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Mauro D'Attis
The creation of a European central board tasked with the definition, coordination and development of health and safety at work was at the centre of the proposals from Mauro D'Attis opinion on the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work, which was adopted by the CoR's Commission for Economic and Social policy yesterday. "Health and safety at work is a fundamental right&qu ... [more]
Marialuisa Coppola
Traditional know-how and production methods in many of Europe's regions and local authorities, combined with a growing consumer demand for authentic products of high quality could encourage the European Commission to extend geographical indication protection to non-agricultural products such as ceramics, marble, shoes or musical instruments, as proposed by Marialuisa Coppola in a draft o ... [more]
​Regional and local authorities are keen to ensure an effective implementation of structural and investment funds, announced Ivan Žagar (EPP/SI), who presented his working document on the outcome of the negotiations on the partnership agreements and operational programmes at the Committee of the Regions' commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy (COTER) on 16 December 2014. The document ... [more]
​Approximately 50 journalists and media experts gathered in Brussels on 10-11 December for the ninth edition of the EPP Group in the Committee of the Regions' Winter University. Entitled "Putting people back at the heart of EU media and communication", the meeting focused on creating networks between the European institutions in Brussels, EU member states, cities and local and ... [more]
The members of the Committee of the Regions proposes setting up a platform for cooperation between the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions and local and regional authorities to coordinate policy in the field of resource efficiency for sustainable buildings and setting up indicators –according to an opinion on Resource efficiency opportunities in the building sector by the r ... [more]

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