Dr. Jörg Köpke

Head of Communications / Chief Editor

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Salome Neuer

Communications

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Dr. Stephan Seiler

Communications

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13-06-2022

EU Parliament Divided Over Emissions Trading, Pushes for Combustion Car Ban

In its plenary session on 8 June 2022, the EU Parliament failed to reach a consensus on the reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and also referred the legislative proposals on the Climate Social Fund and the Carbon Border Adjustment...

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06-12-2021

Macron gets a new opponent in the race for french presidency

Victor Warhem from the Centre de Politique Européenne | Paris analyses the chances of Valérie Pécresse becoming the next French president:

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08-10-2021

Ruling on constitutional conflict: Poland’s membership of the EU in jeopardy

After four adjournments since July 2021, Poland’s Constitutional Court finally issued a ruling on 7 October 2021. The Court ruled, by a majority of ten out of the twelve constitutional judges, that Articles 1 and 9 TEU are incompatible with certain...

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22-04-2021

EU-Commission specifies the EU taxonomy on sustainable investments

On 21 April, the European Commission endorsed the first EU delegated acts, which are to contribute giving concrete shape to the recently introduced framework to facilitate sustainable investment (also known as "green taxonomy").

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10-02-2021

Council sets out Position on ePrivacy Regulation

At the beginning of 2017 the EU Commission presented a proposal for a regulation on respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications (ePrivacy Regulation), which is now finally being followed by a mandate of...

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25-11-2020

EU Commission wants to promote Data Sharing

The European Commission on 25th November 2020 has presented a proposal for a regulation to increase the availability of data in the EU. It intends to achieve this by three main measures.

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30-10-2020

Legal barriers to EU minimum wages

The EU Commission has published a long-announced initiative on European minimum wages: a directive on appropriate minimum wages in the EU has been proposed.

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09-10-2020

ECJ Ruling on Hartz IV payments for EU foreigners

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) grants unemployed EU citizens the right to basic security based on the children's school attendance (case C-181/19).

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11-08-2020

EU cloud system Gaia X

The EU is currently developing the Gaia X cloud system for computer technology. It is meant to help reducing the gap in digitalization and catch up with global technology giants.

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23-07-2020

EU agrees on Corona aid and financial framework

At the second longest summit in its history, the EU agreed on a Corona aid package and the multiannual financial framework (the EU budget for 2021-2027).

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