Thursday 23. May 2019

Surrogacy: light at the end of the tunnel?

European Parliament

A broad consensus can be reached to start curbing practices that contravene human dignity.

Prudence often pays off

European Commission

Research and health in the Commission’s Work Programme.

Yeast, CO2 emissions and God

European Group on Ethics

The amazing world of Synthetic Biology and its challenges for the EU.

Surrogacy, human dignity and the best interests of the child

European Court of Human Rights

The Strasbourg Court made judgements in what is increasingly becoming an ethical, judicial and political issue across Europe.

A troubled start for the European Citizens’ Initiatives

European Commission

The rejection by the European Commission of the initiative ‘One of Us’ leads to the weakening of this innovatory democratic instrument.


The new ‘Copernicus’ Earth observation programme

European Commission

Since the beginning of April, Sentinel-1A, the first of a series of Copernicus satellites, has been orbiting in space and making long-range environmental monitoring possible. It is part of ‘Copernicus’, the new European Flagship Programme.

Food for thought: brain research in the EU

European Commission

Neuroscience research should develop hand-in-hand with reflections on neuroethics.

ERASMUS+ without Erasmus?

European Commission

Would an Erasmus in Basel still be imaginable, or would he fall foul of the (planned) measures between Switzerland and the European Union?

EU cancer policy: fighting against the odds

European Commission

As World Cancer Day was celebrated on 4 February last, the EU has reasons for concern, but also for hope.

Challenges for EU public health policy

European Council

As the revision of the clinical trials Regulation comes close to its end, new priorities are set by the Greek Presidency.

European elections 2014: Mr Mikolasik, what did you achieve as an MEP ?

European Parliament

In view of the elections to the European Parliament on 25 May, Europeinfos is conducting a series of interviews to illuminate the role and mission of Members of the European Parliament.


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