How Can Governments & Platforms Work Together To Tame the Societal & Economic Effects of the Virus & Be More Resilient & Shock Proof in the Future?
There is no longer a separate digital and analog dimension of Europe. In this interconnected digital landscape, platforms play an important role and, therefore, have special responsibilities. This discussion aims to explore what has been done so far and what the next steps should be to foster cooperation between digital platforms and governments in the…
Polluter of Growing Concerns:
Pharmaceuticals in Ground and Drinking Water
This online event will bring together actors of the pharma and wastewater treatment sector and policymakers to highlight the impact of pharmaceuticals in water and treatment alternatives to ensure safe and clean drinking water for European citizens. To treat diseases in animals and humans effectively, we rely on the access to safe pharmaceuticals. Simultaneously, pharmaceuticals cause…
Digital Services Act –
All You Need To Know About Its Importance for SMEs
As the European Commission closes the public consultation and prepares the adoption of the Digital Service Act, understanding the role SMEs play in Europe’s digital single market is important to foster the right policy conditions for Europe’s driving engine to flourish and grow more resilient. While this developing framework should ensure the protection of users…
New EU-Africa & Farm to Fork Strategies: Promoting the Global Transition towards a Sustainable Agri-Food System
This event will emphasize the African perspective on the global transition of the Farm to Fork Strategy to ensure the access to healthy, nutritious and affordable food for all citizens and a better protection of natural ecosystems to also build up resilience to possible future diseases and pandemics.
Fighting Tax Evasion
& Organised Crime in the EU
In the European Union, every year huge sums of potential tax revenue are lost through tax evasion. According to estimations of the European Commission this is around € 1 trillion. Tax evasion, limits the capacity of European Countries to implement their economic and social policies, leading to cuts in public services and to slower economies. This…
Digital Payments Post-Covid:
Impact on the Economy & the EU Policy
COVID-19 has undeniably disrupted our everyday life and longstanding social conventions, methods of payment included. With the risk of contagion associated with banknotes and physical contact at point-of-sale, the use of electric payments has risen. It’s now time to follow up on the digital transformation in this field by developing an adaptable regulatory framework and…