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Guest blog post by Dalibor Vukcevic, Executive Director of the LGBT Action Group.   After five rounds of vote at the Security Council, Portuguese former Prime Minister, Mr Antonio Guterres continues to lead the race with a very limited number of negative votes. But despite all the efforts from the UN to make the nomination… » read more

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The Czech daily Hospodarske Noviny (English: “Economic Newspaper”) is reporting today that the Czech Export Bank (CEB) and export insurance agency EGAP may not be be able to finance the Pljevlja II lignite power plant in Montenegro due to new OECD rules entering force on 1 January 2017. by Hugo Charat, cross-posted from the Bankwatch… » read more

  Posted by Bankwatch

10 myths about press publishers

Guest blog post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. This week, the Commission is publishing a copyright reform package containing draft legal texts and an overarching Communication including a related right for press publishers. This new right aims to provide legal protection by introducing rights at EU level to protect the unauthorised… » read more

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Guest blog post by Roberto Yunquera Sehwani, Law and Political Science student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. As a result of Goldman Sachs’ recent recruitment of former President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso many have wondered whether Brussels has any rules to control the European Commission’s revolving doors. The EU indeed has… » read more

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If fossil fuels’ grip on the Czech Republic’s energy sector remains, as current plans and policies confirm, the country’s support for the Paris Agreement will be nothing but a sham, writes Karel Polanecky from Bankwatch’s Czech member group Hnuti Duha.   cross-posted from the Bankwatch blog The Paris Agreement, sealed 8 months and signed by… » read more

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By Niall Lane Erdogan is no stranger to breaking new ground in Turkish politics; he has already succeeded in reshaping the presidential office from one of figurehead ceremony to all powerful executive, with direct control of the nation’s cabinet. Yet it now seems that he has overcome a national failsafe that had, until now, put… » read more

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AEGEE Election Observation trains and deploys young people on election observation missions in Europe. We do this to provide a youth perspective on electoral processes. But what exactly does it mean to be involved with an AEGEE Election Observation mission?   AEGEE Election Observation missions are unique in that they focus specifically on young people’s… » read more

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The Geonardo Team completed its next Geo3Dscanning mission. This time the journey led up to north to Coventry, West Midlands in the UK. The aim was to conduct a 3D survey of building façades, and through this, provide the basis for further activities on the façades in the frame of the Horizon 2020 IMPRESS project.… » read more

  Posted by Europa Media

A tragic turn The 1989 Generation initiative was born in London, the most diverse city in Europe and capital of the country that promoted and defended many of the principles at the core of European integration. Regrettably, it seems, the United Kingdom is now turning its back on these same values. Our mission is to… » read more

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The EU Green Week 2016, the annual occasion to explore and discuss European environment policy, took place betweem 30 May and 3 June 2016, under the slogan “Investing for a greener future”. ‘Investing’ in the broadest sense of the word, means to use any capital goods in hopes of making a profit for a sustainable… » read more

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