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04-10-2016 - 100 Books on Europe to Remember

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100 Books on Europe to Remember

The Historical Archives Unit (DG EPRS) and its Historical Library are organising a temporary exhibition on ‘100 Books on Europe to Remember’ in Strasbourg during the October I part session. Vice-President Valcárcel will officially open the exhibition on Tuesday 4 October, 17.30, in Espace Emilio Colombo (LOW 1st floor).

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The '100 Books on Europe to Remember' project arose from a visit by the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, to the European Parliament's historical library collection in Luxembourg in April 2012. The visit highlighted a treasure-trove of remarkable books, pamphlets and other texts, many of which have made a significant contribution to the process of, or the understanding of, European integration. The idea emerged of making a selection of this material available to a wider public through a dedicated website (www.europarl.eu/100books).


The selection comprises academic and political works on the European idea, on European politics and policy, and on the history of the European integration process since 1945. It contains important books, articles, pamphlets and speeches, and takes into account the geographical, linguistic and intellectual spectrum of ideas and personalities in the European Union and beyond.


The '100 Books on Europe to Remember' is an ongoing project which will continue to be widened and deepened.


Location: European Parliament, Strasbourg, Espace Emilio Colombo, Louis Weiss building
Last updated: 26-09-2016

13-10-2016 - Towards an mHealth Framework for Europe

Hearing - ITRE ENVI

On 13 October, ITRE and ENVI are organising a hearing to look at the development of mobile Health in Europe and its potential for ensuring better prevention and monitoring through health and well-being apps. It will also look at some of the challenges, such as the issues of interoperability and big data/data protection.

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The European Commission has been active on mHealth, publishing a Green Paper, holding a public consultation, paving the way for an industry-led code of conduct on mobile health apps as well as funding research activities in the domain under Horizon 2020.

This hearing is a good opportunity for the European Parliament to be part of a multi-stakeholder dialogue on overcoming the barriers to better integrated care.

Location: József Antall, room 4Q2
Last updated: 28-09-2016


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