thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all c2d0f59c-b784-49ea-859a-1dc34183b421/IMFC PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-presser/s/c2d0f59c-b784-49ea-859a-1dc34183b421 IMFC PRESSER The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together to counter what the International Monetary Fund has called a “synchronized slowdown” of global economic growth. The IMC’s policymaking body met... ]]> 10/19/2019 8:21:00 PM 8f4dc106-693d-476d-b7ae-30175355c4f1/IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-family-photo-imfc/s/8f4dc106-693d-476d-b7ae-30175355c4f1 IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy away... ]]> 10/19/2019 4:21:00 PM 00ef2b8a-f11c-4813-88bd-199bc08782dc/IMF PLENARY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-plenary/s/00ef2b8a-f11c-4813-88bd-199bc08782dc IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged policymakers to resolve trade tensions, promote... ]]> 10/18/2019 6:50:00 PM b11c85cc-6fcc-4e3e-850e-c1e5ea919048/IMF: ASIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWDOWN http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--asian-economic-growth-slowdown/s/b11c85cc-6fcc-4e3e-850e-c1e5ea919048 IMF: ASIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWDOWN Asia faces a significant growth slowdown, with forecasts for 2019 and 2020 calling for the “slowest growth pace after the global financial crisis,” according to the International Monetary Fund.... ]]> 10/18/2019 4:20:00 PM 063562e1-0a32-499f-81c8-98e7688d2799/IMF G20 Family Photo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-g20-family-photo/s/063562e1-0a32-499f-81c8-98e7688d2799 IMF G20 Family Photo The finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 gathered for a meeting held at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, DC. The officials met before a dinner assembled by... ]]> 10/17/2019 10:14:00 PM 454e19d8-0e5e-4ba3-a258-4285eb14f8ed/IMF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sustainable-development-goals/s/454e19d8-0e5e-4ba3-a258-4285eb14f8ed IMF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday for a discussion titled “Sustainable Development Goals: Making It Happen.” A panel of finance, development and thought leaders... ]]> 10/17/2019 9:13:00 PM 7dd107df-9bb6-453b-b9b5-417413867013/IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR PRESS CONFERENCE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-managing-director-press-conference/s/7dd107df-9bb6-453b-b9b5-417413867013 IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR PRESS CONFERENCE At a news conference to open the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday urged world leaders to work... ]]> 10/17/2019 5:08:00 PM 5328d20f-6741-4d8e-89c8-529e32746398/Weber on Brexit http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/weber-on-brexit/s/5328d20f-6741-4d8e-89c8-529e32746398 Weber on Brexit EU and UK negotiating teams have reached an agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, known as ‘Brexit’, ahead of the 31 October deadline. But the Brexit story is not yet done and dusted. The... ]]> 10/17/2019 3:58:00 PM 708b4f88-42e9-4d22-a33d-23984cba8ebb/IMF: GLOBAL ECONOMY DEBATE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--global-economy-debate/s/708b4f88-42e9-4d22-a33d-23984cba8ebb IMF: GLOBAL ECONOMY DEBATE International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and other finance and trade experts gathered at the IMF on Thursday for a debate on the global economy. Much of the talk focused... ]]> 10/17/2019 1:16:00 AM 4ef2c9ac-b815-46cd-b4d4-8859e55a20af/IMF: BIG TECH AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--big-tech-and-the-future-of-finance/s/4ef2c9ac-b815-46cd-b4d4-8859e55a20af IMF: BIG TECH AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCE Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday for a discussion titled “Big Tech and the Future of Finance.” A panel of business, technology and thought leaders discussed... ]]> 10/16/2019 11:50:00 PM ba38fdd3-9136-490a-98a7-8f40aab5e464/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/ba38fdd3-9136-490a-98a7-8f40aab5e464 IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser The IMF is warning that a ‘synchronized downturn’ in global growth may mean countries need to be prepared for coordinated action, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar... ]]> 10/16/2019 10:26:00 PM dd1b4c26-362d-4439-a21b-4327aea45f98/IMF GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report-presser/s/dd1b4c26-362d-4439-a21b-4327aea45f98 IMF GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PRESSER The IMF sees the global economy in a ‘synchronized downswing’ and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian said at the launch of... ]]> 10/16/2019 7:41:00 PM ba5e275f-f093-44b4-9aea-5c3ac3557efb/IMF Fiscal Monitor Carbon Tax http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-carbon-tax/s/ba5e275f-f093-44b4-9aea-5c3ac3557efb IMF Fiscal Monitor Carbon Tax The IMF is warning that a ‘synchronized downturn’ in global growth may mean countries need to be prepared for coordinated action, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar... ]]> 10/16/2019 12:30:00 PM 6a984624-1777-4060-8bb6-3e4562364d93/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/6a984624-1777-4060-8bb6-3e4562364d93 IMF Global Financial Stability Report The IMF sees the global economy in a ‘synchronized downswing’ and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian says ahead of the... ]]> 10/16/2019 11:30:00 AM 923005ca-1eb3-4727-860a-8295a386a17b/IMF MD GENDER EQUALITY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-md-gender-equality/s/923005ca-1eb3-4727-860a-8295a386a17b IMF MD GENDER EQUALITY International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged