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What is needed is a new era of agile governance – policymaking that is adaptive, human-centered, inclusive and sustainable, which acknowledges that policy development is no longer limited to governments but rather is an increasingly multi-stakeholder effort.

How can policy keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

In today’s era of transformative scientific and technological advances, businesses are not only creating new products and services. They are reshaping industries, blurring geographical boundaries and challenging existing regulatory frameworks

For work-life balance, the Dutch scored 9.3 out of a possible 10, whereas the Danes, now ranked second, scored nine. Of the 35 OECD countries measured in the survey, Turkey’s work-life balance was the worst, rated as zero, while Mexico only scored slightly better with 0.8.

The Dutch have the best work-life balance. Here’s why

The Netherlands has overtaken Denmark as the country with the best work-life balance. That is according to the latest OECD Better Life Index, which ranks countries on how successfully households mix work, family commitments and personal life, among other factors

John McCarthy first coined the term artificial intelligence in 1956 when he invited a group of researchers from a variety of disciplines including language simulation, neuron nets, complexity theory and more to a summer workshop called the Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence to discuss what would ultimately become the field of AI.

The key definitions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that explain its importance

Discussions of artificial intelligence (AI) have created a certain amount of unease by those who fear it will quickly evolve from being a benefit to human society to taking over

Why is it taking so long? The 40th ratification is expected to come around June 2018. Why does DG SANTE not wait until then? And why is it not adhering to the more restrictive provisions of the Protocol, given that according to an analysis by Professor Christian Mestre, former Dean of the Law faculty at Strasbourg University, the EU is under a pre-convention obligation to respect an international agreement even pending the latter’s entry into force.

To veto or not to veto the delegated act on tobacco traceability

In 2012, the WHO adopted a Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products which totally excludes tobacco manufacturers from participating in tracking and tracing operations

Europe’s ability to stand up to the geopolitical transformations will depend on whether it can practice what it preaches. The harsh, populist messages from Poland and Hungary, the presence of Far Right politicians in the Austrian government with their loud anti-immigrant rants and Muslim-bashing, the treatment of refugees and migrants in many member states, erode Europe’s global standing and moral authority.

Some sneer, but Europe’s soft power really is its strength

As the world lurches on, US President Donald Trump and many others talk tough: everyone has zero-sum games on their mind, while the European Union is the odd man out


8 ways Davos inspired social change this year

By: EBR | Monday, February 05, 2018

Corruption – is there a cure?

By: EBR | Monday, February 05, 2018

Even beyond the headlines, the rule of law is being eroded in Europe

By: EBR | Monday, February 05, 2018

How Cultural Diplomacy and Radicalism Challenge the International Order

By: EBR | Friday, February 02, 2018

The effects of banking regulation and supervision on the banking system overall stability: the case of Greece

By: EBR | Friday, January 26, 2018

Machines can’t dream

By: EBR | Monday, January 22, 2018

Sir Elton John: 5 leadership lessons from my darkest hours

By: EBR | Monday, January 22, 2018

Why 2018 must be the year for women to thrive

By: EBR | Monday, January 22, 2018

Four new ’superpowers’ you should know about

By: EBR | Friday, January 19, 2018

Which countries are best prepared for the future of production?

By: EBR | Friday, January 19, 2018

Life in 2018, as predicted by people in 1918

By: EBR | Friday, January 12, 2018

A three-step plan for a better European Monetary Fund

By: EBR | Monday, January 08, 2018

Climate change is going to drive thousands of refugees to cooler countries

By: EBR | Monday, January 08, 2018

A leading economist has a plan to heal our fractured societies

By: EBR | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Google and the Birth of a Digital God?

By: EBR | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Greece stands at a crossroad in its history

By: EBR | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

The militarization of social media: strategies and challenges

By: EBR | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

A resolution a month for 2018

By: EBR | Friday, December 29, 2017

2018 will be a milestone for Greece and the Greek economy

By: EBR | Friday, December 22, 2017

5G: China’s Dream to Dominate World Technology

By: EBR | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Deconstructing Globalization

By: EBR | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Chinese waste ban ‘wake-up call’ for European recycling

By: EBR | Monday, December 18, 2017

Choose Your Leadership Style

By: EBR | Monday, December 18, 2017

EU countries must do more to address human trafficking

By: EBR | Monday, December 18, 2017

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Post-2020 EU budget reform must match EU’s future ambitions

-Post-2020 expenditure (MFF) ceiling should rise to 1.3% of the EU’s GNI -Multi-annual budget period should aligned with 5 year parliamentary mandate -Abolish all rebates and corrections


30 Under 30 Europe 2018: Meet The Young Leaders, Inventors And Visionary Entrepreneurs

“I assert myself in things that I want to achieve, and I just don’t give up,” says chart-topping singer Rita Ora, who started out performing at her father’s London pub after the refugee family emigrated from Kosovo

Editor’s Column

A difficult year ahead for the EU

By: N. Peter Kramer

2018 will see more self-interest by EU member states than ever before. Politico calls it even ‘more naked self-interest’


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