Sunday 24. March 2019
Research & Bioethics

Europe in the election year

2019 EU Elections

The European Union finds itself in a contradictory situation in advance of the European Parliament elections in May.

The new Global Compact for Migration

Holy See

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) is the world’s first general agreement on this huge topic. It is a common platform for greater cooperation, responsibility-sharing and better governance.

Ethics and society

European Union

Herman Van Rompuy, former president of the European Council offered the following reflections at a conference on “Rediscovering the european common good” in the Chapel for Europe on 8th of november 2018.

 

The Brexit quagmire

European Union

Political forecasts are always risky, but it is extraordinary to realise that, as this article is written, no one can reliably predict the situation of the UK just a few months from now.

 

What is the meaning of unity in diversity?

Christian theology

His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, explains how the principle of unity in diversity is at the heart of Christian theology and an essential constituent of the European project.

Business and human rights: Advancing labour standards and the binding UN Treaty

United Nations

As 2019 begins, many signs on the horizon are calling us to reflect on society’s expectations towards business, and its global impact on people and nature.

 

What the EU, and each individual, can do to make the financial system serve us all

EU Financial System

The EU is taking action to ensure that the financial system works properly by avoiding undesirable and unethical outcomes. But each individual has their role to play in ensuring that our organisations work for the benefit of all and the benefit of our planet.

Robotisation and the Future of Work

European Commission

Today’s Fourth Industrial Revolution is ushering in a paradigm shift in employment patterns. Developments in artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, computerized algorithms, digital technologies and emerging technologies are shaping the future of work.

The robotisation of life – an ethical challenge

COMECE

Digital data systems are enabling intelligent processes to be replicated to an ever greater degree. This development means that the use of robots in social environments has also increased rapidly in Europe over recent years.

Antimicrobial Resistance - a threat to mankind !

COMECE

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), the resistance against what is commonly known as “antibiotics” is a increasingly worldwide problem, causing approx. 25,000 deaths annually in the EU and about 700,000 deaths globally. COMECE is involved in efforts to address this problem.

Is a robot a person?

European Commission

Pushed by the challenges of rapid technological progress - and indeed by some interested parties - the issue of robotics and artificial intelligence is becoming a trendy subject in "boring" Brussels.

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