Organizations EnviMin Gavrilescu: EU needs wider range of financial instruments to boost private innovation investment

The European Union (EU) needs a wider range of financial instruments to provide incentives to promote private investment in needed technological innovations, including increased funding for R&D and innovation, Romania's Minister for the Environment Gratiela Gavrilescu said at a joint news conference with European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Policy Miguel Arias Canete, at Parl

Mogherini must do much more, says EP official

The EU and its foreign policy chief had to show much more firmness and determination in the enlargement process and, above all, in the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina; the lack of leadership was particularly striking in the absence of a response to Pristina's unacceptable taxes (on goods from central Serbia), he told Vecernje Novosti.

Hundreds of municipalities apply for WiFi subsidy from Brussels

More than 200 municipalities in Greece have secured funding of about 3 million euros from the European Union for the creation of wireless broadband internet infrastructure (WiFi).

The funding will come by way of the WiFi4EU initiative, and each municipality that enters the program will receive a subsidy of 15,000 euros to create one or more WiFi networks within its jurisdiction.

Senior Romanian official Grigore attends Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting dealing with development

Senior official with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) Maria Magdalena Grigore attended a meeting of the EU development ministers as part of a Foreign Affairs Council (FAC - Development) in Brussels on Thursday that addressed current development affairs and the situation in the Sahel.