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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT WILL VOTE ON CONTROVERSIAL EU COPYRIGHT REFORM PACKAGE ON 4 JULY: WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR EUROPE’S JOURNALISTS AND FREE PRESS?

The controversial EU copyright reform and what you need to know: The copyright package includes the proposal for a Publisher’s neighbouring Right. In 2016, the European Commission proposed a new copyright directive to create “modern EU copyright rules for European culture to flourish and circulate”which included a proposal for a neighbouring right for publishers, designed to protect publishers’ investment in the production of news publications and to help them control the systematic scraping of their content without permission or remuneration. On 20 June, the JURI committee adopted its report supporting the introduction of a Publisher’s Right.

PUBLISHERS APPLAUD MEPS’ SUPPORT OF FREE PRESS AS LEAD EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE VOTES IN FAVOUR OF A PUBLISHER’S RIGHT IN KEY COPYRIGHT REFORM

Today, Europe’s news and magazine publishers EMMAENPAEPCand NME applaud the European Parliament for making a crucial stand for the future of a free, independent press, for the future of professional journalism, for the future of fact-checked content, for the future of a rich, diverse and open Internet and, ultimately, for the future of a healthy democracy.

EUROMOVERS International SA and EUROVAN cooperate in the sector of Long-Distance Traffic Dispatch

EUROMOVERS International SA and EUROVAN have announced their intent to more closely collaborate for European Long-Distance Traffic dispatching. At the core of the cooperation is the EUROVAN central Long-Distance Traffic Disposition in Mannheim, including the working dispatchers and their internal IT-support system.

Henna Virkkunen keynote speaker at "ARDITO: Upgrading the Internet" on 19 June in Brussels

All ARDITO project partners will be glad to welcome you to our final conference “ARDITO: Upgrading the Internet”, which will be held next week on 19 June (14.00) at the Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre (Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Bruxelles).

O IV Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, (Congresso da Academia Europeia de Neurologia) ocorrerá em Lisboa, Portugal, de 16 a 19 de junho de 2018

O IV Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) terá lugar no Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, em Lisboa, de 16 a 19 de junho. Este importante evento científico atrairá milhares de participantes de países europeus e não europeus.

Media alert: Fourth Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, 16 – 19 June 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

 The Fourth Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) will take place at the Lisboa Congress Centre in Lisbon from 16 to 19 June. This major scientific event will attract thousands of participants from European and non-European countries.

Wellbeing a ‘work in progress’ for most UK HR departments

A study conducted by Cascade has revealed that only 13% of HR/business managers believe their organisation has an effective wellbeing strategy in place. 67% admit that it is ‘a work in progress’.

EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME welcome the Agreement of the EU Council on the Publisher’s Right

The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA), the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA), the European Publishers’ Council (EPC) and News Media Europe (NME) welcome the fact that the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Council called for the introduction of an exclusive right for press publishers in EU copyright law today.

ERA-EDTA is the first medical association that invests in ‘greener’ healthcare!

The ERA-EDTA is the leading society in Europe for physicians working in the field of care for patients with kidney disease – and is the first medical association to try and implement ‘greener’ health care as suggested by the ‘Lancet Countdown’. Technical progress, e-health, the support of home and self care schemes and sustainable healthcare education and research are ways to ‘greener’ nephrology.

Klotho and endocrine FGFs: More than markers of CKD progression and cardiovascular complications

Klotho, the Greek goddess who spins the thread of life, has become popular among nephrologists, because the genes named after her encode receptors for hormones that play critical roles in the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Namely, αKlotho and βKlotho function as receptors for two hormones, fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) and FGF21, respectively. 

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