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Making the most out of TTIP. Opportunities and challenges in boosting the transatlantic market

 Social Cohesion in Europe -  expectations and reality

 10 March 2014
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Big and open data in Europe: A growth engine or a missed opportunity?

 Presentation of the report  "Central Europe fit for the future"

 

 
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A devious road to the EU social dimension

It was meant to be a campaign about social Europe. When if not in the European Parliament elections, should EU citizens make a judgement on their leaders‘ performance in the crisis? When if not now, should there be a frantic debate about the right set of policies for the future? And yet the real battle of the paradigms is still to unfold. 

All hands on deck for more growth and jobs

The negotiations between the EU and the US for a Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) might indeed be called a "largest ever economic bargain", as Mr Paweł Świeboda of demosEUROPA suggests in his comment piece.  The existing trade relationship between the EU and the US is already the biggest in the world, with more than €1.8bn of goods and services traded every single day.  Both sides stand to gain billions of euros as the transatlantic economy gets a shot in the arm designed to drop tariffs, liberate traders big and small and entrepreneurs from unnecessary red tape, and agree 21st century rules on key trade issues such as energy and raw materials.  In a global economy only just starting to emerge from crisis, this can only be positive news. Read more...

Europe as a transformative project

Paweł Świeboda
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