European Commission President-elect von der Leyen addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Vincent Kessler/ Reuters
Incoming EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday the rule of law must hold everywhere in the bloc, signalling no respite for nationalist governments in Poland and Hungary at odds with Brussels on upholding democratic standards.
“There can be no compromise when it comes to respecting the rule of law. There never will be,” she told the European Parliament, which is expected later on Wednesday to vote to give her and her new Commission final approval to start work from Dec.1.
The European Commission’s next chief is to unveil her new executive team on Tuesday that, from Nov.1, will take on a range of tricky challenges, from climate change to an unpredictable US and the Brexit aftermath.
The European Commission will propose cutting emissions in Europe by 55 per cent by 2030 in response to the climate emergency, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
EU lawmakers are expected on Wednesday to finally approve a new executive European Commission under German conservative Ursula von der Leyen after delays and disagreements.
A Dubai-based company, in partnership with the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD), has introduced a technology that helps achieve the much-desired circular economy.
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The fourth type is the intense working hours according to which the employee works during the official weekly working hours with a maximum of 10 hours per day for 4 working days per week.
The Saudi Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khatib, discussed with the Omani Minister of Tourism and Heritage, Salem Bin Muhammad Al-Mahrooqi, the opening several sectors, most notably the tourism, during his visit to the Sultanate of Oman.