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2011-11-12 05:52:08

After the recent launch of the first Galileo satellites — an event of paramount political importance for Europe — politicians, policymakers, space agency managers, industrialists, satellite operators and members of civil society gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8—9 November for the 4th Conference on EU Space Policy. The Conference, devoted to the benefits of space to citizens and society, confirmed that space is high on Europe´s political agenda by...

2011-11-07 08:53:13

Space as a key sector for Europe and its citizens will be the subject of a conference that will be held on 8 & 9 November at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament. The Conference, organized with the participation of ESA, is placed under the high patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Mr Jerzy Buzek, the President of the European Commission, Mr José Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Council, Mr Herman von Rompuy, and the Vice-President of the...

2010-11-19 13:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EU-US Summit will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, tomorrow, November 20. The EU will be represented by President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, assisted by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton. The United States will be represented by President Barack Obama assisted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This will be the first EU-US Summit since the entry into...

2009-03-20 09:27:19

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in Brussels dismissed the notion that U.S. and European economic strategies clashed. On the final day of a European summit, Barroso said, what I see as a trend is convergence and not at all that there's some big fight, the Financial Times reported Friday. With an April 2 meeting scheduled in London among Group of 20 countries, the media has played up the U.S. strategy of pushing for more stimulus spending, an option European leaders have been...

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2009-03-19 11:48:26

European Commission President Jose Barroso said eurozone member states should focus their financial resources on social problems as well as banks. On the eve of a two-day meeting in Brussels, Barroso said it would be a fundamental error to have leaders focus on financial regulation and skip social consequences of the economic crisis, the EU Observer reported Thursday. It would be unacceptable that EU leaders meet at the highest level and that they discuss the problems of the banks and not...

2009-02-11 13:08:56

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said the European Union should defend itself from the potential threat of protectionism. We need to coordinate our response to protect the single market from protectionism, even from the inside, Barroso said this week, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. A cry of isolating trade policies was sounded earlier this week with the Czech Republic and Sweden concerned over French government's proposals to help its automotive industry. I am convinced...

2009-01-08 07:50:15

The heads of Ukraine and Russia's energy companies arrived in Brussels to negotiate an end to a natural gas lock down that has left much of Europe cold. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Yuliya Tymoshenko had agreed in principle to allow independent parties to monitor the pipeline shut down over a dispute over Ukraine's gas bill. Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for halting gas flows through the pipeline...

2008-11-25 13:28:18

The European Commission is working on a multifaceted economic recovery plan that would mobilize all tools available, the panel's chief said. The preliminary draft of the plan, which is to be revealed Wednesday, includes tax cuts and speeding up payments for infrastructure projects, the EU Observer reported Tuesday. It would employ all tools available -- fiscal, structural and regulatory -- both at European and national level(s), commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso said Monday in Paris. The...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.