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The case for reforming the European arrest warrant: Alexander Adamescu vs. Romania

27 October 2016

The case of Alexander Adamescu underlines why the European arrest warrant needs urgent reform, argues Mitchell Belfer.

Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) - the new approach to tenders

12 October 2016

PPI promotes new technologies, services and methods, and popularises them on the market, says Paweł Nowakowski.

Particulate matter pollution a major cause of air quality illnesses

10 October 2016

The EU must do more to tackle the problem of particulate matter (PM), argues Jaume Loffredo.

New report recommends collective response in fight against jihadist radicalism

5 October 2016

European governments must share their experience and create a common agenda against radicalisation, argues Valentina Colombo.

Maximising opportunities in a changing world of work

4 October 2016

The employment industry is a labour market enabler at the forefront of the changing world of work, writes Denis Pennel.

The GMO blockade: Goodbye to science and technology

20 September 2016

Ignoring scientific consensus and expelling an entire technology is a high price to pay for political convenience, argues Beat Späth.

New eLearning course makes Public Procurement of Innovation easier

20 September 2016

The PAPIRUS project offers a free and practical eLearning course for public authorities, explains Paweł Nowakowski.

PAPIRUS means innovative public procurement

20 September 2016

The PAPIRUS project tested Public Procurement of Innovation in the field of energy efficiency of buildings and developed educational tools on proper implementation of PPI, explains Paweł...

Fixing ETS indirect costs: Why a smart hybrid model is the best solution

8 September 2016

MEPs have a golden opportunity to fix ETS indirect carbon costs compensation, but achieving their ambition will require that they go the extra mile, write Guy Thiran and Gerd Götz.

Permanent materials: A circular economy game changer

30 August 2016

The move towards a true resource efficient and circular economy is an invitation to think differently about the way we produce, consume and use, argues Maarten Labberton.

EU fuelling the mass killing of elephants, warns anti-ivory trade group

18 July 2016

If Europe is serious about saving elephants, then it must end its own trade in ivory, argues Vera Weber.

Fourth Railway Package: more competition requires more social protection, says transport workers union

11 July 2016

The European Parliament should reject the Fourth Railway Package's flawed and confusing trialogue compromise, argues Sabine Trier

Social EU or no EU? Trades Union calls for balanced approach to Pillar of Social Rights

22 June 2016

The European Commission's Pillar of Social Rights initiative must include proposals to counter the negative impact EU economic governance rules, says Eduardo Chagas.

No compromise on air quality

13 June 2016

EU and national policymakers need to place more emphasis on the use of alternative fuels, argues Cécile Nourigat.

GMOs: Time to stand up for EU law and innovation

2 June 2016

MEPs have the chance to support innovation and evidence-based authorisation procedures when they meet next week in Strasbourg, says Pedro Narro Sanchez.

Effective ETS reform must resolve issue of indirect carbon costs compensation

24 May 2016

Ensuring compensation for indirect costs will be pivotal in making ETS work for power-intensive industries, argues Gerd Götz.

European Maritime Day: EU must address issue of flags of convenience

12 May 2016

A primary condition for quality European shipping is the prevention of unfair competition, argues Philippe Alfonso.

 

Closing the circular economy loop

26 April 2016

The circular economy needs to tackle both technical and carbon loops. Bio-based plastics can provide the means, argues Henri Colens.

Threat of widespread fish laundering hanging over Europe's restaurants

19 April 2016

One in three fish species served in restaurants in Brussels are not what they seem, reveals Lasse Gustavsson.