European Parliament

Kazakhstan: Dialogue of civilisation in action

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Bolstered by last December’s presidential elections, President Nursultan Nazarbayev continues to lead the drive to open up Kazakhstan’s economy, political spectrum and interethnic accord since the country claimed independence in 1991. Former Head of...

Arrival of digitalbroadcasting

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The Energy, Industry and Research Committee of the European Parliament monitors very closely the European switchover process from terrestrial analogue to digital broadcasting. The resolution entitled “The Switchover to Digital Technology” was accepted with...

Europe must escape the “sustainability trap”

Every day up to 1,200 jobs are lost in the industrial sector in Germany, one of the most industrialised countries in Europe. A trend shared by a lot of member states of the Union....

The renewal of Europe after 1945

The European Parliament commemorated last week the 60th anniversary of the end of the World War II. For the first time members from all 25 member states, including from eight countries in Central and...

European Parliament set to battle ‘opt-out’ in Working Time Directive

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In a candid interview Stephen Hughes Member of European Parliament (PES) spoke to Alexander B. Coronakis about the “Working Time” Directive and pros and cons of its implications for workers. For our readers, can you...