Europe has an Islamophobia problem. Who’s going to stop it?

By |januar 17th, 2020|Islamophobia, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

It is time to acknowledge that Europe has an Islamophobia problem - perpetuated by a poorly regulated media and sustained by agenda-driven think-tanks - and to act on it, writes Magid Magid.

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Von der Leyen fails to convince that her Commission is ‘geopolitical’

By |januar 10th, 2020|European defence, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mediterranean, Nato, News, Operation Sophia, Ursula von der Leyen, Von der Leyen Commission|

New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was put on the spot during her visit to Zagreb on Friday (10 January). Asked how she would prove that her Commission is ‘geopolitical’, given the EU's weak response to growing challenges in the region, von der Leyen failed to provide convincing answers.

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Massive rise in EV charging points needed to reach EU climate goals, new research finds

By |januar 8th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, electric cars, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

Europe needs fifteen times more electric vehicle public charging points by 2030 to support the EU’s goal of becoming “climate neutral” by mid-century, according to new research published today (8 January).

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AS IT HAPPENED: EU leaders discuss budget, climate change

By |december 12th, 2019|Charles Michel, EU summit, European Green Deal, Just transition, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

EU27 leaders meet in Brussels on 12-13 December to discuss the bloc's next seven-year budget and ways to financially sweeten its 'green component', in order to meet the new European Commission's top priority of making the EU climate-neutral by 2050.

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EU Commission unveils ‘European Green Deal’: The key points

By |december 11th, 2019|European Green Deal, green diplomacy, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

The European Commission unveiled its hallmark European Green Deal on Wednesday (11 October), outlining a long list of policy initiatives aimed at putting Europe on track to reach net-zero emissions, and a pollution-free environment, by 2050.

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Don’t be fooled: Gender equality hasn’t been reached

By |december 10th, 2019|gender balance, gender inequality, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

There may be more women at the top of EU politics but equality has not been reached, and men have as great a role as women in reaching solutions, write Dagmar Schumacher and Rick Zedník.

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Tweets of the Week: Commission Handover, NATO jokes, Malta Rule of Law

By |december 6th, 2019|Danfoss, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau, Malta, Nato, News, Tweets of the week, Von der Leyen Commission|

VDL Commission takes up its seat, Trump under fire as NATO leaders meet, and Rule of Law in Malta feeling the heat.

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Financing the energy transition: Incentives to bring all regions on board

By |december 5th, 2019|Just transition, News, PGE, Von der Leyen Commission|

To meet the objectives of the Energy Union and support the transition to a clean energy system, funding will be needed to finance structural changes to ensure security of supply, due to lack of capacity and funding restraints.

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