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Brexit 16-02-2018

Tweets of the Week: Dutch minister resigns, Boris Johnson’s credibility, and Bad Valentines

This week Dutch Foreign Minister resigns, Boris Johnson’s credibility declines, and Twitter is awash with bad Valentines!
Tweets of the Week, Episode 34
Elections 09-02-2018

Tweets of the Week: GroKo, transnational lists, and the Falcon Heavy launch

This week Germany finally gets its #GroKo, in plenary, transnational lists are a no-go, and Elon Musk’s magic spacecar is just loco!
Digital 06-02-2018

Artificial Intelligence: Another bubble or a game changer?

European policy makers discuss Artificial Intelligence as its fast development as well as unknown impact raises certain issues.
Elections 05-02-2018

Reviving the European Project: Innovative communication to tackle Euroscepticism

Comprehending and Debating Euroscepticism (CODES) is a project combining research and public awareness building, co-funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme.
Politics 02-02-2018

Over A Coffee with Marisa Matias, Portuguese MEP

Marisa Matias meets Brian Maguire over a coffee to talk about the return of Silvio Berlusconi, the Israel-Palestine issue, and the 2016 presidential election in Portugal.  
Tweets of the Week 33
Brexit 02-02-2018

Tweets of the Week: Brexit assessment, EMA appeal, Monkeygate, and Brussels Binder

This week, Britain is set to come up short, Italy appeals to EU court, Volkswagen just can’t seem to do what it ought, and Brussels Binders gets loads of support.
Alcohol 26-01-2018

Smart prevention works ! Empowering European students to adopt a responsible lifestyle.

Student life broadens horizons and brings new opportunities. This freedom impacts student lifestyle in many positive ways but it also entails new challenges for their health and wellbeing.
26-01-2018

Tweets of the Week: Davos Forum, Qualcomm fine and Romania rule of law

This week, Davos leaders drink wine and whine, Qualcomm hit with a massive fine, and Romanian rule of law is in serious decline.  
Development Policy 26-01-2018

Ethiopian ambassador: Development partners should work in term with our policies

Ethiopia’s Ambassador Teshome Toga Chanaka spoke to EURACTIV’s Georgi Gotev in a video interview: “We don’t believe in imposition of development policies because something that is imposed without your will won’t last long.  This is exactly what has happened in the past in Africa and Ethiopia would like to see that come to an end."
Future of mobility 25-01-2018

EU car emissions post 2020: lighter vehicles for less CO2

In November 2017, the European Commission presented a legislative proposal setting new CO2 emission standards for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles for the period after 2020.
Politics 19-01-2018

Tweets of the Week: EP plenary, UK takes all the credit, and the Minister for Loneliness

This week, MEPs are back to school, UK claims credit for European rule, and lonely Theresa May faces ridicule.