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Guest blog post by Greg Foster, Area Vice President, Habitat for Humanity Europe, Middle East and Africa I am currently packing my bags to return to my homeland in New Zealand. After spending the last 22 years in developing countries including 15 years in Africa working in the humanitarian field, I wanted to take a… » read more

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Caroline van Weede, Managing Director at Cable Europe. If you’re reading this you’re probably connected in some way to our industry, be it as an operator, a policy maker, an academic, an engaged generalist…..whatever your reason for being here you’re probably not wearing your consumer hat at this moment. But of course that’s what you… » read more

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When the UK made the decision to leave the EU in June, the country was thrown into a state of panic. No one had anticipated the Brexit camp would be successful, not least those fronting the Brexit campaign. Almost six months on and we’re still none the wiser about what the UK will look like… » read more

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Guest blog post by Robin Sclafani, Director, CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe. First published November 28, 2016. We all know people who are the victims of hate crimes and hate speech. They are people of colour. Perhaps from another country or ethnicity. Or with a distinctive religion. Maybe they are disabled… » read more

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On 6th December 2016 the Coalition Against Illicit Trade (CAIT) launched its second White Paper at the EurActiv panel discussion event hosted by Catherine Stupp on the subject of ‘Enhancing Traceability to Combat Counterfeiting and Illicit Trade’. The paper’s focus on ‘Governance and Data Management for Cross-border Tracking, Tracing and Authentication Systems to combat Illicit… » read more

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Guest blog post by Noel Orsat, Secretary General, Via Charlemagne. Un précurseur étonnement moderne façonnant une Europe qui fut un creuset* favorisant une éclosion mille ans plus tard En effet il a bâti une première Europe qui rassemble déjà les ingrédients de la réussite d’aujourd’hui parce qu’il a posé les principes de gouvernement dont ont… » read more

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Guest blog post by Milos Labovic, founder of EUKNOWHOW.eu. Finalist 2012 EU Public Affairs Award. Author of “EU Superlobby: Winning in Brussels”. The recently proposed Transparency register is a storm in a teacup. What it will establish demonstrate is that lobbyist are at work in Brussels. No big surprises there. At best, the transparency register… » read more

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Guest blog post by Pierre Baussand, Director of Social Platform, the largest civil society alliance fighting for social justice. The European Commission is considering whether to revise the EU Facilitation Directive, which allows Member States to criminalise organisations and individuals for offering humanitarian assistance to migrants and refugees. The decision presents a test on the… » read more

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