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22/01/2017

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Elections 18-01-2017

Antonio Tajani: European Parliament's new president

European People’s Party (EPP) candidate Antonio Tajani has been elected as the European Parliament's new president. Tajani won the election by a slim 69 vote margin. In his acceptance speech, he dedicated his win to citizens in need.
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Education 18-01-2017

Professional skills development at the LSE European Institute

How do you get a job in an increasingly competitive job market? Employers are looking for candidates with the transferrable skills to transition from education to career.
Elections 17-01-2017

European Parliament presidential candidates outline their hopes for change

Each candidate gave a short speech before the European Parliament presidential election began. They summarised their plans, emphasising the importance of change and transparency. The election continues into a third round, with a result due this evening (17 January).
UK & Europe 16-01-2017

Commission 'interested' in Trump's talk of crumbling EU

The European Commission today (16 January) said it had “read with interest” comments made by President-Elect Donald Trump that predicted the crumbling of the European Union.
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Global Europe 12-01-2017

MSc Global Europe: Culture & Conflict at the LSE European Institute

Deputy Head of the LSE European Institute Dr. Jennifer Jackson-Preece explains why there has never been a more interesting – or important – time to study Europe.
Europe's East 09-01-2017

Ambassador: Azerbaijan wants a solid foundation for EU relationship

As the EU and Azerbaijan begin negotiating a “comprehensive agreement”, the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium, Fuad Isgandarov, provided insight into the way his country sees the future of its relationship with the Union and its member states.
Trade & Society 21-12-2016

US ambassador on TTIP, Europe and the 'roots of rage'

In our ‘Over A Beer’ video series this month, EurActiv’s Brian Maguire chats with United States Ambassador to the European Union, Anthony Gardner.
Energy 15-12-2016

Engineering the Energy Union: How electric motors and water systems help achieve our policy goals

Water and wastewater facilities are traditionally high energy consumers. Proven technologies exist to turn the water cycle energy neutral and significantly reduce the electricity bill of municipalities.
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Transport 13-12-2016

Flying into the future: Innovation in aviation

With air traffic expected to double by 2035, the aviation sector is under increasing pressure to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions.
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Euro & Finance 12-12-2016

The road to financial inclusion is digital: Mastercard launches financial inclusion figures

In 2014, the EU adopted the Payment Accounts Directive, aiming to achieve greater financial inclusion in Europe. However, millions of people in Europe are still unbanked or underbanked.
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Trade & Society 12-12-2016

Enhancing traceability to combat counterfeiting and illicit trade

The definition of new international standards and control processes to fight counterfeiting and cross-border illicit trade is increasingly considered as a priority by industries and policy makers.
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Transport 09-12-2016

Alternative fuels and cleaner transport: From policy to reality

With 94% of depending on traditional fuels, the current European transport sector requires up to €1 billion a day and is responsible for a quarter of EU carbon emissions.
Agriculture & Food 09-12-2016

Safeguarding the future by bringing together young people and technology

Incorporating young people into agriculture and farming is essential to guaranteeing the survival of the sector and its competitiveness, as well as to sustainable food production for a world population that will break through 10 billion by 2050.
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How to improve the carbon leakage risk assessment?

To Glass for Europe, the reviewed criteria based on the carbon intensity and trade intensity of the sectors is appropriate to define risks of carbon leakage for Europe’s industrial sectors.
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Energy 09-12-2016

Why benchmarks should be based on real and verified data

Benchmarks to evaluate carbon leakage exposure should be based on real and verified data without “flat rate” adjustments.
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Health & Consumers 08-12-2016

MEP: Accessibility laws ‘benefit everyone’

SPECIAL REPORT / The European Accessibility Act has the potential to create new opportunities for European business but should avoid creating “barriers” to innovation, according to Helga Stevens.
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Digital 08-12-2016

Technology opening new doors for people with disabilities

SPECIAL REPORT / With almost 15% of the world’s population living with a disability, building a more inclusive society is a key priority.
Global Europe 06-12-2016

Artis Pabriks on Trump, Russia and martial arts

In this episode of our ‘Over A Beer’ video series, EurActiv’s Brian Maguire chats with Latvian MEP, Artis Pabriks, the European Parliament’s chief rapporteur on CETA, Europe’s controversial trade agreement with Canada.
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Trade & Society 05-12-2016

EU trade policy at the crossroads

How can EU trade policy continue to be an engine for growth and jobs in Europe?
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UK & Europe 05-12-2016

#Brexit50 ranking unveiled in Westminster

A EurActiv event in Westminster revealed the 50 most influential people shaping Britain’s exit from the European Union.
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Energy 01-12-2016

Imagine a future...

The European Commission just launched (30 November 2016) a significant package of legislative and policy proposals on many aspects of the Energy Union. It includes proposals for changes to the energy efficiency legislation that affects buildings.
Energy 30-11-2016

Podcast: World Energy Outlook

Renewables and natural gas are expected to be the big winners in meeting energy demand growth until 2040.
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Energy 25-11-2016

The benefits of waste-to-energy

Prevent, reuse, recycle and recover the best from what is left.
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GE Garages Brussels 2016

Digitisation and technology are changing the way we build.