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In less than a week, Article 50 will be triggered by the UK. On the same day of this announcement, the European Parliament Research Service published for the first time a document that reflects some of the thinking of inside the EU. Barbara Aubin, Head of Content at the 1989 Generation Initiative, explains why the… » read more

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[En français plus bas] 60 years after the Schuman Declaration, Europe must reinvent itself by Jean-Louis Guigou, president of IPEMED and IPEMED’s Political Steering Committee* “Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity” declared Robert… » read more

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Guest blog post by Luca Visentini, ETUC General Secretary. I am not looking forward to next Wednesday, when the British Prime Minister will send her Article 50 letter announcing the UK’s intention to leave the European Union. I respect the decision taken by a majority of British voters last June, but it is still going… » read more

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The proposed comitology reform would allow the Commission to shelter itself under Member States’ umbrella. Possibly due to lack of courage, the Commission is effectively trying to return to the pre-Lisbon system, even though it favoured abandoning this system to increase its power over implementing measures. Confronted with publicly sensitive issues, the Commission wants the… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

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From February 23rd till February 27th, AEGEE’s annual European Planning Meeting has taken place, this time in the beautiful city of Zagreb. The event consisted of two parts: a thematic conference on the topic of ‘Populism and Anti-European Agitation’ and an internal planning event, during which we discussed and developed our plans for the upcoming… » read more

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Guest blog post by Jean-Marc Leclerc, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive at IBM IBM, in its long history, has witnessed a lot of digitalization and defined some of it. When the Digital Single Market strategy was launched in 2015, our experience taught us that that the journey from ambition to reality could be bumpy. Vigorous… » read more

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Authorities decry the proliferation of misinformation and propaganda on the internet, and technology companies are wrestling with various measures to combat fake news. But addressing the problem without infringing on the right to free expression and the free flow of information is extremely thorny, Courtney C. Radsch, CPJ Advocacy Director, explains. A look at abuse… » read more

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This article is part of a series of papers based on the preliminary results of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s policy cycle “Tackling Populism: Hope over Fear”. The following article is based on the results of the Roundtable “Amplifying Voices” at its launching conference. Written by Martin Garrigue, External Content Officer. Taking back control: The development… » read more

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Seuls 5 candidats à la présidentielle française ont pu participer au grand débat organisé par TF1, lundi 20 mars 2017; Benoît Hamon, François Fillon, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Marine Le Pen et Emmanuel Macron. L’absence des six autres candidats – Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, Nathalie Arthaud, Philippe Poutou, Jacques Cheminade, Jean Lassalle et François Asselineau – ayant d’ailleurs fait… » read more

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