EU opinion & policy debates - across languages | BlogActiv.eu

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Niels Muiznieks, Commissaire aux droits de l’homme du Conseil de l’Europe, s’inquiète de cette tendance prononcée à compliquer le regroupement familial. Il le fait avec des paroles fortes : « Les réfugiés seront là pour longtemps ; ça n’a aucun sens de nier un besoin humain fondamental en les séparant de leur famille, c’est complètement… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Ana Barreira1, Director at the Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Medio Ambiente (IIDMA)2 Chlorine has a diverse variety of uses ranging from health and medicine uses to high-tech applications. Three techniques have been used to produce it: mercury, membrane and diaphragm cells. Mercury and its compounds are highly toxic to humans, ecosystems and wildlife. It… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Article initialement publié sur Cafebabel.fr le 19 mai 2017 Ce jeudi 18 mai, Cafébabel a assisté à la conférence du Comité économique et social européen “Erasmus Time! Living European Identity”. L’occasion pour nous de retourner sur 30 ans d’échanges, de diversité et de partage. En 2014, le programme Erasmus devient Erasmus +, une réelle bouffée… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Running Commentary XV

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Tottering Tories   Like an embarrassing drunk at a party, the UK lurches towards the exit. My latest long piece on the Brexit state of play, published by the European Policy Centre, assessed the post-election strategy of Prime Minister May. It was written before the calamity of Grenfell Tower after which her credibility as a… » read more

  Posted by Andrew Duff - On Governing Europe

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

On the 22nd of June, a meeting between the 27 Heads of State at the European Council took place in Brussels. At the end of the first working session, Donald Tusk, during his joint press conference with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, said that one of the central issues was precisely the fight against… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

One year ago people all over the world were still trying to understand the political earthquake of the Brexit-Votum and a few months later Donald Trump was elected as US president. At that time, the journalists Hannes Grassegger and Mikael Krogerus published an article in the Swish magazine “Das Magazin”, which immediately went viral in… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

European governments are setting global precedents that often hinder people’s search for safety and dignity. Speaking in Brussels among EU leaders and civil society at the European Development Days, Sipho Mthathi, Oxfam’s Executive Director in South Africa, made clear that EU policies have dangerous knock-on effects in parts of the world where people are often… » read more

  Posted by Oxfam's EU Advocacy office in Brussels

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Author: Vanya Vulperhorst, Oceana Today’s agreement by EU bodies on a new regulation governing the European Union’s extensive external fishing fleet is a momentous step towards building sustainable fisheries globally and deserves wholehearted praise. After almost two years of negotiations, the European Commission, the Parliament and the Council of Fisheries Ministers have agreed on a… » read more

  Posted by Oceana Europe

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Article initialement publié sur Cafebabel.fr le 20 mai 2017 Victime d’un AVC, et une longue rééducation d’un an et demi, j’ai été embauché comme stagiaire au Parlement européen. L’occasion pour moi de m’intéresser de plus près à ce que l’Union Européenne met en place pour les personnes handicapées. Rencontre avec des députés particulièrement impliqués dans… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

The Commission has just received more than one million signatures opposing glyphosate, the active substance which had its approval extended until the end of 2017. Since the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) conclusion that the substance is not carcinogenic, the Commission is leaning towards granting a new 10-year authorisation. And now we have a million EU… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

La Commission vient d’annoncer que plus d’un million de signatures ont été réunies pour s’opposer au glyphosate dont l’autorisation avait été renouvelée jusqu’à fin 2018 dans l’attente de l’avis de l’ECHA (Agence européenne des produits chimiques). L’ECHA ayant clairement conclu que le glyphosate n’est pas cancérigène, la Commission s’orienterait (conditionnel) vers la prolongation de l’autorisation… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

EurActiv Network