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European e-Justice internet portal offers quick answers to citizens’ legal questions

An Italian travelling in Germany needs a lawyer. A French entrepreneur wants to search the Hungarian land register. An Estonian judge has a question about the Spanish court system. At the moment, it may take weeks to get this information. Answers to these questions – in 22 European Union languages – will be a click away. The EU today launched the European e-Justice portal – an electronic one-stop-shop for access to justice throughout the EU. The web site benefits citizens, businesses, lawye..... more

Council gives notice to Greece to correct its government deficit by 2012
Total nights spent in hotels fell by 5% in 2009

In 2009, nearly 1.5 billion nights were spent in hotels and similar establishments1 in the EU27, a decrease of 5.1% compared with 2008, after an annual change of -0.2% in 2008 and +3.5% in 2007. The number of hotel nights spent by residents in their own country in 2009 fell by 1.6% and hotel nights spent by non-residents fell by 9.1%. The decline in the number of hotel nights in the EU27, which began in the middle of 2008, slowed down during 2009. The number of hotel nights fell at an .... more

Skills and jobs experts call for action now

Immediate action is required to solve Europe's skills deficiencies and give Europeans a better chance of labour market success in the future, says an independent expert report published by the European Commission on February 4, 2010. The report - 'New Skills for New Jobs: Action Now' - stresses the need to provide the right incentives for people to upgrade their skills, to better link education, training and work, to develop the right mix of skills, and ... more

The EU27 construction sector – from boom to gloom
Volume of retail trade remained stable in euro area
International Symposium on "Beekeeping in the Mediterrenean from antiquity until today: historical findings and current issues" on the 9th, 10th and 11th of October

The Cyclades Chamber and the Insistute of Apiculture of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization ELGO 'Demeter' (www.elgo.gr) in collaboration with the Eva Crane Trust (in honor of the great EVA CRANE - http://evacranetrust.org) are organizing an International Symposium on "Beekeeping in the Mediterrenean from antiquity until today: historical findings and current issues" on the 9 th, 10 th and 11th of October in Ermoupoli Syros in the Cyclades Chamber Conference Hall & local offices of t..... more



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