thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all 7eb7ee10-d0f6-4a5a-b139-0933c6898279/IMF AUSTRIA LAGARDE KURZ https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-austria-lagarde-kurz/s/7eb7ee10-d0f6-4a5a-b139-0933c6898279 IMF AUSTRIA LAGARDE KURZ Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz met with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Thursday (February 21). The 32-year-old Kurz is in Washington for a series of meetings with officials amidst US... ]]> 2/21/2019 5:51:00 PM 405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36/Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/erasmus----more-simple--more-fans--made-for-everyone/s/405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36 Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone Thanks to Erasmus+, since 2014 around 4 million young Europeans have had the opportunity to study abroad, learn about other cultures and develop personally and professionally. The European... ]]> 2/21/2019 3:11:00 PM 1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4/Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/malta-and-slovakia--epp-group-calls-for-action-to-protect-journalists-and-uphold-the-rule-of-law/s/1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4 Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law Following the murders of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak in 2018, the European Parliament set up a Rule of Law Monitoring Group to look into rule of law... ]]> 2/19/2019 4:44:00 PM 617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9/EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-singapore-trade-deal--screening-investment--cross-border-payments--future-of-europe/s/617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9 EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe The European Parliament gave its green light to a new trade accord with Singapore, the EU’s largest trading partner in Southeast Asia with 10,000 European companies based there. The EPP Group’s... ]]> 2/14/2019 11:44:00 AM a84d723f-06f1-44b6-8986-161a6a6dbf01/IMF Venezuela / Argentina / US Fed https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-venezuela---argentina---us-fed/s/a84d723f-06f1-44b6-8986-161a6a6dbf01 IMF Venezuela / Argentina / US Fed The IMF supports the US Federal Reserve call for ‘patience’ as a commitment for data-driven and prudent policy stance, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (February 7) in Washington. “I... ]]> 2/7/2019 7:54:00 PM 6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592/EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-debates-the-causes-of-populism-and-how-to-counter-it/s/6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592 EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it During a conference entitled “The perverse charm of populism”, the EPP Group debated what populism is, its roots and how to counter it. Participants set out their analyses of this trend - which we... ]]> 2/6/2019 12:52:00 PM af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7/CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cdu-leader-calls-for-a-europe-that-is-even-stronger-than-it-is-today/s/af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7 CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Germany, attended an EPP Group meeting. She backed Manfred Weber as the best candidate for the job as the... ]]> 2/6/2019 10:48:00 AM 7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb/The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-eu-needs-to-send-russia-a-clear-message-about-possible-further-sanctions/s/7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has approved a Report on EU-Russia relations. Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group, wrote the Report which lists a number of Russian... ]]> 2/5/2019 4:20:00 PM 8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155/EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leads-the-charge-to-recognise-juan-guaid--as-interim-president-of-venezuela/s/8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155 EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela A long simmering crisis in Venezuela is reaching boiling point. There have been serious allegations of fraud during recent presidential elections, an opposition boycott and widespread protests... ]]> 1/31/2019 1:15:00 PM 46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105/Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fight-money-laundering-with-eu-wide-magnitsky-law/s/46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105 Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law Russian money laundering in the EU is having a damaging effect on the economy and politics, and must be fought with people-targeted sanctions like the so-called Magnitsky Law, says the EPP Group´s... ]]> 1/30/2019 3:12:00 PM 0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0/"I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/-i-don-t-want-to-shout--but-i-cannot-remain-silent--says-the-widow-of-slain-gdansk-mayor-pawel-adamo/s/0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0 "I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament The widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament, says everyone must take responsibility for hate speech blamed on the assassination. Magdalena Adamowicz says... ]]> 1/30/2019 12:54:00 PM 17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a/Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-visa-free-travel-for-uk-and-eu-citizens-post-brexit/s/17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit In a vote on 29 January, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee has approved a European Commission proposal designed to ensure visa free travel for EU and UK citizens after Brexit,... ]]> 1/29/2019 4:36:00 PM 9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb/Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/polish-ombudsman-on-the-state-of-democracy-and-the-media-in-poland/s/9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland Poland has been under the EU spotlight for several years now, with the European Commission having issued recommendations about the rule of law in the country. Dr Adam Bodnar, the Polish Ombudsman,... ]]> 1/23/2019 4:05:00 PM 7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417/Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/serbia-kosovo-tensions--eu-hopefuls-must-reconcile/s/7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417 Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile At a European Parliament hearing, EU and NATO officials press Kosovo and Serbia - both seeking EU membership - to settle their differences and ease tensions. The EPP Group´s Eduard Kukan, head of... ]]> 1/23/2019 3:01:00 PM 915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627/New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics-to-help-reduce-pollution/s/915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627 New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved new EU rules designed