European Defence Fund agreed amid ethics concerns

By |februar 22nd, 2019|autonomous weapons, European Defence Fund, Françoise Grossetête, MFF, News, Reinhard Bütikofer, trilogue|

EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement on the European Defence Fund (EDF) this week, but decisions on the two major issues - budget and eligibility for funding -- had to be postponed as the file remains plagued by controversy.

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European Defence Fund talks reveal rift over EU’s defence future

By |februar 11th, 2019|European Council, European defence, European Defence Fund, European defence industry, European Parliament, MFF, News, Reinhard Bütikofer, strategic autonomy, trilogue, Zdzisław Krasnodebski|

EU lawmakers failed to seal an agreement on the future of the European Defence Fund (EDF) despite a nine hour negotiation session last week.

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European Greens refuse to march behind Macron’s party

By |november 26th, 2018|2019 European elections, Emmanuel Macron, En Marche!, European Greens, La Republique En Marche, News, Reinhard Bütikofer, Spitzenkandidaten|

Although the European Greens and La République en Marche! (LREM) share common views on the European project, these should be promoted in a partnership of equals, Greens co-chair Reinhard Bütokofer told EURACTIV in an interview.

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National governments reach breakthrough deal on voluntary cybersecurity certification

By |maj 30th, 2018|certification, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Act, ENISA, Iva Tasheva, News, Reinhard Bütikofer, Udo Helmbrecht|

Diplomats reached a compromise on new cybersecurity rules more quickly and with less controversy than many observers close to the file had expected.

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German coalition talks reject Macron’s eurozone budget plan

By |oktober 26th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Cem Özdemir, Emmanuel Macron, Eurozone, FDP, future of EU, German elections 2017, Greens, Jamaica coalition, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Reinhard Bütikofer|

German parties exploring a coalition government have dealt an early blow to French President Emmanuel Macron's hopes for more expansive fiscal policies from Berlin, backing a balanced budget and rejecting the idea of a separate pot of cash for the euro...

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Bütikofer: ‘The priority to support additive manufacturing is financing research’

By |september 15th, 2017|additive manufacturing, News, Reinhard Bütikofer, research|

Reinhard Bütikofer is one of the most authoritative voices in the European Parliament on 3D printing. In his view, Europe will have to struggle over the next decade to be a leader in industry, and will get there only if it turns research efforts into innovative results.

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Commission exploring how to protect EU steel market from China

By |marec 9th, 2017|China, David Martin, Dita Charanzová, European Steelworkers Association, Geert Van Poelvoorde, MES, News, protectionism, Reinhard Bütikofer, Steel, unemployment, United States, WTO|

It doesn’t look good for Beijing. Brussels and Washington still refuse to recognise China as a market economy and the Commission has proposed legislation that completely changes the rules for EU trade with third countries. EURACTIV Czech Republic partner Aktuálně.cz reports.

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