Turkey in Europe: breaking the vicious circle
7 September 2009

The EU risks damaging its credibility if it fails to honour its commitments in Turkey’s accession negotiations - and negative attitudes inside the Union have already soured Turkish public opinion and weakened Ankara’s government resolve to continue its internal reforms - speakers told a Policy Dialogue organised in collaboration with the Open Society Institute and the British Council


Development policy and health: taking stock of EU action - CHES Annual lecture
7 July 2009

Health is a basic human right, but globalisation has increased the gap between rich and poor, despite a plethora of programmes to improve health in developing countries, said Stefano Manservisi, Director-General for Development, European Commission, delivering the second Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society (CHES) Annual Lecture.


Enforcing consumer protection across Europe
29 June 2009

Europe’s consumers are “strong economic operators” but they need to be assured that their rights are equally protected across the EU to take full advantage of the Single Market and Internet shopping, Meglena Kuneva, European Commissioner for Consumer Protection, told a Sixty-Minute Briefing.


Turkey's EU accession process: the state of play
25 June 2009

Turkey is updating its institutions and laws in preparation for its EU membership, which it sees as a ‘win-win’ situation’ for both Ankara and Brussels, Egemen Bağış, Turkish Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator for EU accession, told a Breakfast Policy Briefing, organised in collaboration with the Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSIAD).


Australia and the EU - partners in progress
23 June 2009

Australia’s Trade Minister Simon Crean delivered a glowing account of relations between the EU and his country at a Breakfast on the day (23 June) the two sides boosted bilateral links by signing a new Mutual Recognition Agreement.


The future of medical devices in Europe - CHES Roundtable
22 June 2009

This CHES Roundtable discussed how to improve access to medical devices in Europe and reach uniform and universal access for patients; the challenges relating to safety and risks assessments particularly concerning new and emerging technologies; and how to ensure a level playing field in the EU.


Countdown to Copenhagen - the newest climate science for decision-makers
18 June 2009

Recent scientific evidence shows global warming is occurring faster than predicted, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen told a Policy Dialogue.


State of the Union debate 2009
17 June 2009

Europe faces wide-ranging current and future challenges and will have more responsibilities in today’s changing world which will require a strong European Union with strong leadership, top-level speakers told the EPC’s Annual Conference on the State of the Union.


On the eve of the European Council: a view from Poland
16 June 2009

Five years after joining the EU, Poland is successfully riding out the economic crisis and preparing to be the country which "leads the European Union out of the storm" when it takes over the Presidency in 2011, the country’s Europe Minister Mikołaj Dowgielewicz told a Breakfast Briefing.


The future of the Common Fisheries Policy
16 June 2009

The Common Fisheries Policy needs “root and branch” reform to bring lasting changes to Europe’s fishing sector, including devolving more decision-making to the local level, involving the industry and other stakeholders, and providing fishermen with incentives to follow the rules, speakers told a Policy Dialogue.


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