Taiwan Campaigns to Join the WHO

Several Taiwan representative offices in Europe have held “Walk With Taiwan” events, short walks to show solidarity with Taiwan. The Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium led the charge on Thursday, gathering a group of Belgium and Luxembourg-based compatriots, foreign exchange students and locals, to take to the streets. They also invited international…

Greens Launch 10 Point Plan for Tax Justice

The Greens/EFA group have launched a 10-point plan for tax justice in the European Union, which will form part of its core demands for the coming legislative period in the European Parliament. The Greens/EFA Group has already been at the forefront of driving demands to combat excessive tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering in…

What has the EU done for Me?

People making phone calls from their home country to someone living in another EU country will see their phone bill drop thanks to a new EU measure which applies from this week. Since the abolition of roaming charges two years ago, consumers faced a somewhat absurd situation. They could use their mobile phones when making…

Tenth Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership

On 14 May, the European Union, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine marked the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership with a High Level Conference in Brussels. The conference celebrated the achievements of the last ten years in the EU’s relationships with its six Eastern partners, and started discussions on the…

Rise of the Far Right in Europe

After gaining ground in national elections across Europe, authoritarian politicians also look set to do well in the European Parliament elections on 23-26 May 2019. Today’s report by Corporate Europe Observatory offers a comprehensive overview of and shocking insights into the authoritarian right across the EU, as hundreds of millions of European citizens prepare to…