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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Malta’s proactive approach against Dementia
13 Nov 2017 – 15:27
Malta’s proactive approach against Dementia

Malta recently collaborated with the European Commission to convene the EU Governmental Experts Group on Dementia to discuss current and future developments in dementia treatment and care. Hon. Dr Justyne Caruana MP, Minister for Gozo …

Governments must join hands with charities
13 Nov 2017 – 15:21
Governments must join hands with charities

In our lifetimes, we’ve seen incredible progress with other serious health conditions like cancer and HIV/Aids – dementia can no longer be the underdog. Mathew Norton, Director of Policy at Alzheimer’s Research UK writes why …

Will Europe seize the opportunity of the circular economy?
30 Sep 2015 – 09:46
Will Europe seize the opportunity of the circular economy?

A Circular economy could increase european competitiveness and deliver better societal outcomes. It could result in twice the benifits seen on the current development path. By adopting the principles of a circular economy, Europe can …

Why should Europe embrace multimodality?
28 Sep 2015 – 09:47
Why should Europe embrace multimodality?

Rising greenhouse gas emissions and global temperatures highlight the imminence of developing a sustainable culture towards mobility. Yet, which road should we take to initiate such a culture in a society that is predominantly urban? …

Reduce, Re-use, Recycle: Enabling sustainable patterns of production and consumption
28 Sep 2015 – 09:02
Reduce, Re-use, Recycle: Enabling sustainable patterns of production and consumption

Implementing innovative measures to “decouple” natural resource use from economic growth is paramount, and one way to do so is adopting the circular economy model. Dr Ligia Noronha, Director of the United Nations Environment Programme’s …

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 …

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 …

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 …

All Quiet on the Eastern Front?
06 Mar 2015 – 10:38
All Quiet on the Eastern Front?

 As part of the Government Gazette’s extended feature on the 2015 Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Artis Pabriks MEP analyses the impact of tensions between Russia and the EU  in the wake of the …

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 …