Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer
30 Nov 2016 – 16:28
Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer

More than 60 types of cancer occur in children and more than 6,000 children and adolescents die of cancer within Europe every year. Professor Martin Schrappe, University Hospital Kiel, Kiel, Germany analyses the many factors …

Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals
30 Nov 2016 – 15:12
Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals

Migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling have remained high on the UN agenda throughout history, with a view towards drafting new laws and developing comprehensive strategies to destroy criminal networks. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, United …

Cyberspace, the final frontier
30 Nov 2016 – 15:09
Cyberspace, the final frontier

By Victor Negrescu MEP, Member, European Parliament
 The emergence of a new social environment of human practices and interaction has been apparent for quite some time. The increasing number of actions which no longer require a …

Creating a secure credential lifecycle to drive border security
30 Nov 2016 – 14:40
Creating a secure credential lifecycle to drive border security

By Wayne Fletcher, Global Director Government Vertical Marketing, Entrust Datacard
In an increasingly global market, people everywhere are moving freely across borders and around the globe at a rapid rate. International travel topped 1.1 billion in …

Integrating physical and digital security at our borders
30 Nov 2016 – 14:28
Integrating physical and digital security at our borders

By Dr John A. Peters, Manager New Business Development, OVD Kinegram AG*, Zug, Switzerland
In discussions on policies related to border security and management, this article communicates two important messages: Firstly, concomitant with progress in the …

Managing displacement with development solutions
30 Nov 2016 – 14:12
Managing displacement with development solutions

It’s a sad fact that the current global security crisis and the associated migration crisis is leading to the militarisation of our borders. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, Assistant Secretary General, United Nations and Assistant Administrator, United Nations …

Do employees threaten your company’s security?
30 Nov 2016 – 14:10
Do employees threaten your company’s security?

By Simon Bowyer, Senior Consultant, Human Performance, QinetiQ
In 2015, an auditor from Morrisons with a grudge was jailed for leaking personal data, including bank details, of 100,000 other employees. It cost Morrisons more than £2 …

Are we witnessing the evolution of a Schengen with checks?
30 Nov 2016 – 13:58
Are we witnessing the evolution of a Schengen with checks?

As the EU has allowed five states in Schengen to continue the checks for illegal migrants until February 2017, Jiri Celikovsky, Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Control, Department for Asylum …

Touch the future
30 Nov 2016 – 13:54
Touch the future

By Janos Friss, Sales Director, Jura Group
Digital identity is a potential tool for countries to eliminate the inefficiencies and insecurities of paper-based identity systems.
Jura Group is a well-known supplier of security features for travel-document personalisation. …

Steps to better manage our borders
30 Nov 2016 – 13:15
Steps to better manage our borders

The Border Security Roundtable organised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies, took place on the 11th of October 2016 in Brussels. This year’s meeting brought together Members of the European Parliament, senior representatives from …