Category Archives: 2015

Annual compilations of LIFE environmental programmes published

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LIFE is the EU’s financial mechanism supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects in the EU.  The successful projects for last year fall into four categories.  Click on the links below to find out more.

One of the supported projects is TRiFOCAL London Transforming City Food Habits for Life on ways to promote a reduction in food waste.

The European Documentation Centre in Taylor Library receives some LIFE publications in hard copy.  Recent titles include:

The European Working Conditions Survey results published

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Eurofound‘s sixth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) results have now been published. The survey aims to provide an impression of working conditions across the whole of Europe as well as in Norway, Turkey and other neighbouring countries. almost 44,000 workers were interviewed in 35 countries. Results can be viewed using an interactive data visualisation tool.

General Report of the Activities of the European Union 2015

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The European Commission has published the 2015 edition of the General Report of the activities of the European Union.

Making use of hyperlinks, photos, videos and infographics this publication covers the major events and initiatives of the past year.

A brief summary, The EU in 2015 is also available. Download for free from the EU Bookshop or pick up a free copy from the EDC in Taylor Library.