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#CPMR: Taking #Brexit into account and working with EU regions

#CPMR: Taking #Brexit into account and working with EU regions

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter was in attendance at the Conference for Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) general assembly, which took place from 18-20 October in Helsinki, writes James Drew. One of the event’s key speakers, the Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford (pictured), delivered a rousing speech on what he believed was […]

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Europe’s #biometrics gap

Europe’s #biometrics gap

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Against the backdrop of recent terrorist attacks in the UK, the number one issue for the heads of state at the European Council summit in Brussels last week was internal security and combatting terrorism. In its conclusions, the Council dutifully vowed to “fight the spread of radicalization online” and to improve the exchange of information […]

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Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was back on 21 March that European Council President Donald Tusk (pictured), during a briefing with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, called today’s (29 April) meeting of the EU-27, without the UK, to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit talks due to begin between the UK and EU, writes James Drew. “As you all […]

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Did Los Angeles use fake likes on its Facebook page to boost its chances for the #OlympicGames2024?

Did Los Angeles use fake likes on its Facebook page to boost its chances for the #OlympicGames2024?

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

With France and Los Angeles both in the bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games, suspicions have been raised in by Le Figaro in France that the LA bid cooking the books with fake Facebook ‘likes’ and fake followers on Twitter, writes James Drew. With the International Olympic Committee’s final decision on the 2024 Olympic Games […]

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#Russia: Oleg Deripaska hits back at AP over Paul Manafort connections

#Russia: Oleg Deripaska hits back at AP over Paul Manafort connections

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The most recent installment in the Russiagate controversy engulfing the United States revolves around a recent story published by the AP earlier in March. The report claimed to prove that Paul Manafort, a long-time lobbyist and short-lived chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential run, had sought in 2005 to sign a PR contract with Oleg Deripaska, […]

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Europe’s #cancer researchers: Rare bright spot for global collaboration

Europe’s #cancer researchers: Rare bright spot for global collaboration

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

In both Europe and the United States, it seems as if the very idea of cross-border co-operation and international collective effort is under fire. In the United States, rhetoric and policy proposals that write off the United Nations, NATO, and the European project as obsolete or even as threats to American interests have gained widespread […]

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25th anniversary of #Semipalatinsk closure marked in terms of progress and danger

25th anniversary of #Semipalatinsk closure marked in terms of progress and danger

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

As has been underlined on many occasions, we are living in deeply uncertain times. Our world faces complex challenges and threats that put at risk all we have achieved and all our hopes for the future. The global economy remains weak. While we may have agreed on the threat that climate change poses, we are […]

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