Politics

Migration and security in Europe: Is immigration a threat or an asset?

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The 2015 migrant crisis caught Europe off guard, with little funding, limited manpower and no contingency plans in place. The number of migrants trying to reach Europe has declined significantly since then but migration is back on the EU's radar.
Economy & Jobs 03-05-2018

Social Europe: Bringing back democracy at work on the EU political agenda

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The global economy is undergoing major and irreversible changes, which raises the question as to how to ensure workers’ voices are being heard and taken into account within EU-based companies.

Fact-checking science

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Trust in science may face a tough time ahead as doubts about transparency and the way scientific evidence is used by policymakers persist. But the EU institutions at least seem aware of these concerns, as this latest Special Report shows.
Economy & Jobs 22-01-2018

Davos 2018 debates ‘shared future in a fractured world’

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Between 23 and 26 January, the Swiss mountain village of Davos hosts the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The programme, initiatives and projects of this year’s meeting are focused on the theme Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.
Economy & Jobs 15-01-2018

Looking for jobs after the crisis

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After almost eight years of economic crisis in Europe, the discussion for what comes next has been launched.
23-11-2017

Lawmaking in the dark

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The image of unelected bureaucrats making secret deals in smoke-filled rooms has gained traction in recent years, fueling populist resentment towards the European Union.
Future EU 18-10-2017

What’s next for European socialism?

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After bruising electoral defeats in France, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, European socialists are looking at ways of turning their fortunes around. For many of them, the era of 'Grand Coalitions' with right-wing parties is now over.
Brexit 05-07-2017

European Medicines Agency: What’s at stake?

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Last month, EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker presented the procedure for relocating the European Bank Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from the UK after it leaves the EU.
Economy & Jobs 26-06-2017

EU civil society at a crossroads

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Factors ranging from lack of funding to mounting political pressure have sparked a discussion regarding the future of civil society organisations in the EU.
Brexit 24-04-2017

Brexit: Where to, Brefugees?

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Brexit risks creating millions of 'Brefugees' - British expats living in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK - whose rights and future remain in limbo ahead of extraordinarily complex negotiations between the EU and the UK on terms for the planned divorce.
Languages & Culture 30-06-2015

2015 EU Prize for Literature

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The European Union Prize for literature aims to put the spotlight on the creativity and wealth of European contemporary fiction. The winners were announced at the London Book Fair in April and received their awards at the prize ceremony in Brussels. Coverage will continue to the end of June.
Special Report: Investment for Regions
Euro & Finance 19-02-2015

Investment for regions

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European regions and sectors are hoping to benefit from the new €315 billion Juncker investment. EURACTIV reports in six languages from Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid and Warsaw.
2014 EU Prize for Literature
Languages & Culture 10-11-2014

2014 EU Prize For Literature

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In November, 13 fiction writers received the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature. EURACTIV reports about the significance of this year’s awards.
Public Procurement Corruption in Romania
Central Europe 10-11-2014

Public procurement corruption in Romania

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Public procurement in Romania is a €17 billion market, but more than 60% of procedures are hit by complaints. A new project has highlighted fraud and irregularities in the system, and suggested how to improve the situation. EURACTIV Romania reports.