Issue 394/5 | 21 July 2014
Italian presidency, EU space policy, world hepatitis day and more...
Sandro Gozi, Italy's undersecretary of state for European policies, heads up our Italian presidency exclusive feature. He writes that, "If we really want to improve the fundamental consensus of citizens towards the EU, we must boost Europe to create jobs". He also highlights the Ukrainian crisis as a "most urgent and pressing concern" and says that "the Italian government has encouraged dialogue with Russia in order to attain a peaceful solution". Meanwhile, Federica Mogherini highlights the importance of the Mediterranean to the "future of Europe", adding that it, "both divides and, most importantly, unites us, and is thus a key in this region to ensuring stability, peace and security".
Israeli innovation puts the spotlight on long-ignored women’s health in Europe
MEPs have the chance to support innovation and evidence-based authorisation procedures when they meet next week in Strasbourg, says Pedro Narro Sanchez.
Tackling the growing brain disorders health threat is the 21st century’s space race, writes Monica Di Luca.