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Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

ESA The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29—30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels. The conference will be a unique opportunity to examine and debate the state of the space programs launched by the EU, such as Galileo for satellite navigation and Copernicus for Earth observation, and to look to the future of this key area of EU policy, with a large and diverse...

2011-05-17 03:00:00

BRUSSELS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 9th European Business Summit (EBS), a key meeting place and networking platform for the EU's business and political elite, will meet in Brussels on 18 and 19 May to address Europe's position as an economic power on the international stage. Under the theme, 'Europe in the world, leading or lagging?', this year's Summit will bring together prominent personalities from the EU and its main trading partners to address the internal and external...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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