EU Priorities 2020

Global Europe 14-02-2017

Farage disparages Muslim immigration, says Europeans agree

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage expressed anger at the European Union in a heated debate this morning (14 February). Farage stated that leaders are ignoring the true wishes of Europeans.

Europe’s youth and the European Parliament

The economic burden of an ageing population will be carried by today's young Europeans. But are they equipped for the future? What can the European Parliament do to help?

Debate: Youth policy in the European Union

At a time of crisis across Europe, how can young people keep their faith in the European project?

The Presidency: Malta at the helm
Digital 26-01-2017

The Presidency: Malta at the helm

It's a time of crisis, global turbulence, and economic change. It's also a time of opportunity. On the first of January, for the first time, Malta took up the presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Ian Duncan
Energy 26-10-2016

Ian Duncan and the best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men

EurActiv’s Brian Maguire chats with Scottish MEP Ian Duncan, the Conservatives spokesman for energy and climate change in the European Parliament, in the latest in ‘Over A Beer’ video series.

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EPP Summit
25-10-2016

EPP Summit, 20 October 2016

EPP Summit in Maastricht – October 2016. EPP leaders met ahead of the European Council.

Over a beer with Kathleen Van Brempt

Kathleen Van Brempt, rebel with a cause

In the first episode of a new video series called ‘Over a Beer’, EurActiv's Brian Maguire chats with Kathleen Van Brempt, a Belgian socialist MEP who is chairperson of the 'Dieselgate' inquiry committee in the European parliament.

Nigel Farage
Future EU 14-09-2016

Brexit battlers Farage and Verhofstadt butt heads at State of the Union speech

The European Parliament's Brexit point man Guy Verhofstadt today (14 September) clashed with UKIP leader Nigel Farage at the debate after Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the Union speech.

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EPP summit
30-06-2016

EPP Summit

EPP leaders: UK must present a plan following referendum outcome

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ALDE Group
29-06-2016

Welcome to the ALDE Group world / European institutions open doors days 2016 / Brussels

We are the Alliance of European Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament. Our Group is composed of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party and the European Democratic Party.

Slovakia’s ex-premier: What kind of society are refugees going to?

Iveta Radičová, 59, served as the first woman prime minister of Slovakia, from 2010 to 2012. She has taught sociology at Oxford University, Comenius University, and the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

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EPP
18-03-2016

EPP Summit 17 March 2016

Summit, 17 March: EPP stands united on the EU-Turkey agreement.

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EPP Summit February 2016
22-02-2016

EPP Summit February 2016

The #‎EPPSummit took place today in Brussels ahead of the #‎EUCO.

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18-12-2015

EPP Summit 17 December 2015

The European People’s Party (EPP) heads of state and government and opposition leaders met in Brussels on 17 December to prepare the agenda of the European Council Summit.

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25-11-2015

EuroPhilantopics 2015: Interview with Ró?a Thun MEP

An interview with Ró?a Thun, MEP, during the 2015 EuroPhilantopics. EuroPhilantopics is the annual event for foundations and EU institutions to come together and consider the challenges facing people and communities in the next 5-10 years. This year's theme was trust and how it can be levered to pave the way to a fairer society.

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Global Europe 23-11-2015

EuroPhilantopics 2015: Trust Matters – A lever to deliver better social justice outcomes

Highlights of the 2015 EuroPhilantopics event in Brussels. Jointly organised by BOZAR, DAFNE, EFC, EVPA and NEF, EuroPhilantopics is the annual event for foundations and EU institutions to come together and consider the challenges facing people and communities in the next 5-10 years. This year the theme was trust and how it can be levered to pave the way to a fairer society.

30-10-2015

Juncker’s Commission on first anniversary: ‘All building blocks in place’

“We have set ourselves a sharper focus in policy. We have identified 10 strategic priorities,” European Commission spokesperson Margaritas Schinas said, after EurActiv asked the Juncker Commission to review its first year in office. “We have good reasons to believe the main building blocks for each of these work streams are there,” Schinas added.

Commission on refugee crisis: ‘We need a single European coordinated response’

“This is a major crisis that shapes how the EU reacts. This crisis cannot be dealt through a series of national responses. We need a single European coordinated response, and we are working 24/7 to make this happen,” said European Commission spokesperson Margaritas Schinas.

UK & Europe 14-10-2015

Captain Europe: Grexit, Brexit and my double life

The European Union's only superhero Captain Europe shares his thoughts on Grexit, Brexit and the refugee crisis. In an exclusive interview with EurActiv.com, he also gives us a glimpse of the mysterious man behind the mask...

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Development Policy 01-10-2015

10 Pledges for a world of Solidarity and Development

This weekend the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been adopted in New York by the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives.

Elections 23-09-2015

Catalan rep: The EU should push Madrid towards a ‘more constructive stance’

'We would have already expected a more explicit invitation of encouragement by EU leaders and institutions to Madrid to engage in some kind of political discussion,” said Amadeu Altafaj, the Permanent Representative of Catalonia in Brussels.

Future EU 20-07-2015

Kurlemann: Like Delors, Juncker has a sense of history

Jan Kurlemann, a long-serving retired official from the European Parliament who knew Jacques Delors well, compares the former Commission president with the current holder of the office, Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Transport 02-07-2015

Clean Sky in Action

Aviation faces big challenges in the years to come, in terms of growth and environment. Clean Sky is part of the solution, through the EU H2020 vision, by developing innovative technologies that will help to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft.

UK & Europe 25-06-2015

Cameron: ‘It’s right for Britain to have this renegotiation and referendum’

“It's right for Britain to have this renegotiation and this referendum to address the concerns that the British people have about Europe and to make sure that the British people have the final say about whether we stay in a reformed EU or leave,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron, upon arrival to the EU Council summit on Thursday.