leaders to push for gender parity in an event ahead of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World... ]]> 10/15/2019 10:36:00 PM b4223223-2cb5-47a1-862c-85bbbabb248b/IMF WEO PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-presser/s/b4223223-2cb5-47a1-862c-85bbbabb248b IMF WEO PRESSER The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy in a “synchronized slowdown” and weakened by rising trade barriers and increasing geopolitical tensions. “The global outlook... ]]> 10/15/2019 5:38:00 PM 52d51bbc-1f1f-4361-a06a-aea7884b55ed/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/52d51bbc-1f1f-4361-a06a-aea7884b55ed IMF World Economic Outlook The IMF sees the global economy slowing to its slowest pace since the global financial crisis of 2008, the Fund’s chief economist Gita Gopinath says ahead of the launch of the World Economic... ]]> 10/15/2019 12:00:00 PM 5e4dd6bf-fc12-4a30-8673-055268f18c32/IMF Annual Meetings B-roll http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-annual-meetings-b-roll/s/5e4dd6bf-fc12-4a30-8673-055268f18c32 IMF Annual Meetings B-roll The IMF and World Bank hold their Annual Meetings in Washington next week in Washington, DC. The week of meetings brings together finance ministers, central banks, financiers and civil society... ]]> 10/11/2019 9:01:00 PM 25f51869-e389-4762-b756-816d2f598b71/EPP Group calls for negotiated solution to EU-US trade dispute http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-calls-for-negotiated-solution-to-eu-us-trade-dispute/s/25f51869-e389-4762-b756-816d2f598b71 EPP Group calls for negotiated solution to EU-US trade dispute In early October, the World Trade Organisation ruled in favour of the US in relation to an EU-US Airbus state aid dispute. Following that, the US Government announced €7 billion worth of tariffs... ]]> 10/10/2019 1:51:00 PM cdc90590-bbd6-407c-9c69-e7e6ac33cecc/Nutrition of the Future: Beverages without Additives and Cereals made from old Bananas http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/eit-food-clc-central-gmbh/nutrition-of-the-future--beverages-without-additives-and-cereals-made-from-old-bananas/s/cdc90590-bbd6-407c-9c69-e7e6ac33cecc Nutrition of the Future: Beverages without Additives and Cereals made from old Bananas Munich / Freising - New trends in nutrition and sustainable food production were on display at the first "Food Marketplace" in Munich. The European Union's nutrition platform, the European... ]]> 10/10/2019 1:42:00 PM 03c58d45-5db6-4b70-829b-f483d1667a5b/IMF Georgieva Trade Economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-georgieva-trade-economy/s/03c58d45-5db6-4b70-829b-f483d1667a5b IMF Georgieva Trade Economy The IMF’s new Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva warned of growing rifts in the global economy and urged coordinated action to heal trade divisions Tuesday morning in Washington, DC. (October... ]]> 10/8/2019 6:44:00 PM 97d914d8-588f-431d-a54f-140b98adf71e/EP Commissioner-designate Hearings: Dombrovskis a steady hand for EU economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-designate-hearings--dombrovskis-a-steady-hand-for-eu-economy/s/97d914d8-588f-431d-a54f-140b98adf71e EP Commissioner-designate Hearings: Dombrovskis a steady hand for EU economy At a hearing in the European Parliament, the new European Commission's designated Executive Vice-President for the Economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, spoke of empowering Europe’s green and digital... ]]> 10/8/2019 11:30:00 AM 2587b5fc-e7a8-499f-ae96-f4c10d5a6bb1/EP Commissioner Hearings: EPP Group praises Margaritis Schinas for his performance http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-hearings--epp-group-praises-margaritis-schinas-for-his-performance/s/2587b5fc-e7a8-499f-ae96-f4c10d5a6bb1 EP Commissioner Hearings: EPP Group praises Margaritis Schinas for his performance Margaritis Schinas put in a very good performance in his European Parliament hearing as he dealt with a range of questions from MEPs testing his skills to be the Commissioner for Protecting Our... ]]> 10/3/2019 9:35:00 PM 6519fcf8-dea6-47e0-a996-10a9d365aabf/EP Commissioner Hearings: Dubravka Šuica showed her commitment to democracy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-hearings--dubravka--uica-showed-her-commitment-to-democracy/s/6519fcf8-dea6-47e0-a996-10a9d365aabf EP Commissioner Hearings: Dubravka Šuica showed her commitment to democracy Dubravka Šuica impressed in her European Parliament hearing as she dealt with a range of questions from MEPs testing her aptitude to be the Commissioner for Democracy and Demography in the next... ]]> 10/3/2019 8:59:00 PM 0f1de1c8-1836-4f84-88c6-7d51dd397d82/EP Commissioner Hearings: EPP Group backs Johannes Hahn for budget portfolio http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-hearings--epp-group-backs-johannes-hahn-for-budget-portfolio/s/0f1de1c8-1836-4f84-88c6-7d51dd397d82 EP Commissioner Hearings: EPP Group backs Johannes Hahn for budget portfolio Johannes Hahn put in an impressive performance in his European Parliament hearing as he dealt with a range of questions from MEPs testing his suitability for the EU budget portfolio in the next... ]]> 10/3/2019 5:09:00 PM 5fdcb11e-f842-4926-8309-8969abdb3610/EP Commissioner Hearings: Stella Kyriakides shows her expertise on health issues http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-hearings--stella-kyriakides-shows-her-expertise-on-health-issues/s/5fdcb11e-f842-4926-8309-8969abdb3610 EP Commissioner Hearings: Stella Kyriakides shows her expertise on health issues Stella Kyriakides performed well in her European Parliament hearing as she handled questions from MEPs on a range of issues to test her suitability for the EU health portfolio in the