During his annual State of the Union address in September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced a massive overhaul of EU cybersecurity policies. EURACTIV.com reports on the latest EU initiatives.
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.
This week, EURACTIV reports from the European Transport Forum in Brussels, where stakeholders gather to discuss how big data will transform today’s transport and to assess the associated challenges and risks.
The European Union took a bold step when it imposed a ban on incandescent light bulbs in 2008. Almost ten years on, EURACTIV.com takes stock of progress made and sets sights on the next frontier – Human Centric Lighting.
Hit hard by austerity, the health systems of EU member states are under huge pressure. Combined with an aging population and the alarming burden of chronic illnesses, EU member states have targeted specific aspects of the incentives granted to the pharma industry in order to decrease drug prices.
Lawmakers in the European Parliament's industry committee are voting this week on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). EURACTIV.com takes a closer look at the latest changes made to the bill before it clears this major political hurdle.
An increase in vaccine hesitancy, combined with the insufficient preparedness of EU member state healthcare systems against infectious diseases, has raised eyebrows in Brussels and the EU capitals, which now seek ways to minimise outbreak risks.
Legal practitioners have so far stayed relatively immune from the digital revolution. But the situation is starting to evolve as technology issues enter the courtroom – from privacy protection to company law.
This week is the Socialists and Democrats Group's second installment of Africa Week, which this year will focus on the "Youth and Future of Africa". Follow EURACTIV's Special Report for insights into work being done for a stronger EU-Africa partnership.
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As the European industry struggles to maintain a leading position in the digital era, the sector and legislators call for continuous support to ensure that key technologies such as additive manufacturing could contribute to Europe's industrial renaissance.
EURACTIV.com reports from the International Exposition in Astana, Kazakhstan. Highlighting the theme "Future Energy," the expo aims to foster a global debate on "how to ensure safe and sustainable access to energy for all while reducing CO2 emissions".
Europe’s farmers are coming under extraordinary financial pressure as shifting export markets and volatile prices take their toll. But new markets are emerging and consumers in Europe and beyond are increasingly choosing to buy high-quality products from the EU.
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.
Over the years, sales and marketing restrictions have piled up on food, drinks and alcohol products. Some are now beginning to worry about a “slippery slope” where tobacco-style regulations – and taxation – are being applied to a whole range of consumer products in the name of public health objectives.
With its young and growing population, Africa needs to create 18 million new jobs every year in order to allow everyone to make a living. Public-private partnerships can unlock funding for development while creating jobs and strengthening local economies.
The renovation of the EU’s building stock is seen as critical in achieving the bloc’s climate change targets, while reducing dependence on imported fuel. However, less is known about the positive impact renovation can have on people's health.