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Les vœux d’EU-Logos

Chères amies, chers amis : les vœux de EU-Logos pour l’année 2018 Qui dit nouvelle année, dit rétrospective et prises de bonnes résolutions. Nous n’échappons pas à cette loi du genre. Année 2018, année décisive pour l’Europe, reconquérir ses citoyens, les mobiliser dans l’unité et l’efficacité. En 2018, confirmer un renouveau incontestable mais encore fragile,… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest post by Zachary Ellis, intern at Biderbost, Boscan & Rochin (BB&R) Over the past couple of weeks of 2017, an innovative phenomenon has been taking place in local Salamancan schools. The European project eParticipation is making its presence known within classrooms, and it is positively affecting youth all across Salamanca, London, and Palermo. The… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The shift of fossil-fuel based energy consumption towards renewable energy sources needs more focus. One of the main challenges is in the case of developing countries, where insufficient funds and technology are slowing down the transition process. To accelerate the transition, a new decentralized, consumer-based renewable energy strategy should be implemented. Solar technology is especially… » read more

  Posted by Everyday Renewables

Guest post by Dr. Laurens Ankersmit, ClientEarth trade lawyer   On the website promoting the EU-Canada trade deal (CETA), the Canadian government proudly lists the ‘opportunities and benefits of CETA for Canada’s oil and gas exporters’. However, provisions on combatting climate change are completely absent from this ‘progressive’ agreement. It was one of the main… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Wenn es um Afghanistan geht, ist sich die deutsche Bundesregierung nicht zu schade, die dümmst möglichen Vergleiche heranzuziehen. So sagte ein Vertreter des Bundesinnenministeriums neulich auf einer Fachkonferenz, das Risiko, im afghanischen Krieg getötet zu werden, sei ungefähr so hoch, wie an multiresistenten Erregern zu sterben. Das Schlimme an diesen perfiden Vergleichen ist, dass sie… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

Following the White paper of the Future of the European Union, the European Commission plans to make its proposal for the next, 7 year Multiannual Financial Framework in May 2018 with the aim of having an agreed budget before the EU elections in 2019. While the European Commission discussed with high level speakers the different… » read more

  Posted by My European Civil Voice - Zoltán Massay-Kosubek @EU_ZMK

Brexit Seen from Luxembourg

Brexit is the dominant topic in the British media. Hardly a week goes by without a Brexit-related discussion in the media – even in times where no EU-UK negotiations take place: disagreements with the EU, strife between parties, arguments within parties, visions and counter-visions of Brexit… there is an inexhaustible source of news stories. But… » read more

  Posted by RSIEAblog

Malta’s reliance on desalination means that water bills are high so stopping leaks had to be achieved. An Automated Meter Management was the answer Since water is a precious resource, its production and distribution must be carried out in an environmentally responsible and cost-effective manner. This is even more so in the case of Malta… » read more

  Posted by EurEau

Die CSU bläst zur Revolution, konservativ soll sie sein. Denn, so… CSU-Landesgruppenchef Dobrindt: Der Geist des Prenzlauer Bergs dominiere Deutschland, findet der einst blasse Verkehrsminister, die 68er sollen aus den Institutionen und den Köpfen gefegt werden. Wie er dazu kommt, bleibt sein Geheimnis. Denn seit zwölf Jahren regiert immerhin die Union, und der europaweite Trend… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

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