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A recent article on the BBC got me thinking: Plaid Cymru’s Adam Price has won the British Computer Society’s best MP website award. His site, which can be used by both English and Welsh speakers, was considered “an outstanding example” of design, engagement and accessibility. He has a blog, too, and like most people/organisations has… » read more

Leonard Orban, EU Commissioner for Multilingualism, speaking at the Euractiv conference on next year’s Multilingualism policy. Download “I take advantage of this conference to launch an appeal to you to add your ideas and suggestions to the almost 2200 contributions to the online consultation on multilingualism … I want to address the needs of citizens,… » read more

Leonard Orban, EU Commissioner for Multilingualism, speaking at the Euractiv conference on next year’s Multilingualism policy. Download “I take advantage of this conference to launch an appeal to you to add your ideas and suggestions to the almost 2200 contributions to the online consultation on multilingualism … I want to address the needs of citizens,… » read more

The article (french, german) provides the usual (documents, summaries of positions, links), as well as a four minute video:
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The article (french, german) provides the usual (documents, summaries of positions, links), as well as a four minute video: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wJufCHpJ2oU” width=”320″ height=”240″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Andreas

European Commission for Consumers, Meglena Kuneva, gives the first speech at the Euractiv Conference. Note: The first few seconds of Mrs. Kuneva’s audio will sound strange, don’t be discouraged from listening on. Download “A continued dialogue with the capitals is a crucial elements …  [and] a core activity for this college of Commissioners.”

European Commission for Consumers, Meglena Kuneva, gives the first speech at the Euractiv Conference. Download Note: The first few seconds of Mrs. Kuneva’s audio will sound strange, don’t be discouraged from listening on. Original post by Mark F. Rendeiro

The European Parliament has recently gathered some hundred EU citizens to discuss major European topics at the European Parliament in Brussels. The so called Agora has been complemented by an online forum, which allows online discussion of the same topics on a special section on the Parliament’s website. To date, there have been just a… » read more

In the next few weeks or so hope to start to address some of the following questions: * What are the issues that Europe (as the EU) speaks to when it deals with asia; * How are these issues different and separate from those that are dealt with at a single Member State level; *… » read more

Well known Eursceptic Nigel Farage spoke as part of the first panel at the conference. Sitting next to Romanian Commissioner Leonard Orban, he stated, among other things: Put yourself in the place of a Romanian. You see yourself earning 10 to 20 times what your are worth at home. That is […]

Download Journalist and blogger Willy De Backer comments on the “communication gap” theory. Original post by Mark F. Rendeiro

Many of you are here checking for material from todays conference, and we have lots of material to share with you over the next few days. Check back often as there will be more videos and blog posts discussing the proceedings of the conference. The first video today will be a comment by Jean Lambert,… » read more

I was in London yesterday attending the launch of the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2007 and I must admit that the report shocked me (because of its content) but also positively surprised me (because of the new ”soft” realism of the IEA) The new Outlook states in cautious and, of course, more diplomatic words that our world is increasingly on… » read more

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