In 2016, Belgium and Japan will celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations and friendship. In the run-up to this year of friendship, a public competition is being held to select the official anniversary logo. The competition is open to any resident of Belgium or Japan, as well as to all holders of Belgian or Japanese … Continue reading
The president of Malta, H.E. Marie Louise COLEIRO PRECA was present yesterday in Brussels The Embassy of Malta in Brussels gave a reception in her honour.
30 October – 25 November 2014 The European Economic and Social Committee and the Fellini Foundation are presenting the world première of the exhibition Fellini as demiurge and travelling performer. This exhibition leads the visitor into the circus atmosphere that imbues Fellini’s whole oeuvre, from La Strada to La voce della luna. For … Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly recommended that plans be advanced for the construction of about 1,000 housing units in Har Homa, in the southeast of Jerusalem, and 660 homes in Ramat Shlomo, in the northeast corner of the Israeli capital. Netanyahu will also push new infrastructure projects in the West Bank, including roads … Continue reading
In view of the three-week conciliation period on the EU 2015 budget, starting on 28thOctober, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) calls upon the Council of Finance Ministers to provide the necessary funding to honor its previously made commitments and to deal with the current payment shortages, which are seriously detrimental for research & … Continue reading
Efficiency and Innovation for sustainable Information and Communication Technology in the 21st century, sustainable solutions where ICT is the enabler for new ways to reduce CO2 emissions: this is GreenITNet http://www.greenitnet.com. The main objective of the project is to develop a systematic Green IT policy framework, select, exchange and transfer of … Continue reading
Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre 2014 opened in Turin, Italy, with 5 speeches of successes and 5 speeches of challenges for the future of the Terra Madre network The Terra Madre Opening Ceremony officially opened this year’s edition of Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre 2014 with the presence of Slow Food representatives, 3,000 … Continue reading
After years of experimentation, Wowater nuclear water decontamination system – a systeme created by an italian engineer- is now used in Salluggia (Piedmont) nuclear plant where are stored 96% of the radioactive waste of Italy. At the moment Wowater is a patent with global reach and in fact this technics exceeds the avant-garde techniques tested … Continue reading
The European Parliament will vote tomorrow about the new European Commission. The 28 commissionners of JC Juncker will have to be voted in tomorrow but after the last hearings, it doesn’t seem to be a problem.
From October 23d. untill October 26th., the « Kultur Art Bridge » association organizes four evenings for the foreign gastronomies’ lovers, each day with a film in relation with the chosen gastronomy, in « Silken Berlaymont Hotel», Bd. Charlemagne, 11 in Brussels. This year’s programme: India (Oct. 23d.), France (Oct. 24th.), Taïwan (Oct. 25th.) and Sourh Korea (Oct. 26th.). All menus … Continue reading
André PIRLET , Ir Standards are defined as documents established by consensus that provide, for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results, aimed at the achievement of the optimum degree of order in a given context. Standards should be based on consolidated results of science, technology and experience, and … Continue reading
“I had to do it to get elected” The EFDD Group in the European Parliament has folded today after the resignation of Latvian member Iveta Grigule. Concerning her resignation, Ms Grigule told the secretary general of the EFDD Group that “I had to do it to get elected.” She told the General Secretary of the EFDD … Continue reading
Due to the defection of a latvian MEP, the EP announced today taht the EFDD Group, chaird by Nigel Farake (UK/UKIP) is dissolved. To be valid, a group needs to be composed by MEP’s of at leat 7 countries. With the departure of the latvian MEP mrs. Grigule, they only do have six anymore. Latvian … Continue reading
Last friday, Prins Laurent, his children, the Ambassador of Tchad, some Walloon Regional Ministers, officials of the “European Commission”, the Province and the City of Namur, were in Jambes-Namur to open the 20th. edition of the “Nature Namur” Festival, with a film realised in Tchad, “Zakouma”, by Tanguy Dumortier, “RTBF” Journalist, and Philippe Taminiaux, … Continue reading
The winners of the 2015 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), in association with ThinkYoung, are celebrating the best new pop, rock and dance acts in Europe which have achieved cross-border chart success, were announced today by the European Commission and Eurosonic Noorderslag, the European music conference and showcase festival. The 10 winners are: Klangkarussell (Austria), … Continue reading