Economy & Jobs

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14-12-2017

Panama Papers | Our Story

After 18 months of investigation, hearings and fact-finding missions on the Panama Papers, the European Parliament has now presented 211 strong concrete recommendations to fight international tax avoidance, tax fraud and money laundering.

13-12-2017

One Belt, One Road initiative: Beyond trade and investment

The One Belt, One Road initiative (OBOR) has been described as ”the most significant and far-reaching plan that China has ever put forward”.

Brexit 08-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Tillerson, Centeno, and Catalonia

This week it’s Brexit deal scuppered by the coalition, Tillerson in Brussels on a mission, new Eurogroup president in position, and Catalonia wants recognition.

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05-12-2017

EU cohesion policy is Europe’s added value

Representing 1/3 of the EU budget,  our cohesion policy is made up of hundreds and thousands of local success stories.

Politics 04-12-2017

Over A Coffee with Ska Keller MEP, Co-Chair of the Greens

Ska Keller, Co-Chair of the Greens in the European Parliament, joins EURACTIV Reporter, Brian Maguire, Over A Coffee.

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Competition 30-11-2017

EU regions insist on fair competition for citizens and businesses alike

Local and regional representatives are calling on Commissioner Margrethe Vestager for a flexible approach when enforcing EU competition rules.

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29-11-2017

Meet EPRA

Ever wondered about the buildings where you live, work, shop and relax? This is where listed real estate comes in. Discover more about the association behind it.

29-11-2017

Freedom of movement for workers: How to respond to local workers’ fears of being crowded out of the labour market

Freedom of movement for workers is one of the founding principles of the European Union but it has also created fears of unfair competition.

23-11-2017

Cash and non-cash assistance in humanitarian aid and development

Some 125 million people worldwide are currently dependent on emergency aid as a consequence of war, instability, inequality and natural disasters.

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23-11-2017

Multi-country research proves great impact of entrepreneurship education

The ICEE is a multi-country research project and large field trial on the impact of entrepreneurship education programmes, such as mini-companies in schools.

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16-11-2017

Could things be different with a social Europe?

The S&D Group has always led the fight for a Social Europe. The declaration of the European Pillar of Social Rights signed in Göteborg is a first step, but we expect concrete actions to make social rights a reality for every citizen.

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15-11-2017

The European Pillar of Social Rights: EU regions and cities at the forefront of implementation

In view of the rise in youth unemployment and the growing number of people at risk of poverty, the European Pillar of Social Rights must serve to make Europe more cohesive and more responsive to the social dimension of citizens' needs.