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Reflecting on EPSO exams

Sir, My name is Eva Kertesz. I have already sat the EPSO translation exam three times without success. I am a teacher of English and French from Romania. My mother tongue is Hungarian. Due to the numerical and verbal reasoning test, I cannot go any further as I always miss some points. I have already… » read more

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Sir, The European Federation of Nurses (EFN) supports the European Public Health Alliance’s (EPHA) position on the registration of NGOs in the register. If you look at the register now, it is very clear that there is no financial transparency. EFN is registered under Belgium law and all its financial details are published and transparent.… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Commission to target expert groups in transparency drive’: The comments on the transparency of Expert Groups made by Commission spokesperson Valérie Rampi to EurActiv suggest that the Commission is watering down its promise to introduce greater transparency to such groups. Last year, President Barroso and Commissioner Kallas made a commitment to publishing the… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Journalists sound alarm over press freedom in Europe’, I would like to add important information linked to Slovakia. You wrote that in Slovakia there are marked tensions between journalists and government. That’s true – most notably the tension between Prime Minister Robert Fico and private media. The current Slovak government is everything but… » read more

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