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Guest blog post by Jacek P. Krawczyk, EESC rapporteur on Aviation Strategy and President of the Employers’ Group of the European Economic and Social Committee. This will not be yet another piece complaining about some of the challenges European aviation is facing. This will not be a text about changing business models, the looming capacity… » read more

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Guest blog post by Nomi Byström, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Aalto University. Last December 195 nations as well as the European Union acting as a single party agreed to an international convention on climate change during the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21). Another important step is about to take place as world leaders… » read more

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Guest blog post by Oliver Schmidt, European columnist and author. In just over two months the British will hold their referendum on the EU membership. As it turns out, the decision will take place right in the middle of the European Football Championship in France, on a Thursday, immediately after the group matches. Polls indicate… » read more

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Guest blog post by Joe Mathews, columnist & Innovation editor at Zócalo Public Square and Board Member of Democracy International. A recent European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) intending to ban same-sex marriage has led to commotion in the European Commission and to a questioning of the participation instrument itself. Instead, Joe Mathews argues, the ECI should… » read more

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Guest blog post by Frank Engel MEP Frank Engel (1975) is a Member of the European Parliament from Luxembourg (EPP), and the Vice-Chair of the Delegation for the relations with the People’s Republic of China. He is also the Honorary Consul of Armenia to Luxembourg, and co-author of the book “Europe’s Next Avoidable War: Nagorno-Karabakh”.… » read more

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Guest blog post by Spiro Dhapi, Technology Legal and Policy expert, Member Alternate, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).   The European Commission introduced last February a new transatlantic data transfer scheme, the EU-US Privacy Shield, to replace “Safe Harbour” in an effort to satisfy all the involved parties; the EU judicial authorities, the EU… » read more

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