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06. August 2018

Roma people, committing for their full inclusion into the European societies

Webnews, 06/08/2018

Seven years after the EU Commission adopted the EU framework for National Roma Inclusion Strategies up to 2020, recent statistics show that Roma people’s inclusion in European societies is still a challenge that deserves to be faced. COMECE is committed to promote their full integration into societies, respecting their culture in diversity and meeting their specific needs, including education, employment, housing, healthcare and citizenship.

30. July 2018

A global responsibility to protect human life?

Webnews, 30/07/2018

COMECE took part in the workshop “Equal beginnings, but then? A global responsibility” organised in the Vatican on 25-26 June by the Pontifical Academy for Life within the context of its annual assembly.

25. July 2018

Church-EU Dialogue: Church delegation meets with the Austrian EU Presidency

Press Release, 25/07/2018

A delegation of Austrian and European Church representatives met in Vienna on 23 July 2018 with Karoline Edtstadler, Secretary of State for Home Affairs of the Austrian government, to exchange views on the priorities of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council.

23. July 2018

The Global Compact on Migration adopted at the UN

Webnews, 23/07/2018

The Global Compact for Safely, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalised on 13 July and shall be formally adopted during the Intergovernmental Conference that will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 10-11 December 2018.

18. July 2018

Protection of minors in the new Audiovisual Media Services Directive

Webnews, 18/07/2018

The EU institutions have recently agreed on a revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The new Directive aims to provide an updated legal framework reflecting the significant and rapid evolution of the audiovisual media services technologies and market: from television to portable devices, video-on-demand services, video-sharing platforms, from traditional TV content to video clips and user-generated content.

11. July 2018

COMECE condemns aggression against Church leaders in Nicaragua

Webnews, 11/07/2018

COMECE shares the concern expressed by the Holy Father on the situation in Nicaragua after the attack of 9 July against Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes (Archbishop of Managua), Mgr. José Silvio Baez (Auxiliary Bishop of Managua), as well as the Apostolic Nuncio, personal representative of the Pope in Nicaragua. 

10. July 2018

COMECE Social Affairs Commission: Work-Life Balance, MFF and Future of work

Webnews, 10/07/2018

The COMECE Social Affairs Commission gathered on 21 June 2018 to exchange with EU officials on three current social issues of particular interest for the Church in Europe: the EU Work-life Balance package, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027 and the Future of Work.

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