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Guest blog post by Teodor Kalpakchiev, graduate of College of Europe in Natolin, Warsaw, Poland. Citizens’ concerns have triggered a new wave of anti-globalization sentiments in the EU, voiced adamantly by the Walloon regional government of Belgium, which accounts solely for 0.7% of EU’s population and 150 million Euros trade with Canada. Despite the EU’s… » read more

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Guest blog post by Clara Gaymard, CEO, Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society. The Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society shines light into the murky corners of gender inequality – but that’s not the only thing we do. At our upcoming Women’s Forum Global Meeting (30 November – 2 December in Deauville) and… » read more

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Guest blog post by Emma Argutyan, Secretary General at the European Chemical Employers Group. Many EU countries show a continued high unemployment rate especially among young well-educated people also in the chemical industry, whereas in other EU member states these young people are needed. Through dedicated mentoring initiatives the chemical sector intends to rectify this… » 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 Jason C. Moyer. Georgetown University. Apocryphal warnings of the end of days for the European Union as the Brexit referendum looms have ignored an unintended benefit of the vote to the cohesion of the EU. If the UK does indeed vote to break away from the EU, it will struggle to… » read more

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Guest blog post by Laura Slimani, President of the Young European Socialists. What a relief. Whereas a large victory was predicted to the far right, a majority of Austrians refused to leave the Presidency of the Republic to the Norman Hofer. But relief must fast, very fast, give way to realisation : . the far… » read more

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Guest blog post by Katrien Alen, educational sciences student at the Catholic University of Leuven. While in the western society, education is focusing on internationalization and the global war on talents, other areas in the world are still facing serious problems with their provision of education. When we take a look around the globe, we… » read more

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Guest blog post by Birgit Schmidhuber, Environmental Lawyer and Board Member of J&E The Environmental Liability Directive, adopted in 2004 holds a huge potential for preventing and remedying damage to European environment. Unfortunately it is currently seriously underperforming. Decisive action must be taken by the European Commission to change this, J&E, an environmental law NGO… » read more

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