Michele Rivasi protests against endocrine disrupting chemicals outside the European commission in Brussels

Lack of EU action on hormone disruptors 'completely criminal'

27 March 2015

Michèle Rivasi slams the European commission's lack of action over endocrine disrupting chemicals, saying it endangers citizens' fundamental right to health.

Heidi Hautala addresses the European parliament's plenary session

Euronest provides 'legitimacy' in face of Russian aggression

27 March 2015

With Russia seeking to reclaim influence through its Eurasian economic union, the EU must maintain the attractiveness of the eastern partnership, says Heidi Hautala.

Martina Anderson

International community failing to tackle 'Israel's persistent violation of international law'

27 March 2015

In continuing to build illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, Israel is undermining the peace process, writes Martina Anderson.


PM+: Eliminating TB 'once and for all' in EU's sights

27 March 2015

With multidrug-resistant TB on the rise across Europe, the Latvian EU council presidency's focus on eliminating the disease could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.


PM+: Water and sanitation 'crucial elements' of EU circular economy

27 March 2015

Europe's water and sewerage services are in danger of being 'taken for granted' by policymakers, warns Carl-Emil Larsen.


OECD report a 'stark reminder' of challenges ahead for water management

27 March 2015

Europe is well-placed to take advantage of innovations in water infrastructure and technology, says Simon Buckle.

Giovanni La Via

Implementation of EU's flagship water directive 'slow and uneven'

27 March 2015

EU capitals need to take more than a 'business as usual' approach to managing water resources, argues Giovanni La Via.


EU needs to embrace green economics on water management

27 March 2015

Despite some 'modest' improvements, Europe is still far from attaining the sustainable management of its water resources, argues Hans Bruyninckx.


EU governments must 'step up' efforts on water management

26 March 2015

This week's European water conference was a 'wake up call' for EU member states, suggests Karl Falkenberg.

Bring back our girls march in Nigeria

EU must demand safe return of Nigerian schoolgirls

27 March 2015

One year after over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by members of Boko Haram, the international community must not give up efforts to rescue them, writes Mariela Baeva.

India flag blowing in the wind

India is taking 'concrete actions' to win investment

25 March 2015

India is making great strides to capitalise on its potential as an investment destination, writes Madi Sharma.

Hands of people sat next to each other typing on keyboards

EU must stand up to 'pure blackmail' of telecoms companies

19 March 2015

It is time the EU adopted net neutrality, but governments have been favouring company interests over those of their citizens, writes Emmanuel Foulon.