PubAffairs Bruxelles brings together professionals involved in every dimension of the European Union policy making process
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PubAffairs Bruxelles is a cross-sectorial network of professionals working in the fields of public and regulatory affairs correlated to the European Union. PubAffairs Bruxelles aims at creating an open platform to foster debate, information exchange as well as the development of ideas among its members, establishing a diverse community which encompasses young, as well as experienced professionals
EU Institutions Agenda
On this week Parliament Agenda: Digital Single Market, Geo-blocking, Energy Union, Female poverty, Bitcoins, Security
Opening statement by the European Commission and the Council on China’s market economy status
EU in the Media
Turkey warns EU migrant deal could collapse if visa-waiver isn’t speeded up
Commissioner Malstrom after the latest round of TTIP talks
EU Referendum Coverage – Primary Sources
Vote leave, Take control
Brexit, The Economist
UK’s EU referendum, Financial Times
EU Referendum, The Guardian
Britain’s EU referendum – by numbers The Telegraph
Latest Analysis, UK in a changing Europe
Brexit Vote – LSE Blog
UK renegotiation, Europp – LSE Blog
Britain and the EU, Centre for European Reform
UK & Europe, Euractiv.com
EU in the Press
EU News feed – Press
May 25, 2016 at 10:48 am
Brussels gives Warsaw some wiggle-room, Politico.eu #Poland
Commission says it is talking 'constructively' with Polish government on rule of law concerns.
May 25, 2016 at 10:47 am
Crossborder #OnlineTrade: how Brussels plans to change rules - FT.com #DSM #Aansip #Oettinger #DigitalSingleMarket #Geoblocking
Companies from Google and Netflix to the UK’s Royal Mail will have their eyes on Brussels on Wednesday when the European Commission unveils sweeping new plan
May 25, 2016 at 10:45 am
#Turkey warns EU migrant deal could collapse if visa-waiver isn’t speeded up, Euronews.com #RefugeeCrisis
With the German chancellor attending the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey’s president has used the occasion to raise the issue of Turkish visa-free travel
May 25, 2016 at 10:43 am
#Greece bailout: Eurozone deal unlocks €10.3bn, BBC.com News
Eurozone finance ministers agree to extend a further bailout loan to Greece as well as debt relief, in what they call a "major breakthrough".
May 24, 2016 at 5:04 pm
Austrians react to Presidential election, NewYorkTimes.com
Austrian citizens in Vienna reacted to the presidential elections that are underway in the country. The race between the far-right populist party and the Green Party is tight.
May 24, 2016 at 3:06 pm
5 takeaways from #Austria's presidential election, Politico.eu
As the Greens squeeze out the far-right, the mainstream looks increasingly like a spent force.
May 24, 2016 at 3:05 pm
Breaking News | Paris #Google HQ raided in t#ax probe - BBC.com
Google's HQ in Paris raided by investigators as part of inquiry into alleged 1.6bn euro tax fraud.
May 23, 2016 at 6:34 pm
#Austria far-right narrowly loses poll, #VanderBellen elected president, BBC.com
Alexander Van der Bellen is elected Austria's president, as Norbert Hofer admits defeat in his bid to become the EU's first far-right head of state.
May 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm
#EU Week Ahead May 23-27: #Greece, #Poland, #G-7, Blogs.WSJ.com
This week eurozone finance ministers gather in Brussels where they will talk about Greece, in an effort to conclude negotiations on the first review of the country’s bailout, clearing the way for much-needed financial aid
May 23, 2016 at 3:58 pm
#Brexit campaign is a battle for the past as well as the future, Politico.eu
Successive generations of British politicians have been reluctant to tell their voters anything too painful. It's coming back to haunt them.
May 23, 2016 at 3:57 pm
EU #cybersecurity and police chiefs reach breakthrough agreement on #encryption, Euractiv.com
Two EU agencies that have been on opposite sides of a heated debate over encryption just agreed on limits to law enforcement agencies' access to private data.
May 20, 2016 at 12:27 pm
David #Cameron agrees to sign-up to #NHS protection from #TTIP amid Tory rebellion, IBTimes.co.uk
Number 10 has previously said TTIP will not threaten the NHS but a Labour-led amendment want it in law.
May 20, 2016 at 12:24 pm
#Austria election: Far-right contender and rival to hold rallies, BBC.com - Europe News
Austria's far-right Freedom Party presidential candidate and his Green-backed rival are to hold final rallies ahead of Sunday's run-off vote.
May 20, 2016 at 12:22 pm
Reuters - Germany worried by 'polarisation' in Turkey's political debate
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is concerned by the increasing polarisation of the domestic political debate in Turkey and Chancellor Angela Merkel
May 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm
#Austria on a far-right path, euronews.com
Austria’s presidential election second-round run off takes place on Sunday (May 22). In last month’s first round, voters demonstrated the extent of their dissatisfaction with traditional parties.
May 19, 2016 at 3:55 pm
The 40 MEPs who actually matter: the ranking, according to Politico.eu
HERE'S WHO YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT — By Ryan Heath
May 18, 2016 at 3:20 pm
No, #TTIP is not a good reason for Britain to leave the #EuropeanUnion, Telegraph,co.uk
Britain’s Eurosceptics on the Left and Right have found common cause in objecting to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
May 18, 2016 at 3:19 pm
Francois #Hollande scores lowest poll for a French president, Euronews.com #France
It never rains but it pours. Does that expression sum up the presidency of Francois Hollande, who has broken records for his unpopularity?
May 18, 2016 at 3:18 pm
Boris #Johnson defends Hitler comments, Theindepedent.co.uk
Boris Johnson has defended comments made over the weekend in which he likened the aims of the European Union to those of Adolf Hitler
May 18, 2016 at 3:17 pm
#Tusk slams Boris #Johnson's Hitler remarks as 'political amnesia', Theguardian.com
European council president says ex-mayor ‘crossed boundaries of rational discourse’ when comparing EU to Nazi’s dictator’s plans
May 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm
Donald #Tusk says only alternative to EU is 'chaos', BBC News
EU Council president Donald Tusk says the only alternative to the EU is "political chaos" and calls Boris Johnson's recent comments "absurd".
May 17, 2016 at 1:32 pm
SAVE THE DATE | Debate | What can #TTIP deliver for the citizens of the EU? (14 June) #Malstrom #EuropeanParliament #EU #US
We are delighted to invite you to the debate organised by PubAffairs Bruxelles which will be held on Tuesday the 14th of June at 19.00 at the premises of Science14 Atrium
May 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm
French braces for wave of strikes over labour reform as #Hollande insists: 'I won't give in.', Telegraph.co.uk
Lorry drivers have blocked motorways in France as the country braces for a wave of strikes and protests this week over a controversial labour law
May 17, 2016 at 1:27 pm
10 things you won't hear in the Queen's Speech, Politico.eu #EUreferendum #UK
The event will be sheer spectacle. Every year, the hottest political topics go unmentioned.
May 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm
EU Week Ahead May 15-20: #NATO, #G7, #Greece, #Migration and #Weedkiller
This week the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s military leaders and foreign ministers gather in Brussels where they will look at proposals
EU-related Podcast selection
Credibility is very important for the Commission, argues Commissioner Moscovici
EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager says Google is stifling innovation and consumer choice