Economy & Jobs

CETA 12-06-2019

CETA Explained

It has been described as “the most ambitious” and progressive trade deal ever signed by the EU, but what does CETA do?
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Let´s Talk Bromine: The latest news on Science and Bromine Technologies!
10-06-2019

Let’s talk Bromine: The latest news on science and Bromine technologies

Bromine is a chemical element part of the halogen group of the periodic table used in multiple applications.
CETA 05-06-2019

Over a Coffee with Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU

Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU joins EURACTIV's Brian Maguire to talk over a coffee about the relationship between the the EU and Canada, where it is today and what it could look like in the future.
17-05-2019

An Innovative and Responsible Europe: Empowering young people

According to the UN, quality education is the foundation to create sustainable development. Education and teachers’ empowerment are therefore considered as key factors in supporting youth as a globally connected engine for change.
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09-05-2019

Building blocks for a prosperous future

To unlock capital, face new global challenges such as climate change, and build the cities of tomorrow, the EU needs to encourage more stable and cross-border investments.
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23-04-2019

Construction Manifesto for the next EU Term 2019-2024

FIEC’s President Kjetil Tonning presents the main messages and requests of the European construction industry to the EU institutions.
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08-04-2019

European Aluminium launches its Digital Activity Report 2018-2019

European Aluminium’s 2018 achievements and 2019 priorities when it comes to trade, circular economy, energy and climate, sustainability and innovation.
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Responsible Business Conduct - Gearing up EU action
03-04-2019

Responsible Business Conduct: Gearing up EU action

The debate in the EU on responsible business conduct has evolved significantly in the past 5 years. Before the European elections in May, it is time to take stock of where the EU is.
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industriAll European Trade Union Election 2019 Manifesto
01-04-2019

industriAll European Trade Union Election 2019 Manifesto

With the European project under an unprecedented threat from populist forces, these are undoubtedly the most important European elections ever. industriAll Europe general secretary Luc Triangle sets out why there’s only one way to save it: a social Europe that puts workers first.
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A city leaders agenda for Europe
27-03-2019

A city leaders agenda for Europe

The future of Europe depends on its cities. They are the place where the fight against climate change becomes real, where technological innovation can help boost the digital transformation, and where equal and inclusive societies are made.
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11-03-2019

Where is the workers participation in Europe?

The aim of the EU is to create fair and equal working conditions. However, for many years, the EU has failed to strengthen works councils and trade unions. There is an urgent need for action so that a social and...
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How does WFA tackle online data transparency?
06-03-2019

How does WFA tackle online data transparency?

The World Federation of Advertisers’ (WFA) Manifesto sets out principles guiding the work of WFA on digital governance and digital policy, and how it involves not only brand owners but the entire online advertising ecosystem.
Better work-life balance: closing the gender employment gap?
06-03-2019

Better work-life balance: closing the gender employment gap?

A positive work-life balance contributes to a more inclusive labour market, reducing the gender employment gap and raising individuals’ quality of life.
Tourism: A key driver for socio-economic progress
01-03-2019

Tourism: A key driver for socio-economic progress

Tourism plays an important role in the EU because of its economic and employment potential, as well as its social and environmental implications. According to the European Commission, tourism is the third largest socio-economic activity in the EU, after the trade and construction sectors.
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26-02-2019

EU Cohesion Policy: a tool you benefit from without knowing it

It is called Cohesion Policy: it is the main investment, solidarity and development tool of the EU for its cities and regions. It gives a face to Europe on the ground. Still, many erroneously believe it only invests in disadvantaged regions, while more privileged areas are just losing money they send to the EU.
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Digital 25-02-2019

The Future of ‘Made in Europe’

At the Digitising Europe Summit, the Vodafone Institute assembled international politicians, business executives and scientists to discuss Europe’s digital future.
Brexit 08-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexiteer hell, EU Industry days, and Siemens Alstom merger

Tusk says Brexiteers are in for a world of pain, it’s EU Industry Days again and Margrethe Vestager is not on the train.
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04-02-2019

Industry first: CECE calls for making Industrial Policy a political priority

CECE calls on all candidates in the European elections to push for a European Commission mandate that puts Industrial Policy as a priority in their political agenda.
21-01-2019

Has the EU delivered on economy and growth?

The European elections will take place in just over four months. Economy and growth will play an important role in deciding who will sit in the new European Parliament.
Meaningful vote, Adamowicz, and the eurozone turns 20
Brexit 18-01-2019

Tweets of the Week: Meaningful vote, Adamowicz, and the eurozone turns 20

This week, Theresa May thrashed by her peers, mayor’s murder brings Gdansk to tears and the Euro celebrates 20 years. This episode is supported by ACCA.
Katainen ‘open’ to consider tweaks to competition policy
Competition 09-01-2019

Katainen ‘open’ to consider tweaks to competition policy

European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen told journalists on Tuesday that he would be “open” to consider changes to update competition law in order to cope with the strong competition of US and China firms, but discarded reforming “entirely” antitrust rules as they worked “well”.
21-12-2018

Local organisations are fighting youth unemployment in Europe: this is how

More than three million young people are unemployed in the EU and although Europe does not have competences over the labour market, it helps fighting unemployment including through the use of the Cohesion Fund. We have travelled across Europe to find out how.
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The EU-Japan EPA
06-12-2018

The EU-Japan EPA: A Springboard for a Freer, Fairer and more Open Trading System?

The economic relations between the EU and Japan have been strong for a long time, but are now about to take new steps forward as they have concluded an Economic Partnership Agreement that significantly will reduce barriers to trade.
Has the EU delivered on Social Europe
06-12-2018

Has the EU delivered on Social Europe?

With only 5 months before the European elections, we discuss whether the European Union has really delivered tackling the social challenges facing citizens and what are the priorities for the new legislature.

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