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European Commission proposes more funding for research and innovation, migration management and security

At the end of 2020 a new financial framework shpuld be in place bfor the next 7 years. BREXIT and COVID have complicated the timing and content, but the proposal contains some useful guidance for future spending hotspots.

In the Commission proposal, the MFF consists of seven sectoral headings:

European Social Innovation Competition - REIMAGINE FASHION

 

European Social Innovation Competition

The European Social Innovation Competition (EUSIC) is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all EU countries and Horizon 2020 associated countries. Organised in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos, the competition calls all Europeans to come up with solutions to the problems affecting our society. 

Today is European Equal Pay Day

Today is European Equal Pay Day.   Women in the EU still earn on average 16% less than men, that is only a slight improvement from last year's 16.2%. Spread out over a year, this would be equivalent to women working two months for free compared to men.