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  Guest blog post by Kay Jebelli, CCIA Europe competition counsel, Computer & Communications Industry Association Proposals to punish or control bigger tech companies get headlines in the news. But making policy based on simplistic solutions rather than sound evidence risks unintended consequences. The risk is greatest where the justifications for policy choices are internally… » read more

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Tribune – Marie-Christine Ribera, directrice générale du CEFS. Pour recycler une formule célèbre : « trop d’étiquetage tue l’étiquetage ». Les règles d’étiquetage des denrées alimentaires au sein de l’UE ont été adoptées dans le grand paquet de directives ayant conduit à la création du Marché unique européen. On parle ici des années 1990. A… » read more

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Guest post by Laurindo Alberto Pimentel Frias, from the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Days after the European elections, and with the expected outcome – the consolidation of the Eurosceptic block and extremist movements or the “end” of bipartisanship – it is time to reflect on the challenges ahead in the next five years during which… » read more

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Guest blog post by Massimo Lapucci, Secretary General of Fondazione CRT and Chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC)   Growing nationalism and deepening populist sentiment across Europe make it all the more urgent to bolster our shared European values. Civil society, which includes philanthropy, is essential in this. But if civil society remains legally… » read more

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Guest blog post by Gary Machado, executive director of the European Emergency Number Association. When the European Parliament voted on reverse-112 last September, it seemed like we had taken a massive step forward for public safety. Agreed: telephone networks should be used to save lives with public warning. But what has happened since? Quite simply:… » read more

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Offener Brief an die Bürgerinnen und Bürger und die Staats- und Regierungschefs der Europäischen Union In einer Zeit geprägt von ökonomischem Aufschwung und relativer Stabilität vergessen wir Europäerinnen und Europäer oft, dass wir vor nicht allzu langer Zeit am Rande eines Abgrunds standen. Unsere derzeitige Situation ist noch immer gefährdet durch geopolitische und finanzielle Unsicherheiten… » read more

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