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01.02.2013 Draft opinion - Modalities for reaching the 2020 target to reduce CO2 emissions from new passenger cars - PE 504.115v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 to define the modalities for reaching the 2020 target to reduce CO2 emissions from new passenger carsCommittee on Transport and TourismEider Gardiazábal Rubial Source ...

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01.02.2013 Report - Port State control - A7-0394/2012 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

REPORT on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2009/16/EC on port State controlCommittee on Transport and TourismBrian Simpson Source : © European Union, 2013 - EP

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01.02.2013 1 in 2 countries unprepared to prevent and manage cancers, says WHO survey

1 February 2013 -- More than half of all countries worldwide are struggling to prevent cancer and provide treatment and chronic care to cancer patients, warns a recent WHO survey on World Cancer Day.

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01.02.2013 Report - Development of the Trans-European Transport Network - A7-0012/2013 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Union guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport networkCommittee on Transport and TourismGeorgios Koumoutsakos, Ismail Ertug Source : © European Union, 2013 - EP

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31.01.2013 Improvements to Italian rail infrastructure possible thanks to EU support

31.01.2013 SUBSPORT – the Substitution Support Portal

Substitution is the preferred measure to reduce the risks hazardous chemicals pose to workers, the environment and public health. However finding a safer substitute can be a challenging task. The SUBSPORT web portal is a free-of-charge, multilingual platform for information exchange on alternativ...

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31.01.2013 New fuels for the maritime sector in Spain thanks to EU supported project

31.01.2013 Opinion - 2011 discharge: SESAR Joint Undertaking - PE 500.418v02-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of SESAR Joint Undertaking for the financial year 2011Committee on Transport and TourismGesine Meissner Source : © European Union, 2013 - EP

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31.01.2013 WHO issues new guidance on dietary salt and potassium

31 January 2013 -- Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the WHO.

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31.01.2013 Hospital partnerships improve patient safety

31 January 2013 -- WHO released today a resource package of practical tools specifically aimed at improving patient safety in hospitals in developing countries.

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