next European... ]]> 10/1/2019 8:52:00 PM 5b4b34a4-c203-4deb-bb8c-ce25a06354fd/IMF Georgieva First Day http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-georgieva-first-day/s/5b4b34a4-c203-4deb-bb8c-ce25a06354fd IMF Georgieva First Day The IMF’s new Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva arrived for work Tuesday morning in Washington, DC. Bulgarian economist Georgieva, 64-years-old, was the only nominee for the role. She is the... ]]> 10/1/2019 4:14:00 PM 84d6ad07-2ff2-4a48-b198-4eb6a2da144c/EP Commissioner hearings: Strong performance by Mariya Gabriel http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-commissioner-hearings--strong-performance-by-mariya-gabriel/s/84d6ad07-2ff2-4a48-b198-4eb6a2da144c EP Commissioner hearings: Strong performance by Mariya Gabriel Mariya Gabriel put in a strong performance at a European Parliament hearing testing out her credentials to be EU Commissioner for Innovation and Youth in the next European Commission. MEP... ]]> 9/30/2019 10:20:00 PM 720f9b77-6b97-4adf-b61a-88233e39fe85/EP hearings: Phil Hogan a good fit as EU Trade Commissioner http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ep-hearings--phil-hogan-a-good-fit-as-eu-trade-commissioner/s/720f9b77-6b97-4adf-b61a-88233e39fe85 EP hearings: Phil Hogan a good fit as EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan was impressive in a European Parliament hearing in which he dealt with a series of questions from MEPs about his suitability for the EU trade portfolio in the next European Commission.... ]]> 9/30/2019 9:47:00 PM 181640e8-99e8-45fa-9aed-923e0c64dce5/IMF new Managing Director, Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-new-managing-director--argentina/s/181640e8-99e8-45fa-9aed-923e0c64dce5 IMF new Managing Director, Argentina A day after the IMF Executive Board selected Ms. Kristalina Georgieva as new IMF Managing Director, Gerry Rice, IMF spokesperson reiterated that she is the first emerging market economy... ]]> 9/26/2019 6:43:00 PM 5994d421-72dd-42f9-a72d-62bffc0429e4/Kristalina Georgieva selected as new IMF Managing Director http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/kristalina-georgieva-selected-as-new-imf-managing-director/s/5994d421-72dd-42f9-a72d-62bffc0429e4 Kristalina Georgieva selected as new IMF Managing Director On September 25, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) selected Kristalina Georgieva to serve as IMF Managing Director and Chair of the Executive Board for a five-year term... ]]> 9/25/2019 8:29:00 PM bf77f5f1-9df6-4b98-b29c-f7224f914977/Brexit countdown, Brazil forest fires, beating cancer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit-countdown--brazil-forest-fires--beating-cancer/s/bf77f5f1-9df6-4b98-b29c-f7224f914977 Brexit countdown, Brazil forest fires, beating cancer European parliamentarians have approved a new Brexit resolution, backed by the EPP Group, which supports another extension on certain conditions and opposes a no-deal UK exit from the EU. EPP... ]]> 9/19/2019 9:08:00 AM 60d50fd8-8ec6-42c8-b0e5-373fe8ffeba0/Brexit superhero? Let’s be serious, says EPP Group http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit-superhero--let-s-be-serious--says-epp-group/s/60d50fd8-8ec6-42c8-b0e5-373fe8ffeba0 Brexit superhero? Let’s be serious, says EPP Group EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber calls for more seriousness, after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared himself to The Hulk and failed to propose concrete solutions for Brexit. Weber also... ]]> 9/18/2019 1:10:00 PM 310030a5-e7f4-4737-a505-56ea8f13e85d/EPP Group masterplan to find cure for cancer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-masterplan-to-find-cure-for-cancer/s/310030a5-e7f4-4737-a505-56ea8f13e85d EPP Group masterplan to find cure for cancer The EU can find a cure for cancer, if it combines its efforts in research, data and funding, says EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber. Doctors and experts say it´s possible, and there just needs to... ]]> 9/18/2019 12:34:00 PM 8239845a-7691-4bbc-8290-27116da9c25a/Use international agreements to pressure Brazil on Amazon fires http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/use-international-agreements-to-pressure-brazil-on-amazon-fires/s/8239845a-7691-4bbc-8290-27116da9c25a Use international agreements to pressure Brazil on Amazon fires The EU’s planned trade agreement with the Mercosur countries of South America can help pressure the Brazilian government into taking stronger action to stop the fires in the Amazon rainforest, say... ]]> 9/17/2019 3:30:00 PM 9b624e92-4054-49d4-9a25-855074b39f9a/IMF Trade / Georgieva / Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---georgieva---argentina/s/9b624e92-4054-49d4-9a25-855074b39f9a IMF Trade / Georgieva / Argentina The IMF Board is set to act on placing a new Managing Director at the head of the Fund in coming weeks, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC. The Executive Board will... ]]> 9/12/2019 6:31:00 PM 804f63a2-d936-434c-9c94-9187d3414700/New Brexit delay possible with clear reasons http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-brexit-delay-possible-with-clear-reasons/s/804f63a2-d936-434c-9c94-9187d3414700 New Brexit delay possible with clear reasons The European Parliament is likely to approve a Resolution on Brexit that would support a third extension, provided the UK gives concrete reasons for it and continues to participate in the EU... ]]> 9/11/2019 1:47:00 PM 3f7a819b-81c3-4e7b-b447-4449207585e9/New Commission with EPP in key roles for Europe´s future http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-commission-with-epp-in-key-roles-for-europe-s-future/s/3f7a819b-81c3-4e7b-b447-4449207585e9 New Commission with EPP in key roles