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Press Release 13 Sep 2023
13 Sep 2023

Industry body shocked at President Von der Leyen’s failure to mention the EU Single Market once in her State of the Union speech.

Brussels, 13 September 2023 – Responding to the Commission President’s State of the European Union speech today, EUROPEN* secretary-general Francesca Stevens said: “We are shocked at the lack of...
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News 10 Jul 2023
10 Jul 2023

Istanbul-bound! EUROPEN goes to GEN-E 2023

EUROPEN is flying to Istanbul! GEN-E, Europe’s largest entrepreneurship event organised by JA Europe, a European organisation promoting entrepreneurship and STEM skills to young people, is takin...
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News 10 Jul 2023
10 Jul 2023

Spain takes over Sweden to assume the Presidency of the Council

On 1st July 2023, the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU officially began, taking over from Sweden. Spain will assume the Council Presidency in turbulent times, as the country will hold its g...
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what’s new?

On 30 November 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for a revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. Listen to Francesca Stevens, EUROPEN’s Secretary General, sharing her initial thoughts and EUROPEN’s perspective on the proposal.


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members representing the entire packaging value chain

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packaging materials:  glass, metal, paper & cardboard, plastics, wood

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