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Letta: EU leaders must leave ‘business as usual’ at home before going to Bratislava



Social Dialogue in Europe: the European Chemical Employers Group

The European Chemical Employers Group (ECEG) represents the chemical, pharmaceutical, rubber and plastics industries in Europe.
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.
EU Priorities 2020 25-10-2016

EPP Summit, 20 October 2016

EPP Summit in Maastricht – October 2016. EPP leaders met ahead of the European Council.
Sustainable Dev. 25-10-2016

Integrated Waste Management

There will always be residual waste that is not good for recycling. However it does not mean that we cannot recover energy and materials from it.
Euro & Finance 24-10-2016

Tax transparency: Do new global standards really provide a level playing field?

A large majority of states are today committed to the new global standards for more transparency in the tax area, for both individuals and company.
Transport 21-10-2016

CLEPA statement on ‘Low-Emission Mobility Strategy’

In response to the European Commission's proposal for a 'Low-Emission Mobility Strategy', CLEPA presents the following video statement.
Health & Consumers 20-10-2016

The carcinogenic substance in the food we eat

Big corporations want to leave a dangerous substance, acrylamide, in everyday foods such as bread, breakfast cereals, coffee, crisps and even baby food.
Digital 19-10-2016

Big data and policy making

Big data has the potential to advance collective decision-making processes. For example, data mining has become increasingly popular to obtain a better understanding of what is relevant to the public.
UK & Europe 19-10-2016

McGuinness: Hard borders with Europe would be 'hugely damaging' to Northern Ireland

"Northern Ireland is Brexit collateral damage," said Martin McGuinness, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, and a leader of the Irish republican party, Sinn Fein.
Health & Consumers 18-10-2016

Key highlights of the first EU Blood Cancer Policy Summit

A distinct lack of awareness means that blood cancers are not being treated as a priority health challenge at the EU level or by many national governments.
Special ReportPromoted
Energy 17-10-2016

Solar power in Europe: Free trade or trade duties?

SPECIAL REPORT / Europe is the most solarised region in the world with 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power installed.
Euro & Finance 17-10-2016

Sharing economy: What challenges and opportunities for Europe?

With collaborative platforms and providers such as Uber and Airbnb booming across Europe, sharing economy is quickly establishing itself as a new, successful business model.
Euro & Finance 14-10-2016

Greek business chief: German elections no excuse to defer Greek debt talks

The German government should not use the upcoming national elections as an excuse to defer discussions over Greece's debt, Konstantinos Michalos said in an interview with
Digital 12-10-2016

European Broadcasting Union discusses opportunities of the AVMSD

The Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) promotes an open, diverse and vibrant audiovisual media sector in Europe.

'Factories of the Future' Conference 2016 explores the future of manufacturing

On 15 and 16 September, leading industry and research experts from across Europe gathered to explore the future of European manufacturing and the achievements of the EU’s ‘Factories of the Future’ and the achievements of the EU’s ‘Factories of the Future’ partnership.

Sustainable finance: Will the EU step up?

Momentum is building around sustainable finance. After the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals last year, we have seen initiatives at a global and EU level.

Steel in the Circular Economy

Steel is a 100% recyclable, ‘permanent’ material, which loses none of its unique properties when properly processed.
Trade & Society 03-10-2016

Changing trends in smuggling “Illicit whites”, a concern for EU security and revenues

The illicit tobacco trade is a global issue with a major impact on the EU, accounting for an estimated 10.4% of the cigarette market worldwide.
Digital 30-09-2016

Free flow of data in industry: The end of trade secrets?

Digitisation and the use of “big data” in industry are expected to underpin much of Europe’s growth potential in the coming years.

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.
Global Europe 29-09-2016

Study shows Franco-German consensus on defence and immigration integration

French and German members of parliament are both open to granting more competencies to the EU in the fields of defence and immigration policy. There is, however, considerable disagreement on certain reform proposals for the eurozone.
Digital 25-09-2016

Digital revolution at #SWITCHVilnius: skills for the jobs of the future. Let’s get them and boost Europe!

Which region is becoming the next big region with many tech companies? How can Europe boost the Digital Single market and get a bigger share of the global #appeconomy pie?

SBS conference on standardisation for SMEs

Small Business Standards (SBS) is organising its second annual conference on Reinforcing the cooperation amongst the standardisation community. It will take place on 19th October 2016 at the Residence Palace in the Brussels EU quarter.
Future EU 14-09-2016

Letta: EU leaders must leave ‘business as usual’ at home before going to Bratislava

In Bratislava this week, EU heads of state and government should show clear resolve that they are departing from business as usual, and President of the Commission Jean Claude Juncker should raise the bar, said Enrico Letta in a Citizens’ web dialogue, organised by the Jacques Delors Institute in partnership with “It is the first …