for Europe´s future “The new European Commission proposed Tuesday has strong EPP presence in key positions aimed at shaping Europe’s future”, says EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber. Also achieving gender and... ]]> 9/10/2019 1:46:00 PM 66a348d2-bcd3-480c-be20-29967f8614a5/MEPs quiz candidate to be next ECB President http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-quiz-candidate-to-be-next-ecb-president/s/66a348d2-bcd3-480c-be20-29967f8614a5 MEPs quiz candidate to be next ECB President Christine Lagarde, who has been the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 2011, has been nominated as candidate to take over from Mario Draghi as the President of the European... ]]> 9/4/2019 4:10:00 PM a8461269-5254-46ae-a308-5f6c4c16e372/IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-bi-weekly-press-briefing/s/a8461269-5254-46ae-a308-5f6c4c16e372 IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing The selection of IMF Managing Director is a process that is determined by the IMF’s Executive Board, which represents the membership, Spokesperson Gerry Rice reiterated Thursday in Washington,... ]]> 7/25/2019 5:25:00 PM 6e27c89a-47c8-4faa-bcbb-12d9fa7f5ce3/IMF World Economic Outlook Update http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook-update/s/6e27c89a-47c8-4faa-bcbb-12d9fa7f5ce3 IMF World Economic Outlook Update Global growth is increasingly sluggish, and the IMF is urging countries to resolve trade and technology conflicts to boost growth, the Fund’s chief economist said Monday in Washington, D.C. The... ]]> 7/23/2019 12:00:00 PM e0b5f887-f780-4614-94e7-79c9998a898f/European Parliament elects Commission President, backs Venezuela talks http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/european-parliament-elects-commission-president--backs-venezuela-talks/s/e0b5f887-f780-4614-94e7-79c9998a898f European Parliament elects Commission President, backs Venezuela talks With strong EPP Group backing, the European Parliament elected fellow EPP politician Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission President. It also approved a Resolution supporting talks between... ]]> 7/18/2019 12:24:00 PM 653f1f98-31c1-449d-8b40-7d44d90187fc/IMF Trade Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade-report/s/653f1f98-31c1-449d-8b40-7d44d90187fc IMF Trade Report Global trade is slowing, and the IMF is urging countries to avoid further conflict, the Fund’s chief economist told reporters Wednesday in Washington, D.C. ]]> 7/17/2019 4:39:00 PM b78dfdf2-5450-4d87-afee-45205eebdce9/IFA Innovations Media Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/ifa/ifa-innovations-media-briefing/s/b78dfdf2-5450-4d87-afee-45205eebdce9 IFA Innovations Media Briefing Smart, networked, sustainable - on the first day of the IFA Innovations Media Briefing (IMB) 300 media representatives received their first insights into the trends and innovations of IFA 2019. In... ]]> 7/11/2019 12:06:00 PM 8f27db35-2e81-4039-a9d2-1f712aee9bcd/IMF Pakistan http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-pakistan/s/8f27db35-2e81-4039-a9d2-1f712aee9bcd IMF Pakistan Pakistan’s economy is at a critical juncture, IMF Mission Chief to Pakistan Ernesto Ramirez-Rigo said Monday in Washington, D.C. In a staff report on the program to Pakistan the IMF noted that... ]]> 7/8/2019 9:28:00 PM 09c494dc-4942-47d2-9299-792560dd30b0/European Parliament elects five EPP Group VPs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/european-parliament-elects-five-epp-group-vps/s/09c494dc-4942-47d2-9299-792560dd30b0 European Parliament elects five EPP Group VPs As the European Parliament elected its leadership for the new five-year term, five EPP Group MEPs were chosen as Parliament Vice-Presidents. They include incumbents Mairead McGuinness, who... ]]> 7/4/2019 11:12:00 AM 44c69d19-5e81-41cb-a04d-372b19dc0806/IMF Argentina / Egypt / Sri Lanka / Congo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---egypt---sri-lanka---congo/s/44c69d19-5e81-41cb-a04d-372b19dc0806 IMF Argentina / Egypt / Sri Lanka / Congo The IMF is actively engaged with both the current government of Argentina as well as the opposition as part of regular outreach to a program country, spokesperson Camilla Andersen told reporters... ]]> 6/27/2019 4:52:00 PM 447952e3-9f2b-4284-a5c1-4cf19714387d/IMF Haiti / Pakistan http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-haiti---pakistan/s/447952e3-9f2b-4284-a5c1-4cf19714387d IMF Haiti / Pakistan The IMF is working with the government of Pakistan to ensure that social spending and protections are kept in place while the country works through its program with the Fund, spokesman Gerry Rice... ]]> 6/13/2019 6:02:00 PM c74e8f12-14d5-4cc8-a5bb-e9d9db6b3a55/IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde---trade---us-economy/s/c74e8f12-14d5-4cc8-a5bb-e9d9db6b3a55 IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy The IMF upgraded the growth forecast for the U.S. economy but warned that trade tensions pose a risk to that momentum , Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday (June 6) in Washington.... ]]> 6/6/2019 7:54:00 PM 79c1344d-06ac-4b9c-84aa-594cd6a9111d/IMF Lagarde / Trade / Global Economy / Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde---trade---global-economy---venezuela/s/79c1344d-06ac-4b9c-84aa-594cd6a9111d IMF Lagarde / Trade / Global Economy / Venezuela The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce trade tensions and to reverse a ‘synchronized deceleration’ of global growth, Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday (June... ]]> 6/6/2019 4:06:00 PM 7315ae92-7738-4d4b-8ec4-ac0a1051b24f/EPP Group, strongest in parliament, picks leaders for new term http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group--strongest-in-parliament--picks-leaders-for-new-term/s/7315ae92-7738-4d4b-8ec4-ac0a1051b24f