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Rest In Peace TTIP

Guest blog post by Maximilian Wirth, a recent graduate from King’s College London in Political Economy. He works now in the field of trade policy in Washington D.C. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is dead. It was never really popular on either side of the Atlantic, but the election of Donald Trump finished… » read more

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Guest blog post by Isabelle Ryckbost is Secretary General at ESPO, the European Sea Ports Organisation. ESPO has led the campaign of 30 transport organisations for the current review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework. “Many transport projects, with high added value in terms of achieving Europe’s energy and climate goals, face important financial gaps. For… » read more

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Guest blog post by Eugen Iladi, freelance writer covering topics related to technology, energy, business and politics. Just after midnight on October 31, an online database made public the incomes and assets of Ukrainian political officials. The so-called declaration system was meant to provide transparency and discourage corruption. Instead, Ukrainians became painfully aware how wealthy… » read more

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Guest blog post by EUROCHAMBRES, On Thursday 13 October, over 700 entrepreneurs from across and beyond the EU filled the Brussels hemicycle for the 4th European Parliament of Enterprises, co-organised by EUROCHAMBRES and the European Parliament, the entrepreneurs discussed and voted on a range of issues relevant to the business community in 2016: trade, the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO The European Commission has recently launched a transformation path towards a Gigabit Society, aiming to have each and every European citizen benefit from a full digital empowerment by 2025. This means to empower citizens to access new, innovative services and products – ranging from connected… » read more

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Guest blog post by Matthias Kurth, Cable Europe I think it must be the mathematician in me that finds a linear equation so appealing. The simplicity and clarity of an “x+y=z”. It’s not always a given in policy and politics, when we’re as often dealing with nuance and opinion as with a nice clean cause-and-effect… » read more

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Guest blog post by Benoit Lannoo, Consultant Communication & Policy Strategies. End of October, over a hundred extra refugees were brought over from Beirut to the Roman airport Fiumicino via the so-called ‘humanitarian corridors’ set up by the Community of Sant’Egidio and the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (Federazione delle Chiese Evangelice in Italia… » read more

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