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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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A blueprint for climate policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:06
A blueprint for climate policy

Water is crucial for human sustenance, health and dignity; as a driver for business; for food and energy security; and for the broader ecosystem. Karin Lexen, Director of World Water Week, International Processes and Prizes, …

Europe has breast cancer units – so why not PCa units?
28 Sep 2015 – 09:06
Europe has breast cancer units – so why not PCa units?

The time has come to consider this problematic issue and promote establishment of PCUs in Europe, says Dr. Riccardo Valdagni, Coordinator of the European School of Oncology’s Prostate Cancer Programme and Director of the Radiotherapy

Prostate …

Refining diagnostic and treatment protocols for prostate cancer
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Refining diagnostic and treatment  protocols for prostate cancer

Since most prostate cancers develop slowly and disease progression depends on tumour characteristics, Prof.Hein Van Poppel says refining treatment becomes essential
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the third most commonly occurring cancer in European men. The trend …

Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation

Tackling present and future water-related problems certainly requires out of box ideas and unconventional thinking. UNESCO-IHE has developed a number of innovative products concerning education, technology and capacity development. Prof. Dr. Damir Brdjanovic, Professor of …

A supplemental blood test for the detection of prostate cancer
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
A supplemental blood test for the detection of prostate cancer

There are several benefits to both patient and payer for a PSA supplemental laboratory developed test. Dr.Howard Urnovitz from Chronix Biomedical says that it makes the entire approach of screening for prostate cancer more accurate

EU-Sri Lanka: MEP praises genuine and well-administered elections in Colombo
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
EU-Sri Lanka: MEP praises genuine and well-administered elections in Colombo

Chief Observer of the Electoral Observatory Mission in Sri Lanka and member of European Parliament, Christian Preda has praised the election process in Sri Lanka, but was critical of the country’s ‘restrictive’ campaiging
For decades, politically …

The Insider’s view of Swiss e-voting
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
The Insider’s view of Swiss e-voting

Voting via the internet is a key element in Switzerland’s e-government strategy. The authorities have decided to proceed with this project with caution. Corina Casanova, Federal Chancellor of Switzerland says the introduction of e-voting is …

Circular economy presents an economic and ecological win-win scenario
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Circular economy presents an economic and ecological win-win scenario

Many businesses have recognised these facts and started to act accordingly. Sirpa Pietkainen, European Parliament’s rapporteur on resource efficiency spells out the huge opportunity within the circular challenge

It has been forecasted that global demand for …

Supporting the circular transition
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Supporting the circular transition

Nordic businesses are already employing business models that are inspired by, or employ the logic of, the circular economy. Birgit Munck-Kampmann, Director, Copenhagen Resource Institute explains why  a circular system is the way forward
The Circular …

Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy

Similar to an economic semester for growth,  Alojz Peterle, President of the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) group calls for a semester for health
Despite being an essential part of economic and social success, health systems in …