NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
07 Dec 2016 – 15:00 | No Comment

We may not see cyber-attacks but they are happening every day, and with increasing severity. In the UK, 90% of large organisations have reported cyber breaches over the last two years and the average cost …

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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 …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …

Latin America offers Europe lessons in regional integration
24 Apr 2015 – 09:30
Latin America offers Europe lessons in regional integration

Europe is currently living a process of change. In Europe’s periphery, a growing number of people are challenging the aggressive neoliberal policies imposed on the working class by Europe’s institutions, which are perceived as undemocratic …

Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?
20 Apr 2015 – 12:27
Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?

Europe defines itself as the world leader in the fight against climate change. This is true in many ways. The bloc’s commitment towards the upcoming global deal on climate action, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

Sustainable Development must be nature based
17 Apr 2015 – 16:30
Sustainable Development must be nature based

 Luc Bas and Cyriaque Sendashonga from IUCN argue that sustainable development requires an holistic approach.
At IUCN – the International Union for Conservation of Nature – we aim to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world …

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 …

‘We will say that Heroes Fight like the Greeks’
19 Mar 2015 – 12:48
‘We will say that Heroes Fight like the Greeks’

Syriza’s victory returns sovereignty to the Greek people and represents an opportunity to realise democratic change across Europe writes Manolis Glezos, Syriza MEP and WWII anti-Nazi hero.

Manolis Glezos MEP
(Photograph: Eurokinissi)

 The Greek election result signals the beginning of a …

Europe needs a lasting solution for the Greek problem
20 Feb 2015 – 10:57
Europe needs a lasting solution for the Greek problem

The February-March issue of the Government Gazette offers an extended focus on the implications of the 2015 Greek elections and the eurozone debt crisis. Here, Zsolt Darvas from Bruegel assesses  the debt negotiation impasse and argues that …