Western Balkans: MEPs take stock of 2018 progress

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In resolutions adopted on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs mark the progress made in five Western Balkan countries on their path towards possible EU accession. Serbia In a report adopted by 49 votes to 3 with 6 abstentions, MEPs welcome Serbia’s continued engagement on […]

G20 GDP growth nudges up to 1.0% in the second quarter of 2018

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Growth of real gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area picked-up marginally to 1.0% in the second quarter of 2018, compared with 0.9% in the previous quarter, according to provisional estimates. GDP growth rebounded in Japan, to 0.7% in the second quarter of 2018, following […]

MEPs to debate priorities for 28-29 June EU summit

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs will discuss their priorities for the 28-29 June meeting of EU leaders in Brussels with Council and Commission representatives on Tuesday morning at 09.00. EU heads of state or government will meet in Brussels on 28-29 June to discuss the most pressing policy […]

EP President at the European Youth Event: “Your ideas are key in shaping EU’s future”

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. ‘Your voices will be a key factor in shaping Europe’s future, and you have a vital role to play in building the Europe of tomorrow”, said President Tajani, addressing a Strasbourg Chamber filled with young people from all parts of Europe and the World. […]

The global liberal order is in trouble – can it be salvaged, or will it be replaced?

This article is brought to you based on the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Research Director, Igarapé Institute The global liberal order is coming unstuck. After a 70-year run, the future of liberal democracy, open markets and common security agreements hang in the balance. There are red flags just about […]