If central European countries were not members of the EU today, living standards in the west would be much lower than they are, Prime Minister Orbán said in his address to the Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of the Visegrád Group and southeastern Europe.
The Balkans are likely to present “the next big opportunity” for the European Union, and the region could become the bloc’s next economic motor, the prime minister has said.
Firms and banks to be severely affected if climate change issues not addressed Orderly and swift transition to minimise costs and maximise benefits outweighs short-term cost of transition to zero-carbon economy over medium to longer term Investment in sectors and regions heavily exposed to climate risk set to suffer most
Total assets of euro area pension funds amounted to €3,213 billion in second quarter of 2021, €93 billion higher than in first quarter of 2021 Total pension entitlements of euro area pension funds rose to €2,717 billion in second quarter of 2021, up €29 billion from first quarter of 2021
In the week ending 17 September 2021 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 0.9 billion to EUR 313.6 billion on account of customer and portfolio transactions.
Concentrations of key air pollutants remain too high in most European countries. According to the European Environment Agency’s official data, published today, most European Union (EU) Member States exceed at least one or more of the EU’s legal limits for pollutants in ambient air in 2019.
Winning captures of the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) ‘Climate Change PIX’ photo competition show how climate change is already affecting Europe but also how well-known solutions can make a difference. The winner of the Youth Prize uses artistic skills to make a bold statement about the global emergency.
A European Union body will assess a Hungarian request to extend immunity certificates to recipients of eastern vaccines against the coronavirus if they get an EU-recognised booster jab, István Ujhelyi, an MEP of the opposition Socialists, said on Sunday.
Current account recorded €22 billion surplus in July 2021, unchanged from the previous month Current account surplus amounted to €320 billion (2.7% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to July 2021, up from €232 billion (2.0%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled €961 billion and […]
With the world facing climate and nature crises, UNESCO’s designation today of the Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) as the world’s first ‘5-country biosphere reserve’ represents a historic step towards a new era for people and nature in Europe as well as an international model for regional conservation, climate resilience and sustainable development.