Netflix's Diego Avalos discusses the importance of original storytelling as part of Netflix's creative output, how the company identifies the stories at the heart of its production, and multilingualism in the age of mass online media
On 5 December, 80 battery experts, policymakers and stakeholders met in Brussels at an event jointly organised by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Nickel Institute, EUROBAT and RECHARGE.
Cybersecurity represents one of the greatest challenges that companies, individuals, national governments and supranational organisations currently face. The technological devices that citizens use daily could be at risk of potential cyber-threats due to insufficient built-in security safeguards.
As the new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen mentioned in her Political Guidelines in July, “circular economy is key for developing Europe’s future economic model.” However, to make this vision a reality, companies need to be convinced of Europe’s path towards eco-friendly production.
As the EU embarks on discussions on possible regulatory measures to reduce its embedded deforestation, FEDIOL (the European Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal association) shares its views about what will be needed to effectively curb deforestation at source and not only decrease the EU consumption-driven environmental footprint.
On 13 November, the Council of the Notariats of the European Union held the opening ceremony of the Europe Enacted exhibition at the European Parliament, in the presence of representatives of the 22 notariats of the European Union, the European institutions and the Member States.
Buildings & construction are a major driver of energy demand and global CO2 emissions. According to the European Commission, they jointly account for nearly 40% of global CO2 emissions and also 40% of final energy consumption.
Following the presidential elections on June 9th, Kazakhstan has a new leader, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He is the second president to be elected after almost thirty years of uninterrupted rule by Nursultan Nazarbayev, who occupied the position since the fall of the Soviet Union.
The EU’s retail clothing sector sources textiles and clothes from all over the world. In addition to sourcing at the most competitive rates, they must also consider how industries, such as cotton production, are regulated in different countries, both in terms of the environment and international labour standards.
Adkham Ikramov, Chairman of the Chamber of Trade and Industry of Uzbekistan, commended the efforts of Uzbekistan’s government since 2013 to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton harvesting sector.
Over the last decades, the world of work has changed dramatically. While the traditional career model is fading, self-employment and ‘gig’ working is becoming more commonplace and mobility across industries and geographies is increasing.
EU trade policy has gained momentum in recent years with several notable agreements concluded – CETA, Japan, Singapore, Mexico, Vietnam, Mercosur. Keeping the momentum in the 2019–2024 mandate is not a certainty.