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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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 …

Thank you, Volkswagen!
29 Sep 2016 – 08:55
Thank you, Volkswagen!

Although the shift towards sustainable transportation seems to be painfully slow in EU strategies and initiatives, Merja Kyllönen MEP says that the revolution doesn’t have to wait for EU regulators to be pioneers

Thank you Volkswagen: …

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 …

A Europe-Africa marriage in Paris?
30 Mar 2016 – 10:38
A Europe-Africa marriage in Paris?

The EU-Africa rapprochement culminated in the creation of a “high-ambition coalition” during COP21. Before the end of negotiations, this coalition had been joined by the US, Canada, Japan and Brazil, among several others. Hanne Knaepen, …

Brexit looms large in the UK General Election
22 Apr 2015 – 11:46
Brexit looms large in the UK General Election

With two weeks until UK voters head to the polls in the General Election, Susi Dennison from the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) assesses the importance of anti-EU sentiment in the UK. 

What does the …

The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development
20 Apr 2015 – 16:36
The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development

Gonzalo Fanjul, Policy Director at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) offers a gloomy assessment of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Over the coming months, the negotiators working to define the new global development framework that …

TTIP and the threat to European democracy
31 Mar 2015 – 12:05
TTIP and the threat to European democracy

The March issue of the Government Gazette features a balanced and evidence-based overview of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, with opinion and analysis from both sides of the debate. Here, John Hilary from …

INTERVIEW: Professor Jan Zielonka — ‘Europe once had sex appeal’
26 Mar 2015 – 16:23
INTERVIEW: Professor Jan Zielonka — ‘Europe once had sex appeal’

Jan Zielonka is Professor of European Politics at the University of Oxford and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow at St Antony’s College.  He is the author of Is the EU Doomed? (Polity Press, 2014) and Europe as Empire: The …

The EU’s new strategy for sustainable development
24 Mar 2015 – 10:16
The EU’s new strategy for sustainable development

EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica outlines the ambitious scope of the EU’s post-2015 development agenda.
In September 2015 the international community will come together in New York to agree a new framework …

For recovery, Europe needs to support labour not trade
18 Mar 2015 – 10:45
For recovery, Europe needs to support labour not trade

The March issue of the Government Gazette features a balanced and evidence-based overview of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, with opinion and analysis from both sides of the debate. Here, Jeronim Capaldo …