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#212 - February 2018
Mgr Proykov

The Bulgarian EU Presidency

A decade after its accession to the EU, Bulgaria is taking over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time. “For our country it is a great challenge and a great responsibility” says Mgr Proykov. Bulgaria chose its national motto:"United we stand strong" as the motto of its first EU Presidency.

European Union

A Europe for humans, not just for markets

The common market has been a core idea of Europe but markets are not automatically beneficial for all human beings. Europe needs to reestablish the “primacy of politics” and push for the democratization of the economy.

European Parliament

A new reform proposal of the Dublin Regulation

José Ignacio García, regional director of JRS Europe, gives an overview on the reform process of the European asylum system.


The robotisation of life – an ethical challenge

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.

European Union

European heritage: fostering the desire to know

The aim of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is to encourage more people to discover and appreciate the cultural heritage of Europe. The Apostolic Nuncio to the EU, Mgr Alain Paul Lebeaupin, shares his thoughts with us.

European Commission

The future of food and farming?

PIE01 - 20021204 - PIENINY, POLAND: Undated recent picture of the hay harvest in the Pieniny Mountains in southern Poland.EPA PHOTO / STANISLAW CIOK

On 29 November 2017, the European Commission brought to the table the “Food and Farming” communication, an initial document on the future of farming in Europe. It is now a matter of discussing the content in detail.


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