EPP Group, strongest in parliament, picks leaders for new term In its first meeting since European elections, the EPP Group unanimously re-elected Manfred Weber as its chairman and chose its 10 vice-chairs. Weber says the group - the strongest force in... ]]> 6/5/2019 3:13:00 PM 76323975-87a2-47fc-998f-e0189f8f76a7/IMF Barbados / Congo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-barbados---congo/s/76323975-87a2-47fc-998f-e0189f8f76a7 IMF Barbados / Congo The IMF rejects criticism by opposition politicians in Barbados that its program with the island undercuts social spending and supports the progress made to date by Barbados, spokesman Gerry Rice... ]]> 5/23/2019 5:01:00 PM b5930071-c223-4806-b0f7-f0297d0b5121/Boosting funding for Erasmus+ and free Interrail for youth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-funding-for-erasmus--and-free-interrail-for-youth/s/b5930071-c223-4806-b0f7-f0297d0b5121 Boosting funding for Erasmus+ and free Interrail for youth The EPP Group has been a major force behind expanding the Erasmus+ program to include more kinds of students in universities as well as trade schools and sports programs. It is pushing for a... ]]> 5/16/2019 9:04:00 AM 7c2477cb-e69a-4bbc-af21-3169613205a7/Work-life balance: get men sharing in the caring http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/work-life-balance--get-men-sharing-in-the-caring/s/7c2477cb-e69a-4bbc-af21-3169613205a7 Work-life balance: get men sharing in the caring Closing the gender gap in pay and treatment as employees is an important priority for the EPP Group in improving family life. The work-life balance is also key, and EPP Group-supported legislation... ]]> 5/15/2019 9:18:00 AM 8674daec-7fc6-445d-8ffe-b73b5fbbb421/IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---argentina---ukraine/s/8674daec-7fc6-445d-8ffe-b73b5fbbb421 IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine The IMF supports the progress made to date by Argentine authorities and believes that the program is on the right track, but still faces significant challenges, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 5/9/2019 4:11:00 PM b400555f-6c50-466c-8168-7f796c481341/No more ‘’cowboy’’ banking: making European banks stronger, safer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/no-more---cowboy---banking--making-european-banks-stronger--safer/s/b400555f-6c50-466c-8168-7f796c481341 No more ‘’cowboy’’ banking: making European banks stronger, safer The EPP Group has led the charge to make banks safer in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Over the last term, EPP Group MEPs have spearheaded legislation regulating money markets,... ]]> 5/8/2019 2:30:00 PM 8faded6e-e2e0-476b-ab2e-f3548c2d5f49/Driving innovation through the digital revolution http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/driving-innovation-through-the-digital-revolution/s/8faded6e-e2e0-476b-ab2e-f3548c2d5f49 Driving innovation through the digital revolution EPP Group MEPs are helping drive innovation in Europe by boosting funding for Horizon Europe and promoting 5G connectivity and the cloud. The Group has also backed moves to improve access to... ]]> 5/7/2019 3:44:00 PM 73509964-c448-4267-b41d-76658fdd11c6/Tax fairness to fight the bad guys, reward the good guys http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tax-fairness-to-fight-the-bad-guys--reward-the-good-guys/s/73509964-c448-4267-b41d-76658fdd11c6 Tax fairness to fight the bad guys, reward the good guys Spurred by revelations of tax evasion and avoidance, the EPP Group has pressed for greater transparency to uncover companies and individuals who fail to pay their fair share of taxes. Ludek... ]]> 5/2/2019 4:29:00 PM 07a77565-3790-4c76-bad9-26d2326113b4/Free and fair trade that makes sense for Europe http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/free-and-fair-trade-that-makes-sense-for-europe/s/07a77565-3790-4c76-bad9-26d2326113b4 Free and fair trade that makes sense for Europe The EPP Group’s MEPs have fought against the tide of protectionism to back EU trade agreements with countries like Canada and South Korea. With one in seven European jobs linked to international... ]]> 4/30/2019 4:02:00 PM 17bc653b-2853-4243-a91d-9fba27a9c8a3/EU sets climate example, balancing jobs and emissions cuts http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-sets-climate-example--balancing-jobs-and-emissions-cuts/s/17bc653b-2853-4243-a91d-9fba27a9c8a3 EU sets climate example, balancing jobs and emissions cuts Using market forces and tougher regulations, the EU is committed to slashing CO2 emissions and fighting climate change while supporting emissions-cutting innovation that keeps and creates jobs.... ]]> 4/26/2019 9:31:00 AM 8ddc91e7-33c7-4b0d-ac39-c8204093617f/Combating terrorism with sharper tools for law enforcement, combating extremism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/combating-terrorism-with-sharper-tools-for-law-enforcement--combating-extremism/s/8ddc91e7-33c7-4b0d-ac39-c8204093617f Combating terrorism with sharper tools for law enforcement, combating extremism The EPP Group has worked hard in the European Parliament to give law enforcement better tools to track down terror suspects and combat extremism. From airline passenger records to cutting... ]]> 4/25/2019 9:10:00 AM ab1c76a9-3466-483c-8165-94e2bdb3ad8b/Lufthansa promotes the European elections http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/deutsche-lufthansa-ag/lufthansa-promotes-the-european-elections/s/ab1c76a9-3466-483c-8165-94e2bdb3ad8b Lufthansa promotes the European elections Custom “SayYesToEurope” livery on a Lufthansa Airbus A320 Lufthansa is sending a very special signal four weeks before the start of the