It's a time of crisis, global turbulence, and economic change. It's also a time of opportunity. On the first of January, for the first time, Malta took up the presidency of the Council of the European Union.
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’...
End to end security, that is built-in, not bolt-on is our highest priority. In this global market where most products and phone components come from five different continents security is key. Manufacturing that includes a secure chain of supply is our strength.
Klaus Rudishhauser is the Deputy Director General of DG DEVCO at the European Commission. At the 2014 EU Development Days, spoke to EURACTIV about the importance of development aid to Europe, the need for a sustainable development path, and EU funding.
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Only days after former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi praised the actions of ex-dictator Benito Mussolini, the European Union has warned that violent extremism in on the rise across Europe and it's becoming a serious security threat.
'Not since World War II have extremist and populist forces had so much influence on national parliaments as they have today', said EU commissioner for Home Affairs cecilia Malmstrom.
NATO's new European missile defense system is ready too start operating. This is one of the messages that came out of a two-day Summit held in Chicago where the leaders of the 28-nation alliance are gathering.
The mechanism will link together the missile defense systems of all the allies and it will be controlled by NATO.
NATO's Secretary general said that this is the first step towards a long-term goal of providing full coverage and protection for all NATO European populations.
A European agency to fight against rising levels of online crime. That is the topic of a proposal tabled by the European Commission on Wednesday.
Europe's cyber crime center will specifically target severe organized e-crimes such as frauds involving credit cards or online child sexual exploitation.
Fighting against identity theft and protecting social network profiles will also be priority. This top-level European policy authority already has a special unit dedicated to cybercrime and to monitoring possible online terrorist activities.