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#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

| February 3, 2019

Abraham Liu is a man with a mission. As the Huawei’s new Chief Representative to the European Union, his role is to convince EU politicians and policy makers that his company is a leading global provider of information and communications infrastructure and smart devices that can be trusted, and not a vehicle for Chinese spying. […]

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Making the case for #CSR

Making the case for #CSR

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Green party activists might not like it, but according to some, investing in the “sin bin” still proves profitable. Consumers in Europe can’t seem to shed their appetites for tobacco, alcohol, and products like chocolate that often draw from highly problematic supply chains. Investors like the Barrier Fund, formerly known as the Vice Fund, argue […]

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EU leaders embrace #MultiSpeedEurope amid tensions

EU leaders embrace #MultiSpeedEurope amid tensions

France, Germany, Italy and Spain have backed the idea of a multi-speed EU, as the 28-nation bloc prepares to mark 60 years since its founding treaty. “Unity does not mean uniformity,” French President Francois Hollande said as he hosted the other leaders in the ornate Versailles Palace near Paris. The EU Commission accepts that projects […]

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Tajani’s position on locking up #refugees in Libya condemned by GUE/NGL

Tajani’s position on locking up #refugees in Libya condemned by GUE/NGL

GUE/NGL group has intervened at the start of today’s (1 March) mini-plenary at the European Parliament to criticise President Antonio Tajani’s recent interview with the German media in which he supported the idea of putting refugees in camps in Libya for an indefinite period. The newly-elected President of the Parliament was asked by Barbara Spinelli MEP during […]

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#FutureOfThe EU: Work together to defend our common project

#FutureOfThe EU: Work together to defend our common project

EPP Group Vice-Chairman Esteban González Pons today asked for decisions on the future of the EU to be taken “in unity and with consensus.” “The time has come to align expectations with reality, time to say what Europe can do and not promise what we cannot do. And it is time to defend Europe because […]

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‘#Brexit is a sideshow. The common future of the 27 is what counts,’ Guy Verhofstadt

‘#Brexit is a sideshow. The common future of the 27 is what counts,’ Guy Verhofstadt

During today’s (1 March) debate on Commission – President Juncker’s white paper on the future of Europe, ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt called on his colleagues not to make Brexit a defensive exercise: “We shouldn’t focus on the negative story of one country leaving us, but on the optimistic prospect of building a new common destiny for the […]

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Pittella: Disappointed with the EU Commission #WhitePaper. We call on Juncker to fight for a stronger, united and progressive Europe

Pittella: Disappointed with the EU Commission #WhitePaper. We call on Juncker to fight for a stronger, united and progressive Europe

Speaking following the presentation today by president Juncker of the European Commission White Paper on the future of Europe, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “We are disappointed with the European Commission White Paper. We consider it a mistake to simply present five possible scenarios for the future of the European Union, instead of singling out […]

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