European elections, taking place on 23-26 May: As of 24... ]]> 4/24/2019 9:46:00 AM e9ff09c4-9eb7-4fcf-a178-87dc821fb4b5/Romania breaches of the rule of law, Future of Europe, European Border and Coast Guard, InvestEU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/romania-breaches-of-the-rule-of-law--future-of-europe--european-border-and-coast-guard--investeu/s/e9ff09c4-9eb7-4fcf-a178-87dc821fb4b5 Romania breaches of the rule of law, Future of Europe, European Border and Coast Guard, InvestEU At the last European Parliament plenary before the European elections, MEPs debated the rule of law situation in Romania. Parliament discussed the future of Europe with Latvia’s Prime Minister.... ]]> 4/18/2019 9:06:00 AM 076c7c80-dafa-496c-9a14-d0da33009c55/MEPs back Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, with cancer as a research priority http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-back-horizon-europe-research-and-innovation-programme--with-cancer-as-a-research-priority/s/076c7c80-dafa-496c-9a14-d0da33009c55 MEPs back Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, with cancer as a research priority The European Parliament has approved the new Horizon Europe research and innovation programme. It will run from 2021 to 2027 with big changes including quicker and easier access to EU funding,... ]]> 4/17/2019 11:00:00 AM b54b22fc-3af2-454c-9267-f4080a41cdd0/Securing borders to preserve freedom of movement http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/securing-borders-to-preserve-freedom-of-movement/s/b54b22fc-3af2-454c-9267-f4080a41cdd0 Securing borders to preserve freedom of movement Defending the Schengen Zone of open internal EU borders, the EPP Group has worked hard to ensure the safety of Europeans. It has been a driving force behind the EU’s border and coast guard, the... ]]> 4/16/2019 9:25:00 AM 21016d28-ea71-44c5-bd7b-cc278d1b8c90/Enduring flair pricing and quality, fighting geoblocking http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enduring-flair-pricing-and-quality--fighting-geoblocking/s/21016d28-ea71-44c5-bd7b-cc278d1b8c90 Enduring flair pricing and quality, fighting geoblocking EPP Group MEPs have campaigned to dismantle barriers to Europe’s single market of 500 million consumers. Among the measures – cutting geoblocking and dual quality, encouraging Wifi4EU connectivity... ]]> 4/15/2019 10:40:00 AM 2fe0322a-9887-4343-90ab-2439da4240ff/IMF INCOME INEQUALITY ROUNDTABLE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-income-inequality-roundtable/s/2fe0322a-9887-4343-90ab-2439da4240ff IMF INCOME INEQUALITY ROUNDTABLE The chief economists for the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development discussed the issue of economic inequality in a roundtable in... ]]> 4/13/2019 9:30:00 PM c7543bdf-1097-4015-b394-d10ac45c2992/IMFC PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-presser/s/c7543bdf-1097-4015-b394-d10ac45c2992 IMFC PRESSER The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together support global economic growth and address risks, including trade tensions, high global debt and rising financial vulnerabilities. The... ]]> 4/13/2019 7:44:00 PM 7f7727d5-fddc-45bc-b626-1d027eccbfd8/IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-family-photo-imfc/s/7f7727d5-fddc-45bc-b626-1d027eccbfd8 IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/13/2019 4:24:00 PM 66551331-7910-4805-bd9a-47b6e6d2d456/IMF African Economies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-african-economies/s/66551331-7910-4805-bd9a-47b6e6d2d456 IMF African Economies Sub-Saharan Africa’s regional economy is strengthening, with growth forecast to rise from 3 percent in 2018 to 3.5 percent in 2019, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Sub-Saharan... ]]> 4/12/2019 9:13:00 PM 9a848f52-e5c9-4eae-bdc1-81a859fc77f2/IMF G20 PHOTO OP http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-g20-photo-op/s/9a848f52-e5c9-4eae-bdc1-81a859fc77f2 IMF G20 PHOTO OP Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/12/2019 5:57:00 PM 06dfeb42-7a23-46a7-9ff3-d30e9fa2d8e2/IMF Asian Economies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-asian-economies/s/06dfeb42-7a23-46a7-9ff3-d30e9fa2d8e2 IMF Asian Economies Asia’s growth is forecast to be 5.4 percent in 2019 and 2020, accounting for more than 60% of global growth, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Despite the faster than expected... ]]> 4/12/2019 5:53:00 PM f20bad9d-20cc-4105-be41-54ab1a6f21a4/IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-nature-and-global-economy/s/f20bad9d-20cc-4105-be41-54ab1a6f21a4 IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde and famed Naturalist and Broadcaster David Attenborough are drawing links between the natural world and the global economy and calling for action to... ]]> 4/11/2019 7:27:00 PM 88b3d0e8-f19a-4ada-adeb-dfe1d2840a4f/IMF MD PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-md-presser/s/88b3d0e8-f19a-4ada-adeb-dfe1d2840a4f IMF MD PRESSER At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to work together to address risks to the world economy.... ]]> 4/11/2019 5:25:00 PM 107592b7-a6a6-441b-8130-c12dd397a3ee/EU Investment and Europass empowering job creation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-investment-and-europass-empowering-job-creation/s/107592b7-a6a6-441b-8130-c12dd397a3ee EU Investment and Europass empowering job creation The EPP Group has been a major force behind the billions in the European Union’s financial backing for investment - the so-called Juncker Plan - and job creation. It also drove the revamp of the... ]]> 4/11/2019 10:32:00 AM 55573d05-c9d0-4a20-835d-f2d40c8fa59c/IMF MNUCHIN http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-mnuchin/s/55573d05-c9d0-4a20-835d-f2d40c8fa59c