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Global Trends to 2035: Economy and society

Machiavelli wrote about the difficulty of spotting evils before they hatch; this is a good reason to build expertise about developments in the world around us. A new EPRS publication does this by analysing economic and social trends to 2035. Continue reading

Reform of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund [EU Legislation in Progress][Policy Podcast]

The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) was created in 2006 to finance active labour market policies targeting workers who have lost their jobs because of trade adjustment. Continue reading

The Juncker Commission’s ten priorities: State of play in early 2018

The Juncker Commission has now been in office for more than three years. With only one full calendar year to go until the end of its mandate, many consider that 2018 will be judged as ‘the year of delivery’. Continue reading

Session round-up – Strasbourg, September 2017

In addition to the State of the Union address by European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, the main debates held during Parliament’s September plenary session included questions such as fire safety in buildings, the impact of hurricane Irma, breaches of human rights and a series of statements related to external relations presented by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini. Continue reading

The EU’s global role [What Think Tanks are Thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski, As foreseen in the European Union’s updated global strategy, the Union aims to play a stronger role in international affairs and conflict resolution, to reinforce a rules-based global order in an increasingly complex world and to better coordinate internal and external actions to bolster security and defence. The document, entitled “Shared … Continue reading

Reshoring of EU manufacturing

Rising costs in formerly low-cost countries and the need for jobs in developed countries has recently brought reshoring – bringing back manufacturing – to the fore. It would reverse the significant offshoring of EU production to low-cost countries, which occurred from the 1980s through to the 2000s. China was the main destination, though its mass attraction to enterprises … Continue reading

Le Forum Social Mondial : Evolution et enjeux

Le Forum Social Mondial (FSM) a été initié en 2001 au Brésil, dans une tentative de réunir la société civile globale et de favoriser l’élaboration d’alternatives à la mondialisation néolibérale. Conformément à sa Charte de Principes, le FSM constitue un espace de rencontre ouvert pour l’échange des idées, la mise en réseau des participants et … Continue reading

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