Happy holidays: family, friends, food and anaphylactic shock?

9 December 2019

At this time of year, it’s more important than ever to be aware of the potential dangers of food allergens. Proper implementation of EU food allergen regulation saves lives, explains Charles...

The EU should demand urgent action on Romania’s shameful prison conditions

4 December 2019

Former MEP Dr Charles Tannock shines a light on the inhumane treatment prisoners suffer in Romania.

What if technology could help us hack climate change?

4 December 2019

Cutting-edge technologies such as AI are here to make our lives easier, but they can also be used to make them more sustainable, writes APPLiA’s Paolo Falcioni.

A GovTech Ecosystem approach is needed to reap the Benefits of AI

4 December 2019

The potential to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) for positive change is great. However, government leaders cannot manage it alone. A task of this magnitude requires collaboration with the...

A digitally-transformed European society

3 December 2019

Europe’s digital leaders are getting together on 6 February at DIGITALEUROPE’s Masters of Digital 2020 conference to look at what the next 20 years of technological development could bring to...

How the soft drinks industry is walking the talk on sustainability and responsibility

2 December 2019

Europe’s soft drinks industry is embracing sustainability and responsibility, UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe’s Nicholas Hodac explains.

Addressing the air pollution urgency

27 November 2019

LPG can be the alternative energy solution Europe needs to reduce emissions, argues Samuel Maubanc.

Europe must embrace GMOs to address the UN SDGs

26 November 2019

Jonathan D.G Jones argues why the EU should replace chemistry-based agriculture with genetic methods.

Europe should strengthen its relations with Morocco

22 November 2019

Morocco is a strong EU ally in tackling two important problems: illegal immigration and terrorism’, writes Yossi Lempkowicz.

Africa: Why the EU must not get left behind

21 November 2019

With global interest in the continent growing in recent years, from Japan to Turkey, Russia to India, the EU will have to get in line, argues Dr Lubinda Haabazoka.

New datasets to understand wildfires and river flows

6 November 2019

Francesca Di Giuseppe and Christel Prudhomme, from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), explain how new data can help in the fight against climate change.

What is Direct Selling?

29 October 2019

Marie Lacroix gives us the lowdown on direct selling and what it means for consumers.

Why the Middle East is fast becoming a hub of artificial intelligence

28 October 2019

The recent announcement that the world’s first university dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) will open its doors in Abu Dhabi in 2020 marks the latest move in the Middle East’s growing...

Solving Yemen’s intractable war

22 October 2019

James Wilson explains how a negotiator could play a key role in the UN’s plan for solving the crisis in Yemen.

Making Europe a smoke-free environment

21 October 2019

Maximilian Kunisch debunks claims made by a smokers’ campaign that current European smoking and vaping regulation is “extreme” and “worrying”.

To save the EU from collapse, we must reinvent democracy

16 October 2019

Dr. Saqib Qureshi explains why governments should look at what works in the private sector and use that to enhance the public sector.

New EU life sciences and biotech strategy would help people and the planet

15 October 2019

The EU must embrace biotech’s potential to help make Europe the world’s first carbon neutral continent, argues Joanna Dupont Inglis.

Zero Zone - Brewing a better Europe

14 October 2019

The new European Commission is planning to turn young peoples’ aspirations into action, making clear that this mandate aims to provide answers to key issues facing all European citizens. ...

International E-Waste Day 2019: A pension plan for appliances

14 October 2019

Watch the latest video from APPLiA, explaining how 'circular culture' works and what is needed from policymakers to make it a reality.