Ivan Jakovčić MEP

EU Adriatic-Ionian strategy is a 'pioneering adventure'

2 March 2015

Investment at macro-regional level can be used to prepare countries in the western Balkans for EU accession, argues Ivan Jakovčić.

Energy, renewables

PM+: Energy union a 'significant improvement' on previous EU energy plans

2 March 2015

New EU strategy should result in a more coherent approach to addressing Europe's energy sector, argues Frederik Dahlmann.

Gilles Pargneaux

GMO directive is 'a game changer' for EU consumers

27 February 2015

Gilles Pargneaux believes Europe had to act to address the issue of genetically modified organisms.

EU-China relations mark 40 years of cooperation

27 February 2015

An event in Brussels has been held to mark the Chinese year of the goat and four decades of cooperation between Brussels and Beijing.

PM+: Fuel quality directive 'implementing measure' set to boost EU uptake of less polluting fuels

27 February 2015

Developing a diverse mix of transport fuels is key to achieving a 'cleaner, more efficient and climate-friendly' European transport sector, argues Samuel Maubanc.

Marianne Thyssen giving a speech

Commission guide: Thyssen vows to tackle 'plague' of youth unemployment head on

19 February 2015

Former MEP Marianne Thyssen knows she has a delicate task ahead of her, but is determined to tackle 'unacceptable' levels of unemployment and poverty within the EU.

Valdis Dombrovskis

Commission guide: The EU is on the road to economic recovery, says Dombrovskis

18 February 2015

Despite recent Economic hardships, reforms by European governments have put the EU back on track for growth and employment, says Valdis Dombrovskis.

Elzbieta Bienkowska

Commission guide: European SMEs need a more 'level playing field' to succeed

18 February 2015

European SMEs could help relaunch growth and employment in the EU, but they need help to compete internationally, argues Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Photo of Federica Mogherini

Commission guide: Mogherini plans to make the EU a 'strong global player'

17 February 2015

The EU has the experience and the drive to rise to the global challenges it faces, argues Federica Mogherini.

EU's revolving doors must stop spinning

2 March 2015

Politician's and former politicians cannot be allowed to use their positions 'to line their pockets', argues David Lundy.

PM+: Brexit is best for UK and US

23 February 2015

British EU membership is 'biggest threat' to UK-US special relationship, argues Nile Gardiner.


Huawei and young coders making our cities smarter

12 February 2015

The private sector can make an important contribution to bridging the ICT skills gap and tackling youth unemployment, argues Tony Graziano.

Greece and EU flags

Greece vs. the Eurozone

11 February 2015

Sophocles could teach our politicians a thing or two about courage and statesmanship, argues Haridimos Tsoukas