Tag Archives: European Commission

Hungarian undermining of European freedoms

In Hungary, it has become very difficult when you feel born in a wrong body. It is not only illegal to change your gender, but it has become very difficult to talk about it with others. Educators can be fined … Continue reading

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G7 and Building Back Better

A look at the 2021 G7 summit which took place under the UK presidency of the G7, the overarching theme of which is ‘Building Back Better’ from the pandemic. Continue reading

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Green Deal: new EU rules on limiting importing and exporting plastic waste

The European Commission has adopted new rules on the export, import and intra-EU shipment of plastic waste. Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius said: These new rules send a clear message that in the EU we are taking responsibility for the … Continue reading

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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes

On the 22nd of December the European Commission published the December 2020 edition of the Employment and Social Developments Quarterly Review, analysing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes. It shows that policy measures cushioned the impact … Continue reading

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A recovery plan for Europe

A Global issue The human and economic cost of the CoViD-19 pandemic 2020 will be the year to remember the lockdown of many European countries, because of CoViD-19. The human and economic cost of epidemics is unsustainable. Effective research and … Continue reading

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Tackling climate change can be a driver for growth and jobs

The Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, this time dedicated to the theme of sustainability. The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in … Continue reading

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Education has key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture

Education, both formal and non-formal, has a key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture. The diversity of political cultures in Europe makes the task more difficult. However, there are successful historical examples in which democratic values … Continue reading

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Skills and competences acquired in civil society organisations – how to recognise and value them in the labour market

Not able to go to all the conferences of my interest and to prepare papers for discussions my thoughts still keep grinding on those matters to be discussed and to be solved. Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #3 To ensure the integrity of electoral processes

To ensure free, fair and secure European Parliament elections we need to be sure social media shall not manipulate the population with disinformation Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #1 Danger of fake and malicious social media accounts

We have to seriously look at the danger of availability of private communication and ways of information and disinformation. Continue reading

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