Business

French farmers prepare tough welcome for Macron at farm show By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. A French farmer of the Coordination Rural (CR) uses its tractor during a go-slow operation as farmers protest ahead of the opening of the Paris farm show, in Paris, France, February 23, 2024. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier 2/5 By Sybille de La Hamaide and Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) -French farmers were back on the...

We gave palliative care patients VR therapy. More than 50% said it helped reduce pain and depression symptoms

People in palliative care are dealing with serious, non-curable illness. Every day can be filled with severe physical, psychological and emotional pain. Palliative care staff work hard to help make patients as comfortable as possible and provide strong emotional support. Meaningful activities can help but patients often aren’t well enough to do the things they...

US imposes sanctions on Russia’s leading tanker group Sovcomflot By Reuters

© Reuters. By Timothy Gardner and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. has imposed sanctions on Russia’s leading tanker group Sovcomflot as Washington seeks to reduce Russia’s revenues from oil sales it can use to support the invasion of Ukraine, the Treasury Department said on Friday. Russia is one of he world’s top oil exporters...

IMF

IMF / Board Approves US$88.3 Million in Emergency Financing Support to Malawi IMF

IMF / Board Approves US$88.3 Million in Emergency Financing Support to Malawi

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today a disbursement of US$88.327 million (SDR 69.40 million) to Malawi under the new Food Shock Window of the Rapid Credit Facility. Malawi is the first low-income country to make use of the Food Shock Window since it was adopted by the Executive Board last...

Techno

2024 Annual Union Work Programme for European Standardisation: Supporting the EU’s Digital Transition

In line with the Commission’s 2022 Standardisation Strategy, the Programme supports the EU’s objectives towards a green, digital, and resilient […] The post 2024 Annual Union Work Programme for European Standardisation: Supporting the EU’s Digital Transition appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Alexander Chourreau on 2024-02-15 10:44:39 Source link #Annual #Union #Work...

AI Skills Strategy for Europe: A thorough scheme to match industry needs with an AI-skilled workforce

The strategy touches upon AI’s transformative impact on multiple sectors, its ethical and responsible implementation, and its challenges to the […] The post AI Skills Strategy for Europe: A thorough scheme to match industry needs with an AI-skilled workforce appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Loredana Bucseneanu on 2024-02-01 16:11:01 Source link...

Global risks and the role of European SMEs

Note: The views and conclusions in this op-ed are the author’s own. A look at the worldwide risk landscape shows […] The post Global risks and the role of European SMEs appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Michal Kubiak on 2024-02-05 15:25:35 Source link #Global #risks #role #European #SMEs

ETSI in a changing world – Looking ahead

By Jan Ellsberger, ETSI Director General candidate * ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is one of the three recognised European […] The post ETSI in a changing world – Looking ahead appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Guest Author on 2024-01-22 09:27:17 Source link #ETSI #changing #world #ahead

Economy

THE GETAWAY

On 29th November 2023, shareholders of United Investments Limited (UIL) will be called upon to ratify a decision of the Board redefining the course of the group and its people. From shareholders, middlemen  to regulators, they all seem to have found a convenient corner in this looping circle. The story of UIL is an absolute...

Keynote speech by EVP Vestager at the IBEC conference.

European Commission Speech Dublin, 30 Sep 2022 “Harvesting the fruits of the digital age” Introduction Dia dhuit, It’s a great pleasure to be here in Dublin – an old Viking city. Tomorrow is the first day of… by : European Commission on 2022-09-30 12:30:07 Source link #Keynote #speech #EVP #Vestager #IBEC #conference

State aid: Commission approves aid to support the resolution of the Polish Getin Noble Bank S.A.

European Commission Press release Brussels, 01 Oct 2022 The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, several support measures in the context of the resolution of the Polish Getin Noble Bank S.A. by : European Commission on 2022-10-01 06:54:08 Source link #State #aid #Commission #approves #aid #support #resolution #Polish #Getin #Noble #Bank #S.A

World

l’Afrique du Sud accorde un important avantage fiscal aux investisseurs

(Agence Ecofin) – La nouvelle mesure vise à apaiser les constructeurs automobiles opérant dans la nation arc-en-ciel, qui redoutent de voir leurs filiales locales devenir moins compétitives que leurs concurrents, en l’absence d’allègements fiscaux dans le segment de la production de véhicules électriques. Le gouvernement sud-africain a annoncé, le mercredi 21 février 2024, que les...

Seacom prépare l’expansion de ses activités en Afrique de l’Ouest et de l’Est

(Agence Ecofin) – En 2019, Seacom a mené une étude sur le potentiel du marché des services de la fibre optique en Tanzanie, en Ouganda, au Kenya et au Rwanda. L’initiative a été financée par l’Agence américaine pour le commerce et le développement (USTDA). La société d’infrastructure numérique et de services informatiques Seacom devrait bientôt...