💡 Find out about a revolutionary Czech invention ⬇️

The world no longer feared lightning 🗲, thanks to the 🇨🇿 inventor and priest Prokop Diviš, who built the first lightning rod in history in 1754. It soon spread throughout the whole world.

Read more europa.eu/!P9w3wH

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| At an extraordinary meeting held in Brussels, EU home affairs ministers discussed the current situation along all migratory routes, taking stock of:

✔️ urgent challenges
✔️ principles for a joint way forward

Read the main results: europa.eu/!4d47hH

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Physical, psychological, sexual. Whatever form it takes, violence against women and girls leaves scars forever and is a flagrant violation of their dignity and human rights.

🧡We say NO to !

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Extraordinary Council | EU countries agreed on the content of new emergency measures:

🔹 joint purchasing of gas
🔹 solidarity in securing & sharing gas supply
🔹 faster & simpler permits for renewables projects

More➡️ europa.eu/!QHdjmb

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Thousands of migrants embark on dangerous journeys to reach the EU via the Eastern, Central and Western Mediterranean routes.

How many irregular arrivals have been registered in 2022? Find out in our infographic: europa.eu/!6cX9yn

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What are the EU and its member states doing to establish an effective, humanitarian and safe European migration and asylum policy? 👉 europa.eu/!wHbdr3

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Millions of refugees from Ukraine have registered for temporary protection or similar schemes in the EU.

What is temporary protection? Who is entitled to it? What rights do beneficiaries have?

Find out all the answers on our infographic: europa.eu/!7mdxpK

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Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine has forced millions of people to leave their homes and seek refuge in the EU & neighbouring countries.

🇪🇺🇺🇦 How many refugees have registered for temporary protection or similar schemes in the EU? Find out: europa.eu/!pb8yqg

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AGRIFISH | Today EU ministers discussed:

✔️ strategy for 2030
✔️fertilisers and global
✔️nature restoration law
✔️energy transition in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors
✔️sustainability of the algae sector

More 👉europa.eu/!QyPBgq

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Children's rights are human rights. EU temporary protection gives the right to go to school to thousands of children who fled Ukraine following Russia's military aggression.

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📖Which books by 🇨🇿 Czech authors would our @EU2022_CZ Czech presidency colleagues recommend? Find out in the video ⬇️.

Which Czech book 📚 would you recommend?

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| EU affairs ministers met in Brussels to discuss:
🔷December
🔷respect for EU values in Hungary 🇭🇺
🔷EU 🇪🇺 - UK 🇬🇧 relations state of play
🔷Commission 2023 work programme

See main results for more info → europa.eu/!qCNNqy

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In 2021:
➡️85M photos and videos depicting child sexual abuse
➡️64% more child sexual abuse cases than in 2020
were reported worldwide.

Protecting children is a top priority for the EU. More on the EU’s fight against crime: europa.eu/!CNnVWw

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On 🇱🇻 national day, let's take a look at this commemorative coin dedicated to Latgalian pottery.

The design depicts a characteristic piece of Latgalian ceramics – clay candelabrum.

Priecīgu Latvijas Republikas proklamēšanas dienu! 🎉

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G20 leaders met in Bali at a time of unparalleled crises.

They mainly discussed:
📌the impact of Russia's war against Ukraine on food and energy security
📌climate and health issues
📌digital transformation and recovery

Read the main results → europa.eu/!kwk3yh

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🚨 Important event this week ⬇️

2022 Conference 💬
"Geopolitics is back: Charting a course for Europe's future in a world of shifts and shocks"

📅 Join LIVE on 17 and 18 November
espas.eu

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⚠️ In the EU, women are paid on average 1⃣3⃣% less than men. Every year, marks the day when women would symbolically stop being paid. Today.

💡 To help close the gender pay gap, the Council wants new EU rules on pay transparency 👉 europa.eu/!Hhhtnm

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RT @CharlesMichel: Russia is weaponising food, driving up hunger, poverty, instability with global consequences including right here in Asia.
EU sanctions do not target agriculture and food products or export of fertilisers from 🇷🇺.
UNSG @antonioguterres' Black Sea Grain Initiative must continue.

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Under the European climate law, EU countries are legally bound to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.

The goal is to make the EU climate-neutral by 2050. The Council is currently working on new rules to make this a reality.
More here: europa.eu/!C6T8yW

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