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Right now, Europe’s auto makers are preparing for the introduction of the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure, better known by its acronym WLTP. WLTP is a more rigorous laboratory test for measuring pollutant and CO2 emissions from passenger cars that will come into force later this year. From September 2017, WLTP will officially apply… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

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Genval, 2nd May 2017 – Air pollution is a major public health challenge of our time. The public health context in terms of protecting EU citizens’ health and reducing the chronic disease burden and its associated costs to healthcare systems is a vital consideration in the debate concerning polluted air in European Cities. (source of… » read more

  Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

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Guest blog post by Alejandro Puerto, writer of the Western Cycles saga about economic and political history of developed nations. Although economic malaise is becoming a global phenomenon, with the slowdown in China and Japan, its sharpest political manifestations are still concentrated in Europe. One reason is the severity of the contraction in the Eurozone,… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Financial education is more relevant and needed than ever. In the current economic and social climate, now more than ever we must seize opportunities, understand risks, innovate, and create livelihoods. While efforts to enhance the economic capabilities of young people are currently more advanced than in previous generations, misunderstandings about the relevance of financial education… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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On April 16, the Turkish people voted in a constitutional referendum deciding whether to broaden the Presidential office’s influence at the expense of the parliament, further undermining the fragile Turkish parliamentary democracy and pushing it further towards authoritarianism. Erdogan’s razor-thin victory of (51,3%), allowed for the realization of his long-time effort to redefine his position… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

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by Herwig Hofmann and Catherine Warin EU law is not what it used to be in the early days of integration some sixty years ago. Having started in the shape of the ECSC as a special-purpose organisation of administrative nature for regulatory cooperation, the EU subsequently added constitutional frameworks defining the relation between different sources… » read more

  Posted by RSIEAblog

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Pendant une heure Daniel Guéguen a répondu sans tabou aux questions de Lora Verheeke qui, outre l’animation de son émission consacrée au Lobbying européen, collabore à Corporate Europe Observatory, une association qui entend promouvoir les bonnes pratiques de lobbying et dénoncer les manquements à l’éthique. A la suite d’une introduction classiquement consacrée à la définition… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

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In the last decade, environment safety norms and regulations have been implemented for industrial and commercial activities. Environment safety has become an important aspect as far as industrial and commercial activities are concerned. The fuel and gas industry have also stepped up their efforts to manufacture efficient fuel alternatives in the last decade. The demand… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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The snap general election is, once again, about the United Kingdom remaining part of – or leaving – the European Union. Essentially, it’s not about anything else! It’s not as if the British prime minister really gave any other reasons when appearing before cameras last Tuesday to announce a general election for Britain’s House of… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

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Erneut geht es bei den vorgezogenen Neuwahlen zum britischen Unterhaus um den Verbleib Großbritanniens in der Europäischen Union – oder um seinen Austritt. Im Grunde genommen geht es sogar um nichts Anderes. Insofern hat auch die britische Premierministerin keinen anderen Grund angeführt, als sie am vergangenen Dienstag in Downing Street vor die Kameras trat, um… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

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