Julian King : EU needs concerted and collaborative effort against terrorism
09 Nov 2017 – 16:29 | No Comment

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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MEPs vote to shrink European Parliament
24 Jan 2018 – 14:33
MEPs vote to shrink European Parliament

In a move to strengthen EU citizenship and the European character of elections at the European Parliament, MEPs have paved way for a pan-European constituency in a post-Brexit scenario, voting to shrink the size of …

Brussels wages war against plastic
17 Jan 2018 – 13:03
Brussels wages war against plastic

Every year, Europeans generate 25 million tonnes of plastic waste, but less than 30% is collected for recycling. Across the world, plastics make up 85% of beach litter. And plastics are even reaching citizens’ lungs …

Heinz Becker MEP urges political action against Alzheimer’s disease
21 Nov 2017 – 17:45
Heinz Becker MEP urges political action against Alzheimer’s disease

We must not accept Alzheimer’s disease as a normal part of ageing. Heinz Becker MEP says national governments should continue building a “dementia-friendly” Europe by ending stigma, discrimination and isolation of patients and carers, and …

The future of European development
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
The future of European development

The challenges facing the EU and its neighbours over the next two years are numerous and increasing by the day. Linda McAvan MEP fears that the EU cannot deliver the SDGs as planned if Brexit …

Being breast cancer aware, 365 days a year
14 Jul 2017 – 09:10
Being breast cancer aware, 365 days a year

Why should we restrict all breast cancer awareness programs to the month of October? Emphasising the importance of education, screening and early detection of breast cancer, Dr Miriam Dalli MEP addresses the policy issues in …

Investing for the future
14 Jul 2017 – 09:10
Investing for the future

The aftermath of the economic and financial crisis had several profound effects on European economies and societies. On the one hand, the crisis accelerated a process of erosion of living standards. The political impact of …

Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future
14 Jul 2017 – 09:05
Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future

The EU played an instrumental role in shaping the Paris Agreement – the first-ever universal, legally binding climate change deal. Staying at the forefront of the global clean energy transition is an opportunity to strengthen …

Girding for battle in the cyber arena
07 Dec 2016 – 14:47
Girding for battle in the cyber arena

The digital age has opened up new possibilities to connect, allowing people to participate actively in social, cultural and political spheres. As a result, our economies have become more vulnerable to cyber threats. Afzal Khan …

Integrated services: (how) does it work?
30 Mar 2016 – 15:15
Integrated services: (how) does it work?

Local public social services rise to the integration challenge.  John Halloran, CEO and Alfonso Lara Montero, Policy Director, The European Social Network share their experiences from a recent seminar on integrated services

On 5-6 November, more …

Do immigrants really think differently?
30 Mar 2016 – 12:48
Do immigrants really think differently?

While immigrants to the European Union may show different psychological characteristics compared to the mainstream majority population, Dr Alex Mesoudi, Associate Professor in Cultural Evolution, University of Exeter, UK says “these differences substantially reduce in …