Tuesday 27. June 2017
Martin Maier

You shall not tell lies!

The spread of fake news has made truth and lies an urgent topic of political and social debate.

European Union

Mixed results for legislation on “conflict minerals”

After three years of negotiations, the European Union has finally got round to legislating on conflict minerals – definitely a step forward, but not going far enough.

European Parliament

A new President for the European parliament

Inter-religious dialogue in Europe

Antonio Tajani has been elected for a two-and-a-half-year term as head of the European Parliament.

European Commission

Media literacy: What all of us need as digital citizens

In the digital era, it is crucial for all of us to acquire a good level of digital media literacy.

European Commission

For a more social Europe

In March 2016, the EU Commission launched a consultation process for strengthening the social dimension in the European Union. The European Office for Catholic Youth Work and Adult Education is taking part.

European Union

Lessons learned, the future and what religion can offer

Manfred Prisching, Professor of Sociology at the University of Graz, looks for ways out of Europe’s political, economic and social crisis.

Agenda

> 6 June

The EU Commission together with the EMCDDA will launch the European Drug Report 2017, providing a comprehensive analysis of recent trends in the drug situation in Europe.

 

> 7 June
The EU Commission is expected to publish a Reflection Paper on the Future of the European Defence by 2025.

 

> 7 June
The EU Commission is expected to publish the Implementation of the EU Global Strategy: Communication on efforts to foster state, economic, environment/climate and social resilience in thirds countries.
 
> 15-16 June
A high-level event on EU Arctic Policy will be held in Oulu, Finland.

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