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COP25: cities are no longer waiting around for nations, Milan’s mayor says

Because there is still a small number of nations blocking progress in implementing the Paris Agreement, and cities already feel their impact of climate change, they are ready to take the lead in fighting global warming, Milan's mayor and C40 network Vice-Chairman Giuseppe Sala told EURACTIV in an interview. 
Agrifood 11-10-2019

Fourteen mayors sign declaration to promote sustainable food policies in their cities

Fourteen cities announced on Thursday (10 October) that they would pay particular attention to the sustainable and healthy food supply in their cities in the future. This way, they aim to save 60% of the carbon emissions in the food sector. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Health 10-11-2017

EMA relocation should consider the wellbeing of all Europeans

The competition for the European Medicines Agency is not a horse race but the first concrete, effective decision the EU has to make in the wake of Brexit - and one with long-lasting consequences. A responsible yet ambitious mindset is therefore in order, writes Sandro Gozi.
Euro & Finance 29-07-2016

Italy and Spain lead the fight to conquer UK-based EU agencies

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rome and Madrid are leading the race to gain the right to host influential EU agencies, while Croatia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania and Slovakia could remain empty-handed.
Med & South 26-01-2016

Shortlist for European Capital of Innovation unveiled

Milan and Turin are among the nine cities that have made it to the final stage of the competition to be named European Capital of Innovation. EURACTIV Italy reports.
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Agrifood 01-10-2015

Can the (new) CAP deliver on Sustainability?

It is a momentous phase for Europe’s agriculture. The EU’s foremost common policy, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), has been recently reformed to respond adequately to current challenges. The CAP and sustainability are very broad topics. This workshop focused on three main areas:
Agrifood 25-09-2015

De Castro: CAP reform not set in stone, can be changed

SPECIAL REPORT / The looming threat of a cut to the EU agriculture budget has prevented the Parliament to fight for a full-fledged CAP reform, but all is not lost as it can be changed through the mid-term review, said Paolo de Castro, Italy's former Minister of Agriculture. EURACTIV Italy reports.
Healthcare costs.
Agrifood 17-08-2015

Underestimating medical nutrition is costing Europe’s health system dearly

Oral nutritional supplements (ONS) have the potential to save the health systems in Europe a considerable amount of money, writes Alessandro Laviano.
Expo Milan
Agrifood 14-07-2015

Milan Expo 2015: A guided tour in pictures

The World Expo is taking place from 1 May to 31 October, around the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". 144 countries are represented with pavillions, some of which are portrayed in this photo essay. Follow EURACTIV for the guided tour.
French Pavilion

Food industry innovation increases challenges for risk assessment

While the European Commission wants the food industry to become more innovative and create jobs in Europe, the analysis of the risk factors also has to evolve, says the EU's food safety agency. EURACTIV reports from Expo Milano 2015.
Milan Expo
Agrifood 08-07-2015

Food industry encouraged to target ‘Me’ generation

Today's consumers are highly specific about what they eat, requiring the food industry to stay innovative. EURACTIV reports from Milan.
MEPs will vote Thursday on reforming export rules for surveillance technologies
Technology 08-07-2015

Parliament votes on surveillance tech exports after fresh Hacking Team leaks

Leaked documents posted to Italian cybersecurity company Hacking Team's Twitter account on Sunday (5 July) revealed what appear to be the firms' government clients.
Transport 16-06-2015

While airlines pay for pollution, airports fly in a different class

SPECIAL REPORT / Today’s passenger aircraft are becoming ever more efficient, driven by regulations like the EU’s emissions trading scheme and airlines looking to squeeze profit out of every drop of fuel saved.
Global Europe 12-06-2015

Chaos deepens Italy’s migrant crisis

Italy's immigration crisis intensified Friday (12 June) after a build-up of asylum-seekers at two major train stations resulted in clashes with police, an outcry from the right and fresh calls from Rome for EU help.
Milan Expo clashes
Agrifood 04-05-2015

Violent clashes overshadow start of Milan Expo

The opening of Expo 2015 on Friday (1 May) was marred by violent clashes between police and dozens of militants opposed to Milan's hosting of the world fair.