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Brexit 13-07-2018

May’s Brexit blueprint faces backlash after sacrificing services

Even though Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper prompted a furious reaction from a large section of her Conservative party, not to mention a broadside from US President Donald Trump, not everyone was unhappy with it.
Brexit 12-07-2018

UK Brexit Paper backs Ukraine-style association pact

The UK outlined plans for a Ukraine-style association agreement with the EU on Thursday (12 July) as it published its long-awaited White Paper on relations with the EU after Brexit.
Economy & Jobs 02-08-2017

EU politicians should lead EU budget talks, not technocrats

Europe’s political leadership should be the one to take the lead in consultations and the responsibility to speed up individual political decisions on which technocrats will be called upon to adapt financial tools for their achievement, Stavros Kalafatis writes.
EU Priorities 2020 08-05-2017

The ‘missing scenario’: There are alternatives for Europeans

In order to revive the European project, the progressive forces must have an ambitious vision that goes beyond an intergovernmental system and implements a genuine Community method, MEPs from the Progressive Caucus alliance write.
Politics 15-03-2017

Juncker seeks support from Parliament’s pro-Europeans

The end of the grand coalition has pushed Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to increase his efforts at seducing the European Parliament’s pro-European leftist groups. EURACTIV France reports.
Economy & Jobs 10-03-2017

Sweden pushes gender equality onto Rome agenda

As EU leaders parsed through divisive issues like migration and European integration in discussions on the future of Europe today (10 March), Sweden's prime minister threw another controversial matter into the mix: employment policy.
Future EU 08-03-2017

Two-speed Europe highlights East-West divide

The consensus reached at Monday’s Versailles summit (6 March) on the need to construct a two-speed Europe risks reigniting tensions between the EU’s eastern and western member states. EURACTIV France reports.
Politics 08-03-2017

Valcárcel: Europe must counter Putin and Trump’s ‘big lies’

The European Union’s institutions and member states must counter the "big lies" coming from countries such as Russia and the United States, which "destabilise" the bloc, European Parliament Vice-President Ramon Luis Valcárcel Siso said in an interview with EURACTIV Spain.
Economy & Jobs 06-03-2017

FTT blockage illustrates pitfalls of multi-speed Europe

As France, Germany, Spain and Italy meet to perfect their vision of a future multi-speed Europe, the stalemate over the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) raises the question of whether some states are capable of working together efficiently. EURACTIV France reports.
Future EU 06-03-2017

Versailles: A summit to restore faith in Europe

The heads of state of Germany, Italy, Spain and France will meet on Monday (6 March) at the Palace of Versailles in an attempt to restore their citizens’ faith in the EU. EURACTIV France reports.
Economy & Jobs 03-03-2017

Navracsics: Member states need to invest more in Erasmus to iron out inequalities

EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics said the "social attractiveness" of the Erasmus programme needs to be increased and called on the member states to make the right funds available. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Brexit 02-02-2017

UK unveils Brexit blueprint

The British government on Thursday (2 February) presented its Brexit strategy to parliament, publishing 12 objectives that it believes will secure "a new, positive and constructive partnership" with the EU.
Transport 04-04-2011

EU’s airline emission goals under scrutiny

When the European Commission unveiled plans to slash transport CO2 emissions by 60% by 2050 last week, many assumed the figure would apply to road, rail and air travel in the same way. But EURACTIV has learned that the cut for aviation is only 34%, a target both environmentalists and industry sources say is unrealistic.
Transport 25-02-2011

Passengers, polluters will pay for green transport, says EU

The European Commission has drawn up a plan to cut planet-warming transport emissions to "at least 60%" of 1990 levels by 2050, but environmentalists say it lacks urgency – and travellers and transport companies alike will foot the bill.
Public Affairs 12-06-2006

Analysis: Elements of the EU communication white paper

Christophe Leclercq and Kristina Weich Hondrila from EURACTIV write in this aritlce published by Politik & Kommunikation article (in German) about possible developments of the EU communication policy.  The consultation period on the white paper on EU communication will close at the end of July.
Public Affairs 29-05-2006

Analysis: Brussels new salesmen – EU communication policy

Manuel Lianos analyses in this articly published in Politik & Kommunikation reactions following the publication of the white paper on EU communication policy.  While the Commission and journalists in Brussels are still arguing about the initiative, a new pilot project by the Commission has already started in Berlin. The complete version of this article is available in German.
Public Affairs 04-04-2006

Analysis: ‘Europe in Dialogue’ – the EU communication policy

The 15th issue of “EU-Nachrichten”, published by the German representation of the EU Commission, deals with the white paper on a European communication policy presented by the Commission on 1 February 2006.   Concentrating on Germany and German actors, this issue presents examples of and proposals for the debate.   The complete version of this publication is available in German.
Public Affairs 03-03-2006

Analysis: The Commission’s White paper on European communication policy – a new start of European co

In the article "The Commission's white paper on European communication policy - a new start of European communication?", published by CAP aktuell, Sarah Seeger analyses strengths and weaknesses of the white paper.
Public Affairs 13-10-2005

Wallström’s Hopes

Christophe Leclercq and Kristina Weich Hondrila from EURACTIV.com write in this Politik und Kommunikation article about the poor state of EU communication policy.