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Politics 15-01-2018

Who are the EU digital influencers? How are they shaping Europe?

The #EUinfluencer event organised by EURACTIV and ZN last October was more than the highlight of the season in the Brussels bubble.
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Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication
Politics 20-10-2017

Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication

Brendan Hodgson, Strategy Director at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides tips to companies on how to anticipate and react to crises and, more specifically, the growing risk of fake news.
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Joseph Lemaire
Politics 06-10-2017

Being a young professional: Tips and tricks

Joseph Lemaire, account manager at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides some personal insights on how to succeed as a young communication professional.
Roaming, EP Plenary, and Erasmus (Tweets of the Week, Ep. 7)
Brexit 16-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Roaming, Parliament plenary, and Erasmus

This week we look at the end of roaming, the European Parliament plenary, and Erasmus turning 30.
Global Europe 14-02-2017

Farage disparages Muslim immigration, says Europeans agree

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage expressed anger at the European Union in a heated debate this morning (14 February). Farage stated that leaders are ignoring the true wishes of Europeans.
Politics 02-02-2017

Yellow Academy: Lobbying for hearts and minds

The EURACTIV Institute’s Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
Economy & Jobs 25-01-2017

Commission presents new measures to manage migration

Today (25 January), EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini presented a number of additional measures to strengthen refugee interception work along the Central Mediterranean migration route, including with Libya.
Tajani wins
Economy & Jobs 18-01-2017

Antonio Tajani: European Parliament’s new president

European People’s Party (EPP) candidate Antonio Tajani has been elected as the European Parliament's new president. Tajani won the election by a slim 69 vote margin. In his acceptance speech, he dedicated his win to citizens in need.
Global Europe 17-01-2017

European Parliament presidential candidates outline their hopes for change

Each candidate gave a short speech before the European Parliament presidential election began. They summarised their plans, emphasising the importance of change and transparency. The election continues into a third round, with a result due this evening (17 January).
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To ensure that no group gains an unfair advantage over the others, it is crucial that consultations are carried out in full transparency.
Politics 21-11-2016

Who is lobbying for lobbyists?

To ensure that no group gains an unfair advantage over the others, it is crucial that consultations are carried out in full transparency.
Margaritis Schinas
Digital 03-11-2016

Commission grilled over Oettinger apology for ‘slitty eyes’ speech

The European Commission today (3 November) faced a grilling from journalists after Germany’s Commissioner Günther Oettinger apologised for mocking women and gay marriage, and calling the Chinese "slitty eyes".

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Big Data & Policy Making
Digital 19-10-2016

Big data and policy making

Big data has the potential to advance collective decision-making processes. For example, data mining has become increasingly popular to obtain a better understanding of what is relevant to the public.