Natura 2000 is the centerpiece of the European Union nature & biodiversity policy. Is the largest network of protected areas in the world. The aim of the network is to assure the long-term survival of Europe's most valuable and threatened species and habitats.


Dealing with the rising costs of Europe’s pensions
    Across Europe governments are faced with the increasing burden of providing pensions for their senior citizens. On 7 July the European Commission will present a Green Paper  launching a...
06-25-2010  | 4848 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Do we really know the Roma?  International Roma Day raises the question
    Between ten and twelve million Roma live in the European Union today, the majority suffering extreme levels of social deprivation leading to a public perception usually based on ignorance, prejudice...
03-29-2010  | 16481 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
EU to provide 45,000 micro-loans to unemployed and small entrepreneurs
    A new instrument was adopted by the EU : small loans and guarantees will be provided to people who have lost their jobs and want to start or further develop their own small business. The...
03-05-2010  | 9763 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Gender Stereotypes
Employment | Runtime: 10'47''
Gender Stereotypes
    The European Commission plans to use a series of measures aimed at significantly reducing the pay gap between men and women over the next five years. The average gender pay gap in the EU...
03-05-2010  | 5676 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Women to the top
Employment | Runtime: n/a
Women to the top
    Women earn an average of 17% less than men in the European Union, though this figure varies widely between countries and professions, and is usually greater in the private sector. The difference...
03-05-2010  | 10265 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information