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Media Partnership: Achieving the energy transition through active energy efficiency

Heating and cooling account for half of the gross final energy consumption in Europe. Most of it is still based on fossil fuels. Decarbonising thermal needs will therefore contribute massively to addressing both, the energy and the climate challenge. From...
Future EU 23-05-2022

Conference on the Future of Europe is over, what’s the outcome?

This is the end of the journey, but not the end of the story. Citizens approved their recommendations in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe (COFOE), the first EU deliberative democracy experiment where ordinary citizens took...
Politics 20-05-2022

Tweets of the Week: Nato Enlargement, Northern Irleand and Re-Power-EU

Sweden and Finland want to enroll, on Northern Ireland is BoJo playing the troll and to promote wind power leaders go for a stroll.  
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Economy & Jobs 18-05-2022

IndustriAll Europe’s Just Transition Manifesto

This manifesto is industrial workers’ call to policymakers to ensure a Just Transition.

A revised EPBD – Faster decarbonisation of the EU’s building stock?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out what can be done to improve the existing regulatory framework to support an effective decarbonisation process in the building sector.

Sustainable and healthy buildings – Reaching the goals of the EU Green Deal

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how the revision of the EPBD can support a healthy indoor climate while accelerating a decrease of energy costs and decarbonising our buildings.
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Health 16-05-2022

Media Partnership – Digestive cancers: Turning the tide through prevention

The event is an annual meeting of the MEP Digestive Health Group(MEP DHG). The MEP DHG is a cross-party platform of Members of the European Parliament from different EU Member States, acting as the voice for digestive health in the European Parliament and prompting European action to reduce the burden of digestive diseases.
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Media Partnership: Can the EU foster a global green transition? The international implications of achieving the EU Green Deal

At this launch event, the Open Society European Policy Institute, The Club of Rome and SYSTEMIQ presented the core findings and implications of their new report. An expert panel  then reacted to the report and discussed its consequences for European policy.
Politics 13-05-2022

Tweets of the Week: Interpretive CoFoE, Finlandisation and Eurovision

Interpretive dance in Parliament is just pure cringe, when it comes to NATO, Finland is no longer on the fringe, and Ukraine in Eurovision delivers an emotional twinge.
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Technology 12-05-2022

#Media4Europe Conference: Media transformation & democracy building – Second Edition Stars4Media Awards

This Stars4Media event concluded the implementation of Stars4Media Second Edition and launched Stars4Media NEWS.

Due diligence and responsible sourcing: Can a common approach for all sectors work?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about responsible sourcing and due diligence.
Politics 06-05-2022

Tweets of the Week: Transnational lists, Oil and Lavrov

  Transnational lists idea finally engages, EU struggles to agree oil ban in stages, and Russian disinfo goes full Middle Ages.

The Scottish take on participatory budgeting

In 2017, Scottish councils agreed to spend 1% of their budgets through participatory budgeting (PB). But how does the process work in Scotland and what are the obstacles authorities and communities face when they carry it out? As part of...
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Media Partnership: Initiatives for a sustainable industry in Brazil

By applying low carbon technologies developed locally and abroad, Brazilian players have received prizes and recognition worldwide. The Brazilian market for hydrogen is one of those examples, in which home based and foreign investments have given it high levels of international competitiveness. This webinar covered this and other examples of sustainability in the Brazilian industry.
Agrifood 29-04-2022

Over a Coffee with Jamie Brannan, President of International Operations at Zoetis

Brian Maguire talks to Jamie Brannan, President of International Operations at Zoetis Inc. about their pets and what pet care actually means, how the demographics of pet ownership are changing, how livestock care is changing and what the challenges are ahead in the livestock sector.

Circularity of bottles: Contributing to the EU Green Deal

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to discuss what’s the best recipe for meeting circular economy and climate objectives and whether DRS are an efficient way to meet collection and recycling targets for EU natural mineral and spring water producers set in the EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive. Questions to be discussed include: - Can PET bottles be prevented from being downcycled? - What are the challenges in making Deposit Refund Systems effective? - Can a “right of first refusal mechanism” be delivered in the revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive? - Can beverage manufacturers be given back the same amount of recycled content that they bring on the market?
Politics 29-04-2022

Tweets of the Week: Musk on Twitter, French-Slovenia and Ruble Gas

Musk buying Twitter is just pure sass, Macron win causes relief en masse and Vladimir Putin threatens to cut off the gas.
Agrifood 28-04-2022

The role of food supplements in improving health in the EU

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to discuss what a potential policy framework for supplements could look like, given the regulatory environment is broadly in place.

Carbon removals – How best to implement and validate?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how we can ensure the validation of carbon removals in a way that satisfies consumers, industry and policymakers.
Politics 27-04-2022

What are Belgians doing to help Ukrainian refugees?

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, over 5.2 million people have fled the country, UNHCR reports. The vast majority of refugees headed to the EU, entering neighbouring countries such as Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary. Others relocated to other EU countries, thanks...
Agrifood 27-04-2022

How has the Ukraine war impacted the EU’s food security?

Between soaring food prices and feed shortages, the war in Ukraine has rocked the EU’s agri-food sector and thrown an age-old issue back into the limelight: food security.

EU ETS: How to mitigate instability?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the possible impacts of excessive speculation on the functioning of the EU ETS market. What measures could be taken to mitigate the risk of excessive speculation, and more broadly to stabilise allowances prices and improve the EU ETS market functioning?

CBAM – How do we ensure that we cut emissions – not move them?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the challenges faced by the CBAM to ensure EU Green Deal ambitions can truly avoid carbon leakage.
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Global Europe 20-04-2022

ALDE Party Co-Presidents witness the horrors of war in Ukraine and meet liberal leaders

On 11 April, ALDE Party co-Presidents Senator Timmy Dooley and Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP travelled to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, as a sign of support and solidarity with the people of Ukraine against Putin’s brutal war of aggression.