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Eusko Legebiltzarra

02/26/2016

EAJ-PNV reaffirms recognition of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic on 40th anniversary of its founding

Basque National Party representatives have travelled to the refugee camps in Tindouf to express their support for the Sahrawi people and join in the events to commemorate the anniversary.

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02/01/2016

Iberdrola awards Gamesa and Areva an order valued at 700 million euros in wind power

Iberdrola is to build its fourth offshore wind farm in Saint-Brieuc Bay, off the Brittany coast in France. This renewable energy project will have an output of 500 MW. The joint venture between Adwen, with a 50% share, and Gamesa and its French partner Areva will supply the 62 wind turbines that will make up the renewable energy complex, located 20 kilometres out to sea.

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02/01/2016

CAF awarded the delivery of tramways to Canberra in Australia

Canberra in Australia has chosen the rolling stock manufacturer CAF for the supply of 14 tramways and their maintenance over 20 years, as part of a project that includes building the track for a new light railway in the city. This line will be 12 kilometres long and have 13 stops, linking the suburb of Gungahlin to the centre of the Australian capital. The first vehicles are scheduled for delivery towards the end of 2017.

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02/01/2016

Navarre‘s Budget for 2016 comes into force

Uxue Barkos, the First Minister of the Government of Navarre, has signed Navarre‘s Budget Act for 2016, after it was passed by the regional parliament. The public accounts prioritise social, education and health policies, which means that welfare spending accounts for the bulk of the budget, making up 55.87% of all non-financial expenditure, with an increase of 6.39% over the extended 2015 budget.

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02/01/2016

The GDP of Euskadi-The Basque Country grew by 2.8% last year, one decimal above the Basque Government‘s projected figure

For 2016, Iñigo Urkullu‘s cabinet expects the Basque economy to grow by 2.5%.

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02/01/2016

The Financial Times ranks Euskadi-The Basque Country as the best medium-sized region in Europe in logistics for foreign investment

A report published by the UK‘s Financial Times publishing group has ranked Euskadi-The Basque Country as Europe‘s best medium-sized region in terms of connectivity (logistics), with the sixth best strategy for attracting foreign investment. In addition, it is the fifth best in Southern Europe in all the indicators for the overall attraction of investments, as reported by the SPRI Group.

Europako Legebiltzarra

02/01/2016

Izaskun Bilbao calls for an immediate European response to the crisis affecting the steel plant in Sestao

Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, vice-president of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament, has called for an immediate community-level response to the crisis affecting the steel plant in Sestao, which is also threatening several other plants in Euskadi-The Basque Country and in other areas throughout Europe.

NEWS

02/01/2016

Andoni Ortuzar, chairman of the EAJ-PNV‘s central committee (EBB), attends the launch of the book by the Scottish politician Alex Salmond, which has been published in Basque by SAF

The heart and soul of the SNP, Alex Salmond has always been a passionate advocate for Scotland‘s sovereignty and independence. He almost saw his dream come true in September 2014.

EBB

01/31/2016

Sabino Arana Awards 2015

In his opening speech, the president of the Sabino Arana Fundazioa, Juan Mª Atutxa, noted that there are now 148 people, organisations and projects that have been honoured over the past 27 editions. Commitment, values and merits, which according to Atutxa “help to reinforce one‘s hope that it is indeed possible to see a better world and a better Euskadi-The Basque Country”.

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01/30/2016

Andoni Ortuzar gives Alex Salmond the recognition of EAJ-PNV for his fight in favour of the National Freedom of Scotland within legality and democracy

The President of the EBB met in Sabin Etxea with the ex-Prime Minister of Scotland, who will receive the Sabino Arana prize tomorrow

EBB

01/28/2016

Andoni Ortuzar urges Congressman John Garamendi to continue acting as the “Basque ambassador” in the United States

Andoni Ortuzar, chairman of the EAJ-PNV‘s central committee (EBB) has welcomed Congressman John Garamendi to his official residence at Sabin Etxea. The Democrat Representative for California has Basque forebears, and is one of the Basque community‘s closest allies in the US. Garamendi in one of over six million people of Basque origin throughout the world whose emotional ties to the Basque Country are compounded by an active commitment to the defence of their roots. John Garamendi‘s affirmation ‘I‘m Basque‘ is a highly illustrative example of the universal Basque in which being Basque is our way of being and forming part of the globalised world of the 21st century”.

NEWS

12/01/2015

Triumph of Urrutikoetxea

Mikel Urrutikoetxea is the new champion of the Cuatro y Medio Euskadi Championship (pelota). The young pelota player from Asegarce gave a virtuoso performance, scoring 12 consecutive points against Juan Martínez de Irujo, after being 10-20 behind on the scoreboard.

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