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MFF and Recovery Fund: Brussels should be ambitious

EU vs COVID-19 The increasingly asymmetrical crisis compels Brussels to safeguard the single market, thus avoiding losing businesses and jobs. The Commission is called to present the most ambitious proposal, avoiding mediations.

Saving the economy and human lives will never be priced

Saving the economy and human lives will never be priced

Andrea GalloWhile discussing the effectiveness of the masks worn alone outdoors and whether jogging spreads the infection or not, politicians negotiate for too long on coronabonds, take unnecessary crusades against the ESM and give random dates and strategies for the "Phase 2", the two key factors to counteract the emergency are forgotten: rapidity and clarity of intervention.

Urban dimension and cohesion policy 2021-2027: what is at stake

Urban dimensionCities will play an ever more important role within the EU urban dimension and cohesion policy 2021-2027. But more cooperation will be required with Member states especially when it comes to concretely involve cities in the EU decision making process and to directly learn from cities’ experience on the ground.

> ESPON - seminar on territorial cohesion

Shipbuilding industry in Russia: the opportunities for Italian companies

Russian shipbuilding industry: Photocredit: GAlexandrova under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license | WikipediaScheduled at the end of September in St. Petersburg, the “15th International Exhibition and Conference for Shipping, Shipbuilding, Offshore Energy, Ports, Inland Waterways & Oceanography” offered the opportunity to understand how the Shipbuilding industry is changing, and what may be the opportunities for the Italian sector that holds a prominent place in the world for knowledge and expertise.

Russia - works for district heating project

Cultural Heritage Resilience Against Climate Change and Natural Hazards

Cultural Heritage - Photo credit: Dimitris Vetsikas from Pixabay The eBook "Cultural Heritage Resilience Against Climate Change and Natural Hazards. Methodologies, Procedures, Technologies and Policy improvements achieved by Horizon 2020 - 700191 STORM project" is edited by Vanni Resta, Andrei B. Utkin, Filipa M. Neto, and Charalampos Z. Patrikakis.

Horizon 2020 - a guide to intellectual property protection

ESPON - seminar on territorial cohesion

Simin Davoudi - photo credit ESPONPlaces in decline, are not left behind, they are kept behind, by decades of neglect, under-development, lack of investment and misguided policies said Professor Simin Davoudi, from the University of Newcastle, keynote speaker in the ESPON seminar about “the role of functional areas in territorial cohesion”.

Mongolia - consulting services for sustainable urban transformation

Mongolia - consulting services for sustainable urban transformation

Green Within a project for resilient urban renewal in Mongolia, the assignment aims at providing technical advisory services for establishment and management of the eco-district and affordable housing fund and creation of sustainable and replicable green financing mechanisms.

India - contract for works to improve rail transport

India - contract for works to improve rail transport

Trasporto ferroviario IndiaThe call for tenders concerns works within a project for the development of urban transport in India. Bids must be submitted on or before 18 April 2019.

Montenegro - consulting services for transport sector development

Montenegro - consulting services for transport sector development

Trasporto MontenegroThe assignment regards the provision of consultancy services within a project to improve public road transport passenger services across Montenegro.

Afghanistan - consultancy notice for development of grape growing systems

Afghanistan - consultancy notice for development of grape growing systems

ViticolturaA call for tender for the supply of consultancy services within the framework of a project to assist grape-growing farmers in Afghanistan is open until March 31, 2019.

Uzbekistan - procurement of electric locomotives

Uzbekistan - procurement of electric locomotives

LocomotiveAn international competitive bidding procedure is open until 3 April 2019 for the procurement of freight and passenger electric locomotives in Uzbekistan.

Procurement - consultancy services for broadband infrastructure project