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#NextGenerationEU – Europe’s moment: Repair and prepare for the next generation

#NextGenerationEU – Europe’s moment: Repair and prepare for the next generation

| May 27, 2020

Today (27 May), the European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all member states, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and revamped long-term EU budget. The Commission […]

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Gauging the wider impact of #Coronavirus on the #NHS

Gauging the wider impact of #Coronavirus on the #NHS

| May 21, 2020

Coronavirus has hit the British health-care system like a wave, and the worst is still on the way according to many experts. It has sent tens of thousands of patients to the hospital wards, overwhelming an overloaded health-care system which was already showing cracks before the incident. It has also caused thousands of scheduled procedures […]

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#UK – ‘The United Kingdom will have to be more realistic; it will have to overcome its incomprehension’ Barnier

#UK – ‘The United Kingdom will have to be more realistic; it will have to overcome its incomprehension’ Barnier

| May 16, 2020

At the end of the third round of negotiations, EU/UK stalemate continued. The EU described the talks as “disappointing” and the UK “regretted” that little progress has been made. The areas of contention remain as far from agreement as in the previous rounds, with a recalcitrant UK refusing to budge, or to understand the issues. […]

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#Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2020

#Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2020

| May 15, 2020

Live broadcast here on Monday, 18 May at 10h Brussels time. At this year’s Huawei Analyst Summit (HAS), top Huawei executives explain how the global economy can recover from the coronavirus pandemic by making the most of leading technology such as 5G, Cloud and Artificial Intelligence. HAS 2020 will also focus on how Huawei will contribute to building a fully connected, intelligent […]

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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#AML – Dombrovskis calls for EU-level supervision following EBA’s refusal to act over Danske scandal

#AML – Dombrovskis calls for EU-level supervision following EBA’s refusal to act over Danske scandal

Today (7 May) the European Commission launched a new action plan, which sets out measures that the Commission will take over the next twelve months to better enforce, supervise and coordinate the EU’s rules on combating money laundering and terrorist financing.  Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said that it was even more important during the pandemic, […]

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#SpringForecast – ‘The EU has entered the deepest economic recession in its history’ Gentiloni

#SpringForecast – ‘The EU has entered the deepest economic recession in its history’ Gentiloni

The EU has entered the deepest economic recession in its history. The economy will contract by 7.4% this year and 7.7% in the eurozone. By comparison, the 2009 recession the economy contracted by 4.5%. The economy should rebound in 2021 but will not make up for the loss made in 2020. Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni […]

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