Health technology

PM+: Technology could help tackle Europe's obesity epidemic

31 March 2015

Better data protection rules needed to support personalised health technology, says Tim Lobstein.

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Competitiveness must be 'focal point' of EU cohesion policy

30 March 2015

The capital markets union could benefit SMEs who often find themselves at a disadvantage when seeking out financial assistance, writes Tadeusz Truskolaski.

Tibor Szanyi

Russia-Ukraine crisis 'ultimate test' for EU foreign policy

30 March 2015

Tibor Szanyi reports back from parliament's delegation visit to Norway, where discussions focused on how Oslo and the Brussels can work together to tackle the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

S&D MEP Karin Kadenbach

Seasonal influenza vaccination rates must be tackled at EU level

30 March 2015

Europe needs 'renewed ambition and increased leadership' to combat the burden of seasonal influenza, argues Karin Kadenbach.

European parliament

Movers and shakers

30 March 2015

Keep track of movements in the European parliament with our movers and shakers column.

Nicolas Singer

Interregional cooperation can help EU regions reach global potential

30 March 2015

Europe's regions must 'look beyond their administrative boundaries' and embrace internationalisation, writes Nicolas Singer.

Water

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.

Water

EU needs to embrace green economy 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.

Water

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.

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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.

20 March 2015

Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
 

19 March 2015

MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.

 

30 March 2015

Latvia's EU council presidency focus on eliminatingTB could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.

30 March 2015

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

30 March 2015

Better data protection rules needed to support personalised health technology, says Tim Lobstein.

26 March 2015

As one MEP takes to holding a 'language strike', the EU's promise of promoting language diversity has come under renewed scrutiny.