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25 Sep, 2019, 17:35 BST European Commission Announcement: 10 Challenging Plastic Waste Projects to Pitch Their Ideas in a Chance to Win Three 50,000€ European Social Innovation Competition Prizes

Today, the European Commission announces the Finalists for the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition. The three winners of this year's...


07 Mar, 2018, 09:30 GMT European Commission: Some Voices Cannot Be Heard. Yours Can.

Every year, approximately 13 million women in the EU experience violence[1], but only 12% of bystanders or witnesses speak to the police about...


26 Nov, 2015, 10:00 GMT Homestay Club for Seniors The Freebird Club Win 2015 European Commission Social Innovation Competition

Irish organisation with idea for 'New Ways to Grow' in Europe selected to win €50,000 prize Selected from over 1,400 applications from over 40...


26 Nov, 2015, 10:00 GMT Inclusive Beekeepers Apiform Win 2015 European Commission Social Innovation Competition

Bosnian organisation with idea for 'New Ways to Grow' in Europe wins €50,000 prize Selected from over 1,400 applications from over 40 countries,...


28 Nov, 2012, 16:22 GMT Food For Thought: Europe Comes to Birmingham

The European Commission drives home message on consumer health at BBC Good Food Show The European Commission is heading to Birmingham to actively...


12 Jun, 2012, 14:01 BST Europe Switches on to Sustainable Energy During Special Week

From 18 to 22 June, sustainable energy will be in the spotlight across close to 40 countries. More than 30,000 participants will discuss energy...


16 Mar, 2012, 10:00 GMT Energy Efficiency: Doing More With Less

Reducing the amount of energy consumed every day is Europe's biggest energy resource. We need to incorporate energy efficiency in our daily life to...


05 Jan, 2012, 00:01 GMT European Commission Inspires Europeans to Achieve New Year Resolution: Quitting Smoking for Good

New Year Brings New Way of Tackling Smoking for Thousands 2012 looks set to be the best year yet as the European Commission offers new thinking and...


19 Dec, 2011, 15:25 GMT Czy Twoje zabawki są bezpieczne?

Święta Bożego Narodzenia to dla Świętego Mikołaja okres ciężkiej pracy! Musi przygotować sanie, nakarmić renifery, sprawdzić, czy na swojej liście ma ...


19 Dec, 2011, 15:09 GMT Are Your Toys Safe?

Christmas is a very busy time of year for Santa Claus! He has to get the sleigh ready, feed his reindeer, check his list to be sure he hasn't...


15 Dec, 2011, 14:00 GMT Are Your Toys Safe?

Christmas is a very busy time of year for Santa Claus! He has to get the sleigh ready, feed his reindeers, check his list to be sure he hasn't...


24 May, 2011, 09:23 BST Galileo: October Take off for EU Satellites

The launch of the first two operational satellites of the EU's global navigation satellite system will take place on 20th October, the European...


04 Mar, 2011, 15:30 GMT New European Satellite Navigation Service Increases Aviation Safety

On 2 March, the European Commission launched the EGNOS "Safety-of-Life" service for aviation. The EGNOS system enables precision approaches and...