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IATE Term of the Week: Smart Villages strategy

This week we will talk about “Smart Villages strategy”. To begin with, there is not a fixed definition of what a “Smart Village” is....
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IATE Term of the Week: Horizon Europe

The challenge that confronts us today is to recover from the sanitary, economic and emotional distress that the COVID-19 pandemic has put everyone through....
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IATE Term of the Week: Carbon Leakage

Carbon Leakage is a term that originated within the walls of EU institutions. It is a phenomenon that happens when businesses generating a high...

IATE Term Of The Week: Single-use plastic

The EU is tackling single-use plastic products (SUPs) and is promoting sustainable alternatives. Single-use plastic items are often used once, or for a short...

IATE Term of the Week: New European Bauhaus

On 18 January 2021, the European Commission launched the first phase of the New European Bauhaus. The initiative will spark a debate about Europe's...
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IATE Term of the Week: Green Public Procurement

What is Green Public Procurement? Green Public Procurement (GPP), also known as Green Purchasing, plays the key role in the EU’s attempt to become a...
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IATE Term of the Week: Green Bond

Most of us have heard of bonds, fixed income instruments that represent loans made by an investor to a borrower, usually corporate or governmental....
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IATE Term of the Week: Oil Spill

On 25 July, the MV Wakashio, a Japanese owned cargo ship travelling from China to Brazil ran aground on a coral reef on the...

IATE Term of the Week: European Climate Law

On 4 March 2020, the European Commission presented the European Climate Law. As one of the measures taken as part of the European Green...

IATE Term of the Week: Hydrogen Economy

The ‘Hydrogen Economy’ is a relatively new type of industry. It is a sunrise industry which uses hydrogen, a low carbon fuel, for heat...
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