The Guest Blog

The One Free Press Coalition every month spotlights the “10 Most Urgent” journalists whose press freedoms are under threat worldwide. The coalition uses the collective voices of participating news organizations to spotlight brave journalists whose voices are being silenced or have been silenced by “standing up for journalists under attack for pursuing the truth.” To… » read more

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Guest blog post by Charalambos Tsekeris, a research fellow at the National Centre for Social Research (Athens, Greece), and Theodora Papaefthimiou, a lawyer specialised in Public Law. This short article maintains that, in times of structural and persistent crisis, Europe needs to tackle the multiple challenges and existential fears by cultivating a strong and dynamical… » read more

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    Science diplomacy has long been a tool to develop bilateral and multilateral relationships. However, the definition and applications of science diplomacy have broadened considerably in recent years. This conceptual broadening coincides with the growing understanding that science and technology underpin so many of the challenges and opportunities that current societies face, whether as… » read more

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Guest blog post by Patrick Bailey, a professional writer focusing on mental illness and addiction graduated at Central Michigan University. Retaining the unenviable ‘title’ as the world’s heaviest drinkers for more than a decade now, Europeans have recognized the health consequences of alcohol consumption to the drinker and to those around him. The European Union… » read more

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Guest blog post by Alban Schmutz, SVP Public Affairs at OVHcloud & Chairman of CISPE. Take aim at the terrorists — not the infrastructure, nor private commercial data. It is vitally important that Europe is able to address the terrorist threats we face. It’s equally important to ensure we do so in the most effective,… » read more

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Guest blog post by Danilo D’Elia, Senior Policy Manager, & Ana-Isabel Llacayo, Policy Manager at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO). With the upcoming European Parliament elections, the call for a set of strong measures to raise the cyber resilience is becoming the central point of discussions in the European Union (EU) capitals. To have… » read more

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Guest blog post by Patrick Gibbels, Secretary General of the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) and Managing Director of Gibbels Public Affairs. The European Commission is proposing a tax on the revenues of digital services. The tax is supposed to hit global tech giants, but the cost will be borne by small businesses and consumers.… » read more

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