The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU has caused its continental partners to close ranks; the unexpected result of the Brexit vote is a rallying point that Europe can use to offset their other differences, writes José Manuel Sanz.
The European Commission has been coaxing EU countries to improve technology education in an effort to cut unemployment and help companies as they rely more on internet-connected programmes and machines.
The European Commission should start listening to its citizens and come out with concrete plans to enhance corporate accountability, at home and abroad, urge Jerome Chaplier, Urs Rybi and Sandra Cossart.
Today, 928 million people are aged 60 and over – by 2050 that number will grow to 2 billion. An ageing worldwide demographic presents new challenges requiring our attention both close to home and further afield, writes Mairead McGuinness.
European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen defended the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) at a meeting of European social affairs ministers on Thursday (13 October), hoping to encourage member states to unblock a €2 billion budget. EurActiv France reports.
Europe faces some daunting challenges – an aging population, sluggish growth, an influx of migrants and refugees – yet in the age of data-driven innovation, it also has powerful new tools to help address them, writes Nick Wallace.
Trade unions and companies are more closely aligned against the harmful competition stemming from emerging economies’ low salaries and working conditions than ever before. But the EU's export of jobs is harming itself and the global economy, write Ernest Maragall and Jordi Angusto.
It's that time of year again, when Europeans scratch their heads and wonder if the clocks will go forward or back an hour. Once again, experts have questioned the point of this practice. EurActiv Germany reports.
Tackling radicalism and extremism is a task for society as a whole, but women can perform a crucial role as mediators in their communities, combatting the ignorance that often leads to the horrors of terrorism. EurActiv Spain reports.
Female members of parliament from around the world are using social media to bridge a gender inequality gap that still lingers, even in Europe, according to a landmark study released today (11 October).
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker wants the amount of funding made available by the EU’s investment plan, aka the Juncker Plan, to be doubled. But he faces strong opposition from Germany. EurActiv’s partner Der Taggespiegel reports.
A group of British politicians called today (10 October) for a parliamentary vote on the UK's future relations with the EU, warning the option of a hard Brexit that has hit the pound would be a "grave danger".
The British government stepped back Sunday (9 October) from a plan to make employers list their foreign workers after an outcry from business groups and opposition politicians who said any proposal to "name and shame" employers would be divisive and discriminatory.
The Greek government stressed that it will not sacrifice workers’ rights, even if offered a reduction in public debt, when Athens and its international creditors meet for sensitive talks on labour reform next week. EurActiv Spain reports.
Theresa May has set a date for triggering Article 50, but the EU should now scrap its policy of no negotiation before notification because of the complexity and herculean nature of the task ahead, argues Mikkel Barslund.