Whither European asylum policy

Whither European asylum policy? Brussels, may 30th 2018  It is unquestionable that the recent waves of population who have fled their home in Syria and other Middle Eastern countries have caused one of the most severe humanitarian crisis in modern history. The geographical proximity, the relatively easy accessibility by land and the welfare-based State governance of Europe have turned into the main destination point for the more than two million refugees who…

Sustainability in Europe Martin’s Brussels Hotel, 15th of April 2018 The Martin’s Brussels Hotel in Boulevard de Charlemagne saw, on the past 15th of April, a presentation on the current issues on sustainable development that are being discussed in the neighbouring Berlaymont building, notorious home to the European Commission in Brussels. Some honourable experts and EU policymakers attended the meeting and turned it into a high-profile panel discussion on the need…

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The EU Manifesto on Influenza Vaccination The Renaissance Hotel, 24th April 2018 The sophisticated hotel in Brussels hosted an outstanding event with the most skilful researchers and notable representatives of European health and medical institutions, who came together to present a manifesto on the need to expand the coverage of Influenza vaccination in Europe.

Building Climate Resilience Friends of Europe HQ, 24th April 2018 The exponential rise in the intensity and frequency of extreme events have largely proofed that the nexus between climate and resilience is becoming more and more evident. Throughout the conference “Building Climate Resilience”, Friends of Europe caught the occasion to open the debate on how could we feasibly build resilient states and communities to enable local territories and stakeholders to…

Robots and Artificial Intelligence: the next Frontier for Employment and European Economic Policy Brüegel, 18th April 2018 The evolution of automated robots and artificial intelligence have grown faster in the last 4 decades with evident application over a vast variety of sectors. In between 1990 and 2007, the price of robots had felt more than 50%, while quality increased by 3 times. Recent studies display that 54% and 47% of…

Using social innovation policy approaches to help cities and regions realise the potential of the European Pillar of Social Rights European Committee of the Regions, 16th April 2018 On the 16th of April, the EUAbout team had the pleasure to attend a conference in the European Committee of the Regions’ headquarters in Brussels, named “Using social innovation policy approaches to help cities and regions realise the potential of the European…

What is Renewable Energy and why is it so important? April 3, 2018/ Original article: https://cutt.ly/twKA8XJ  Since the energy crisis of the 1970’s, Americans have been searching for ways to use our natural resources safely and efficiently. And since the release of the documentary An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, buzzwords and catchphrases like global warming, climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable energy have become a part of the American lexicon.

Launch book event: Finance and Investment – The European Case by Colin Mayer March 20th, Brussels Today the EUAbout team attended the launch event of the book Finance and Investment: The European Case. Colin Mayer, along with other associates, presents their research on the situation of the financial system in Europe after the financial and the sovereign debt crisis. The research is organized by Assonime (the association of Italian joint…

Energy   Europe is facing rising of the energy demand, volatile price, a decrease of the supply and an increase of the environmental impact of the energy sector. Actually, EU imports over half its energy at a cost of 350 bln euro per year and the rising global demand with the scarcity of fuels contribute to higher prices.   The European energy strategy aims to tackle these problems by intervening over three main factors: security of supply, competitiveness, sustainability.…