Day: March 27, 2018

Czech Republic introduces new paternity leave entitlement

As of February 2018, the new paternity leave entitlement for fathers has come into effect in the Czech Republic. The new seven-day entitlement, which allows fathers to claim up to 70% of their salary, is intended to encourage father’s early involvement in caring for young children. Powered by WPeMatico

Open water for safer suburbs

The LIFE-GREEN4GREY project has refurbished a park in Zaventem, Belgium, transforming it into a bustling waterfront. The site now provides flood defences to communities living downstream, and a natural refuge for both wildlife and its peri-urban neighbours. Flooding presents Europe with a mounting environmental challenge. As the climate shifts, many