Zoran Popovici

Politics 16-12-2021

Radev: North Macedonia must change its constitution

In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev explained at length the reasons behind his country’s veto which prevents North Macedonia from starting EU accession negotiations, and suggested the way forward to solve the issue, which includes a change in this country’s constitution. 
Agrifood 14-12-2021

Media Partnership – How clean are Europe’s food supply chains? The case of Spanish pork

You can watch and find out about the findings from Open Society European Policy Institute’s new report, How clean are Europe’s food supply chains? The myths fuelling the massive growth of Spain’s pork industry, which seeks to uncover the environmental and human rights impact of industrialised meat production in the EU.
Transport 09-12-2021

Underlying analysis for EU legislation – Do climate models support the Commission’s policy choices?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the Commission's Impact Assessment for the transport sector in the latest climate package. If modelling data is seen to contradict real world data, what are the consequences? And who is responsible for ensuring that modelling assumptions evolve with real-world data, technology advances and the actual provisions of EU laws?

EU taxonomy for sustainable activities – Should nuclear energy be left out?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities, and whether nuclear energy should continue to be excluded.

Energy poverty: How to reduce inequalities?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to see how addressing energy poverty can help reduce inequalities in the European Union and the role that Member States should play in protecting vulnerable citizens.
Agrifood 07-12-2021

The European Green Deal – How does it impact EU food and drink SMEs?

How much do we know of the way food and drink SMEs adapt to legislation decided in Brussels? How do they cope with new requirements and transitional periods? What are their main challenges? Some SMEs are ahead of the curve, but their efforts sometimes go unnoticed.
Agrifood 06-12-2021

Between Farm and Fork: The role of innovative ingredients and food technology in achieving F2F objectives

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how, through science-driven innovation, it will be possible to keep creating future-proof food and drink products responding to varied and evolving consumer demands while being safe, convenient and enjoyable for all.
Agrifood 01-12-2021

Media Partnership: Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture

You can watch and find out about healthy soils for sustainable agriculture. Prof. Ettore Capri from the OPERA research center, had the privilege of inviting policymakers, academia, industry and civil society to join us in a lively debate moderated by EURACTIV.
Digital & Media 30-11-2021

How can SMEs thrive post-pandemic in a digitalised world?

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to discuss how the voice of SMEs can be elevated and how the role of digital tools can be further enhanced to help drive the recovery of European SMEs. Questions to be discussed include:
Agrifood 26-11-2021

Media Partnership – Cooperativism and the ESG Agenda

In this event, the Organization of Brazilian Cooperatives discussed how to make a successful story for small producers in the international market, while a representative of the country Ministry for Agriculture delivered the country efforts to enhance this phenomenon from a legislative perspective.
Transport 25-11-2021

Media Partnership – Options for a sustainable Irish transport system: how to achieve carbon neutrality?

You can watch and find out about the best strategies to reduce the carbon footprint of the Irish transport sector, with panellists from Brazil, Ireland and Sweden.
Botswana 25-11-2021

Over a coffee with Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana

In this Over a Coffee, Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi and EURACTIV editor Benjamin Fox talk about his government’s handling of the pandemic and its economic and social effect, Botswana’s plans to overhaul its economy and EU relations.

On the road to a greener economy in Kazakhstan – How can the EU help?

Watch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to see how close relations between the EU and Kazakhstan can help the greening of the Kazakh economy and transport sector.  
Non-discrimination 17-11-2021

Discrimination in Europe in times of COVID – How to combat it?

Discrimination in Europe is a topic high on the agenda of European leaders and policymakers. But despite all the legislation and policy aimed at its prevention, questions remain as to whether these laws and rules are being applied effectively.

Fit for 55: How to deliver ambitious climate targets while protecting consumers?

The EU Commission “Fit for 55” places Europe as the global leader on climate ambition. The EC package has charted a path to reach further decarbonisation in 2030, with a special focus on decarbonising transport and buildings.

The role of electrolytic hydrogen in the clean energy transition

Today, 95% of the hydrogen produced in Europe is of fossil origin and a major emitter of CO2. For the EU to achieve carbon neutrality, hydrogen must be produced in a way that emits low amounts of CO2.

Boosting citizen engagement might not be enough to save democracy

To fight democratic backsliding and strengthen local democracy, cities have developed creative tools to boost citizen engagement, such as participatory budgeting and regional consultations. These forms of public participation are meant to bring democracy closer to citizens, giving them a...
Digital & Media 12-11-2021

Media Partnership: Leading-edge semiconductors: a cornerstone for Europe’s digital future

Rewatch this Intel event, in partnership with our media partner EURACTIV, to learn more about the importance of leading-edge semiconductors for the European economy.
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Media Partnership – Cracking the decarbonization code: How to put buildings at the core of the Fit for 55 package?

Buildings are at the center of our daily lives, where we work, live and rest. On average, people spend 80% of their lives inside buildings – from office buildings, schools, hospitals, to homes. With the Covid 19 crisis, we have never spent so much time indoors since the last 18 months.
Circular economy 09-11-2021

Working towards a stronger Circular Economy – How much regulation is needed?

In order to achieve the EU’s 2050 climate neutrality target, the European Commission is planning to announce new initiatives addressing the entire life cycle of products.
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Agrifood 04-11-2021

Policy Dialogue: Can Glyphosate play a role in achieving greater biodiversity?

The question of how to achieve sustainable agriculture and a balanced relationship between the environment, farmers and consumers is more and more pressing.
Health 29-10-2021

Media Partnership: Upskilling & Reskilling as part of the Well-Being of the European Workforce

Current major issues have profoundly changed the way we work, highlighting the crucial needs for European societies to constantly develop the skills of workers and their well-being.

Media Partnership – Waste-to-Energy: The Beauty or The Beast?

On Monday, 25 October, ESWET organise an online event to discuss the issue of non-recyclable waste and the role of Waste-to-Energy as a sustainable waste management option, gathering supporters and opponents of the technology around the same table.
Agrifood 29-10-2021

Zero carbon brewing and beverages – How can stakeholder co-operation achieve it?

The brewing sector continues to explore a variety of new ideas to become more sustainable and more ecologically responsible.