European Union Information | Law

ECJ ruling: travel time is working time for workers without a fixed workplace

By on September 15, 2015

The journeys made by workers with no fixed or habitual place of work at the beginning and the end of the day are to be considered as working time, the European Court of Justice  ruled on  10 September 2015 (press release Case C-266/14 ).  The Court  interpreted the definition of working time and rest time in the Working […]

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European History Primary Sources reviewed in H-europe, a blog about European Historiography

By on May 29, 2015

In October last, when teaching a course on alternative narratives for the history of Europe available in heritage and cultural institutions (Libraries, Archives, Museums, Galleries) and, also, in EU institution themselves, I explained goals and purposes of the EUI Library and Department of History and Civilization digital project for accessing Open Access primary sources for the History […]

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European Year of Development 2015

By on January 23, 2015

2015 is a special year for development. It is the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union’s external action and Europe’s role in the world. For development organisations all over Europe it is an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Europe’s commitment to eradicating poverty worldwide and to inspire more Europeans to get engaged and involved in development. 2015 is also the year in which the Millennium Development Goals that the world agreed to reach in 2000, and in which the international community will agree on the future global framework for poverty eradication and sustainable development[…]

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