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The Europeans Right to Protest is Under Threat, Amnesty Report Reveals

A new comprehensive report by Amnesty International has sounded the alarm on the escalating restrictions and suppression of peaceful protests across 21 European countries. Despite the crucial role protests play in advancing human rights and social justice, the report reveals a concerning trend of governments stifling dissent through restrictive laws, …

Three European Regions Awarded for Boosting Entrepreneurship and Innovation

In a ceremony held on June 20th, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) announced the winners of this year’s European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) awards. Galicia (Spain), Krapina Zagorje (Croatia), and Mazowieckie Voivodeship (Poland) were recognized for their innovative strategies to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and promote entrepreneurship. …

Irregular Border Crossings into EU Drop in 2024, But Concerns Remain

The European Union has seen a significant decrease in irregular border crossings in the first five months of 2024, with numbers falling by 23% compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary data from Frontex, the EU’s border agency. This decline is primarily attributed to a substantial decrease …

Pan-European party secures Five Seats in European Elections

In a historic moment for European politics, Volt, a pan-European party, has secured five seats in the European Parliament following its second electoral race. The newly elected Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will represent voters across Europe, transcending national boundaries. The diverse group of Volt MEPs includes Anna Strolenberg …

A Cambridge Analytica moment and some other takeaways from the EU-election

Sweden is having a Cambridge Analytica moment where one of the largest political party’s troll army has been exposed by a Walraffing journalist at TV4. It is a troll army that consists of loads of anonymous social media accounts that are sharing fake news, deep fakes as well as direct …

EU Accelerates Green Energy Transition to become a Declaration of Independence

The European Union (EU) is making significant strides in its efforts for a green energy sector to combat climate change, reduce dependency on fossil fuels, and enhance energy independence. The urgency for this shift has been amplified by Russia’s war in Ukraine and the ongoing climate crisis. Why Greening Energy …

Boosting Research Funding to Navigate Global Competition with China

In the face of growing systemic rivalry with China, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced a significant increase in funding for research projects focused on modern China. The initiative, titled “Modern China Research II,” aims to enhance independent China expertise in Germany and Europe, enabling a …

Consequences of the EU’s New Environmental Crime Directive

The EU’s new Environmental Crime Directive, which came into force on May 20, 2024, marks a significant step forward in the fight against environmental crime and the protection of the environment. This landmark law is designed to bolster the EU’s commitment to environmental protection, align with the objectives of the …

Council of the European Union Adopts Reform of Asylum and Migration System

The Council of the European Union has adopted a landmark reform of the European asylum and migration system, establishing a set of rules to manage arrivals, create efficient procedures, and ensure fair migrant-sharing between member states. The reform includes 10 legislative acts that overhaul the entire European framework for asylum …