As the COP 22 in Marrakesh approaches, and with energy at the heart of the development and climate debate, economic actors are focusing their efforts on bringing power to the African continent. EurActiv's partner La Tribune reports.
The European Commission’s list-based attempt to strengthen and harmonise approaches to disrupting money laundering and terrorist financing is arguably creating greater vulnerabilities by ignoring countries that are not on the list that present a considerably more substantial risk, writes Tom Keatinge.
The European institutions remain fundamentally Weberian in nature and they are considered to be slow reformers. But there are clear differences between public administration systems across Europe, writes Steven Van de Walle.
David Cameron has followed through with his pledge to resign and has been succeeded by Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. Follow EurActiv's live coverage as the new UK government is formed and begins to deal with the country's exit from the EU.
Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy with surveys published on Thursday (28 July) showing a sharp dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in the construction sector.
We have been infected. The virus of populism, racism, xenophobia has affected Europe. This virus in Europe is named Le Pen in France, Farage in Great Britain, Orban in Hungary, 5 Stars Movements in Italy, Kaczynski in Poland, writes Gianni Pittella.
With under two weeks to go to Thailand’s crucial 7 August referendum on a new constitution, supposedly paving the way to a return to democracy, the ruling military junta in Bangkok has cracked down on dissent and press freedoms, making a free and fair vote impossible, says Sunai Phasuk.
Rohingya migrants trafficked through deadly jungle camps have been sold to Thai fishing vessels as slaves to produce seafood sold across the world, the Guardian has established.
So profitable is the trade in slaves that some local fishermen in Thailand have been converting their boats to carry Rohingya migrants instead of fish.
A Guardian investigation into Thailand’s …
UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday (27 July) said Britain would take the time needed to steer its way towards the EU exit as Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi urged a clear timeline to deliver Brexit.
The Energy Union is great on paper, but so far the European Commission has failed to provide it with a modern, engaging vision. Eckart Würzner sees three key reasons why the executive should do so and how it can achieve it.
The president of the Canary Islands has asked for the archipelago to be excluded from any potential suspension of European regional funds on account of Spain's failure to sufficiently cut its deficit. EurActiv Spain reports.
Environmental groups fear that the biodiversity bill adopted last Wednesday (20 July) will be watered down under the next French government, particularly the ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides, which has been put off until 2018. EurActiv’s partner Journal de l’Environnement reports.
Michel Barnier, the former financial services Commissioner with a testy relationship with the City of London, will lead the Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom, the European Commission announced today (27 July).