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If one thing the critics and the advocates of the EU can agree on is that more integration is needed, if the EU is going to survive. That seems like a sign of poor tidings for keeping Britain in the EU. So, let’s run with a hypothetical. Hypothetically, let’s say that Hollande’s proposals go forward… » read more

  Posted by C Shannon

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The first-ever EU global fishing transparency website, www.whofishesfar.org shows that 15,264 EU vessels were authorised to fish outside EU waters between 2010 and 2014   29th July 2015: Today, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana and WWF heralded a new era of fisheries transparency with the launch of an online database detailing 15,264 EU vessels… » read more

  Posted by Oceana Europe

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At the beginning of this year, the European Commission proposed to give individual member states the power to ban the use of genetically modified (GM) ingredients in human and animal food. With the anti-GMO movement gaining steam in Europe, we’ve witnessed various early reactions to that proposal. The proposal has also been recently severely criticized… » read more

  Posted by wzory

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Boeing projects a demand for nearly 1.2 million new pilots and technicians over the next 20 years, with the strongest growth expected in the Asia Pacific region. Boeing released its new Pilot and Technician Outlook on July 20th, showing continued strong demand for commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians as the world’s airlines add 38,000… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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The Central Committee of the ruling party Syriza convenes tomorrow, Thursday, to debate upon the bailout talks. The Political Secretariat decided yesterday, after discussions with PM Tsipras, that its is indispensable for the party to abide by internal rules and give the voice to its members and elected representatives to accept or reject the bailout… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

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  Transparency International revient une fois de plus sur la présence des lobbies en Europe. Bien que cela fait partie de l’existence d’une démocratie solide, le paysage européen a apporté la preuve des pratiques de lobbies variées et opaques, dont la corruption est un des risques principaux auquel l’Europe doit faire face. Le 24 juin dernier,… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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By SafeGov Contributor, Tracy Mitrano. Adoption of harmonised requirements for accessibility will also help the European Union on legal access fronts. Harmonised requirements remove barriers and incentivise the exchange of information across countries. These efforts complement the needed reform of Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties that govern the exchange of information for law enforcement purposes. To this… » read more

  Posted by SafeGovEU

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To those in the know, the Italian peninsula was not only the cradle of the Roman Empire or Rome the centre of the Catholic faithful, but also the birthplace of capitalism and of countless statecraft innovations and institutions still widely used around the world today. During the middle ages, the Italian city-states thus discovered and… » read more

  Posted by Spotlight on Geopolitics

Where Is This Soya?

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Have any of you ever heard of the Danube Soya Initiative…? That’s what I thought. It is Europe’s most significant (and only) attempt to boost conventional non-GM soya production in countries along the banks of the Danube River. Why do we need to boost the production you ask? Because European farmers and our animals are… » read more

  Posted by Trade Talk

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