We need a proper roadmap for building the 5G ecosystem
24 Oct 2018 – 10:00 | No Comment

Developing and accelerating 5G infrastructure is a key enabler for the Digital Single Market. The deployment and utilisation of 5G wireless systems is essential for the EU to remain at the forefront of global digital …

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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
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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 …

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. …