LUX Audience Award 2021 goes to Collective

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. President David Sassoli awarded the 2021 LUX Audience Award to Collective during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Wednesday. “After the period we have just lived through, the need for people to come together, not only in spaces made for debate, but also in places […]

The EU needs new sources of revenue, MEPs stress

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. New streams of EU revenue to be proposed in July should bring fairer taxation and help repay the debt incurred to finance the EU recovery plan, MEPs said on Tuesday. In a debate in plenary, Commissioner Johannes Hahn confirmed that the Commission will table […]

Conference on the Future of Europe: inaugural Plenary, Citizens’ event in June

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Executive Board today approved the calendar of Plenary meetings and European Citizens’ Panels, with the series of events starting next month. The inaugural Conference Plenary will take place on 19 June 2021, in Strasbourg, with remote and physical participation, in full compliance with […]

We need tech solutions that value human interaction more than ever

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: So-Young Kang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gnowbe In a new “low touch”, remote working economy, companies must reevaluate how they manage employee and company performance. The need for human connection is greater than ever – we need […]

Remarks by Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius on the Zero Pollution Action Plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Good afternoon everyone, And thank you Executive Vice-President for showing importance of this initiative in a bigger picture of the European Green Deal. Last year the Commission adopted the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It was an early bird of our wider approach towards pollution […]

Having a baby during COVID-19 gave me new respect for the job ‘mom’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kirsten Salyer, Opinion Editor, World Economic Forum Mothers have been among the hardest hit by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Women lost almost twice as many jobs around the world as men, largely as a result of […]

Gender equality: Parliament strives to be frontrunner among EU Institutions

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Parliament leadership adopts roadmap to achieve gender equality in political processes and its administration. 50% women in middle and senior manager positions and 40% women in top manager positions in the administration. These are the targets the European Parliament’s Bureau, comprising the President, Vice-Presidents […]

Do not take the EP’s consent on MFF for granted, says Budget Committee Chair

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Ahead of this week’s plenary vote on a resolution on the planned new long-term EU budget, Budget Committee Chair Van Overtveldt shared his thoughts in an interview on EP’s Facebook page. During a live interview on the Parliament’s Facebook page, the Chair of the […]