Victims of terrorism remembered

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism, President Tajani remembered all victims of terrorism, including Madrid and Strasbourg, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg. On behalf of the European Parliament, President Tajani sent condolences to the families and loved ones of […]

Guinea President Alpha Condé: “We must tackle the root causes of migration”

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, called for EU-Africa relations to be strengthened further, in a formal address on Tuesday noon. Welcoming the Guinean President, Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani stressed the EU’s support to the African Union and its member states. “In […]

Why European manufacturing SMEs in the South face fatal dangers

During this week in Brussels there was a lot of talk about Europe’s industrial competitiveness. The Competitiveness Council, part of the Council of the European Union, is currently meeting in Brussels, on September 26-27, for the first time formally under the Lithuanian Presidency. This Council brings together the EU ministers responsible for the single market, […]

False promises to Small and Medium Enterprises

After the minimal or zero success that the Small Business Act (SBA) of 2008 had recorded during the past four years, in failing to ease the life of Small and Medium Enterprises, the European Commission launched yesterday another similar initiative. This time the “Commission wants to simplify life for SMEs by easing the top 10 […]