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Archives for EU Priorities 2020

  Guest post by Eamon O’Hara, Executive Director and cofounder of ECOLISE On 22nd September, policy makers and representatives of the thousands of community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability in Europe will gather at a conference in the European Economic and Social Council (EESC), Brussels, to launch the first ever European Day of Sustainable… » read more

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Ana Barreira1, Director at the Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Medio Ambiente (IIDMA)2 Chlorine has a diverse variety of uses ranging from health and medicine uses to high-tech applications. Three techniques have been used to produce it: mercury, membrane and diaphragm cells. Mercury and its compounds are highly toxic to humans, ecosystems and wildlife. It… » read more

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The Brexit process has, thus far, ignored the voices of children and young people. We, the undersigned, represent over 1800 children’s rights organisations across Europe and believe the rights of children and young people must be protected and championed as part of the process. Children and young people in the United Kingdom and across the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Adrian Sonder, policy advisor within the German Parliament. The German labour market has experienced a job boom over the past decade. The number of employees who are subject to social insurance contributions reached a new record level of 32.3 million (Institute for Employment Research). The total number of employees is estimated… » read more

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Guest blog post by Frederic Bouin, one of the world’s foremost art dealers, based in New York, and is a neighbour and friend of Donald Trump. The last time I saw Donald Trump, he was at his property in Florida, playing golf. His charm and calm contrasted sharply with the bustle and tension evident in… » read more

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Guest blog post by Tomáš Zdechovský, MEP (EPP, KDU-?SL). The chairman of Czech Christian democrats Pavel B?lobrádek took part in the Sudetenland Congress last weekend and I am very grateful to him for this gesture. Nobody in his right mind will defend Nazi atrocities, such as the burning of Lidice, the repression of the Heydrichiad… » read more

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Guest blog post by Per Strömbäck, editor Netopia.eu So I woke up this morning and it was the year 2025. All of the DSM policies had been implemented. (Don’t ask about the US president!) I thought back on last night’s football game, with a dramatic late equaliser Viljandi Tulevik managed to tie in the away… » read more

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Guest blog post by Chris Wiersma, academic fellow in Media Law & Lucia Vesnic-Alujevic, Political Communication and Science and Technology Studies scholar. On 22 March, a communication has been issued by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) about 49 cases against Russia. The country’s Foreign Agent Act is now under scrutiny by… » read more

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Guest blog post by Alejandro Puerto, writer of the Western Cycles saga about economic and political history of developed nations. Although economic malaise is becoming a global phenomenon, with the slowdown in China and Japan, its sharpest political manifestations are still concentrated in Europe. One reason is the severity of the contraction in the Eurozone,… » read more

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