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Forerunner of digitalisation

Focal Point / Trade Letter

How do you modernise a sector comprising a large number of small business owners? How can the work of restaurateurs be made easier and the customer experience enhanced? HOSPITALITY.digital provides answers - with digital solutions and new technologies.

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Prospects for Europe – How to enhance European Democracy

Jo Leinen, 11 April 2018 at the 9th Brussels Wednesday Social


On 11 April 2018, Jo Leinen discussed with our guests how to improve the current electoral system in the EU to create a real "European" democracy through more transparent and visible elections supported by bottom-up citizen engagement.

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The enjoyment of food shouldn't be forgotten

An interview with Dr Margareta Büning-Fesel and Cornelia Poletto

Dr Margareta Büning-Fesel and Cornelia Poletto talk about nutritional trends, how we deal with food and consumer guidance.

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Prospects for Europe – time for a new bargain?

Janis A. Emmanouilidis , 8 November 2017 at the 8th Brussels Wednesday Social

On 8 November Janis Emmanouilidis discussed with our guests how the EU27 could exploit the current window of opportunity to re-energise the integration process and regain the trust of the citizens.  

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News from Brussels / Week 18 - 24 September 2017

News from Brussels / Week 18 - 24 September 2017

Last week, the European Commission presented a far-reaching package on cybersecurity and a renewed European industrial policy strategy. With the new industrial strategy, the Commission wants to make the EU fit for the megatrends of the future, namely digitisation and decarbonisation. Also, building on several public consultations and an intense dialogue with all relevant stakeholders, the Commission proposed an overhaul of financial supervision in the EU. Last Wednesday, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, addressed the UN General Assembly on behalf of the EU to stress the importance of strengthening the UN as the backbone of the rules-based global order and guaranteed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement. On Thursday, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada entered provisionally into force and the European Commission adopted a Communication regarding fair taxation of the digital economy with the goal to ensure a coherent EU approach, which guarantees fair and effective taxation for all companies. On Friday, Theresa May proposed in her speech in Florence a post-Brexit 'implementation period' of 2 years during which the United Kingdom would pay its EU budget commitments and allow freedom of movement to continue.

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News from Brussels / Week 25 September - 01 October 2017

Last Week, the French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech at the Sorbonne University on the Future of Europe on Tuesday. The Commission issued a set of guidelines on the application of EU food and consumer laws to dual quality products. On Thursday, the fourth round of the Brexit negotiations were concluded. And on Friday, the Digital Summit took place in Tallinn.

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