About: Isabelle Durant

Development Policy 15-09-2017

Financing a ‘global new deal’: How to collect a trillion dollars

One trillion dollars. This “global stimulus” could change the world if a 5% tax hike is imposed on the “top decile” – the 10% richest segment of the population, a report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is proposing.
EU Elections 2014 12-05-2014

The intergovernmental drift has weakened the EU, says Parliament’s VP

The Lisbon Treaty paradox, under which more power was given to the European Parliament, but EU leaders have gained in prominence, has undermined Europe and paved the way for growing Euroscepticism, said European Parliament Vice-president,  Isabelle Durant, in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.
Plane approaching Heathrow airport (Shutterstock)
Transport 17-04-2014

New EU airport noise rules infuriate Belgian Greens

New European Union rules aimed at regulating airport noise could have far-reaching political consequences for Belgium's general elections, in May.