IMF MNUCHIN U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are important partners in addressing global economic issues. “I think that the IMF and World Bank are... ]]> 4/10/2019 11:58:00 PM 01fbaacb-3ea4-45ed-8f90-9099165eda8c/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/01fbaacb-3ea4-45ed-8f90-9099165eda8c IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser The IMF is urging countries to act to counter downside risks threatening economic growth, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar said at the launch of the Fiscal... ]]> 4/10/2019 7:44:00 PM 228a0f69-44ae-4324-a3c7-33c5186608ac/IMF GFSR PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-gfsr-presser/s/228a0f69-44ae-4324-a3c7-33c5186608ac IMF GFSR PRESSER The IMF says the global economy is facing growing threats and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk of a major downturn, the Fund’s Financial Counselor and Monetary and... ]]> 4/10/2019 6:35:00 PM af2a358a-0707-46df-a347-6bca28242863/IMF Fiscal Monitor Corruption http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-corruption/s/af2a358a-0707-46df-a347-6bca28242863 IMF Fiscal Monitor Corruption The IMF is urging countries to build up their institutions to better combat corruption, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar says ahead of the launch of the Fiscal... ]]> 4/10/2019 12:30:00 PM f1ecfa98-a78e-4ec5-a26a-0467393392b3/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/f1ecfa98-a78e-4ec5-a26a-0467393392b3 IMF Global Financial Stability Report The IMF sees the global economy at a ‘delicate moment’ and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk of a major downturn, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian says... ]]> 4/10/2019 11:31:00 AM 49b43ead-7e21-4359-8223-a9d72db438ef/CAP reform better for farmers and consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cap-reform-better-for-farmers-and-consumers/s/49b43ead-7e21-4359-8223-a9d72db438ef CAP reform better for farmers and consumers More stable food prices and better distribution of subsidies will benefit farmers as well as shoppers, under a reform approved by the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee. The two key... ]]> 4/10/2019 9:21:00 AM 4b89af50-a046-47a4-9cfc-560e7533cacf/IMF WEO PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-presser/s/4b89af50-a046-47a4-9cfc-560e7533cacf IMF WEO PRESSER The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy slowing and is urging leaders around the world to address threats to the global economy. “A year ago, economic activity was... ]]> 4/9/2019 5:48:00 PM a44515e4-367f-4331-a0ac-a1f9a9571491/1 hour rule to remove online terror content http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/1-hour-rule-to-remove-online-terror-content/s/a44515e4-367f-4331-a0ac-a1f9a9571491 1 hour rule to remove online terror content European authorities could force websites to remove online terrorist content within the hour under a proposed law approved in the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs... ]]> 4/9/2019 1:14:00 PM 7c6c0386-e1af-4935-af0f-784d74355b60/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/7c6c0386-e1af-4935-af0f-784d74355b60 IMF World Economic Outlook The IMF sees the global economy slowing and is urging leaders around the world to handle this ‘delicate moment’ with care, the Fund’s chief economist Gita Gopinath says ahead of the launch of the... ]]> 4/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 765afc14-9ed5-4e14-b9f5-174c7b8e1d84/IMF Spring Meetings B-Roll http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-spring-meetings-b-roll/s/765afc14-9ed5-4e14-b9f5-174c7b8e1d84 IMF Spring Meetings B-Roll Thousands of delegates, officials and members of the media have begun arriving in Washington, DC for the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The Spring Meetings of... ]]> 4/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 8944674c-1935-4a6b-b38a-7873b62806b3/Slashing telecom roaming charges, protecting your data http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/slashing-telecom-roaming-charges--protecting-your-data/s/8944674c-1935-4a6b-b38a-7873b62806b3 Slashing telecom roaming charges, protecting your data The European Parliament, with EPP Group leadership, has worked hard to cut mobile, text and data charges. ]]> 4/8/2019 9:03:00 AM 27360f2c-9cb1-43f8-bd6c-3fb8737dd738/IMF “Delicate Moment” for Global Economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--delicate-moment--for-global-economy/s/27360f2c-9cb1-43f8-bd6c-3fb8737dd738 IMF “Delicate Moment” for Global Economy The global economy is experiencing a “delicate moment” with growing risks to growth and an unsettled climate, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Tuesday in Washington. Citing trade... ]]> 4/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 02a5b27a-40da-4df5-9b76-5f01e37c7d71/Safer, more sustainable food production on land and at sea http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/safer--more-sustainable-food-production-on-land-and-at-sea/s/02a5b27a-40da-4df5-9b76-5f01e37c7d71 Safer, more sustainable food production on land and at sea To ensure food security in a sustainable way, the EPP Group has written and backed legislation that improves conditions for farmers and fishermen. Reforms to the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)... ]]> 4/2/2019 9:42:00 AM 7468368c-f69b-4dd4-b5b3-061a570e277f/Consumer rights, data and security, copyright protection, plastic bans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/consumer-rights--data-and-security--copyright-protection--plastic-bans/s/7468368c-f69b-4dd4-b5b3-061a570e277f Consumer rights, data and security, copyright protection, plastic bans The European Parliament