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24.01.2013 Clean power for transport – Frequently asked questions

24.01.2013 EU support to help improve important Danish railway line

23.01.2013 TEN-T Calls: Deadline extended, more funding available for TEN-T projects

23.01.2013 Press release - Tougher vehicle checks more popular with manufacturers than with users - Committee on Transport and Tourism

MEPs quizzed vehicle experts on Tuesday about what benefits could reasonably be expected from new EU-wide minimum standards for technical checks on cars, powered two-wheelers and commercial vehicles including vans and trailers. Speakers agreed that tampering and mileage fraud as well as accidents...

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23.01.2013 Video of a committee meeting - Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 15:14 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Length of video : 197'You may manually download this video in WMV (2.1Gb) formatDisclaimer : The interpretation of debates serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation is authentic.Source...

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23.01.2013 EU support to help convert the Port of Barcelona’s rail network to UIC gauge

23.01.2013 Trade dimensions of logistics services : a proposal for trade agreements

Services have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the goods sector. This paper illustrates the importance of logistics services, their trade dimension, and how regulatory issues act as perhaps one of the most significant barriers to competitiveness. The paper discusses recent developments a...

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22.01.2013 Malpensa’s rail link benefits from EU support

22.01.2013 Video of a committee meeting - Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 09:07 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Length of video : 206'You may manually download this video in WMV (2.2Gb) formatDisclaimer : The interpretation of debates serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation is authentic.Source...

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22.01.2013 WHO Executive Board appoints new Regional Director for the Americas

22 January 2013 -- The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 132nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne as the new Regional Director for WHO's Americas Region (WHO/AMR), following her nomination by the Regional Committee for the Americas in September 2012.

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