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The Grand Duchy is taking this seriously. Almost a year after the climate summit in Paris (COP21), Luxembourg's Government has published a draft climate and energy plan defining the Grand Duchy's objectives on reducing CO2, energy from renewable sources, energy efficiency, and the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030. It's very clear. It's essential to halve the current level of emissions of greenhouse gases, as quickly as possible.
The deadline to participate in Luxembourg's social elections is closing in fast: Your ballot has to have been sent back by 12 March 2019, the last date at which ballots can still be received. With your ballot, you have an impact on the composition of the Luxembourg Chamber of Employees (Chambre des salariés du Luxembourg, CSL), which unites representatives from all economic sectors in Luxembourg and defends the interests of employees and retired employees, residents and cross-border employees.
About a hundred films will be presented during the 9th edition of the Luxembourg City Film Festival, to be held from 7 to 17 March 2019 at a dozen venues throughout the City, including cultural institutions such as the Casino, Neimënster, and the MUDAM.
Luxembourg's fortress has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site for 25 years already. This quarter of a century during which it has been listed by the UN will be officially celebrated on 17 December this year, as it was on that particular date in 1994 that the Grand Duchy was entered for the first time on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Grand Duchy ranks 17th worldwide in terms of economic freedom. This transpires from the 2019 edition of the Index of Economic Freedom, which measures economic freedom worldwide. The report, published by Heritage Foundation, an American institution, covers 186 countries worldwide, and bases its ranking on 12 specific factors of economic freedom.