilt” method