Issue 464 | 6 November 2017
Terry Reintke interview, Sexual Harassment and equality, COP23 Climate change talks, Rethinking Recycling: Circular Economy, COPD Awareness Day, Electrification of Transport, Commissioner Karmenu Vella and the 'Our Ocean' Conference, Antibiotic Awareness Day, 5 questions with Cecilia Malmström and more...
The Weinstein scandal led to the largest-ever conversation about sexual harassment, including in the EU institutions. German Greens MEP Terry Reintke talks to Julie Levy-Abegnoli about ensuring #MeToo is more than mere words, why men need to be part of the conversation and why Parliament’s power dynamics need to change
Iskra Mihaylova expects real debate on the future of EU finances beyond 2020, as well as structural reforms.
MEPs are set to approve an extension of EU export controls on cyber-surveillance tools.
The formal launch of Bulgaria’s EU Council presidency on Thursday was marked by a large-scale demonstration by thousands of protesters in the country’s capital.
Raising awareness and ensuring transparency are key factors in determining successful energy-efficient urban regeneration, says Paweł Nowakowski.
MEPs have the chance to support innovation and evidence-based authorisation procedures when they meet next week in Strasbourg, says Pedro Narro Sanchez.
But policy incentives to take account of its environmental benefits are needed for the market to accelerate, argues Trevor Morgan.