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Guest blog post by Dan King is an advocate for Young Voices and a journalist residing in New York’s Adirondacks. He writes about free speech, civil liberties and LGBT issues. President Donald Trump reportedly called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on winning the recently held referendum that expanded the Turkish leader’s powers… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Stéphanie Roos-Faujour is the founder and the manager director of Sea to sea, a communication agency dedicated to maritime economy, maritime training and education and industry. Since she was a little girl she has the taste of languages and discovering new countries, culture and meeting people. After a degree in foreign languages, she studied tourism… » read more

  Posted by Atlantic Arc Cities

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On Tuesday 18th, Theresa May has called for snap general election “to make a success of Brexit”. She claimed that division at Westminster could obstruct the Brexit negotiations. Election would help to unify Parliament and to prevent instability. “I think it is right now to ask the British people, to put their trust in me… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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By Laurence Wilkinson Fundamental freedoms underpin democracies, which means that the EU should be safeguarding fundamental rights across the Union. Indeed, strengthening the rights of individuals within the EU was the stated intention behind making the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (‘EU Charter’) legally binding on the EU institutions and national governments. However, two troubling… » read more

  Posted by The Freedom Blog

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The German cabinet on April 5 approved a “Draft Law to Improve Law Enforcement in Social Networks” (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz), ostensibly aimed at combatting disinformation and hate speech, that raises concerns about restrictions on free expression and the privatization of censorship. The law would compel social media companies to remove content or risk fines as high as… » read more

  Posted by Committee to Protect Journalists

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L’éolien a-t-il le vent en poupe ? Cette énergie propre et renouvelable a fait de nombreux adeptes en France, à tel point que le pays se classe aujourd’hui au quatrième rang européen des producteurs d’énergie issue de l’éolien. Pourtant, les critiques sont nombreuses et l’idée de voir un champ d’éoliennes être érigé près de son… » read more

  Posted by L'innovation en action

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After over a decade of relative stability, recent years have seen new momentum in EU budget politics. The Treaty of Lisbon introduced the broadest reform of budgetary procedures since the 1970s, while the financial and economic crisis has intensified scepticism towards European integration among citizens and decision-makers. As a result, the EU budget has become… » read more

  Posted by European pratictioner and researcher

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Genval, 14th April 2017 – Harassment of independent and critical NGOs, attempt to close the Central European University, mass anti-European campaign called ‘Let’s stop Brussels!’, violating Human Rights of Asylum seekers and antigypsyism resulting segregated education are the recent scandals in Hungary. If you look at them one-by-one and together, they can be considered as… » read more

  Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

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A central feature of any high performing healthcare system or organisation includes best practice in medicines use and management. As all aspects of healthcare are under varying degrees of financial stress these days, cost controls and appropriate use of medicines must support the highest standards of clinical practice and safe patient care. Medicines optimisation is… » read more

  Posted by Euro-Sante :: Euro-Health

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