Innovative Green Technology to Build Europe’s Future Recovery

Prometheus

At their plant in Vernon in Normandy, within a stone’s throw from Claude Monet’s inspiring garden in Giverny, ArianeGroup is working on the design and construction of the latest generation of rocket engines. They are at an important turning point in their development, completing the construction of the last of the family of Ariane V…

Morocco Stresses the Contribution of Marrakesh Compact on Migration

Nasser Bourita

Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita Speaking at a High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development convened by the UN Economic and Social Council, Nasser Bourita the Foreign Minister of Morocco stressed the importance of  continuing the implementation of the Marrakesh Compact. The Marrakesh Compact represents an open informal group…

Nuclear insists it has key role in meeting world’s energy needs

Astravets NPP

Nuclear energy is an issue like few others, dividing opinion in the extreme over its safety and role in the energy mix.  But construction work on new nuclear plants continues apace, with the latest being in Belarus with the Astravets nuclear power plant (NPP). Building work on the twin-reactor plant is coming to an end…

Has indoor air quality worsened during the pandemic?

Indoor Air Quality

Has indoor air quality worsened during the pandemic and what factors such as potential health risks from mineral wool insulation can be addressed? The recent Clean Air Day had the aim of increasing awareness and understanding of air pollution, its effects on both climate change and public health and what needs to be done to…

Understanding and Protecting Our Planet

Ariane 4

On July 17, 1991, Ariane 4 launched not just a satellite but a whole new perspective on how we can understand and protect our planet. At the time of its launch on Ariane Flight 44, ERS-1, the first European Remote Sensing satellite, was the most sophisticated Earth observation spacecraft developed and deployed in Europe. It…

ArianeGroup Blazes the Trail for European Space Policy

Ariane 6

All of the headlines in the tabloids are being grabbed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, and his test flight last weekend. But in the meanwhile without any media hype the ArianeGroup is quietly and systematically laying the foundation stones for the next steps in the development of a robust policy for Europe in space powered…

Europe in Search of Leadership

2021 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Economic Forum  which is the largest conference in Central and Eastern Europe. The Forum is held every year at the beginning of September and brings together more than 4000 political leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. The conference is an elite gathering of political, economic and social leaders…

Morocco and the EU to Establish “Green Partnership”

EU Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco and the EU have launched a joint political declaration of their intention to establish a “Green Partnership” initiative.  The declaration was announced at a high level event bringing together Mr. Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans residing abroad, Mr. Mohamed Benchaâboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and…