Let’s work  together now
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As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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We will defeat terrorism by uniting digitally
09 Nov 2017 – 16:28
We will defeat terrorism by uniting digitally

As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised with their poisonous ideology, Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Estonia, Andres Anvelt discusses current measures to tackle online radicalisation …

Malta’s proposals on asylum, migration and border control
09 Nov 2017 – 16:25
Malta’s proposals on asylum, migration and border control

The new innovative IT border system is an important element of the EU’s Smart Border Initiative, and the primary focus of the Maltese Presidency, to improve security in the EU. Maltese Minister for Home Affairs …

Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …

British politics is breaking open – the system is ripe for reform
15 Apr 2015 – 09:40
British politics is breaking open – the system is ripe for reform

Katie Ghose of the Electoral Reform Society argues the case for proportional representation in UK General Elections. 

At the time of writing, no one knows what the outcome of the UK General Election will be. But we …

A labour of love? Challenges for trade unions in Latvia
27 Mar 2015 – 17:17
A labour of love? Challenges for trade unions in Latvia

 As part of the Government Gazette’s extended feature on the 2015 Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Martins Svirskis, the economic advisor to trade union confederation LBAS outlines priorities and upcoming projects for the labour movement …

Another Europe is possible: Syriza and the politics of hope
12 Mar 2015 – 15:36
Another Europe is possible: Syriza and the politics of hope

The March issue of the Government Gazette offers an extended focus on the implications of the 2015 Greek elections and the eurozone debt crisis. Here, Vice President of the European Parliament, Dimitrios Papadimoulis MEP outlines Syriza’s vision of ending …

Increasing Challenges with the Swedish Forestry Model
05 Mar 2014 – 12:43
Increasing Challenges with the Swedish Forestry Model

By Sanna Black-Samuelsson, Associate ProfessorForest Genetics, Swedish Forest Agency
In the Swedish Forestry Model, two overriding goals, production and environmental protection are of equal importance. The increased and often conflicting demands on the Swedish forests are …

“Groundhog Day”: Immigration Debates, Fears, and Xenophobia in Germany
05 Mar 2014 – 12:23
“Groundhog Day”: Immigration Debates, Fears, and Xenophobia in Germany

By Professor Hartmut Behr, School of Geography, Politics, Sociology, Newcastle University
 
And here we are again: the groundhog greets time and again, disguised as xenophobic nostalgia: just in time for the realization of free movement in …

SOME OBSERVATIONS ABOUT UK WHISTLEBLOWING LEGISLATION
05 Mar 2014 – 10:21

By Professor David Lewis, Middlesex University
Health and safety disasters (for example, the sinking of the Herald of Free Enterprise and the Piper Alpha explosion), financial scandals (for example, at Maxwell pensions, Barlow Clowes, Barings Bank …

Cloud Computing in the European Arena: it’s Time for Quality
27 Mar 2013 – 16:33
Cloud Computing in the European Arena: it’s Time for Quality

By Paulo Esteves Veríssimo, Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University
Cloud computing is a business model that has delivered its promise, not only in cost and environmental efficiency, but also, and perhaps surprisingly, in terms of stimulating …