Members states warn Juncker against ISDS concessions
As Juncker gives reassurances to the European Parliament over free trade with the US, 14 member states are urging him to stick to the script.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, was warned by member states today (22 October) not to make concessions to MEPs on investor protection in a free trade deal between the European Union and the United States, according to a letter seen by European Voice.
The patient perspective deserves greater attention, because patients are experts too, says their European spokesperson, Nicola Bedlington.
In the Ukraine crisis, Europe is repeating mistakes that it has many times before with Russia, writes the foreign minister of Lithuania.
- What chance a 2030 deal?The chances of a climate and energy agreement are high – but don’t bet your house just yet.
- A pivotal point for Europe’s economyThe 2030 climate and energy package that EU leaders will discuss next week should be seen as part of an economic-recovery stimulus package, writes Jeremy Oppenheim, programme director for the New Climate Economy.
Profile of Poland's foreign minister.
Grzegorz Schetyna told journalists on 10 September: “This is a bad moment to change Poland’s foreign minister.” Less than two weeks later, he took over the position from Radek Sikorski, who had held the job since 2007.
People & Places
The delegation for relations with Iceland, Norway and Switzerland is still to elect its chairperson.
- Erasmus+ means more mobility
- Bologna looks to the future
- Knowledge alliances roll out across Europe
- Studying the EU at a distance
The structure of the Erasmus programme has changed, giving students more opportunities to study abroad.
A review of the Bologna process for higher education reform is long overdue.
Commission searches for projects that bring together higher education and the workplace.
Students as far afield as the United States and New Zealand are keeping a close eye on developments in the European Union.
EV Health Check Annual Forum
4 November 2014 - 9-4:30pm
Résidence Palace, Brussels, BE
Building on 5 years of successful “EV Health check” events, European Voice’s annual event on healthcare will gather key policy makers, international business leaders and industry specialists.
With: Carole Longson, Roberto Bertollini, Peter Liese, Nicola Bedlington, Peter O'Donnell, Günter Danner, Zaide Frias
EMIR European Market Infrastructure Regulation
6 November 2014 - 9-5:30pm
Salons Etoile Wagram, Paris, FR
The first obligations of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation – EMIR – have come into force in 2014. EMIR, combined with other regulations like Mifid II and …
With: Jacques Molgo, Ben Parker, Mark Barber, Valérie Sainsaulieu, Lee McCormack, Gail Le Coz, Eugene Stanfield, Gérard De Lambilly, Andrew Sterry, Patrik Roos