Tag: European Parliament

EU and the lost market

Today, European ministers asked to save the European audiovisual industry COVID-19 and streaming video platforms are destroying the market of European audiovisual producers. With losses, in 2020 alone, of at least € 200 billion. Now the EU is trying to recreate a market that has perhaps already been lost, bringing to mind the defeats of

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Horizon Europe runs: Council last decisions on Research

EU invests €95.5 billion for Research and Innovation. First calls already opened. However EU globally invests only 1.5% of GDP, against 2.1 in U.S., 2.6 in Japan, 1.7 in China and 3.6 in South Corea. < To read this article in another language, go to the Blog and select it> Latest decisions The EU Council

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EU to stop geo-blocking. You will travel and access your movies, games and shopping.

How many times, while traveling in Europe, have you not been able to access your favorite channels on the Internet, for movies, games, news and more? It’s called geo-blocking. Restrictions that are often imposed on alleged copyrights. The fact is that your subscriptions, which you pay regularly, cannot be used outside your country. The same

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Revision of the TEN-E Regulation: EU guidelines for new energy infrastructure

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the 2013 regulation on trans-European networks in energy (TEN-E). Revision of the TEN-E Regulation: EU guidelines for new energy infrastructure

On 19 February the EU Recovery Package will enter into force

After the European Parliament, EU Council adopted the Instrument, too. However, the decision authorizing the Commission to borrow on the capital markets to finance this instrument needs to be ratified in all Member States. This financial instrument will make €672.5 billion in grants and loans available for public investment and reforms in the 27 member

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Web Giants under attack by EU Digital Service Act

  The new initiative of the EU commissioner for the internal market, the French Thierry Breton, does not concern trade in goods but web services. Very high fines for those who do not respect the new future rules. Some fear that the new EU rules could move investments and jobs out of Europe. Original: EN

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Covid-19, economic crisis and EU integration: The importance of the moral dimension in the European project*

The Covid-19 crisis led European public opinion to believe that the EU did not have the capacity to forecast or respond to health crises such as the pandemic. “Europe is not responding“, the Italian daily La Repubblica dramatically deplored.   (*The initial version of this article was published by The Robert Schuman Foundation (European Issue

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Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia

On Tuesday 19 January 2021, the European Parliament debated on a Resolution to accelerate the EU strategy for rail transport. In the European Year of… Today EP discussed EU Rail connectivity: in Europe and beyond, to Asia