European elections face growing threat of organised social media manipulation
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With a new batch of MEPs, a new president of the European Council and European Central Bank, as well as new commissioners due to take up their posts in 2019, European elections face growing threat …

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How can the EU harness blockchain for a forward-looking trade policy?
07 Jan 2019 – 12:55
How can the EU harness blockchain for a forward-looking trade policy?

Emma McClarkin, rapporteur on Blockchain in the European Parliament’s International Trade committee writes about her own initiative report.
There is little doubt that blockchain is the buzzword of 2018. From the bitcoin bubble to the proliferation …

What’s the entire buzz about EP’s Slovenian beekeeper?
07 Jan 2019 – 12:02
What’s the entire buzz about EP’s Slovenian beekeeper?

Alojz Peterle has been one of the rising stars of the European People’s Party, representing Slovenia, serving as the president of the European Parliament’s all-party MEPs Against Cancer group. Government Gazette caught up with EP’s Slovenian …

MEPs back measures to improve parents’ work-life balance
20 Sep 2018 – 18:00
MEPs back measures to improve parents’ work-life balance

Employment Committee MEPs recently approved paternity leave, non-transferable parental leave and measures to boost women’s chances in the labour market. Agnes Jongerius MEP and Maria Arena MEP write about their ambitious proposals of the updated …

Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?
20 Sep 2018 – 17:06
Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?

Before AI gets to the point of threatening humanity and becomes a superhuman tech, we should build clear rules to ensure that robots serve human interests at all times. Mady Devaux MEP  says the EU has …

Cybersecurity in a connected world
20 Sep 2018 – 16:41
Cybersecurity in a connected world

With its strong industrial base, Europe can become a leading player in cybersecurity. Angelika Niebler MEP says we should reinforce Europe’s cybersecurity efforts through European cybersecurity certification schemes
Technology is a disruptive force. It shapes and …

Where we are now on heart failure is not acceptable
12 Apr 2018 – 17:18
Where we are now on heart failure is not acceptable

Heart failure is a widely misunderstood but devastating chronic condition. Nearly 15 million people in Europe have heart failure, and this number is increasing. Annie Schreijer-Pierik MEP writes about EU action on heart failure
Up to …

Public policy interventions are urgently needed to tackle cardiovascular disease
12 Apr 2018 – 15:10
Public policy interventions are urgently needed to tackle cardiovascular disease

Despite the abundance of scientific evidence on the damaging effects of unhealthy food, inadequate diets have continually remained the main risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one killer in the EU accounting for …

Substantial changes are finally under way in the Swedish gambling sector
13 Nov 2017 – 14:41
Substantial changes are finally under way in the Swedish gambling sector

As several European countries are expected to re-regulate their gambling markets or at least to inch closer to doing so, Christofer Fjellner MEP writes about substantial changes that are underway in the Swedish online gambling …

Reducing risk factors for bladder cancer: the legislator’s role
30 Sep 2016 – 17:17
Reducing risk factors for bladder cancer: the legislator’s role

Discussing the legislator’s role in beating bladder cancer, Daciana Octavia Sarbu MEP says a broader strategy including, emissions from road traffic and pesticide limits is equally important if we are to control risk factors for …

‘Far more unites us than separates us’
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
‘Far more unites us than separates us’

Fondly recalling the principles of the Schuman Declaration of the 1950’s, Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP, Member of the Christian Democrats, writes that despite Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the same needs will unite us more …