A way out of the Brexit morass?
09 May 2019 – 14:15 | No Comment

Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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Free but fair? A Partnership to strengthen global trade
07 Apr 2015 – 09:49
Free but fair? A Partnership to strengthen global trade

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is essential for securing the EU’s competitiveness on the international stage, argues Felix Neugart from the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). 
In just 10 years from now 90% of …

Exhibition preview: Architecture of Independence + Making Africa
31 Mar 2015 – 10:11
Exhibition preview: Architecture of Independence + Making Africa

 Olivia Arigho Stiles previews two bold new exhibitions on digital-era African art and design opening at Vitra Design Museum Gallery.
 
Two new exhibitions at Vitra Design museum in collaboration with the Guggenheim Bilbao reveal the extraordinary breadth …

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 …

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 …

Visionary Structures: From Ioganson to Johansons
16 Mar 2015 – 12:02 One Comment
Visionary Structures: From Ioganson to Johansons

Olivia Arigho Stiles interviews Ieva Astahovska, curator of Visionary Structures – a new exhibition at Bozar Expo which explores the Latvian avant-garde.
As Latvia assumes the 2015 rotating EU Presidency, the Bozar Expo gallery in Brussels is showcasing …

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 …

Sustainable Development Goals: The politics of ‘development’
09 Mar 2015 – 13:46 One Comment
Sustainable Development Goals: The politics of ‘development’

As part of Government Gazette’s extended focus on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Olivia Arigho Stiles argues that the logic of sustainable development has been co-opted by transnational corporations and fails to tackle the power structures which allow global inequalities to …

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 …

Sustainable development targets need firm spending commitments
04 Mar 2015 – 12:13
Sustainable development targets need firm spending commitments

As part of Government Gazette’s extended focus on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Linda McAvan MEP argues that Europe’s leaders must make firm spending commitments in order to tackle the challenges of poverty and climate change.

Will …