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Archives for EU Priorities 2020

Guest blog post by Dalibor Vukcevic, Executive Director of the LGBT Action Group.   After five rounds of vote at the Security Council, Portuguese former Prime Minister, Mr Antonio Guterres continues to lead the race with a very limited number of negative votes. But despite all the efforts from the UN to make the nomination… » read more

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Guest blog post by Matthias Kurth, Executive Chairman at Cable Europe It was an economist who said that to be an investor you have to be a believer in a better tomorrow. A hard-headed man of money and markets, and yet talking in terms of dreams, of ambitions. Those words resonate strongly with me. The… » read more

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Guest blog post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. This week, the Commission is publishing a copyright reform package containing draft legal texts and an overarching Communication including a related right for press publishers. This new right aims to provide legal protection by introducing rights at EU level to protect the unauthorised… » read more

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Guest blog post by Roberto Yunquera Sehwani, Law and Political Science student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. As a result of Goldman Sachs’ recent recruitment of former President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso many have wondered whether Brussels has any rules to control the European Commission’s revolving doors. The EU indeed has… » read more

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Guest blog post by MEP Filiz Hyusmenova (ALDE Group), Marc Tarabella (S&D Group), Elisabeth Morin-Chartier (EPP Group). Giving birth is as old as life itself. Every year in the EU, 5 million women give birth and we don’t give it a second thought. But we need to think again: in 2013 there were an estimated… » 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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