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Romania must take bold action to tackle the legacy of corruption before assuming EU Council presidency

23 August 2018

The EU needs to enforces its judicial precepts in a country repeatedly listed as one of Europe’s most corrupt states, argues Willy Fautre.

e-labelling: A low-hanging fruit

21 August 2018

Manufacturers should be allowed to display compliance information electronically instead of printing the label on products, argues Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

FinTech: Connecting Europe with the Middle East

8 August 2018

Bahrain is at the forefront of adopting FinTech, writes Hadyah M. Fathalla.

Why the EU should support minority languages as part of its international development

30 July 2018

Funding programmes in minority languages would increase representation of those who have never had an equal voice, writes Leonardo González Dellán.

Collaboration is key in tackling childhood cancer

11 July 2018

SIOP Europe continues to address the urgent needs of children and adolescents with cancer, explains Martin Schrappe.

Morocco: Advancing women's rights

28 June 2018

Morocco’s willingness to tackle gender equality is setting an example for the EU’s southern neighbourhood, writes Jeanne Laperrouze.

Making plastics packaging circular

25 June 2018

There is an urgent need to change the way we produce, consume and dispose of our waste, writes Antonino Furfari.

5G: Turning Point Technologies

19 June 2018

Ericsson’s commitment to 5G for Europe is unique, robust and fully engaged, explains Ulf Pehrsson

New Heated Tobacco Products - No smoke no fire?

28 May 2018

EU policymakers should know that heated tobacco products are addictive and carcinogenic, argues Professor Charlotta Pisinger

Refugee Integration in Europe: good practices and challenges

16 May 2018

The EU has a duty to protect refugees from exploitation, while preserving the values upon Europe’s  democratic societies are built, argues Tommaso Virgili.

Biofuels in the renewable energy directive: The last call

15 May 2018

Ahead of this week's RED II negotiations, Géraldine Kutas explains where policymakers are getting it wrong on biofuels - and how they can fix their mistakes before it's too late.

Scratching the surface: why mandatory GMO feeding studies just do not make sense

15 May 2018

It’s time to scratch the surface, and recognise that advanced plant breeding methods, including GM crops, can really make a positive impact, writes Julian Little.

Is Europe willing to make animals the scapegoat through a disproportionate focus on their role in AMR?

8 May 2018

Unlike human medicines veterinary medicines undergo a thorough environmental risk assessment, explains AnimalhealthEurope Secretary General, Roxane Feller.

Brexit: research and education must be solved now

3 May 2018

Research and education should be among the easier elements of the Brexit negotiations, argue Paul Boyle and Rolf Tarrach

Tunisia needs local elections to entrench democracy

3 May 2018

As the birthplace and sole success story of the Arab Spring thus far, Tunisia’s journey from dictatorship to revolution to nascent democracy is unique in the Arab region, explains Rached...

Transatlantic industrial cooperation helps allies keep their edge, writes Chris Lombardi

2 May 2018

The last 12 months have seen swift progress in the development of European defence and security capabilities.

The energy challenge: Why Europe’s universities hold the key

26 April 2018

Universities are uniquely positioned to work with policymakers and industry to shape a sustainable energy future, writes Torbjørn Digernes.

A shift to lightweighting demands heavyweight political support

17 April 2018

Lighter vehicles offer the opportunity to reduce CO2 emissions from all vehicles. However, continuing to focus on a mass-based approach is an opportunity lost, writes Patrik Ragnarsson.

Unleashing Big Data’s Potential for journalism, economy and research

4 April 2018

The extent to which Text and Data Mining is revolutionising the way both public and private sector researchers work has yet to be fully realised by EU policymakers, argue data mining experts.