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EU needs to focus on legislation in the digital sphere, MEP Angelika Niebler says

By |december 5th, 2019|AI, Angelika Niebler, anti-money laundering, Cross Border Cooperation, digital economy, GDPR, News|

The EU has proven to be successful in legislating in the digital age but it needs to keep up the work to avoid being left behind, because "the digital revolution has been moving faster than legislation", MEP Angelika Niebler (EPP, Germany) told EURACTI...

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Eurogroup fails to move forward on eurozone reform

By |december 5th, 2019|Banking union, Economic and Monetary union, ESM, Eurogroup, Italy, Klaus Regling, Mário Centeno, News, Paolo Gentiloni|

EU finance ministers failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday (4 December) on the reform of the EU's bailout fund and move to political discussions on the European Deposit Insurance Scheme ahead of the Euro summit next week.

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Ministers set to advance Eurozone reform amid political turmoil in Italy and Germany

By |december 4th, 2019|Banking union, BICC, EDIS, ESM, Eurogroup, eurozone budget, Germany, Italy, News|

EU ministers gather Wednesday (4 December) in a bid to chart progress on the Eurozone reform ahead of the EU Council summit next week. However, recent political developments in Rome and Berlin may hinder talks on the matter.

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Women are doing better in European politics, but still not well enough

By |december 2nd, 2019|European Commission, European Parliament, gender equality, middle-ground politics, News, Ursula von der Leyen, women in politics|

Ursula von der Leyen will be the first woman to chair the European Commission and will do it with the most gender-balanced college ever, but even though the participation of women in politics has improved in the EU, it is still not enough.

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Juncker regrets the lead candidate system was not respected in farewell

By |november 29th, 2019|European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Juncker farewell, News, rule of law, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

The outgoing president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, appeared before the press for one last time on Friday (29 November) and said he regretted that the Spitzenkandidaten system that landed him the top job in 2014 was not upheld this ...

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The Brief, powered by BP – Strasbourg’s vanity fair

By |november 27th, 2019|News, The Brief|

European parties rushed to stake their claim to political fame in the European Parliament on Wednesday, firing off salvos of righteous demands and bold promises that may, or may not, eventually be addressed in the next five years.

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Parliament backs von der Leyen’s ‘fresh start for Europe’ Commission

By |november 27th, 2019|Commission 2019-2023, digital transformation, European Green Deal, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Parliament gave the green light to Ursula von der Leyen’s college of Commissioners “for a fresh start for Europe” on Wednesday (27 November) with a comfortable 461 votes in favour, 151 against and 89 abstentions.  The first woman...

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The Brief, powered by BP – 58 pairs of red shoes

By |november 25th, 2019|News|

More than a woman a day is killed as a victim of gender-based violence in the EU. Ratifying AND enforcing the Istanbul convention is the least member states could do to tackle these horrific crimes.

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MEPs ready to fight against member states on EU budget

By |november 25th, 2019|Brexit, budget, EU long term budget, European Parliament, Jan Olbrycht, Margarida Marques, MFF, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Parliament will not accept a "take it or leave it" agreement on the EU's next long term budget (2021-2027), co-rapporteurs Jan Olbrytch and Margarida Marques have told EURACTIV. 

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The Brief, powered by CEPI – Child of our time

By |november 21st, 2019|News, The Brief|

The UN Convention on Children’s Rights celebrated its 30th anniversary on Wednesday (20 Wednesday). While Europe has progressed in the past decades, some issues remain a painful reality.

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