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Guest blog post by Anja Lambrecht, London Business School, and Catherine Tucker, MIT Sloan School of Management. Big data is the next frontier in technology. As our economy grows more digital by the day and consumers develop ever larger online footprints, amassing enormous datasets has become easier than ever before. Powerful and inexpensive computing resources… » read more

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Guest blog post by Eszter Hidas, WWF European Policy Office. It is not surprising that the world’s largest Seafood Expo takes place in Europe every year – indeed, this reflects the fact that the EU is the world’s number 1 destination for seafood exports. With this position of course comes great responsibility, and the Expo,… » read more

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Guest blog post by Dr. Caroline Pauwels, Professor at the department of media & communications at the Free University of Brussels. Caroline is also the Director of iMinds-SMIT and the founder of DifferenceDay.com. As early as 1993 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared May 3rd World Press Freedom Day. It so happened that… » read more

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Guest blog post by Daniel Freund, Head of Advocacy EU Institutions at Transparency International. The term “expert group” evokes images of scientists in white coats with test tubes explaining complex equations to politicians in suits. The reality is quite different. Expert groups are a mix of industry lobbyists, NGOs, trade unions and other practitioners chosen… » read more

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Linda McAvan MEP, Chair of the Development Committee in the European Parliament, joined EurActiv and @eaDevPol for a Twitter chat on Development Policy. This #EUDevChat took place on Tuesday 19 April between 14:45 and 15:45 CET.   #EUDevChat with Linda McAvan MEP Storify by EurActiv.com   Thu, Apr 21 2016 13:53:38 Edit #EUDevChat with Linda… » read more

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Guest blog post by Greg Foster, Area Vice-President, Habitat for Humanity EMEA. Habitat III, the third United Nations conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, will take place in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016. The influential global forum that happens every 20 years seeks to reinvigorate commitment to sustainable urbanization and adopt a New Urban… » read more

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Guest blog post by Edd Colbert, Campaign & Research Manager, Feedback. The European Parliament is currently drafting amendments to a report that could determine whether or not Europe will implement legislation to prevent unfair trading practices (UTPs). Previous drafts of the report have highlighted the clear correlation between unfair trading practices and the overproduction and… » read more

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