Up close and personal with Mr GDPR
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Government Gazette’s Janani Krishnaswamy caught up with the European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli for an exclusive interview to discuss everything relating to the new regulation on personal data protection – the General Data Protection …

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Will we find a way to combat trafficking in human beings?
23 Nov 2010 – 17:30
Will we find a way to combat trafficking in human beings?

By Edit Bauer, Member of the European Parliament
Trafficking in human beings is a severe type of organised crime, a gross violation of human rights. Despite the fact, that the number of trafficked victims in …

Turkey is central to reunifying Cyprus
23 Nov 2010 – 17:28
Turkey is central to reunifying Cyprus

By Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the London Region
The northern part of Cyprus has been under occupation since 1974. Finding a solution to what is in fact the part occupation of …

Containing the flow of Europe’s electronic waste
23 Nov 2010 – 17:25
Containing the flow of Europe’s electronic waste

By Karl-Heinz Florenz, Member of the European Parliament
Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) is one of the biggest environmental challenges in the EU. Ever faster technical innovations lead to more and …

COPD: An invisible killer
23 Nov 2010 – 17:20
COPD: An invisible killer

By Catherine Stihler, Member of the European Parliament for Scotland
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a neglected epidemic.  It is the umbrella term for a group of fatal lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
It …

From Brighton to Brussels, green politics has come of age
23 Nov 2010 – 17:15
From Brighton to Brussels, green politics has come of age

By Keith Taylor, Member of the European Parliament
For many of those who followed the UK’s general election in May 2010, the historic election of Green Party leader Caroline Lucas to Westminster was …

Cutting down on illegal logging in the EU
23 Nov 2010 – 17:11
Cutting down on illegal logging in the EU

By Satu Hassi, Member of the European Parliament
Following Caroline Lucas’ election to the UK Parliament this May, I have led the work in the European Parliament to prohibit illegally logged timber in the EU. …

Europe: The Dog That Isn’t Barking
23 Nov 2010 – 16:45
Europe: The Dog That Isn’t Barking

By the Rt Hon Denis MacShane, Labour MP for Rotherham and a former Minister for Europe
What has happened to Euroscepticism? For five years in opposition the Conservative Party was all fire and brimstone on …

Breathing easier in Europe
23 Nov 2010 – 16:41
Breathing easier in Europe

By Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment

Air quality matters. It is an issue for public health and for the environment. Poor air quality reduces the average life expectancy of EU citizens by 8 …

Does the Celtic Tiger need a helping hand from “The Auld Enemy”?
23 Nov 2010 – 16:24
Does the Celtic Tiger need a helping hand from “The Auld Enemy”?

By Dr John Coulter, a political columnist with the Irish Daily Star and Tribune magazine

Irish politics has become dominated by the art of the impossible, so the only financially long-term future for …

Terrorism and Unionist inner fighting await returning MLAs
23 Nov 2010 – 16:17
Terrorism and Unionist inner fighting await returning MLAs

By Dr John Coulter, a political columnist with the Irish Daily Star and Tribune magazine
Cross-party unity will be the Holy Grail Stormont MLAs must achieve if the Province is to weather the …