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CDE: Rapid 31 de julho

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Lisboa, 31 de julho de 2017


  • Crianças da União Europeia em idade escolar vão receber leite, fruta e verduras

    O novo regime escolar de distribuição de fruta, verduras e leite entrará em vigor em 1 de agosto e será aplicado em toda a União a partir do primeiro dia do ano letivo de 2017/2018.Tendo por objetivo promover hábitos alimentares saudáveis entre as crianças, inclui a distribuição de fruta, de verduras e de produtos lácteos, bem como programas educativos específicos para ensinar aos alunos a importância de uma boa nutrição e explicar como os alimentos são produzidos. Este regime único aglutina e otimiza projetos existentes que, no ano passado, chegaram a mais de 20 milhões de crianças. A participação é opcional, embora os 28 Estados-Membros tenham indicado que participarão na iniciativa no ano letivo de 2017/2018.


  • Statement by the Spokesperson on the Election to a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

    A spokesperson's statement on the Election to a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela was issued today: "The events of the past 24 hours have reinforced the European Union's preoccupation for the fate of democracy in Venezuela. The European Union deeply regrets the violence and unrest during yesterday's election. It expresses condolences and its sympathy to the families and friends of all those killed. All sides must refrain from violence. The European Union condemns the excessive and disproportionate use of force by security forces. The Government of Venezuela has a responsibility to ensure respect for the rule of law and fundamental rights, such as freedom of expression and the right to peacefully demonstrate. Venezuela has democratically elected and legitimate institutions whose role is to work together and to find a negotiated solution to the current crisis. A Constituent Assembly, elected under doubtful and often violent circumstances cannot be part of the solution. It has increased division and will further de-legitimise Venezuela's democratically elected institutions. The President and the government have a special responsibility to restore the spirit of the constitution and to re-establish the trust lost by their attempt to set up divisive parallel institutions. The fate of democracy in Venezuela is a legitimate concern to all countries in the region and to Venezuela's partners across the world. In support of ongoing regional mediation efforts, the European Union will continue to seek urgent relief for the people of Venezuela and promote a political solution to the crisis." Read the statement here.



  • Commission proposes to review all permits of large combustion plants in order to tackle pollution

    Today the Commission takes action to tackle pollution from large combustion plants, such as power stations and district heating plants, which are responsible for about one-third of all air pollutants from industry. Large combustion plants – with a total thermal input of more than 50 megawatt, irrespective of the type of fuel used – are the biggest sectoral emitters in the EU. Therefore more cost-effective and technically feasible reductions of emissions are required. To tackle pollution from large combustion plants is in line with this Commission’s Energy Union priorities to steer the on-going energy transition towards a low emission economy. Clean energy transition is a priority for the Commission and the ''Clean Energy for all Europeans" package presented last November aims at providing a stable regulatory framework to deliver on the transformation of the energy system, which will be crucial for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. More information here.



  • Commission seeks views on amicable resolution of disputes between investors and public authorities in the Single Market

    The Commission today launches a consultation on ways to facilitate investments made in another EU country. The objective of this consultation is to investigate whether EU rules could be useful in the context of preventing and resolving disputes amicably between investors and public authorities within the Single Market. Amicable resolution of investment disputes, such as through mediation, could help find consensual solutions to problems where they arise. This initiative follows the new priorities set out in the Capital Markets Union Mid-term Review of June 2017. Interested parties are also asked to identify areas where better clarity about EU investors' rights is needed in order to feed into the upcoming Commission guidance. The consultation questionnaires are available here and will be open until 3rd November 2017.



  • Eurostat: Estimation rapide - juillet 2017 - Le taux d’inflation annuel de la zone euro stable à 1,3%

    Le taux d'inflation annuel de la zone euro est estimé à 1,3% en juillet 2017, stable par rapport à juin, selon une estimation rapide publiée par Eurostat, l'office statistique de l'Union européenne. S'agissant des principales composantes de l'inflation de la zone euro, l'énergie devrait connaître le taux annuel le plus élevé en juillet (2,2%, comparé à 1,9% en juin), suivie des services (1,5%, comparé à 1,6% en juin), de l'alimentation, alcool & tabac (1,4%, stable comparé à juin) et des biens industriels hors énergie (0,5%, comparé à 0,4% en juin). Un communiqué de presse est disponible ici.  

  • Eurostat: Juin 2017 - Le taux de chômage à 9,1% dans la zone euro - À 7,7% dans l'UE28

    Dans la zone euro (ZE19), le taux de chômage corrigé des variations saisonnières s’est établi à 9,1% en juin 2017, en baisse par rapport au taux de 9,2% enregistré en mai 2017 et à celui de 10,1% de juin 2016. Il s'agit du taux le plus faible enregistré dans la zone euro depuis février 2009. Dans l’UE28, le taux de chômage s’est établi à 7,7% en juin 2017, stable par rapport à mai 2017 et en baisse par rapport au taux de 8,6% de juin 2016. Cela demeure le taux le plus faible enregistré dans l'UE28 depuis décembre 2008. Ces chiffres sont publiés par Eurostat, l’office statistique de l’Union européenne. Un communiqué de presse est disponible ici.



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