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On June 20-23 EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis will be in Washington DC for meetings which…
2017 - Jun
On 16 June 2017, the EU – U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Malta. The meeting reaffirmed the strong and historical bonds of partnership between…
2017 - Jun
At the final round of this year’s Euro Challenge competition, held yesterday at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, five teams emerged as the winners. Students from Montclair High School, NJ, (1st place), Ridgefield High School, CT, (2nd place), Joel Barlow High School, CT (3rd place), Mount Saint Mary Academy, NJ (4th place), and International Academy – Okma Campus, MI, (5th place) beat top teams from 24 other high schools on the final day of intense competition. The Euro Challenge is a unique and exciting educational opportunity for high school students from across the United States to learn about the European Union – the largest economic partner of the U.S. – and the 19 countries that share its single currency, the euro. Participants showcase their specific knowledge of countries in the euro area and make policy recommendations to rein in deficits and debt, reduce unemployment, or solve other challenges confronting these countries.
2016 - Apr
The European Commission and the World Bank signed today a 14 million euro agreement to be executed by the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) to facilitate access to low cost, high quality catastrophe risk insurance for the governments of Central American countries and the Dominican Republic.
2016 - Apr