Space exploration is an important issue for mankind’s future, and the collaboration between countries is the best way to progress in this field and confront the challenges we are faced with at present. Here is an illustrating video.
MEPs want that information for patients to be subject to stricter rules, as sometimes the line between information and advertisement is becoming blurred. EuroparlTV reportage on this issue.
“I am suggesting nothing less than a radical change in the way we think about European security”
It is obvious that you cannot run FB as « business as usual ». You have to experiment, be new, fresh and come up with some good stuff all the time, if you want your audience to “react”. We, “the FB team” of the European Parliament, have always tried to keep it in mind. But…
Further to the post on this blog on 20 November, this Euractiv article picks up on MEPs’ seeming conviction that Twitter is the way to go, as revealed in a new public affairs survey.
Just a quick one to point to an interesting survey from consultants Edelman published last week. I attended the launch event in Brussels ‘The Centre” as one of a panel of three along with Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini (@judithineuropa) and lobbyist Caroline De Cock (@linotherhino). Caroline wrote a short post about it on her [...]
How to save our kids from sexual predators in the age of the Internet? MEPs debate measures to tackle child porn sites and sex tourism. See the video by EuroparlTV.
High-speed Lines” is a human-orientated documentary about the growing success of high-speed trains and its extending network throughout Europe. Listen to the stories of train passengers and train professionals.
Even though « Finance » was my second major, back in Business School, I am not keen on talking with my banker. Somehow, the discussion always ends up about the way I (mis)use my money, with a loth of sighing and frowning in the process. I was not thrilled, then, when Steve asked me to fly to Frankfurt to meet 40 bankers from European and National Central banks.
One of our friends from the Commission Social Media team, Anne, sat in on our recent Facebook chat with Hungarian MEP, Zita Gurmai, on the Citizens’ Initiative. She tells us what she thought about it in the Waltzing Matilda blog.
For the first time, the Innovation Union sets outs a comprehensive innovation strategy for Europe and is one of the seven flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 Strategy for a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy.Watch the video.
How often do you hear expats whinging about Brussels? All the time, that’s how often. But, frankly, when I hear my own compatriots complaining, I really don’t understand. It’s great to be a Brit in Brussels. Here are ten reasons why.
Here is an interesting blog post on how some people see the EP site and find it user or non-user friendly to navigate. We’re working on it!
“Slacktivism” is probably the newest word in the dictionary. It is the kind of activism you engage in when you press the button on this or that webpage which (usually hysterically) promotes this or that worthy cause. As every reader of this blog probably knows, slacktivism isn’t activism because the real activists created the word [...]
People no longer want to know whether they should be using social media (and how they can get away with it), but want to know what social media they should use for which purpose. So how does it work for us?