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Die geschäftsführende schwarz-rote Bundesregierung hat – und das war genau so gewollt – alle sich bietenden Möglichkeiten genutzt, um die Zuwanderung nach Deutschland zu begrenzen. Auch die SPD übrigens, die sich jetzt über den Migrations-Passus im gemeinsamen Sondierungspapier von Union und SPD aufregt. In der Großen Koalition aber haben die Sozialdemokraten in den vergangenen vier… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

The Greek members of Parliament have adopted on 15 January a very controversial measure, by a 154 to 141 vote, that affects the right to go on strike in the country. Already overwhelmed by many fiscal crises in recent years, Greece must continually face new austerity reforms proposed by its government. This time, the population… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

  Guest post by Doriane de Lestrange, lawyer focusing on EU Regulatory law   The High Level Group on Fake News is about to hold its inaugural meeting this January 2018, at a time where more and more Member States are addressing this topic at national level thus pressuring the EU Commission to act against… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Künftige Europapolitik

Bei nüchterner Betrachtung stimmen die Proportionen nicht. Drei Seiten widmen die Sondierer der künftigen Europapolitik, und der ganze Text liest sich, als hätten die drei Parteien all die Abschnitte aus den jeweiligen Wahlprogrammen zusammengetragen, damit das Ganze eine runde Sache wird. Dramaturgisch sollte das wohl ein gewichtiger Aufschlag werden, ein symbolischer Hinweis auf die gemeinsame… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

The HLG on “fake news” will advise the EU Commission on misinformation spreading across traditional and social media, and how to cope with its social and political consequences. All foreseen categories are present: 8 academics, 11 representatives of the written press & journalist unions, 7 from broadcast news, 7 from civil society and fact-checking, and… » read more

  Posted by Media4EU

Chères amies, chers amis : les vœux de EU-Logos pour l’année 2018 Qui dit nouvelle année, dit rétrospective et prises de bonnes résolutions. Nous n’échappons pas à cette loi du genre. Année 2018, année décisive pour l’Europe, reconquérir ses citoyens, les mobiliser dans l’unité et l’efficacité. En 2018, confirmer un renouveau incontestable mais encore fragile,… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest post by Zachary Ellis, intern at Biderbost, Boscan & Rochin (BB&R) Over the past couple of weeks of 2017, an innovative phenomenon has been taking place in local Salamancan schools. The European project eParticipation is making its presence known within classrooms, and it is positively affecting youth all across Salamanca, London, and Palermo. The… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The shift of fossil-fuel based energy consumption towards renewable energy sources needs more focus. One of the main challenges is in the case of developing countries, where insufficient funds and technology are slowing down the transition process. To accelerate the transition, a new decentralized, consumer-based renewable energy strategy should be implemented. Solar technology is especially… » read more

  Posted by Everyday Renewables

Guest post by Dr. Laurens Ankersmit, ClientEarth trade lawyer   On the website promoting the EU-Canada trade deal (CETA), the Canadian government proudly lists the ‘opportunities and benefits of CETA for Canada’s oil and gas exporters’. However, provisions on combatting climate change are completely absent from this ‘progressive’ agreement. It was one of the main… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Wenn es um Afghanistan geht, ist sich die deutsche Bundesregierung nicht zu schade, die dümmst möglichen Vergleiche heranzuziehen. So sagte ein Vertreter des Bundesinnenministeriums neulich auf einer Fachkonferenz, das Risiko, im afghanischen Krieg getötet zu werden, sei ungefähr so hoch, wie an multiresistenten Erregern zu sterben. Das Schlimme an diesen perfiden Vergleichen ist, dass sie… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

Following the White paper of the Future of the European Union, the European Commission plans to make its proposal for the next, 7 year Multiannual Financial Framework in May 2018 with the aim of having an agreed budget before the EU elections in 2019. While the European Commission discussed with high level speakers the different… » read more

  Posted by My European Civil Voice - Zoltán Massay-Kosubek @EU_ZMK

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