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Whistleblowers provide a critical checking function in ensuring accountability, fighting corruption and protecting the public interest as they have direct access to valuable information and insights of their organisations. This role is widely recognized by EU institutions and discussions are ongoing for possible EU wide legislation on whistleblower protection. This blog examines whether EU agencies… » read more

  Posted by TARN

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(Author: George Thurley, Policy Officer Healthy Trade and Food, Drink and Agriculture at EPHA) Diet is the foremost risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs): the average European consumes too much sugar, too much saturated fat, and too much salt. The share of people who are overweight or obese has steadily increased between 2010 and 2014… » read more

  Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

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by Teresa Alegra Quintel Context [Joined cases C-203/15 Tele2 Sverige AB v Post-och telestyrelsen and C-698/15 Secretary of State for the Home Department v Tom Watson & Others] In joined cases C-203/15 and C-698/15, Tele2 Sverige AB (C-203/15) and Watson (C-698/15)[1], the CJEU set clear limits for the derogations under Article 15(1) of Directive 2002/58… » read more

  Posted by RSIEAblog

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Remember Montesquieu and his “doux commerce” ? “L’effet naturel du commerce est de porter à la paix. Deux nations qui négocient ensemble, se rendent réciproquement dépendantes: si l’une a intérêt d’acheter, l’autre a intérêt de vendre; et toutes les unions sont fondées sur des besoins mutuelles. Mais si l’esprit de commerce unit les nations, il… » read more

  Posted by Spotlight on Geopolitics

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IL MONTE DEL TEMPIO a Gerusalemme, luogo in cui due settimane fa è avvenuto un attacco mortale. (photo credit: REUTERS) Oggi ricorre il 9° giorno di Av, data in cui il Tempio è stato distrutto. Il Tempio rappresenta la nostra unione e quando la ristabiliremo, non avremo più bisogno di mattoni per provare che il… » read more

  Posted by Uniting Europe

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One can only welcome the ambition stated in the EU global strategy: “European security hinges on better and shared assessments of internal and external threats and challenges. Europeans must improve the monitoring and control of flows which have security implications.”   It is indeed extremely important to try to bring order into European strategic thinking… » read more

  Posted by Europe and Security

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Este martes será 9 de Av, fecha de la destrucción del Templo. El Templo simboliza nuestra unidad. Cuando restauremos nuestra unión, no necesitaremos ladrillos para demostrar nuestro lugar es este: Israel. No es ningún secreto que la campaña árabe de difamación en los medios de comunicación y las protestas “populares” organizadas contra la colocación de… » read more

  Posted by Uniting Europe

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