European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen told journalists on Tuesday that he would be “open” to consider changes to update competition law in order to cope with the strong competition of US and China firms, but discarded reforming “entirely” antitrust rules as they worked “well”.
More than three million young people are unemployed in the EU and although Europe does not have competences over the labour market, it helps fighting unemployment including through the use of the Cohesion Fund. We have travelled across Europe to find out how.
At its multi-stakeholder congress, the Belgian Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil (BASP) called out to decision makers both in Belgium and in Europe to help achieve its ambitious goals regarding sustainable palm oil usage in Belgium and beyond.
The “Conflict and Opportunity: Chemical Management, the Circular Economy and Precious Metals”event concluded on the 5th of December in Brussels after an inspiring afternoon of engaging debate around the subject. We are delighted to be able to share with you our formal conclusions derived from the afternoons lively debate.
Households and neighbourhoods feeding small-scale electricity and heat into a decentralised European energy grid: this is the vision developed by proponents of microgeneration. As much as half of EU citizens – including local communities, schools and hospitals – could be...
The economic relations between the EU and Japan have been strong for a long time, but are now about to take new steps forward as they have concluded an Economic Partnership Agreement that significantly will reduce barriers to trade.
With only 5 months before the European elections, we discuss whether the European Union has really delivered tackling the social challenges facing citizens and what are the priorities for the new legislature.
The public health community needs to adopt a consistent science-based view on new generation tobacco products in order to properly inform regulators around the world and thereby shape a stable framework, James Murphy, the head of Reduced Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco (BAT) told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
Nowadays, the success of criminal investigations is increasingly reliant on the ability of law enforcement to obtain electronic evidence. This shift to the digital space is posing complex challenges due to the international character and lack of borders in the digital world.
Right now, the way we live, learn, work and play is being reimagined. But the technology of the near future will require powerful networks with the speed and capacity to support rich, immersive experiences.
The European Union wants Cloud Infrastructure Providers to snoop on their customer’s data, slowing down their digital transformation and immediately bringing to a halt the protections of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Overuse of antibiotics has made Europe’s hospitals danger zones for patients, but the fightback against this deadly risk is being led by COPMA and a team of Italian researchers which has developed ‘PCHS®’.