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Fighting people with facts only makes them cling to their beliefs more strongly, further polarising our damaged societies. Different tactics are needed, and they start closer to home than you think. I probably wasn’t the only person working in EU communications who thought that Euroscepticism could be beaten by reasoned argument. Like many, I suffered… » read more

  Posted by Mathew Lowry

Nedaa Salama’s PowerPoint slides are captivating but I don’t want to look at them. As she addresses the full room of researchers, policymakers, project leaders and media representatives in her native Arabic, I only have eyes for her. This is a repost of RUWOMED and the economic empowerment of women in rural Palestine and Lebanon,… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

Do you know how much funding the EU has contributed to projects in your local community? If you do, then you are in a minority. This is a repost of Share stories, not stats: Improving the communication of EU-funded projects, originally published on Medium by Clarissa Hirst (@clarissa_hirst, LinkedIn) after the European Week of Regions… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

However hard we try, it will always appear sooner or later…. Yes, it’s biowaste — but luckily, it can be now processed into very useful compounds and products. Hard to believe? This is a repost of Bioodpady i innowacyjne sposoby ich przetwarzania, originally published by Janusz Mizerny (Facebook, Instagram, Google+) after the European Week of… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

How to Stop Wasting Food

October 16th was World Food Day, so it’s the perfect time to bite into the topic. Wasting food is a major global problem. So, are there any ways to solve it? This is a repost of Marnowanie jedzenia – jak rozwiązać ten problem?, originally published by Janusz Mizerny (Facebook, Instagram, Google+) after the European Week… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

A few months ago we published an entry in the Cantabriaa Europa blog about Cabárceno Nature Park, which was competing in “Europe in My Region”, a competition organised by the Directorate-General for Regional Policy of the European Commission. This is a repost of La Semana Europea de las Regiones y las Ciudades 2016, originally published… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

The Winners of the #EUInMyRegion blogging competition are Andrea González González (Spain), Clarissa Hirst (Sweden) and Janusz Mizerny (Poland). After combining the three Judges’ scores (see what they looked for) with figures from website traffic and social analytics, the results are in: Polish eco-blogger Janusz Mizerny came first with Biogas buses are the green solution… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

The EU in the Cliffs

No, you’re in luck: I’m not about to talk about Brexit. I’ve just returned from yet another little trip back home to my most beautiful country of Malta. This is a repost of The EU in the Cliffs, originally published by Claire Bonello (@claire_bonello, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr), and submitted to the Europe in My Region… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

Hello, hallo, buon giorno Mummies of Europe. Today, I want to tell you about a European project that is of particular interest to me: the Strasbourg-Kehl French-German nursery. This is a repost of LA CRÈCHE FRANCO-ALLEMANDE, originally published in French by Sandra Dranne Foussier (@mamansdeurope, Facebook, Instagram), and submitted to the Europe in My Region… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

There are two main roads that companies can take if they want to use digitization to create growth: the reactive and proactive road – with the strongest growth potential in the latter. In the regional growth effort we point to three instruments that can help companies achieve their digital growth potential. This is a repost… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

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