Duration of European working life on the decline in 2020

Duration of European working life on the decline in 2020. In 2020, the expected average duration of working life for 15-year olds in the European Union (EU) was 35.7 years, 0.2 years less than the average for 2019. This is the first time since 2000 that the expected average duration of working life has declined. … More Duration of European working life on the decline in 2020

Defence Industry: the EU Commission kick-starts the European Defence Fund with EUR 1.2 billion and awards 26 new industrial cooperation projects for more than EUR 158 million

Defence Industry: the EU Commission kick-starts the European Defence Fund with EUR 1.2 billion and awards 26 new industrial cooperation projects for more than EUR 158 million. … More Defence Industry: the EU Commission kick-starts the European Defence Fund with EUR 1.2 billion and awards 26 new industrial cooperation projects for more than EUR 158 million

The EU-Republic of Korea trade agreement marks ten years with trade growing twice as fast

The EU-Republic of Korea trade agreement marks ten years with trade growing twice as fast. The ten-year anniversary of the EU-Republic of Korea Trade Agreement comes with an impressive growth in bilateral trade of more than 50 %, reaching over EUR 110 billion. Trade in goods grew by 46 % from 2010 to 2020, almost twice as fast as EU trade with countries that do not have a trade agreement with the EU. … More The EU-Republic of Korea trade agreement marks ten years with trade growing twice as fast

EU Digital COVID Certificate entered July 1, 2021 into application in the EU

On July 1, 2021, the EU Digital COVID Certificate Regulation entered into application. This means that EU citizens and residents will now be able to have their Digital COVID Certificates issued and verified across the EU. 21 Member States as well as Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein had already started to issue certificates ahead of the … More EU Digital COVID Certificate entered July 1, 2021 into application in the EU

BCI joins forces with Global Soil Partnership to improve soil health

BCI joins forces with Global Soil Partnership to improve soil health. BCI is working on two pilot projects in conjunction with the Global Soil Partnership: Soil Doctors, a farmer-to-farmer training program, and Recsoil, a carbon sequestration program that pays farmers for the amount of carbon stored in the soil. … More BCI joins forces with Global Soil Partnership to improve soil health