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“Après 30 ans d’affirmation de sa nécessité et face aux drames qui touchent les immigrants en Méditerranée, le moment est venu de relancer l’idée de création d’un corps européen de garde-côtes.” Une pétition sera proposée le 9 mai sur le village européen à Brest pour la Journée de l’Europe. L’idée avait germé à Brest, au… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

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«Να σταματήσει η Μεσόγειος να είναι μία θάλασσα-νεκροταφείο και οι ευρωπαϊκές χώρες του μεσογειακού νότου αποθήκες ανθρώπινων ψυχών» (Α.Τσίπρας, 19/04) Πέντε μέρες ήταν αρκετές για να περάσουμε από το νεκροταφείο στην ευτυχία… Ενδεικτική και αυτή η αντίφαση, της γενικότερης πολιτικής, κοινωνικής, ψυχολογικής, αστάθειας που χαρακτηρίζει αυτή την περίοδο την πατρίδα μας – και την Κυβέρνησή… » read more

  Posted by Το blog της Ελληνικής EurActiv

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The ninth round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement took place in New York from April 20-24, where the focus was on moving forward on regulatory cooperation. According to EU Chief TTIP negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero, discussions at the round on this issue covered the pharmaceutical sector, the automobile industry, medical… » read more

  Posted by AmChamEU

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An array of sophisticated language technologies could help ideas flow across EU borders, link national conversations together and support the EU Online Public Sphere – the demos the EU needs. But BloggingPortal is unlikely to feature them. Years ago I realised that a couple of innovative technologies (semantic analysis, machine translation, coupled with faceted &… » read more

  Posted by Mathew Lowry's Tagsmanian Devil

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Guest blogpost by Emmanuel Jahan, Chair of the European sectoral committee of social dialogue for civil aviation. Today, the Gulf states have taken control of some European airlines in order to consolidate their growing global supremacy in air transport. Qatar Airways is the biggest shareholder of the IAG Group (British Airways, Iberia and Vueling) with… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Guest blogpost by Robert Wright, Secretary General of ePURE. The ILUC debate has been arduous and time-consuming but it is time for the EU to move on and learn from the hard lessons of this divisive policy reform, writes Robert Wright, Secretary General of ePURE, representing conventional and advanced ethanol producers in Europe.   Tomorrow… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Die Eurogruppe, eigentlich in harten Verhandlungen gestählt, zeigt Nerven. Seit Monaten dümpeln die Verhandlungen über die griechische Reformliste vor sich hin. Das ist eigentlich nichts Neues, denn auch unter der Vorgängerregierung Samaras wurden Fortschritte nur äußerst mühsam erzielt, von substantiellen Fortschritten ganz zu schweigen. Doch Samaras war im Umgang mit den internationalen Geldgebern deutlich geschickter,… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

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The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is an innovative measure which entered into force three years ago. It was foreseen in the EU treaty and is described as an instrument of participatory democracy. The ECI allows European citizens to influence EU legislation and offers a link to political decision-making. Taken at face value this should go… » read more

  Posted by Mose Apelblat

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Following her less than successful endorsement of Finland’s former Prime Minister Alexander Stubb in his bid for re-election –as Heard in Europe recently reported, Angela Merkel visited Helsinki on 19 April – the German chancellor is heading to  Copenhagen next week (28 April) to support Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s general election campaign. Although Thorning-Schmidt has… » read more

  Posted by Heard in Europe

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Que el ser humano es uno de los animales que más mata a sus congéneres y que permanece más insesible a la muerte de los que le rodean, no precisa de sesudos estudios de antropólogos o biólogos, nuestra trágica historia sobre el planeta lo avala. Tal vez sea ese uno de los secretos que ha… » read more

  Posted by Con acento hispano

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Il popolo tedesco ha avuto una lunga storia nel trattare il suo passato nazista. Günter Wilhelm Grass, scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo tedesco, vincitore nel 1999 del premio Nobel per la Letteratura è scomparso il 13 aprile. Lui incarna più di ogni altro tedesco l’atteggiamento ambiguo della Germania nei confronti del suo passato. Grass deprecava apertamente… » read more

  Posted by Uniting Europe