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BlogActiv.eu · 1d ago

European patriotism passes through the stomach

The European Union lives between agony and ecstasy. An agony related to the economic crisis and the trust of the citizens in the EU institutions, but also an enthusiasm linked to the recent ...
BlogActiv.eu · 1d ago

The EC’s 2017 blogging competition is bigger & better

This year there’s a maximum of 60 posts, 4 winners, a better prize and a focus on storytelling. The deadline: 27 June. More information on the blog’s home on EUROPA, where the first posts ha...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

Aurelie Nollet: There is a huge variety of jobs in the maritime sector

Aurelie Nollet is a senior project executive at Cornwall Marine Network (CMN) since October 2016. Her position involves managing co-operation projects as well as project development and bid-...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

Observations From Malta’s General Election

You have never seen election campaigning like this before! In recent days the world’s media has penned numerous uncomplimentary words about the EU’s smallest country. These words were prompt...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

Interview – ICMPD. Part II: The Balkan and Turkish migration route

The refugee crisis brought to the fore the realisation that the EU can not act alone. Arriving via Turkey, migrants first enter the EU, then cross into non-EU countries and re-enter the EU a...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

Why ‘REMAIN’ is still the true ‘strong and stable’ for the United Kingdom

People claim what they wish for. And without a doubt, many – perhaps all of us – are seeking for strength and stability in their lives, especially when we live in a time of the greatest turm...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

‘We can have our cake and eat it’

In my working life in IT, I have encountered a number of organisations that wanted to move from a working IT system to a different one, in the belief that it would be better and cheaper. I’l...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

France, Europe : le renouveau. Les feux du populisme vont-ils s’éteindre ?

D’abord le soulagement : « Ouf ! » a titré laconiquement le journal allemand die Zeit. Puis le renouveau, et c’est ainsi que le New York Times a accueilli les résultats de l’élection préside...
BlogActiv.eu · 2d ago

Driving innovation for media: Ensuring media pluralism & promoting trusted journalism in democracy

Flicker/ CSIS   Paul Nemitz Principal Advisor, European Commission   Democracy in Europe after the Second World War has been greatly inspired by the transitions from dictatorship to freedom,...
BlogActiv.eu · 1W ago

Taiwan and the limits of the EU’s normative pretensions

The EU as a ‘normative power’ is delusional, writes Emilie Naulot. Using the example of th...