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30/05/2016

Rem Korteweg: TTIP could make Europe more anti-American, anti-free trade

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Euro & Finance 30-05-2016

Three key measures to fight tax evasion by multinationals

One trillion euro is taken from the hands of citizens each year as a result of tax avoidance. A large sum of money that won’t be invested in social security, education, job development or security.
UK & Europe 30-05-2016

Gibraltar's chief minister on Brexit... and monkey Viagra?

Gibraltarian politicians are campaigning for the UK to stay in the EU in next month's referendum, but Gibraltar's First Minister Fabian Picardo said the outcome won't affect the territory's relationship to Britain.
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Trade & Society 27-05-2016

TTIP: what’s really in it for businesses?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is one of the biggest political decisions of this European political term. A free trade agreement between the world’s two largest economies has the potential to provide clear positive effects to the world economy.
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Digital 25-05-2016

EU Matters with Gareth Harding

Lorraine Baldwin spoke to Gareth Harding, Managing Director at Clear Europe to discuss the changes to the Brussels Press Corps and the broader communications landscape and what makes a good story.
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Public Affairs 25-05-2016

How to work the two-level game

The 2016 series of Yellow Academy events continues on 2 June with a session led by Konstantinos Maragkakis from Instinctif Partners, titled “How to work the two-level game”.
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EU Matters with Statoil

Brendan Hodgson spoke to Anders Marvik, VP EU Political Affairs at Statoil to discuss the main issues currently facing the energy sector and why the EU matters.
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Health & Consumers 23-05-2016

Creating a better future for health in Europe – Join the 19th EHFG!

There is more to demographic change than “only” ageing. At the #EHFG2016 we will discuss the full spectrum of what dynamics create a stir in Europe’s populations – and Europe’s healthcare systems.
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Public Affairs 13-05-2016

Adapting your message to your audience

The 2016 series of Yellow Academy events continues on 19 May with a session led by Giles Keane from Acumen Public Affairs, titled “Adapting your message to your audience”.

Slovakia's ex-premier: What kind of society are refugees going to?

Iveta Radičová, 59, served as the first woman prime minister of Slovakia, from 2010 to 2012. She has taught sociology at Oxford University, Comenius University, and the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
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European Equality Gala 2016

Do you believe in equality for all? If your answer is yes, save the date and come to the European Equality Gala 2016 - the main fundraising party for the European Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex movement on 29 June!
Trade & Society 02-05-2016

Chief TTIP negotiator: Greenpeace statements 'wrong'

The EU's chief TTIP negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero said on Monday that Greenpeace’s leaked text about EU-US negotiations on a transatlantic trade deal “is not a reflection of the outcome of the negotiation.”
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Agriculture & Food 29-04-2016

EurActiv highlights - stakeholders debate the CAP

Highlights of stakeholder workshops to debate the latest CAP reforms. Organised and filmed by the EurActiv network in Brussels, Italy, France, Greece, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and the UK.
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Agriculture & Food 29-04-2016

Investment in agriculture, growth and jobs. What role for the CAP?

In the EU, agriculture directly employs more than 10 million farmers. More than 77% of the Union’s territory is rural and home to half of its population. Overall, Europe’s agri-food industry accounts for 46 million jobs in 15 million businesses, accounting for 6% of the EU’s GDP.
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Digital 28-04-2016

What are you going to make?

On International Girls in ICT Day, Microsoft wants to inspire more young women about the potential of STEM studies.
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Health & Consumers 21-04-2016

Hearing awareness: professional hearing care makes you smarter and healthier

Around 16% of adult Europeans experience hearing loss severe enough to have a negative impact on their daily lives.
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Trade & Society 19-04-2016

Fostering a balanced debate on TTIP

Susan Danger, Managing Director of AmCham EU, talks about the partnership between AmCham EU and EurActiv.
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Public Affairs 18-04-2016

Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press

The 2016 Yellow Academy continues on 21 April with a session led by Alexandria Hicks from FleishmanHillard, titled “Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press”.
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Trade & Society 14-04-2016

CETA, TTIP and ISDS: Lessons from Canada

A new video is set to spark debate on CETA (the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) with the deal on the verge of a vote this year in the European Parliament, where opponents hope it will be defeated.
Agriculture & Food 13-04-2016

The challenge of ensuring the long term viability of EU farming

The EU gives millions of euros in subsidies to its member states to develop their rural areas and ensure the long-term viability of the European farming sector.
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Energy 11-04-2016

Why waste your energy?

We all want to live in a clean and healthy environment. One way to achieve this is the circular economy.
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Energy 06-04-2016

EWEA is now WindEurope. Find out why.

Wind energy has transformed from a niche sector to a mainstream industry. The wind sector has matured and continues to evolve, so has the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA is now WindEurope.
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A week-long biotech party across Europe

European Biotech Week is back between 26 Sept and 2 Oct this year. Launched in 2013, the initiative offers those involved in biotechnology an annual opportunity to engage on all things biotech from the science within to the often invisible societal benefits without.
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The Better Regulation Package under the looking-glass

The European Commission’s “Better Regulation Package” makes significant changes to the lawmaking process in Europe.
Trade & Society 01-04-2016

Rem Korteweg: TTIP could make Europe more anti-American, anti-free trade

In an interview with EurActiv’s Multimedia Director Evan Lamos, TTIP expert Rem Korteweg said that if TTIP negotiators don’t take into account the concerns of European citizens on the free trade deal, “it could feed into the populist eurosceptic narrative we see in various parts of Europe”.