FTA – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:20:08 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png FTA – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Enhancing cooperation in trade is key to combat piracy https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/enhancing-cooperation-in-trade-is-key-to-combat-piracy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/enhancing-cooperation-in-trade-is-key-to-combat-piracy/#respond Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:44:04 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1301127 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/enhancing-cooperation-in-trade-is-key-to-combat-piracy/feed/ 0 The unbearable lightness of Brexit delusions https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/opinion/the-unbearable-lightness-of-brexit-delusions/ 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https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1153794 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/opinion/how-should-the-eu-react-to-britains-general-election/feed/ 0 Asia wants a stronger global role for Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/asia-wants-a-stronger-global-role-for-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/asia-wants-a-stronger-global-role-for-europe/#respond Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:31:38 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1091498 https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/asia-wants-a-stronger-global-role-for-europe/feed/ 0 Trudeau to MEPs: Trade has to work for people https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/news/trudeau-to-meps-trade-has-to-work-for-people/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/news/trudeau-to-meps-trade-has-to-work-for-people/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:40:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1091460 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