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Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

Stalemate Situation for the Future of the MidCat Project

In an effort to wean itself off of Russian gas supplies, the European Union has turned to alternative suppliers, in…

Analysis: What Happened At the 5th South EU Summit and Why Does It Matter? (Part I)

The regional gathering, that was launched in Athens in September, 2016, has developed into a perennial meeting amongst Southern European…

French G7 Presidency Focuses on Climate Change, Human Development & Peace

As France takes over the Group of Seven presidency this year, it has an ambitious agenda, focusing on climate change,…

EU Countries Deepen Economic and Monetary Union, But More Work Is Needed

At the Euro Summit in Brussels, on December 14th, EU leaders agreed on a major measure to deepen integration of…

France Launches Tech Tax On January 1st, Urging The EU To Agree On A Common Digital Services Tax

An EU-wide tech tax is still stalled, and tired of waiting it out, France has decided to tax big tech…

New Web Contract Set to Transform The Internet

Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web in 1989, and now he’s helping governments – and citizens –  control it.…

French ISPs Come Out on Top for Their Compliance with Net-Neutrality Regulation

At the Internet Governance Forum in Paris last month, data gleaned from a new app called Wehe, revealed that France…

The United States Re-Imposes Sanctions on Iran, While France Leads Europe in Trying to Find a Work-Around

The USA has officially exited the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as “the Iran deal”. Their…

EU Equal Pay Day Shines Light on Region’s Gender Pay Gap

With 16% of the working year left, November 3rd symbolizes the day when women in the EU stop earning money…
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