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Guest blog post by Rosangela Berman Bieler, Senior Adviser, Children with Disabilities, UNICEF. Last week, to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I travelled to Brussels to take part in the Day of Persons with Disabilities conference organized by the European Commission and the European Disability Forum. This year, it focused on children… » read more

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Guest blog post by Nick Coleman, Global Head Cyber Intelligence at IBM . Cybersecurity attacks on vital network infrastructures pose a growing threat in Europe and around the world. Governments and the private sector need to be better prepared. The finalisation of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive is therefore a real step forward… » read more

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Guest blog post by Inês Sofia de Oliveira, Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). The European Commission has put forward a proposal for a new Directive and Action Plan on Terrorism and illegal trafficking of firearms and explosives. The proposal intends to bring the European Union’s member states approaches closer together in… » read more

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Guest blog post by Peter Van Elsuwege, Professor of European Union Law at Ghent University. When he started his term in office about a year ago, European Commission President Juncker expressed a general feeling of ‘enlargement fatigue’. The message was clear: no major progress was to be expected in the process of EU enlargement in… » read more

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Guest post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. Next Wednesday, 9 December, we publishers will be sharing a platform with colleagues from the music, audiovisual, image, authors and consumer sectors along with the European Commission, which has partnered the creative industries on a two-year journey of innovation to improve legitimate access to… » read more

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Guest blog post by Arthur ten Wolde, De Groene Zaak; and Anne Raudaskoski, Ethica. Design plays a crucial role to accelerate and mainstream the circular economy. In the light of the renewed “Circular Economy Package” about to be proposed by the European Commission, a joint report by De Groene Zaak and Ethica, “Boosting Circular Design… » read more

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Guest blog post by Philip Piatkiewicz, Project Manager at euRobotics. Europe must strive towards promoting STEM education as a basis of shaping a creative, democratic knowledge-based society, writes Philip Piatkiewicz from euRobotics. Education has changed a lot since my own schooling experience at a British Grammar School. The environment was strict, academically orientated, and promoted… » read more

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