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Category: europe

Mar 05
Copyright: negotiations are solving some criticalities

European Parliament and member states finally found an agreement about the EU new rules about copyright. Indeed, the EU is trying to adapt its rules to protect the right of creators in the digital era. After the Directive was approved by the Parliament (September 12th, 2018), negotiations started. In particular 2 articles finished under accuse: […]

Feb 20
Twitter: new rules for political ads

In view of forthcoming EU elections (May 23-26) Twitter set new rules to face the challenge of foreign interference. It will stop political ads coming from non-EU based accounts. But, coming to disinformation, are new rules enough? European elections, in the time of disinformation and cyberwar’s fear, cannot ignore social media, the main means of […]

Jan 25
“I am Europe”: share a photo and fly to Brussels

The European Parliament launched Instagram competition “I am Europe”: share your photo and win a trip in Brussels, to the open day of the European Parliament, on May 4th. The idea behind the contest is that Europe is, and will always be, about all of us. A point that, according to the Parliament, is important […]

Jan 21
Citizens’App: Europe in your hands

Imagine the possibility to have Europe and all what you need to know about it in the palm of your hand. Now it is possible, thanks to “Citizens’ App”, an app for Smartphone that provides you with all you need to know about the EU. You will be always updated about events, initiatives, policies, projects… […]

Jan 16
Eu elections: become an Ambassador!

European elections of  May 23rd – 26th 2019 are closer and closer. Do you want to have an active role in the campaign? Become an Ambassador of the elections! More and more young people are in mobility abroad. How can they vote? Who will give them useful information? These are the main issues this project […]

Jan 10
Roaming in the EU: more giga abroad

Nowadays smartphones are an extension of our body: they can do so many things that it looks like impossible to live without them. But, to make smartphones work fully, we need a growing quantity of internet gigabytes. Nowadays more and more people travel everyday, to work or for holidays and they often are abroad, or […]

Jan 04
Hate speech: a old, current, battle

Hate speech, online and offline, is as a moral as a political issue. It, indeed, questions the limit between freedom of speech and crime, between the possibility to say whatever you want and the negative effects this will have on people around you. Sure, it is not just a our days problem and actually in […]

Dec 27
Fake news: ready to take up the challenge?

Disinformation, fake news and access to reliable information are a very huge concern for the European Union. On the one side, fake news influence electoral behaviour; on the other side it is like very difficult to convince people of the falsehood of those news, even with facts. This is what we learn from a report published […]

Dec 19
Artists, Europe can help you!

Life of artists can often be not that easy.  But – did you know? – in the EU there arenearly 2 million artists, about 4 each thousand inhabitants. Are you or do you think or would you like to be one of them? Or, are you a cultural professional or are you involved in cultural […]

Dec 11
How to reconcile youth with the EU elections?

Over the last decades, European elections’ turnout moved from 61,99% in 1979 to 42.54% in 2014. An as steady as alarming decrease. What can we do? National and European elections We could even consider this fact coherent with the decrease registered at a national level in several European countries; but there are some interesting points. […]

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