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05.03.2013 Highlights - Roadworthiness Package - Committee on Transport and Tourism

The three legislative proposals highlight the importance of road safety, environmental protection and fair competition on European roads. The package seeks to ensure an efficient and uniform system of checks throughout the EU.   ...

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05.03.2013 Highlights - Groundhandling at EU airports - Committee on Transport and Tourism

The legislative proposal concerns the efficiency and overall quality of groundhandling services for users (airlines) and end-users (passengers and freight forwarders) at EU airports.   On 18.03.13 the TRAN Committee will hold a...

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05.03.2013 Highlights - External Aviation Policy - Committee on Transport and Tourism

The proposal calls for stronger coordination and unity at EU level in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the European aviation industry while supporting the interests of consumers.   The Rapporteur will present the draf...

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04.03.2013 Draft report - The EU's External Aviation Policy - Addressing Future Challenges - PE 506.143v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

DRAFT REPORT on the EU's External Aviation Policy - Addressing future challengesCommittee on Transport and TourismMarian-Jean Marinescu Source : © European Union, 2013 - EP

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03.03.2013 Summary of the rights of passengers travelling by bus and coach

01.03.2013 WHO welcomes expanded role for United Nations Special Envoy for Malaria

1 March 2013 -- WHO welcomes the announcement of Mr Ray Chambers as the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Malaria and for the Financing of the Health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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01.03.2013 Passenger rights: better protection for bus and coach travellers in the EU

01.03.2013 Subject files - Connecting Europe Facility - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Committee on Transport and Tourism

The CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) is the financing instrument for the Transeuropean Networks for Transport, Energy and Telecommunications. For the new financing period, the Commission has proposed to allocate € 50 bn - out of which...

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28.02.2013 Report - Connecting Europe Facility - A7-0021/2013 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Committee on Transport and Tourism

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Connecting Europe FacilityCommittee on Industry, Research and EnergyCommittee on Transport and TourismAdina-Ioana Vălean, Inés Ayala SenderDominique Riquet Source : © European Union, 2013 - EP

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28.02.2013 Rail – statement by Vice President Kallas following today's ECJ rulings (Spain, Hungary,Germany, Austria)