to cut pollution. The new EU rules proposed by the European Commision - including a complete ban on some products... ]]> 1/22/2019 4:11:00 PM 8c388a92-f9ae-4dc1-ab6d-cd0c4da353d9/IMF Global Outlook https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-outlook/s/8c388a92-f9ae-4dc1-ab6d-cd0c4da353d9 IMF Global Outlook The world’s economy continues to expand, but is losing momentum the IMF reported Monday (January 21) in its latest quarterly update to the World Economic Outlook report. “Global growth is... ]]> 1/21/2019 1:00:00 PM b4f24e58-f67d-4c15-bcd6-76239e004d03/IMF Gita Gopinath https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-gita-gopinath/s/b4f24e58-f67d-4c15-bcd6-76239e004d03 IMF Gita Gopinath The IMF has a new chief economist, and for the first time in the organization’s history that role is held by a woman. Harvard Professor Gita Gopinath has assumed the roles of Economic Counselor... ]]> 1/18/2019 10:43:00 PM 8fe1f63b-d7b1-4765-be98-604334760cb9/IMF Pakistan / Brexit / US Shutdown https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-pakistan---brexit---us-shutdown/s/8fe1f63b-d7b1-4765-be98-604334760cb9 IMF Pakistan / Brexit / US Shutdown The IMF remains in discussions with Pakistan after that country formally requested financing assistance late last year, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (January 17) in Washington.... ]]> 1/17/2019 8:15:00 PM 6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47/Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/euro-at-20--investeu--brexit--crop-protection/s/6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47 Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament celebrated the Euro’s 20th birthday and approved the new InvestEU plan to follow the Juncker Plan by boosting investment by €700 billion from... ]]> 1/17/2019 12:06:00 PM ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00/Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/self-driving-vehicles--eu-should-step-on-the-gas/s/ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00 Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas A new Report by the European Parliament calls for stepped-up efforts to support, develop and regulate self-driving vehicles. The Report, authored by the EPP Group’s Wim van de Camp, calls for more... ]]> 1/16/2019 3:17:00 PM 91fe8cbb-6f5a-4583-91fc-2915e4419166/European Parliament celebrates and debates the Euro’s 20th birthday https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/european-parliament-celebrates-and-debates-the-euro-s-20th-birthday/s/91fe8cbb-6f5a-4583-91fc-2915e4419166 European Parliament celebrates and debates the Euro’s 20th birthday Marking the Euro’s 20th anniversary, Members of the European Parliament noted how the single currency has been an anchor and shield for Europe’s economy. EPP Group MEPs also noted how the Euro has... ]]> 1/15/2019 6:40:00 PM d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832/IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---brexit---yemen/s/d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832 IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen The IMF believes that steps taken by Argentina to stabilize its currency and economy are working, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (December 12) in Washington. IMF Managing Director... ]]> 12/13/2018 7:00:00 PM 6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805/Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/anti-terror--sakharov-prize--brexit--cyprus--japan-trade/s/6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805 Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade At the latest European Parliament plenary session, which took place the same week as a terrorist attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market, MEPs approved a Special Committee report on terrorism,... ]]> 12/13/2018 2:41:00 PM 84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5/More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/more-transparency--less-politics-in-pesticide-approval-process/s/84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5 More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process Members of the European Parliament have backed the draft Report of a Special Committee examining the EU’s pesticide approval process. The Report calls for more public transparency following the... ]]> 12/6/2018 3:48:00 PM 62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333/IMF Lagarde Library of Congress https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-library-of-congress/s/62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333 IMF Lagarde Library of Congress The Managing Director of the IMF praised US innovation and economic leadership of the post-World War 2 world in a speech titled “Age of Ingenuity: Reimagining 21 st Century International... ]]> 12/5/2018 4:32:00 AM 8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca/Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/balkans--progress-to-join-eu--but-long-reform-road-ahead/s/8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead The European Parliament has approved the latest EU reports on the Western Balkans’ progress towards EU membership, but many reforms remain outstanding. Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David... ]]> 11/29/2018 1:43:00 PM 4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02/MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/mps-and-meps-close-ranks--look-to-elections/s/4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02 MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections EPP Group MEPs and national MPs discussed the future of Europe and their efforts ahead of the upcoming European elections. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, the Group’s candidate to head the next... ]]> 11/27/2018 4:40:00 PM c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba/Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-research-and-innovation-in-europe-beyond-2020/s/c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved two reports on Horizon Europe, a major EU research and innovation programme. Horizon Europe is about ensuring that... ]]> 11/21/2018 2:55:00 PM a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a/Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/future-of-europe--eu-budget--energy--telecom-reform/s/a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform The European Parliament’s latest plenary session included a debate on the future of Europe with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. MEPs backed increasing the EU 2021-27 budget to include more money... ]]> 11/15/2018 3:06:00 PM 777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a/The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-epp-kicks-off-its-eu-election-campaign-with-a-strong-top-candidate/s/777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate More than two thousand representatives from forty-one European countries representing forty-nine political parties gathered in Helsinki and have chosen Manfred Weber to be the Party’s