Blogs

Edward McMillan-Scott: Letter from a Disunited Kingdom

Written by Edward McMillan-Scott on 17 March 2017

Edward McMillan-Scott calls on MEPs to engage with those in Britain who understand the EU and can put the case for continued membership.

Brussels prosecutor launches inquiry into possible extremist links of charities and not-for-profit organisations

Written by John Duhig on 14 March 2017

The Brussels prosecutor's decision to investigate organisations linked to extremism should be welcomed, and EU governments should do the same, writes John Duhig.

Debunking myths about social investment

Written by Helen Joseph on 10 March 2017

The EU and member states need to rethink their approach to investment in services, argues Helen Joseph.

High alert for human rights protection in the future in the UK and beyond

Written by Willy Fautré on 10 March 2017

UK withdrawal from the European convention on human rights could have devastating repercussions for the EU, warns Willy Fautré.

World leaders must keep their promises to Syrian refugee children

Written by Mariela Baeva on 8 March 2017

Despite promises from the EU, nearly one million Syrian refugee children are still out of school, writes Mariela Baeva.

EU policymaking discriminates against women

Written by Madi Sharma on 8 March 2017

Through its lack of female representation in policymaking, the EU is active discriminating against women - even though they make up the majority of the population, writes Madi Sharma.

Circular economy: Time for big business to copy DNA of micro businesses

Written by Brendan Burns on 7 March 2017

The needs of tomorrow's environment will not only require all businesses to vastly improve on this simple idea, but also adapt to new rules, regulations and customer demands, says Brendan Burns.

Brexit and Europe: A new entente

Written by Andrew Duff on 27 February 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May must accept the idea of a new institutional relationship between the UK and EU 27, argues Andrew Duff.

Trump's travel ban is an opportunity for the EU

Written by Madi Sharma on 21 February 2017

Trump's travel ban is an opportunity for the EU to be a leader in the international realm, writes Madi Sharma.

Political apathy among millennials needs to be tackled

Written by Matteo Bergamini on 14 February 2017

After Brexit and Trump victories showed younger voters did not vote in the same numbers as older people, Matteo Bergamini argues that better 'political education' is needed to counter voter indifference.