Action to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the European media and audiovisual sector needs to come from all, not just a select few, of the stakeholders involved, the EU’s first Anti-Racism Coordinator has said.
The European Parliament's culture and education committee endorsed on 15 March an opinion calling for a framework to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) in order to "reduce gender, social or cultural bias in technology", and the European Commission is expected to propose a legislative framework for the matter in April. EURACTIV France reports.
A growing number of Germans believe migrants drive wages down and burden the welfare system, according to a study analysing the attitude of Germans towards foreigners before and after the 2015 refugee crisis. EURACTIV Germany reports.
If you thought the EU was incapable of being inclusive or attracting and producing talents, you’d better think twice, business leaders gathered in Davos heard on Monday (22 January), hours before the start of the World Economic Forum.
Muslims have come a long way towards integration into Western Europe, particularly in terms of language, education and work, but remain on the margins of everyday social acceptance, a study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung revealed on Thursday (24 August).
Few European cities are as disparaged for their multicultural makeup as much as Malmö. With over 20% of its residents estimated to be Muslim, Malmö is an ideal whipping boy for populists. The reality is something else. EURACTIV's media partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.
Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons, Europe's rights top court ruled Tuesday (10 January), responding to a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple who argued the classes violated their beliefs.
The party of populist anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders has risen strongly in the polls since the lawmaker was tried and convicted of discrimination, according to a survey published Sunday (11 December).
A Hungarian member of the European Parliament has sparred with a human rights campaigner and caused an outcry on Twitter after writing that pigs' heads along the border fence erected by Hungary to keep out migrants would make an effective deterrent.
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders vowed Thursday (7 July) to press ahead with his hoped-for referendum to leave the EU despite the Brexit turmoil, and to close the Netherlands' borders to Muslim immigrants.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico's efforts to form a new government got off to a difficult start on Wednesday (9 March) as two parties that were seen as likely coalition partners gave him the cold shoulder.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's party risks a drubbing at key state elections Sunday (9 March) as voters are expected to punish the German leader for her liberal refugee policy, while the nationalist Alternative für Deutschland eyes major gains as it scoops up the protest vote.
To forge a real sense of ownership and belonging, EU leaders and politicians should better market the European project, said the Indian dean of French business school INSEAD, Dipak C. Jain, in a recent interview with EURACTIV.
Despite the EU executive's efforts to hire a more multilingual and diverse team for its spokespersons' service, critics condemn the "dangerous" trend in the European institutions towards the linguistic and cultural hegemony of the English language.
The European Brodcasting Union (EBU) has welcomed the Convention's implementation, calling on all EBU members to ratify Convention as soon as possible "in order for it to become an effective instrument in international negotiations".