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Crumbling European solidarity or yet another day at the office?

Originally posted on The Commissariat's Journal:
Further news coming out of the European Union as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (acting on permission of the Polish High Courts), announced that the country’s national constitution takes precedence over European legislation.…

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen defending the freedom rights of all European citizens

In a heated plenary debate with Polish Prime Minister and economist Mateusz Morawiecki, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Slovenian Foreign Affairs Minister Anže Logar, most MEPs condemned the contentious ruling of 7 October by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, … Continue reading

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After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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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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