top... ]]> 11/8/2018 1:42:00 PM 0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd/IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---greece---pakistan/s/0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan The IMF is scheduled to hold technical talks with Pakistan beginning November 7 on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 1) in... ]]> 11/1/2018 6:40:00 PM 6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8/Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/schengen-information-system-reforms--preventing-the-misuse-of-personal-data--brexit/s/6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8 Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, the European Parliament voted for more information sharing to boost the protection of the EU’s borders, tackle illegal migration and prevent crime and... ]]> 10/25/2018 11:48:00 AM b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf/Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tripling-the-erasmus-budget-and-free-interrail-for-the-young/s/b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young The European Parliament, with strong EPP Group backing, is pushing to triple the budget for the highly successful Erasmus+ Programme to fund more projects and provide free Interrail tickets for... ]]> 10/24/2018 10:23:00 AM 49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda/EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-highlights-the-eu-s-long-term-need-for-young-farmers/s/49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern... ]]> 10/18/2018 3:39:00 PM e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066/Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-eu-citizens--access-to-cross-border-healthcare/s/e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066 Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This piece of... ]]> 10/17/2018 4:04:00 PM bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503/IMF PHOTO IMFC https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-photo-imfc/s/bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503 IMF PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Bali, Indonesia for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to defuse trade tensions, boost cooperation and communication and... ]]> 10/14/2018 1:04:00 AM ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931/IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde---we-are-stronger-together-/s/ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931 IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) gathered in Bali, Indonesia Saturday for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders discussed ways to support the global expansion and lower... ]]> 10/13/2018 11:07:00 AM 9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb/G20 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20/s/9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb G20 Central bank governors and finance ministers of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations met in Bali, Indonesia on Friday to discuss risks to the world economy. The Fourth G20 Meeting of Finance... ]]> 10/12/2018 10:46:00 AM 978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c/IMF PLENARY https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-plenary/s/978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, President Joko Widodo of the host nation Indonesia compared relations among major economies to the... ]]> 10/12/2018 7:55:00 AM 2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354/IMF FINTECH https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fintech/s/2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354 IMF FINTECH The International Monetary Fund and World Bank released the Bali Fintech Agenda on Thursday to help countries make policies for financial technology to promote inclusive growth and minimize risk... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:36:00 PM 92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3/G20 Family Photo https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20-family-photo/s/92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3 G20 Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers and central bankers gathered for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Bali Thursday (October 11). The annual meetings are being held in... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:17:00 PM 3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83/Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tighter-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics/s/3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83 Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics The European Parliament´s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation,... ]]> 10/11/2018 8:30:00 AM 6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b/IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde-urges-leaders-to-de-escalate-tensions/s/6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to cooperate and “steer” toward a more inclusive and... ]]> 10/11/2018 7:52:00 AM f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40 IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. While releasing the report in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group,... ]]> 10/10/2018 3:23:00 PM a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46/IMF TRADE https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade/s/a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46 IMF TRADE Central bankers and finance officials gathered in Indonesia for this week’s Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank group are pointing to trade as an important engine of... ]]> 10/10/2018 2:21:00 PM d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3/MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-seek-to-boost-railway-passengers--rights/s/d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3 MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union. The new EU... ]]> 10/10/2018 10:15:00 AM fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf/IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-risks-emerging/s/fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 7:13:00 AM 45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7/IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor---debt/s/45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7 IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. The report, released in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group... ]]> 10/10/2018 1:45:00 AM 5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb/IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-and-world-bank-group-meeting-getting-under-way/s/5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way IMF and World Bank officials started gathering in Indonesia for their annual meetings this week in Nusa Dua, Bali. IMF officials released the World Economic Outlook as journalists and officials... