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PES Fair Growth Conference 2015

The creation of jobs and growth through public and private investment is back on the European agenda. Let’s open the debate at the PES Fair Growth Conference 2015 on the current economic, financial and social challenges we are facing today.

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Digital 04-03-2014

Citadel at DataDays 2014

Do you often wonder about how Open Data will be changing the way the Public Sector innovates and delivers services?
The Open Data Pioneers, practitioners, thinkers and researchers from across the world were at the DataDays 2014 to unlock and advance the power of collaboration and Open Innovation in this joint conference held  in Ghent (17-18 Februray).

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Health 14-10-2013

Eat well, drink well, move – A small step for you, a big step for Europe

Obesity is a lifestyle disease that is becoming one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century. Unless we make significant changes to both our diet and way of life, obesity will continue to rise in Europe. The solution to this problem must include the 3 following elements: Eat well, drink well, and move.

 

European leadership to counter the epidemic of obesity is lacking. The event discussed the actions the EU and its member states should take.

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Health 09-10-2013

Blindness – the invisible threat. How can Europe respond?

Approximately 314 million people in the world are visually impaired, of whom 45 million are blind.1 Four of the most common causes of blindness globally are cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age- related macular degeneration (AMD); together they account for almost three quarters of all blindness. Around 50% of visual impairment in Europe is avoidable, if earlier and more targeted interventions are initiated.