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Is the ‘Index of Will’ right to rank #VladimirPutin as number one?

Is the ‘Index of Will’ right to rank #VladimirPutin as number one?

As false information and ill-informed opinions abound, politicians increasingly resort to techniques that are sometimes referred to as populist ones, and have now come to be called the “art of listening to one’s electors”. Someone across the pond has used it to make an unexpected political career and someone on this side has had to […]

| February 20, 2019

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Elections in #Moldova: The SHOR phenomenon

Elections in #Moldova: The SHOR phenomenon

The parliamentary elections in Moldova are scheduled for February 24. The clash unfolds between the ruling democratic party, pro-Moscow socialists, who are supported by the current president, Igor Dodon, and the right opposition pro-Western alliance “ACUM”. However, the “SHOR” Party, led by a young businessman, Ilan Shor, the mayor of Orhei city, a locality situated […]

| February 21, 2019
#Europol – Transatlantic partnership: Fighting financial crime together #FinCen

#Europol – Transatlantic partnership: Fighting financial crime together #FinCen

Today (21 February) the director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the United States Department of the Treasury visited the Europol headquarters and discussed how the Europol and FinCEN can better work together to safeguard the international financial system from illicit use. FinCEN at Europol Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director Kenneth A. Blanco […]

| February 21, 2019
#EAPM – #AI and #Robots in the health-care context: The pros and cons

#EAPM – #AI and #Robots in the health-care context: The pros and cons

On 19 February, the ENVI Committee’s Health Working Group organized a workshop on robots in health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The purpose of the workshop was to inform participants as well as ENVI members about the current status and potential applications of robotic and artificial intelligence (AI) in […]

| February 21, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn meets EU leaders to discuss options to break #Brexit deadlock

Jeremy Corbyn meets EU leaders to discuss options to break #Brexit deadlock

Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the UK’s Labour Party, will meet European leaders in Brussels on Thursday 21 February to discuss options for breaking the Brexit deadlock and to make clear that there is no majority for a no deal outcome. The Labour leader will meet Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to discuss the Brexit […]

| February 21, 2019
UK likely to delay #Brexit, former EU chief Barroso says

UK likely to delay #Brexit, former EU chief Barroso says

Britain is likely to delay Brexit and not leave the European Union in March, former EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso (pictured) said on Tuesday (19 February), adding that the bloc would likely accept an extension request to sort out the details of departure, write Alistair Smout and Guy Faulconbridge. “I think the most likely […]

| February 21, 2019
#Migration and #Asylum – EU funds to promote integration and protect borders

#Migration and #Asylum – EU funds to promote integration and protect borders

MEPs backed on Tuesday (19 February) increasing the EU budget for migration and asylum policies and to reinforce borders. The Civil Liberties Committee endorsed the renewed Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), the 2021-2027 budget of which will increase up to €9.2 billion (€10.41bn in current prices, 51% more than in the previous financial framework). […]

| February 21, 2019
UK manufacturers warn of ‘catastrophic’ no-deal #Brexit

UK manufacturers warn of ‘catastrophic’ no-deal #Brexit

Britain faces the “catastrophic prospect” of a no-deal Brexit next month due to the selfishness of some politicians and chaotic parliamentary proceedings, the head of the country’s main manufacturing association said on Tuesday (19 February), writes David Milliken. The strong warning from Make UK, previously known as the EEF, comes as Japanese carmaker Honda is […]

| February 21, 2019
#CohesionPolicy after 2020: Preparing the future of EU investments in health

#CohesionPolicy after 2020: Preparing the future of EU investments in health

Commissioners Crețu and Andriukaitis have brought together health professionals to kick-start the reflection on future EU investments in health under the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy programmes. In the context of the round table held at the Commission with health associations such as European Health Management Association and EuroHealthNet, the commissioners launched a pilot project to improve […]

| February 21, 2019
#CleanMobility – Commission welcomes first-ever EU standards to reduce pollution from trucks

#CleanMobility – Commission welcomes first-ever EU standards to reduce pollution from trucks

The European Parliament and the Council have reached provisional agreement on a Regulation setting, for the first time in the EU, strict CO2 emission standards for trucks. The deal follows the agreement reached in December on new CO2 emission standards for cars and light vans in the EU for the period after 2020. As part […]

| February 21, 2019
#EUROCITIES – Cities commit to invest €4.3 billion to fight #Poverty and #SocialExclusion over 5 years

#EUROCITIES – Cities commit to invest €4.3 billion to fight #Poverty and #SocialExclusion over 5 years

21 cities, representing more than 20 million citizens have so far pledged €4.32 billion towards a fairer, more equal and inclusive Europe. ‘Inclusive cities for all: social rights in my city’ is a new political initiative launched by EUROCITIES today (21 February) at the European Parliament. It coincides with the publication of a new report, […]

| February 21, 2019

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Brexit: Japan trade deal will not be completed by deadline

Brexit: Japan trade deal will not be completed by deadline

The UK won’t be able to roll over an EU trade deal with Japan in time for Brexit, Liam Fox has said.

| February 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Shamima Begum has right to return to UK – Jeremy Corbyn

Shamima Begum has right to return to UK – Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader describes the decision to strip Ms Begum of her UK citizenship as “very extreme”.

| February 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Andrea Leadsom fails to guarantee MPs’ Easter break

Andrea Leadsom fails to guarantee MPs’ Easter break

Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom refuses to confirm whether Parliament’s Easter break will go ahead.

| February 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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