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Harnessing Talent in Europe: a new boost for EU Regions

Europe's got talent. But talent needs to be nurtured, especially in regions that suffer from a shrinking labour force and by the departure of young people. For this the Commission launches a ‘Talent Booster Mechanism' to support EU regions by providing training, retention and attraction strategies.

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Sweden takes over rotating Council presidency

On 1 January 2023, Sweden took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Czechia. Security, competitiveness, green and energy transitions, democratic values and the rule of law – these are the priorities of the Presidency for the coming six months.

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European Single Market is turning 30

The EU celebrates the 30th anniversary of its Single Market. Since 1993, the Single Market has led to an unprecedented market integration between Member States' economies, serving as a driver for growth and competitiveness and supporting Europe's power globally.

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COP15: historic global deal for nature and people

The EU joined the 195 countries participating in the UN Biodiversity conference COP15 in the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, which aims to protect and restore nature for current and future generations, ensure its sustainable use, and spur investments for a global economy.

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Conclusions from the European Council

On the first of two days of meetings, the European Council adopted conclusions on Ukraine/Russia, energy, economy, security, defence, Southern Neighbourhood and transatlantic relations. In addition, the status of candidate country was granted to Bosnia and Herzegovina.