has approved legislation to boost consumer rights by making it easier for group legal action. Parliament debated a proposal for a one-stop online portal linking EU border... ]]> 3/28/2019 1:52:00 PM 29a9ca3c-4379-4c46-9832-94929b4dc605/The fight against trade walls is becoming increasingly important http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/vdma/the-fight-against-trade-walls-is-becoming-increasingly-important/s/29a9ca3c-4379-4c46-9832-94929b4dc605 The fight against trade walls is becoming increasingly important Free market access is vital for the survival of a strong export industry such as mechanical engineering. Despite many obstacles, companies were again able to significantly increase their exports.... ]]> 3/28/2019 10:19:00 AM 0773ee43-078e-4d56-9024-339cee2d93ce/Cleaner energy by opening up Europe’s Single Market http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cleaner-energy-by-opening-up-europe-s-single-market/s/0773ee43-078e-4d56-9024-339cee2d93ce Cleaner energy by opening up Europe’s Single Market The European Parliament has approved legislation calling for common rules in Europe’s energy market, part of a series of laws entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’. The legislation calls for... ]]> 3/27/2019 6:38:00 PM 43f22b62-3a6c-43a3-aa4e-f51075cd76fa/IMF Mali Lagarde Meets Maiga http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-mali-lagarde-meets-maiga/s/43f22b62-3a6c-43a3-aa4e-f51075cd76fa IMF Mali Lagarde Meets Maiga IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde met with Mali Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga in Washington, DC Tuesday (March 26). Lagarde offered condolences to the people of Mali following a... ]]> 3/26/2019 7:15:00 PM 0bbe1b5f-8758-4189-86ca-a9018a32b5b7/Global Food Summit 2019: "If we rethink food, we can change the world" http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/foodnewsmarket/global-food-summit-2019---if-we-rethink-food--we-can-change-the-world-/s/0bbe1b5f-8758-4189-86ca-a9018a32b5b7 Global Food Summit 2019: "If we rethink food, we can change the world" Munich: At the Global Food Summit on March 20 and 21, 2019 in Munich, Stephan Becker-Sonnenschein, Head and Founder of the Global Food Summit, explains also on behalf of the Curators: "We want to... ]]> 3/21/2019 10:33:00 PM 61a6d131-6034-4f67-a696-79a51e766fa0/IMF Cyclone Idai / US Fed / Tunisia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-cyclone-idai---us-fed---tunisia/s/61a6d131-6034-4f67-a696-79a51e766fa0 IMF Cyclone Idai / US Fed / Tunisia The IMF has dispatched a team to Mozambique to aid in efforts to help the economy recover in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice announced Thursday (March 7). ““We've... ]]> 3/21/2019 5:28:00 PM 80e09f22-b21d-4adf-8597-a0fc985bf70b/Brexit, Fairness for Farmers, EU-Turkey, EU-Russia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--fairness-for-farmers--eu-turkey--eu-russia/s/80e09f22-b21d-4adf-8597-a0fc985bf70b Brexit, Fairness for Farmers, EU-Turkey, EU-Russia At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated the next steps in the Brexit showdown. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber said the EU remains on the side of British youth victimised... ]]> 3/14/2019 10:41:00 AM 0d2fdb5b-47e2-41c2-aeb9-92cce3c8bf02/Climate protection is impossible without energy efficiency http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/vdma/climate-protection-is-impossible-without-energy-efficiency/s/0d2fdb5b-47e2-41c2-aeb9-92cce3c8bf02 Climate protection is impossible without energy efficiency On the basis of the Paris Climate Protection Agreement of 2015, the measures taken by individual states to protect the climate are manifold. However, energy efficiency is a basic prerequisite for... ]]> 3/13/2019 4:17:00 PM c925b4b3-35d5-4269-a585-c0a811710ccf/Watching out for cybersecurity amid 5G build-up http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/watching-out-for-cybersecurity-amid-5g-build-up/s/c925b4b3-35d5-4269-a585-c0a811710ccf Watching out for cybersecurity amid 5G build-up As countries prepare to roll out 5G mobile Internet, the European Union needs to be watchful of cybersecurity threats, says EPP Group MEP Luděk Niedermayer. There are concerns about the Chinese... ]]> 3/12/2019 3:29:00 PM 1a779bb9-be5b-4f36-b423-b088e5993b15/IMF ECB / Jordan / China / Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-ecb---jordan---china---venezuela/s/1a779bb9-be5b-4f36-b423-b088e5993b15 IMF ECB / Jordan / China / Venezuela The IMF expressed confidence and support for the European Central Bank’s move to unveil fresh plans to stimulate the eurozone economy announced Thursday (March 7). “What I would say on the ECB... ]]> 3/7/2019 6:58:00 PM 228b8e3c-ac1d-4883-b6d9-e8f9c020d604/Improving work-life balance across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-work-life-balance-across-the-eu/s/228b8e3c-ac1d-4883-b6d9-e8f9c020d604 Improving work-life balance across the EU A new law that will help people improve their work-life balance across the European Union is on track to be approved in the European Parliament in March and to be in place by 2022. The European... ]]> 2/27/2019 10:24:00 AM 4536a16c-65ff-4474-9755-379afdd8fe50/EPP Group calls for new and fair EU copyright rules fit for the digital world http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-calls-for-new-and-fair-eu-copyright-rules-fit-for-the-digital-world/s/4536a16c-65ff-4474-9755-379afdd8fe50 EPP Group calls for new and fair EU copyright rules fit for the digital world The European Union is reforming the EU’s copyright rules so that they fit the increasingly digital world that we now live in. The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee has backed a... ]]> 2/26/2019 2:39:00 PM