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TTIP and the cultural exception NEW
The concept of “cultural exception” (or exemption) was introduced by France in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations in 1993. The idea is that culture should be treated differently from other commercial products,...
Social impact bonds : Private finance that generates social returns NEW
Social impact bonds are a results-based form of social impact investment. Private investors provide capital to launch or expand innovative social services that provide a public good. If the expected social benefits are achieved at the end o...
Photonics: An industry moving at the speed of light NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Day, 6 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Photonics is all around us; it is an integral part of modern human society, contributing to our daily lives. The science of photonics is the study an utilisation of light or photons. Consequently due to its interdisciplinary nature it crosses the fie...
Science, technology and innovation policy NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Day, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
How are science and technology used outside research, and how can research foster innovation in Europe? These questions are particularly relevant in the light of the Europe 2020 strategy seeking to bring Europe out of the economic crisis, which aims...
Future of the European Union (Wilson Center, Washington, DC) NEW
Yesterday an interesting debate on the future of the European Union and the economic priorities took place in the Wilson Centre in Washington DC. On this occasion, our Director-General also presented our prominent study Mapping the Cost of Non-Europe...
Graphics on Budget NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Days, 6 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Here you’ll find graphs, charts, tables and maps with statistics on the Budget. To see graphics for other policy areas, go to the Graphics Warehouse. Graphics on the BudgetFiled under: EU Financing / Budgetary Affairs, PUBLICATIONS Tagged: budg...
Irak : le sort des yézidis NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Le 3 août 2014, les soldats de l'”Etat islamique” (EI) se sont emparés de la ville de Sinjar, au nord-ouest de l’Irak, provoquant l’exode de près de 200 000 personnes, essentiellement des yézidis, un...
How did it get so late, so soon? Before we knew it, it was June! NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 4 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
In June we had the elections behind us and the holidays on the horizon, but Europe was still hard at work negotiating a better deal for citizens, even though there was some political wrangling over the appointment of the new heads of the Institutions...
NATO – road to the 2014 Summit NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Week, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Last NATO Summit was held in Chicago, in May 2012. The Afghan transition, the missile defence system, and cyber defence policies were at the centre of the discussion then. Two years later, the on-going withdrawal from Afghanistan, Ukraine and Russia,...
Health and technology in life sciences NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
We are seeing developments in biotechnology that seem futuristic, such as computing systems at clinical testing stages used as ‘sensitive interaction partners’ for the elderly that help to provide care in response to individual needs. Suc...
May: A new Parliament blossoms NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Obviously May is always our “EU month”. Firstly because traditionally, 9 May is Europe day and as we do every year, we put forward some historical landmarks in EU construction. Not surprisingly, this year we dedicated a post to Simone Vei...
Sustainable management of natural resources NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Will we be able to feed the world if our population reaches 10 billion people? UN population projections suggest that the population will reach ten billion between 2050 and 2100. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation has estimated that foo...
In-work poverty in the EU NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Having a job yet still being unable to make a living: In-work poverty is a phenomenon that affected 9,1 percent of the working age EU population in 2012. The rate of those in work and at risk of poverty has been on the rise since 2005. It applies to...
Parental child abduction within the EU NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The separation of parents is always a complicated and sensitive issue for the ex-partners and the child(ren). Citizens recurrently turn to the European Parliament asking for help in cases of alleged discrimination on grounds of nationality regarding...
5 things we learned in April NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Re-think Africa. In the first days of April the EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders in Brussels. Therefore, we dedicated the first week of the month to EU-Africa relations, offering some insights on the continent tha...
MH17 aircraft disaster and EU reaction on Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
After the crash of Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 in Ukraine on 17 July 2014, citizens sent messages of grief and concern to the European Parliament. They commented on the violent conflict in eastern Ukraine and urged the European Union to take more de...
Security of the Internet, including e-Government, cloud computing and social networks NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
As we become increasingly dependent on the internet for all aspects of our lives, how can Europe on the web work best while ensuring that everyone can trust online services? STOA has examined the latest technological advances with regard to the inter...
Israeli-Palestinian conflict: violence escalation in Gaza NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
In the light of the recent violence escalation in Gaza in the context of the conflict between Israel and Palestine, some citizens requested information about the position of the European Parliament, and called on the European Union to take action. Th...
Topics and links – July 2014 NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
In this issue: MH17 aircraft disaster in Ukraine, Escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip, TTIP and TiSA negotiations, MEPs statute. The Malaysian aircraft disaster in Ukraine and the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine were two of t...
March brought springtime to Brussels! And what did March bring to our blog? NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
As European election campaigns were about to be launched, we proposed you a whole week to explain what were the stakes in the European Parliament election and what were the powers that you, as citizen, have through your elected MEPs.  An obvious...