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Ben Hagard

@bhagard

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Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission. Tweeting here in a personal capacity. Views are my own. RTs not necessarily endorsements.

Brussels, Belgium
Joined August 2009
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Ben Hagard
a day ago
Europe’s recovery starts now. With the #NextGenerationEU plan, the EU is investing €750 billion to make Europe greener, stronger, and more digital for the future. This is our chance. Let’s get to work. Let’s #MakeItReal. https://t.co/nuh5N5Umkm
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Ben Hagard
3 days ago
Pollution is the largest environmental cause of diseases and biodiversity loss. The new EU 🇪🇺 action plan for #ZeroPollution will: ✔️ reduce air, water and soil pollution to harmless levels ✔️ include pollution prevention in EU #EUGreenDeal https://t.co/pxMbVtA5ww
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Ben Hagard
4 days ago
The #IstanbulConvention is the cornerstone of the protection of women and girls, worldwide. Over the past 10 years, it has guided numerous states in preventing and combating violence against women effectively. https://t.co/0G2xUbXv7L
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Ben Hagard
5 days ago
#ConnectingEurope Express might be coming close to you! From Lisbon to Paris, it will cover 26 countries in 36 days, making over 70 stops on its way! Follow the journey as it spotlights trains as a sustainable & safe means of transport! #EUYearOfRail https://t.co/PW6HR5SjUQ
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Ben Hagard
6 days ago
A timeline of European history or or some fun quizzes? If you want to refresh your knowledge about the EU, the #EULearningCorner is the place to be! Join in for some #EuropeDay fun↓ https://t.co/JWwxVxwD05
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Ben Hagard
8 days ago
Europe has demonstrated that a union of democracies can deliver in times of crisis, while still sticking to its values, and looking to the future. This Sunday 9 May, we will celebrate this Union of democracies together. #EuropeDay https://t.co/qN1pg7B2ux
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Ben Hagard
10 days ago
🇪🇺 Save the date – 9 May is Europe Day! This Sunday celebrate peace, solidarity, diversity and unity in Europe with online events. See what is happening near you thanks to interactive map ↓ #EuropeDay https://t.co/e34LAHjTiQ
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Ben Hagard
11 days ago
Celebrate Europe. Celebrate its diversity. Our diversity is our strength. When we embrace it, we can all benefit from it. May is #EUDiversityMonth to fight discrimination & promote inclusive workplaces. See how diversity can benefit your organisation↓ https://t.co/GtJOzfN9YL
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Ben Hagard
12 days ago
Today is #WorldPressFreedomDay! Free and independent media are key for the health of our democracies. Now more than ever. The EU reaffirms its commitment to protect and promote freedom of opinion and of expression as rights to be exercised by all. https://t.co/aMyuvN9J3V
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Ben Hagard
15 days ago
The EU 🇪🇺 stands with India 🇮🇳. Shipments of urgently needed oxygen, medicine and equipment from Romania and Ireland have arrived in New Delhi. More support from other EU countries is expected in the coming days. #EUCivPro https://t.co/GAp47fjfk3
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Ben Hagard
16 days ago
As India faces a major increase in coronavirus cases, the EU is channelling further support via the #EUCivPro Mechanism. France, Italy, Austria, Finland and Ireland have offered ventilators, oxygen and more. #EUSolidarity is in full action. @eu_echo 👇 https://t.co/ntTurG50Al
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Ben Hagard
17 days ago
It’s #EuropeanImmunizationWeek. Vaccination has helped us beat many diseases and it can be the lasting way out of the #COVID19 pandemic. In July, there will be enough doses to have 70% of adults vaccinated in the EU. #VaccinesWork #SafeVaccines https://t.co/Zba9jrf98L
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Ben Hagard
19 days ago
Vaccination has helped us beat many diseases. It can be the lasting way out of the #COVID19 pandemic. Today, at the start of European Immunization Week, we reached 129 million vaccinations in EU. #VaccinesWork #SafeVaccines https://t.co/xhnN8SG81s
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Ben Hagard
22 days ago
In just one year, the Puurs manufacturing site is producing one billion doses. @EMA_News has approved the increase of this site's production capacity by a further 20%. Catch updates from @vonderLeyen's visit to the Pfizer vaccine manufacturing plant ⬇️ https://t.co/I47zMUtGaF
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Ben Hagard
23 days ago
Today is #EarthDay! With #EUGreenDeal, the EU is taking measures to make Europe climate neutral by 2050: 💚environmentally-friendly technologies 🚆 cleaner transport ☀️ decarbonising the energy sector 🏡energy-efficient buildings 🌱industry innovation https://t.co/WWf103NFWw
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