Wednesday 3 September 2014

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The global challenges after a hot summer

By Antonia Colibasanu As the summer ends in Europe, we’re still seeing new crises unfolding, with an interesting winter coming up. Ukraine will remain a constant preoccupation of the Europeans. Gaza, Iraq and Syria are also still in the news. And there are other global developments Brussels and the EU member states must consider in the upcoming weeks. An overview...

 

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Mogherini’s first priority

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New book: Next Europe

Posted by Joop Hazenberg on 1st September 2014

Next Europe – How the EU can survive in a world of tectonic shifts After many months of interviewing, research and writing, I am happy to announce the launch of my [...]

The global challenges after a hot summer

Posted by Antonia Colibasanu on 1st September 2014

By Antonia Colibasanu As the summer ends in Europe, we’re still seeing new crises unfolding, with an interesting winter coming up. Ukraine will remain a constant preoccupation of the Europeans. [...]

Ombudsman Publishes Commission/EMA Correspondence on Transparency – Part 1

Posted by jim on 1st September 2014

As I mentioned previously the Ombudsman had, on her own initiative, looked into the apparent change of policy on transparency in the European Medicines Agency. She has now published on [...]

Lifting the veil in the European Medicines Agency – Part 2

Posted by jim on 1st September 2014

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L’éolien soulagé : les vents contraires épargnent le ministère de l’Écologie

Posted by Hélène14 on 1st September 2014

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Poroshenko will participate to EU summit as Ukraine wanted

Posted by Georgi Gotev on 29th August 2014

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Electing Tusk as Council President is a sanction against Russia in itself

Posted by Georgi Gotev on 29th August 2014

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Oil prices are down. What is going to happen next?

Posted by adamczyzewski on 29th August 2014

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Escalation lurks in Eastern Ukraine

Posted by Tyszecki on 29th August 2014

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Ukraine: Building up to a regional clash?

Posted by Dimitris Rapidis on 28th August 2014

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European Council defies Ombudsman over rigging of EU Fiscal Pact

Posted by David on 28th August 2014

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Angela Merkel believed in the EU Primary elections – and won!

Posted by Dan Luca on 28th August 2014

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UEFA award for child protection in sport

Posted by sportetcitoyennete on 28th August 2014

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The ‘European University’ campuses

Posted by mladiinfo on 28th August 2014

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