#Telenor says #Huawei will still play role in #5G rollout

Telenor reiterated on Sunday (15 December) that Huawei would be involved in building Norway’s 5G network along with Ericsson , one of several companies to continue working with the Chinese company despite US pressure, writes Foo Yun Chee. Still, on Friday (13 December), the head of Telenor Norway, Petter-Boerre Furberg, told Reuters that the operator […]

Vice President Schinas and Commissioners Schmit, Kyriakides and Dalli participate in Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

Today (9 December), the first day of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council meeting (EPSCO) will take place in Brussels, with a focus on health and social policy. On Monday morning, Commission Vice President for Promoting our European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas and Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides will join […]

‘The risk of #Brexit happening without a ratified deal still exists’ Phil Hogan 

European Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan Speaking at his first event in Ireland as the European Commissioner for Trade (6 December), Phil Hogan addressed what he described as the ‘seemingly endless’ question of Brexit, as well as other pressing trade issues.   Hogan is hoping that next week’s UK general election will provide clarity and […]

#EESC reveals five front-runners for its Civil Society Prize 2019

This year, the EESC honors outstanding citizens’ initiatives that champion equal opportunities for women and men and contribute to empowering women in society and the economy. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has announced that it has chosen five finalists from among the 177 projects it received for its Civil Society Prize 2019, dedicated to […]

Political will was not enough for justice reform in #Moldova

The lack of political will to carry out rule of law reforms is frequently the reason why reforms are not fully implemented. The case of Moldova proves that in societies where strong vested interests still persist, political savviness is equally as important as political will. Old and new political power brokers in Moldova struck a fragile […]