Let’s work  together now
09 Nov 2017 – 16:29 | No Comment

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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The future of European development
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
The future of European development

The challenges facing the EU and its neighbours over the next two years are numerous and increasing by the day. Linda McAvan MEP fears that the EU cannot deliver the SDGs as planned if Brexit …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …

Bridging climate science and policy making
30 Mar 2016 – 10:29
Bridging climate science and policy making

UNEP’s role in Paris was to help countries make a bridge between climate science and policy, identify and analyse options, and gain confidence to move on their climate commitments.  Mark Radka, Head, UNEP’s Climate and …

Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …

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 …

Marine Littering: Let’s Bag It
15 Apr 2014 – 15:58
Marine Littering: Let’s Bag It

By Rebecca Harms MEP, President of the Greens/EFA Group 
I come from the German region of Lower Saxony which has a long beautiful coastline and several islands in the North Sea. When we think of …

Fighting Prostate Cancer: a European Union Challenge
15 Apr 2014 – 15:46
Fighting Prostate Cancer: a European Union Challenge

By Isabel De la Mata, Principal Adviser with special interest in Health, European Commission
Male cancer patterns in the European Union are changing; lung cancer is declining but prostate cancer is increasing, affecting around one million …

Making Sure the New EU Ship Recycling Regulation Works
15 Apr 2014 – 15:42
Making Sure the New EU Ship Recycling Regulation Works

By Ingvild Jenssen, Policy Advisor and Founder of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has actively contributed to the legislative process which in June 2013 ended with an agreed text for a new EU …

The Problem with Environmental Policies built on Scientific Sand
15 Apr 2014 – 14:50
The Problem with Environmental Policies built on Scientific Sand

By Christa Klaß MEP, Vice-Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
European environmental politics is increasingly affected by ideology-driven debates. Nowhere else is this as clear as at the European Parliament. …