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  Guest blog post by Kay Jebelli, CCIA Europe competition counsel, Computer & Communications Industry Association Proposals to punish or control bigger tech companies get headlines in the news. But making policy based on simplistic solutions rather than sound evidence risks unintended consequences. The risk is greatest where the justifications for policy choices are internally… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The new European Commission’s cardinal goal has been the promotion of a sustainable Europe through the introduction of the European Green Deal. However, the current world-wide COVID-19 crisis could potentially have a strong impact on environmental policies, EU’s effort to promote climate neutrality, and the willingness of some Member States to maintain the climate ambitions… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Last year the European Commission proposed an EU budget for 2021 to 2027 of €100 billion for the next research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe. This roughly represents 7.8 per cent of the overall EU budget, also known as the Multiannual Financial Framework. It compares with about €80 billion given to the Horizon 2020… » read more

  Posted by Europa Media

Today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day that marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest concentration and death camp of Nazi Germany, 75 years ago. Since the International Holocaust Remembrance Day was established by the United Nations in 2006, it serves as a reminder to honor the memory of six million Jews murdered during the… » read more

  Posted by Key to Europe

The UK’s general election on 12th December resulted in a majority of 80 for the Conservative Party, a larger number than anticipated. Some had expected a much closer result or even a hung parliament. The way is now open for the UK to leave the EU at the end of January. It would take a… » read more

  Posted by Peter Bye

At the beginning of December, ACEA launched its automated driving roadmap. This landmark publication sets out the steps towards deployment and lists the required legislative changes. We should, however, not forget about the wider implications of this transformation. Because the impact of automation on society, and particularly how it will improve social inclusion and access… » read more

  Posted by Eric-Mark Huitema

Over the last years, Ukraine has intensified its trade links with the EU driven by both the positive stimulus provided by the Association Agreement and a negative stimulus, namely the need to replace lost trade links with Russia. Between 2013 and 2018, the share of EU in Ukraine’s international trade in goods increased to 42%… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Le Mardi 10 Septembre 2019, le Collège des commissaires de la Commission européenne (CE) a été nommé par sa  nouvelle Présidente, Ursula Von Der Leyen. Dans son discours, elle a défini les priorités et l’approche de la nouvelle CE, laquelle, en la comparant avec celle de Junker, a été empruntée sur le « gender-balanced », un principe… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

    Where is the Democracy, Ursula? Is it behind you? The truth is: Democracy is Dictated behind closed doors. No public debate. Secretive Politburo-like manoeuvres in the European Council. Reducing the most important European institution of democracy to a Secretariat. What lay hidden when Frau Ursula von der Leyen introduced her team of 26… » read more


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