By sending out strong signals against nationalism, reaching out to religious minorities, the poor and the marginalised, and keeping its climate and development promises, Europe can become the leader in international cooperation, writes Dirk Messner.
The Digital Single Market is an opportunity not only to revitalise the European economy, but to tackle some of the biggest problems facing our society, including poverty, unemployment and security, argues Emilian Pavel.
Guinea's prime minister officially formed his new cabinet yesterday (4 January), handing key roles to women, including to a former official of the European Commission, and to the President’s former wife.
The independent Annual Growth Survey group (iAGS) highlights the need for investment, in order to secure Europe's economic recovery. French economist Xavier Timbeau says that Juncker Plan has not delivered.
To win the fight against poverty, make the poor your partners. This is the core message from leading contenders for the 2015 Civil Society prize organised by the European Economic and Social Committee, writes Gonçalo Lobo Xavier.
Migration and security concerns will continue to top the agenda of the December European Council until the root causes are addressed. The impact investment community can provide concrete solutions to this challenge, writes James Knight.
The Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016, Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change , was published on 6 November. It revealed that demographic trends had changed dramatically over the last 30 years.
There is a clear win-win situation for the world, in both the medium and longer term, for more migration to happen, Philip Schellekens told EurActiv in an exclusive interview on the day the World Bank published its Global Monitoring Report 2015-16.
Transferring remittances can be very expensive, for both the sender and for the recipient. The United Nations Capital Development Fund is working to address this issue, Judith Karl, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
Some 26 million children and young people in Europe are threatened by poverty or social exclusion after years of economic crisis, according to a new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, which gave Greece the worst marks in the entire EU.
Kofi Annan, Bob Geldof, Richard Branson and international business leaders have joined politicians from 14 African countries to launch a global campaign to bring solar power to the 620 million people on the continent who must still use kerosene, candles and wood to light their homes and cook.
The World Bank has changed its poverty indicator and lifted 200 million people out of extreme poverty. Critics have said this change calls into question recent progress in poverty reduction. EurActiv France reports .
International leaders will meet this week to adopt the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. Annick Girardin told EurActiv France that she believes this framework will respond to the root causes of the refugee crisis.