More transparency for sheltered housing

A  new  European  Standard  will  define  comprehensive  requirements  for ‘sheltered-housing’  services.  The  kick-off  meeting  for  the  Project Committee took place 31 October 2008 in Vienna.

Vienna  (3 November  2008) The  increase  in  life  expectancy,  and  consequent
aging of society, puts new demands on housing for the elderly. However, due to

Macro economic Dialogue at Political level, 3.11.08

Speech of Caspar EINEM, President of CEEP

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“These are challenging times.

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FIA - Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

CARS 21: More needs to be done to safeguard mobility

“Major challenges remain for the automotive sector and the future of mobility. If Europe is to maintain its global competitiveness, dramatic  yet affordable improvements in safety and environmental performance are needed” said Wil Botman, Director General of the FIA European Bureau in his assessment of the Cars 21 High Level group review.
The FIA, the representative of mobile consumers, participated in the CARS21 Mid-Term

CPME Board meeting 25 October 2008 outcomes

CPME adopted the following policy documents at its Board meeting on 25 October 2008 in London:
CPME statement on the global and European shortage of physicians: proposals
for a common European Strategy  EN / FR
Many countries all over the world and also in Europe have actual  and projected
shortages of physicians, which is very likely to result  in reduced availability of health
services and decrease of health safety of the countries’ populations. The EU Member

‘Are you driving safely ?’ The European-wide safe driving campaign launched by the European tyre industry

During the 2nd European Road Safety Day organized by the European Commission in Paris on 13 October 2008, ETRMA actively promoted on its booth the European-wide safe driving campaigns launched by its members especially at national level.
Participants were particularly alerted on the importance of having a correct tyre pressure, and the need to regularly checking tyre tread depth. They were also invited to test their driving behaviours on the road through the e-safety quiz: Are you driving safely’, available on ETRMA website until end-October.

Over 91% of end of life tyres directed towards recycling and recovery routes

ETRMA confirms the positive trend in the European management of end of life tyres (ELTs) with a recovery rate exceeding 91% in 2007, more than 4% compared to the previous year.  For nearly 15 years, the European rate has followed an unstopped increase of the amount of tyres entering recycling/recovery treatment options.  As a result, a growing variety of new industrial and consumer’s products have provided the market with innovative and performing articles, responding to an increased demand and thus contributing to create a sustainable market for tyre derived products.

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