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true2202/20/2009 15:05:00falsetrue09012624822ff618/internet/europa.eu/pol11/07/2012 16:39:35-Policy areasTopics of the European UnionThe EU is active in a wide range of topics, from human rights to transport and trade. Click on a topic title below for a summary of what the EU does in that area, and for useful links to relevant bodies, laws and documents.

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true42310/05/2010 10:24:00falsefalsehttp://ec.europa.eu/grants/introduction_en.htmIntroduction to EU fundingIntroduction to EU fundingQuestions and answers on how to request a grant

true45310/05/2010 10:25:00falsefalsehttp://ec.europa.eu/contracts_grants/grants_en.htmFunding programmes available for various EU policies Funding programmes available for various EU policiesEU grants available from Commission departments, offices and agencies around Europe

true47310/05/2010 10:26:00falsefalsehttp://ec.europa.eu/beneficiaries/fts/beneficiaries_en.htmList of beneficiaries of EU fundingList of beneficiaries of EU fundingFind out who recipients are, where they are located and how much they receive

true48305/26/2009 11:21:00falsetrue090126248223ee87/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/funding-grants04/19/2012 15:16:02-More about funding and grantsMore about funding and grantstrue49208/05/2010 11:14:00falsetrue090126248223ee8d/internet/europa.eu/business/public-contracts04/19/2012 16:10:51-Tenders and contractsEU tenders and contractstrue50301/17/2011 15:49:00falsefalse##EU institutions – Tender notices and business opportunitiesEU institutions – Tender notices and business opportunitiestrue51310/05/2010 10:29:00falsefalsehttp://ted.europa.eu/Tenders electronic daily (TED)Tenders electronic daily (TED)Public procurement notices from Europe and the EU institutions

true52310/05/2010 10:31:00falsefalse##Tender notices by EU institutionTender notices by EU institutiontrue66305/26/2009 11:22:00falsetrue090126248223ee8d/internet/europa.eu/business/public-contracts04/26/2012 15:46:32-More on tenders and contractsMore on tenders and contractstrue67205/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say11/14/2012 15:36:22-Have your say on EU policiesHave your say on EU policiesInterested in getting involved in European policy making? You can take part in public consultations, petition the European Parliament or participate in surveys and debates. In the near future, you will also be able to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative.

true68305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say#toc_104/26/2012 15:46:32-European Citizens’ InitiativeEuropean Citizens’ InitiativeWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true69305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say#toc_204/26/2012 15:46:32-Public consultationsPublic consultationsWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true70305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say#toc_304/26/2012 15:46:32-Petitions to the European ParliamentPetitions to the European ParliamentWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true71305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say#toc_411/05/2012 11:36:11-Transparency RegisterTransparency RegisterWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true72305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say#toc_504/26/2012 15:46:32-Formal complaintsFormal complaintsWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true73305/20/2009 00:00:00falsetrue09012624877e97f1/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities/have-your-say04/26/2012 15:46:32-More on public consultations More on public consultationsWant to get involved in European policy making? There are a number of ways of doing just that:

true74205/26/2009 11:20:00falsetrue090126248223ee83/internet/europa.eu/policies-activities04/26/2012 15:46:32-More policies & activitiesMore policies & activitiestrue–>

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News

Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2013 for fish stocks under international agreements

Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2013 for fish stocks under international agreements19/11/2012 – The European Commission presented its proposal for next year’s fishing opportunities for fish stocks which are jointly managed with third parties, such as Norway or Regional Fisheries Management Organisations.

Study calls for stronger focus on IT and entrepreneurial skills in schools

19/11/2012 – The report provides analytical evidence for policy-makers and supports the approach adopted in the European Commission’s new ‘Rethinking Education’ strategy.

Health spending in Europe in 2010 fell for the first time in decades

16/11/2012 – This is one of the many findings in the “Health at a Glance: Europe 2012”, a new joint report by the OECD and the European Commission. From an annual average growth rate of 4.6% between 2000 and 2009, health spending per person fell to -0.6% in 2010.

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