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:16:00 AM 3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670/IMF Global Financial Stability Report https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670 IMF Global Financial Stability Report Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM 33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52/New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-5th-freedom-in-eu-single-market--data-flow/s/33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52 New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow New legislation approved by the European Parliament allows the free movement of data, with safeguards, within the EU. It aims to stir greater competition in cloud computing and services, giving... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:11:00 PM 2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde/IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sees-growth-plateau--warns-of-risks/s/2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees a global growth reaching a plateau with growing risks of recession on the horizon, said the IMF’s Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld in... ]]> 10/9/2018 7:57:00 AM 90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d/IMF WEO Global Growth https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-global-growth/s/90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d IMF WEO Global Growth The IMF World Economic Outlook sees a slow-down in global growth environment with growing risks of recession on the horizon, Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld told reporters in Bali,... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:00:00 AM 49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949/Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--audio-visual--fighting-crime-and-corruption/s/49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949 Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated Brexit talks with EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber criticising UK plans to limit freedom of movement. Parliament approved legislation... ]]> 10/4/2018 9:53:00 AM 55bdf5ee-e121-4f01-8da2-5391ec3bec7d/IMF-Lagarde Curtain Raiser Speech https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/55bdf5ee-e121-4f01-8da2-5391ec3bec7d IMF-Lagarde Curtain Raiser Speech The global economy is strong and growing, but trade tensions and complacency are a growing risk in the face of gathering economic storm clouds IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned Monday... ]]> 10/1/2018 8:48:00 PM 9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8/Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-economic-and-social-cohesion-in-the-eu/s/9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8 Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU The European Union aims to reduce economic and social disparities between different regions across the EU through its cohesion policy. From 2014 to 2020, nearly one third of the EU’s budget was... ]]> 9/26/2018 4:09:00 PM 2798fa69-f27b-4c8c-95b7-3489813e880a/IMF Argentina / Trade / Indonesia https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---trade---indonesia/s/2798fa69-f27b-4c8c-95b7-3489813e880a IMF Argentina / Trade / Indonesia The IMF is holding ongoing technical talks with Argentina on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (September 6) in Washington. A delegation led... ]]> 9/20/2018 6:01:00 PM 6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16/Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/copyright-law--defending-consumers--state-of-the-union--eu-future/s/6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16 Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future The European Parliament has approved legislation to help content creators earn their fair share through a stronger EU copyright law, and to stop companies from selling different quality goods... ]]> 9/13/2018 11:25:00 AM a053bca1-bc5a-49fb-94fa-6c3889fa4bd6/EPP’s Weber on EU-Hungary showdown https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-s-weber-on-eu-hungary-showdown/s/a053bca1-bc5a-49fb-94fa-6c3889fa4bd6 EPP’s Weber on EU-Hungary showdown EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments after the Group’s meeting on 11 Sept with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The meeting preceded a vote in... ]]> 9/11/2018 8:10:00 PM be716ffa-ba7a-4da1-9384-4109695e439f/IMF Argentina / Turkey https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---turkey/s/be716ffa-ba7a-4da1-9384-4109695e439f IMF Argentina / Turkey The IMF is holding ongoing technical talks with Argentina on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (September 6) in Washington. Argentine... ]]> 9/6/2018 4:28:00 PM eaa1f9db-3b40-4a45-8307-0dbd1a2bb58b/Lagarde Lehman Ten Year Anniversary https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/lagarde-lehman-ten-year-anniversary/s/eaa1f9db-3b40-4a45-8307-0dbd1a2bb58b Lagarde Lehman Ten Year Anniversary Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is reflecting on the lessons learned from the ensuing global financial crisis, and what policymakers can do... ]]> 9/5/2018 3:41:00 PM c877b88f-3a8f-45a3-af50-da33eae502ac/IMF Argentina Meeting https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina-meeting/s/c877b88f-3a8f-45a3-af50-da33eae502ac IMF Argentina Meeting IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Tuesday (September 04) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South... ]]> 9/4/2018 10:46:00 PM 8c7e0857-9626-4950-93bc-c7212b966188/Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/soviet-crushing-of-1968-prague-spring-echoes-today-s-events/s/8c7e0857-9626-4950-93bc-c7212b966188 Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events Marking the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring, EPP Group MEPs held a conference discussing Russian interference in Europe then and now. Jaromír Štětina was fired as a journalist and now... ]]> 9/4/2018 4:13:00 PM bfb2b0e0-4d0d-4d72-b776-b0f490f0340f/IMF External Sector Report / Trade https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-external-sector-report---trade/s/bfb2b0e0-4d0d-4d72-b776-b0f490f0340f IMF External Sector Report / Trade The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce excess imbalances in trade, savings and investment, IMF’s chief economist Maury Obstfeld told reporters Tuesday (July 24 in... ]]> 7/24/2018 5:51:00 PM 3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255/IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update-growth---trade---africa/s/3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255 IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 8:02:00 PM 82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f/IMF WEO Update https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update/s/82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f IMF WEO Update The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 2:00:00 PM 4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb/IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---turkey---haiti/s/4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti