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Transparency and better regulation in the EU
11-12-2018

Transparency and better regulation in the EU

SEAP organised an event focused on the importance to the EU business sector of an effective and robust transparency system operating within the EU institutions.
Over A Coffee with Luminița Odobescu
EURoad2Sibiu 10-12-2018

Over A Coffee with Luminita Odobescu: Romanian ambassador to the EU

Romanian ambassador to the EU Luminița Odobescu meets with EURACTIV’s Sam Morgan over a coffee to talk about the upcoming Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
07-12-2018

Tweets of the Week: Article 50 in ECJ, Selmayrgate, and Gilets Jaunes protests

This week, Article 50 in ECJ, Selmayrgate just won’t go away, and Gilets Jaunes protests go seriously astray.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

In 1948, with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, world leaders launched the human rights project rooted in the inherent dignity of every person.
Has the EU delivered on Social Europe
Economy & Jobs 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.
30-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Brexit fatigue, net zero, and where’s Zuckerberg?

Brexit fatigue sets in swiftly, climate targets net zero by 2050, and no show Zuckerberg looks incredibly shifty.
23-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: May and Juncker, Italy, and Rake News

This time it’s Juncker and May in a Brexit schmooze, Italy thinks it's got nothing to lose, and Finns are all about rake news.
Tweets of the Week Brexit special
Brexit 16-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Brexit special

The published deal is nearly 600 pages, in the House of Commons argument rages, and as ministers resign, no one knows what the next stage is.
13-11-2018

Merkel: The vision to create a real European army // The future of Europe speech

In her eagerly awaited speech on the future of the EU in front of the European Parliament, on 13 November 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel mentioned diversity as the concept that defines Europe and tolerance as the basic requirement that brings Europe together.
EU Elections 2019 12-11-2018

Spitzenkandidat picks: Manfred Weber, EPP

With no real debating at the big debate, the EPP's Helsinki Congress picked their Spitzenkandidat contender for the European elections. EURACTIV takes a closer look at the party's new old face, Manfred Weber.
EU Elections 2019 09-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Orban protest, Weber selected, and Salvini gets dumped

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tweets of the Week. This week it’s Orban’s face on a van, Manfred’s the EPP man and Salvini loses a fan.
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08-11-2018

Join #EUinfluencer 2018

Watch this throwback video to get a taste of this year’s ranking event.
EU Elections 2019 07-11-2018

How to #Spitzenkandidat

As the European elections loom closer, one question rings ever louder in the Brussels corridors: How will the Parliament’s main political groups choose their candidates for the EU’s top jobs?
26-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Anger in Strasbourg, plastic ban, and the Sakharov Prize

Angry words in the chamber are drastic, MEPs vote against plastic, and reaction to the Sakharov Prize is fantastic.
24-10-2018

Tory leader offers alternative history lesson on Nazism

MEPs were treated to a bizarre lesson in alternative history in Strasbourg on Wednesday.
EURoad2Sibiu 24-10-2018

Iohannis: A Union that looks to the future // Future of Europe Speech

Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania, presented his vision for the Future of Europe in front of the European Parliament, on 23 October 2018. He started by making a firm plea for unity, cohesion, solidarity and for a common European path.
Elections 19-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Green Wave, Brexit, and Daphne Caruana Galizia

Green Party election results are thrilling, Theresa May flunks Brexit grilling and justice demanded over journalist killing.
16-10-2018

Cohesion Policy delivers: the story told by beneficiaries and stakeholders

All EU regions have benefited from Cohesion Policy, but what has been the added-value of Cohesion Policy on the ground?
12-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Bono, Timmermans, and Juncker dancing

This week, Bono comes to Brussels to preach, Frans Timmermans thinks the Commission job’s in reach, and Jean Claude’s dance moves make the British Press screech.
05-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: CO2 emissions, Alex Stubb, Jeremy Hunt and Theresa May

This week, CO2 emissions bear the brunt, Alex Stubb is out in front, EU offended by Jeremy Hunt and Theresa May pulls dancing stunt.
EU Elections 2019 01-10-2018

EP Elections 2019: Europe’s future at stake?

The political climate for the European elections is looking particularly challenging for politicians across Europe. European leaders will need to show how the EU can make a real difference in citizens’ lives.
Brexit 28-09-2018

Tweets of the Week: Corbyn in town, MEP expenses, and Brexit lemons

This week, Jeremy Corbyn comes to town, MEP expenses ruling raises a frown, and MP lemon tweet is totally shot down.
21-09-2018

Tweets of the Week: May in Salzburg, Salvini vs. Asselborn, and Macron merchandise

This week, in Salzburg Theresa May makes a splash, on migration Asselborn and Salvini clash, and Macron’s rolling in merchandise cash.
17-09-2018

Running the rule over Article 7

It is the strongest punitive measure the EU has against its member states: Article 7. Since disciplinary measures were triggered against Poland for the first time in late 2017, the punitive Article 7 procedure has gained in notoriety.