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Energy 17-11-2017

Smart Logistics and Salt

Smart logistics and transport are the future for the salt business.

Politics 17-11-2017

Tweets of the week: #PESCO, Social summit, and Parliament plenary

Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. This week PESCO news dominates the bubble, we need a Social Pillar on the double, rule of law in Poland reduced to rubble and refugees in Greece face winter trouble.

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Economy & Jobs 16-11-2017

Could things be different with a social Europe?

The S&D Group has always led the fight for a Social Europe. The declaration of the European Pillar of Social Rights signed in Göteborg is a first step, but we expect concrete actions to make social rights a reality for every citizen.

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Economy & Jobs 15-11-2017

The European Pillar of Social Rights: EU regions and cities at the forefront of implementation

In view of the rise in youth unemployment and the growing number of people at risk of poverty, the European Pillar of Social Rights must serve to make Europe more cohesive and more responsive to the social dimension of citizens' needs.

Politics 15-11-2017

Over a coffee with Petras Auštrevičius, Lithuanian MEP

Petras Auštrevičius, Lithuanian Liberal MEP, joins EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire over a coffee.

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Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration empowering consumers towards a low-carbon future

Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration is a highly-efficient home energy system that simultaneously produces heat and electricity.

Health 15-11-2017

Defeating antimicrobial resistance: The future of hygiene in the healthcare sector

The European Commission adopted in June 2017 a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), responsible for 25,000 deaths and a loss of €1.5bn in the EU every year.

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Digital 15-11-2017

ETNO elects Phillip Malloch as new Chairman for 2018

On October 26, ETNO Association elected Phillip Malloch, Vice-President - Head of Group Public Affairs, Telia Company, as the new ETNO Chairman for 2018.

Health 14-11-2017

Three asks from EFA Patients on World COPD Day

On World COPD Day, Isabel Saraiva, Deputy Director of EFA Member RESPIRA, the Portuguese Association for People with COPD and other Chronic Respiratory Diseases, highlights the minimum standards of care COPD patients need:  earlier diagnosis, smoking cessation programmes and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Health 13-11-2017

EU health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis discusses Europe’s superbug battlefront

Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, joined Brian Maguire to discuss Europe’s fight against the deadly rise of superbugs.

Europe's East 13-11-2017

‘Cold Eastern Winds’: An interview with Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze

Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, joined Brian Maguire in the EURACTIV Studio to discuss the Eastern Partnership Summit declaration, Ukraine’s intense reform process, the challenge of ‘Ukraine fatigue’ in Brussels, and the risks Russia continues to present along Europe’s Eastern border.

Tweets of the Week, Episode 24
Politics 10-11-2017

Tweets of the Week: Paradise papers, Catalonian mayors, and divine intervention

Paradise papers could get litigious, singing Catalan mayors are prodigious, and a Commission meeting this week got religious.

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Digital 03-11-2017

Disruptive communication: the new norm?

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of H+K Strategies Belgium, CEO Melanie Faithfull Kent explores the drastic transformations which have changed the way stakeholders communicate, and provides insights on how companies and organisations can stand out in a crowded conversation.

Politics 03-11-2017

Tweets of the Week: Puigdemont, indictment and Halloween

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. #Puigdemont in Brussels causes excitement; there’s an EU connection to those US #indictments; and happy #Halloween, we hope you weren’t frightened.

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Health 31-10-2017

Optimum Nutrition and Salt

Salt is a fascinating simple mineral that plays a major role in nutrition since times in memorial.

Elections 31-10-2017

What role should Germany’s new federal government play in Europe?

Brexit, EU enlargement, the Greek debt crisis: during the German election campaign European politics has hardly played a role.

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Energy 27-10-2017

Biomass – the key to realisation of climatic goals and implementing the circular economy

Dawid Klimczak, CEO of ENEA Trading and member of the Management Board of Polish Electricity Association, conveys his message regarding the role of biomass in the energy transition.

Politics 27-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: Me Too, Glyphosate, and ePrivacy

"Me too" hashtag sparks harassment debate, Commission loses over glyphosate hate, and ePrivacy vote opens lobby floodgate.

Central Asia 24-10-2017

Professor: Central Asia becomes more and more a common market

Prof. Dr. Friedbert Pflüger, Director of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), King’s College London, says that the old quarrels between Central Asian states, and especially between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are disappearing. This in his words leaves room to cooperation, the entire region becoming a very important factor vis- à -vis China, Russia and the West.

Energy 24-10-2017

Sustainability: Renewable energy in Europe’s clean energy transition

Climate change is an urgent issue that demands global action. Following the Paris Climate Agreement, Europe has embraced the clean power transition and set itself a goal of becoming the world’s number one in renewables.

Transport 24-10-2017

European Transport Forum 2017

Top policy-makers and stakeholders gathered at the European Transport Forum in Brussels for a high-level debate on the potential of the use of data in the transport sector.

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23-10-2017

Commission: Some people undermine our Brexit negotiating position

Margaritis Schinas, the Commission chief spokesperson, today (23 October) refuted publication according to which Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that UK Prime Minister Theresa May looked “despondent” and “looked like someone who can’t sleep a wink”.

Circular economy 23-10-2017

Recycling industry and circular economy – Up to the challenge

In December 2015, the European Commission presented a new Circular Economy Package that will impact a wide range of sectors, especially the recycling sector. This package has set various targets in terms of recycling but also has introduced life cycle thinking and measurement tools such as PEF (currently in its pilot phase).