With major world economies threatening tariff increases against each other, the IMF encourages trade and cooperation in order to facilitate global economic stability said spokesman Gerry Rice in... ]]> 7/12/2018 5:56:00 PM 0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5/Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-that-consumers-have-the-same-quality-of-product-across-the-eu/s/0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5 Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU Last year it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries - between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European... ]]> 7/12/2018 10:37:00 AM f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972/Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/driving-up-cybersecurity-standards-in-an-increasingly-digital-world/s/f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972 Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is... ]]> 7/10/2018 2:34:00 PM 2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e/Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-defence--traveller-database--bulgarian-presidency--mobility-package/s/2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament approved spending to strengthen Europe’s defence industry and in turn EU military capacity. It gave the green light for an EU database to... ]]> 7/5/2018 11:17:00 AM d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390/IMF Congo / Trade / India https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-congo---trade---india/s/d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390 IMF Congo / Trade / India The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as more and more countries are announcing protectionist measures and retaliations, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 6/28/2018 7:02:00 PM 2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215/Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/crop-protection-that-s-good-for-consumers-and-farmers/s/2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215 Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers A special European Parliament committee heard from regulators, farmers and experts to determine what reforms are needed to tackle how pesticides are approved in the EU. The panel's EPP Group... ]]> 6/28/2018 4:34:00 PM 3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0/EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leading-the-drive-for-action-against-cancer/s/3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0 EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer It is estimated that almost one in three Europeans will develop cancer in their lifetime. The EPP Group has published a policy paper setting out 12 areas - including research, prevention,... ]]> 6/27/2018 4:34:00 PM 03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2/Empowering Europeans’ petition drives https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/empowering-europeans--petition-drives/s/03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2 Empowering Europeans’ petition drives In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP György... ]]> 6/21/2018 10:05:00 AM e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db/IMF Press conference on Argentina https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-press-conference-on-argentina/s/e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db IMF Press conference on Argentina Argentina’s financial markets came under sudden pressure in April as the result of a confluence of factors. A severe drought led to a sharp decline in agricultural production and export revenue,... ]]> 6/20/2018 11:03:00 PM 11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f/MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-in-legal-affairs-committee-back-new-copyright-legislation/s/11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on this... ]]> 6/20/2018 3:30:00 PM b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a/US Economy Argentina Lagarde https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/us-economy-argentina-lagarde/s/b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a US Economy Argentina Lagarde US tax cuts will boost growth in the short term, but bring risks in coming years the International Monetary Fund said in a report on the American economy released Thursday (June 14) in Washington.... ]]> 6/14/2018 8:06:00 PM c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f/EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-trade-relations--tackling-migration--civil-aviation-safety/s/c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated EU trade relations, how to tackle migration and new civil aviation safety rules. The EPP Group called on EU governments to respond to the US move to... ]]> 6/14/2018 10:27:00 AM 8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13/DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/discovereu--free-interrail-passes-for-young-europeans/s/8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13 DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans Young Europeans who have reached the age of 18 by 1 July can apply for a free Interrail pass to travel across Europe this summer. They will need to travel in at least one and up to four country... ]]> 6/12/2018 2:58:00 PM 0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c/IMF Jordan Argentina https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-jordan-argentina/s/0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c IMF Jordan Argentina The IMF said that it sees good progress in talks with Argentina Thursday (June 7) for an agreement to provide financial support to the South American country. “This will be an economic plan driven... ]]> 6/7/2018 9:05:00 PM 84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2/Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/back-belarus-civil-groups-facing-deadly-oppression/s/84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2 Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression At the European Parliament, EPP Group MEPs hosted pro-democracy NGOs like Charter 97 from Belarus. Recent secret executions there have added urgency to supporting civil society facing President... ]]> 6/6/2018 1:29:00 PM 15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a/Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/celebrating-30-years-of-the-sakharov-prize/s/15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize The EU’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought is awarded every year to an individual or organisation from anywhere in the world for outstanding achievements in upholding human rights and... ]]> 6/5/2018 9:31:00 AM 7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0/EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-long-term-budget--posted-workers--anti-dumping--golden-visas/s/7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0 EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated the Commission’s initial