Catholic church. Commission begins investigating abuses

Anonymous testimonies will serve as a basis for the investigation, whose results should be released at the end of this year. Cases in which the crimes have not expired may be referred to the judicial authorities. Pedopsychiatrist Pedro Strecht, coordinator of the Independent Commission for the Study of Sexual Abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church, … Read more

In South Africa, the commission of inquiry into the “state capture” unveils its first results

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Judge Raymond Zondo, in Johannesburg, in August 2018. SIPHIWE SIBEKO / REUTERS It is a world where … Read more

European Commission unveils project classifying nuclear investments as “sustainable”

The Civaux nuclear power station (Vienne), October 8, 2021. STÉPHANE MAHÉ / REUTERS The European Commission unveiled, on the night of Friday December 31 to Saturday 1is January, a green labeling project for nuclear and gas power plants which aims to facilitate the financing of installations contributing to the fight against climate change. The proposed … Read more

EU Commission wants to classify gas and nuclear energy as climate-friendly

business Draft regulation EU Commission wants to classify gas and nuclear energy as climate-friendly Stand: 5:30 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes Half of the nuclear power plants will be shut down at the turn of the year This turn of the year is a further step away from nuclear power for Germany. Three of … Read more

European Commission unveils project classifying nuclear investments as “sustainable”

The Civaux nuclear power station (Vienne), October 8, 2021. STÉPHANE MAHÉ / REUTERS The European Commission unveiled, on the night of Friday December 31 to Saturday 1is January, a green labeling project for nuclear and gas power plants which aims to facilitate the financing of installations contributing to the fight against climate change. The proposed … Read more

the delivery of vaccines in the EU accelerated by the European Commission

A policeman at the entrance to a vaccination center in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday December 19, 2021. CLODAGH KILCOYNE / REUTERS The European Commission announced on Sunday, December 19 an agreement with the BioNTech and Pfizer groups to deliver 20 million additional doses of their anti-Covid vaccine to member states in the first half of 2022 … Read more

The European Commission relies on hydrogen to achieve its decarbonisation targets

A “low carbon” hydrogen production plant from Hynamics, a subsidiary of the EDF group, in Auxerre (Yonne), on October 13, 2021. BENOIT TESSIER / REUTERS “A gradual elimination of fossil gas. “ This is the ambitious objective posted by Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy, on Wednesday 15 December, during the presentation of the second … Read more

The European Commission presents its reform project for the Schengen borderless area

Migrants wait for the distribution of food aid at the Belarus-Poland border on December 1, 2021. OKSANA MANCHUK / AP Even before the French presidency of the European Union (EU), which will start on 1is January, the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will see one of his main wishes fulfilled: the European Commission was … Read more

Political Commission of Coimbra of PS fails list of candidates for legislative

© Gonçalo Villaverde (archive) Forlusa December 11, 2021 • 12:00 The Political Commission of the PS Federation of Coimbra dropped this morning the proposal for a list of candidates for deputies to the next legislative elections presented by the direction of this district, told the Lusa socialist source. The list that was proposed, headed by … Read more

The European Commission will establish a “black list” of companies complicit in the smuggling of migrants to Belarus

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, in Strasbourg, November 23, 2021. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN / AP The European Commission will ban the leasing of European planes to the Belarusian company Belavia and establish a ” blacklist “ aimed at sanctioning transport and travel companies which are complicit in the smuggling of migrants … Read more