proposals for the EU’s budget from 2021 to 2027. Proposals to cut cohesion funding and funding for the Common Agricultural... ]]> 5/31/2018 10:40:00 AM 175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200/Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/europe-needs-to-protect-itself-from-damaging-foreign-investments--says-franck-proust/s/175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200 Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust The EU is looking to set up a system to screen foreign direct investment into the EU. EPP Group MEP Franck Proust is the author of the European Parliament legislative proposals in this area. ]]> 5/29/2018 2:17:00 PM b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592/Step up fight against racism in sport https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/step-up-fight-against-racism-in-sport/s/b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592 Step up fight against racism in sport Two days of events this week are aimed at raising awareness and fighting racism and anti-Semitism in sport. MEPs and members of the sports world are seeking to call attention to increasing cases... ]]> 5/24/2018 9:42:00 AM 8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327/Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/zuckerberg-testimony-requires-concrete-action--says-weber/s/8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327 Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber The meeting between Parliament leaders and Facebook CEO Zuckerberg left many questions unanswered and the need for more concrete action to ensure against another Cambridge Analytica type of... ]]> 5/23/2018 1:48:00 PM 11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358/Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/environment-committee-backs-stronger-eu-disaster-relief/s/11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358 Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s Elisabetta Giardini, it would update a voluntary system... ]]> 5/17/2018 2:33:00 PM 1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762/Update the CAP to keep farming strong https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/update-the-cap-to-keep-farming-strong/s/1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762 Update the CAP to keep farming strong Europe’s farmers need more support and streamlined bureaucracy to stay competitive by reforming the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, says a Report by EPP Group MEP Herbert Dorfmann, approved on... ]]> 5/16/2018 3:15:00 PM 6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6/IMF Argentina Meeting https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina-meeting/s/6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6 IMF Argentina Meeting IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Thursday (May 10) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South American... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:27:00 PM 262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2/IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-tax-reform-succeeds-/s/262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2 IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” IMF video: In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:26:00 PM 6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33/IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-peace-plan--oil-shock--and-crisis-/s/6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33 IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c/IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--peace-is-good-for-business-/s/6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f/Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fighting-stalking--the-need-for-a-common-eu-law-and-quicker-action/s/870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action The European Parliament has debated a new European Commission proposal on stalking. The practice has victimised millions of mainly women across the EU. Lara Comi, a Vice-Chair of the EPP Group and... ]]> 5/3/2018 1:07:00 PM edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68/New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-budget-plan-shouldn-t-sacrifice-farming-and-other-key-funding/s/edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68 New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding The EU’s next budget plan should boost funding for innovation and maintain support for European farming, fisheries and internal EU development, or cohesion, despite the loss of UK funding after... ]]> 5/2/2018 2:10:00 PM 8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae/Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-conditions-for-posted-workers-in-the-eu/s/8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU The European Parliament’s Employment Committee has approved a revision of an EU law on posted workers. The law will mean better working conditions for posted workers, the same rules on... ]]> 4/26/2018 9:49:00 AM 1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af/Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/shame-on-them--fighting-dual-quality-products-in-eu/s/1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU MEPs are calling for a crackdown on producers of everything from food to cosmetics to baby products that are selling varying quality at different prices across the EU. At a European Parliament... ]]> 4/25/2018 2:26:00 PM 9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983/IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-urges-nations-to-embrace-cooperation-and-promote-inclusive-growth/s/9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983 IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth 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... ]]> 4/21/2018 8:27:00 PM 820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6/IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-governors-discuss-cooperation-and-sustainable-growth/s/820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6 IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth 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... ]]> 4/21/2018 5:29:00 PM a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777/IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--economies-growing-in-sub-saharan-africa--potential-for-more/s/a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777 IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a “modest pickup in economic growth,” with growth forecast to rise from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.4 percent in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund. The... ]]> 4/20/2018 11:20:00 PM b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728/IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--g20-leaders-meet-to-bolster-sustainable-growth/s/b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728 IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth 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... ]]> 4/20/2018 6:15:00 PM