Think Tank

Think Tank

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Ar fáil ar 01-12-2021

The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity, and its specific aim was to achieve a high common level of cybersecurity across the Member States. While it increased the Member States' cybersecurity capabilities, its implementation proved difficult, resulting in fragmentation at different levels across the internal market. To respond to the growing threats posed with digitalisation and the surge in cyber-attacks, the Commission has ...

The economies of most ASEAN countries contracted due to the turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Three of them, however, (Brunei, Myanmar/Burma and Vietnam) still managed to grow in terms of GDP, although at a much slower rate than in previous years. Despite the fact that the value of trade in goods declined by 10 % to €189 billion, the ASEAN countries remain an important partner for the EU, collectively representing 5 % of the EU’s overall trade in 2020, ranking in sixth place after ...

Since the People's Republic of China (PRC) launched its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, President Xi Jinping's signature foreign policy project has drawn widespread criticism, including for challenging the traditional model of multilateral infrastructure financing. Western-led bilateral and plurilateral infrastructure and connectivity initiatives designed as alternatives have remained fragmented and have been dwarfed in scope and scale by a geographically and thematically rapidly expanding ...

This Briefing forms part of an EPRS series which offers a synthesis of the pre-legislative state-of-play and advance consultation on a range of key European Commission priorities during the latter's five-year term in office. It seeks to summarise the state of affairs in the relevant policy field, examine how existing policy is working on the ground, and identify best practice and ideas for the future on the part of governmental organisations at all levels of European system of multilevel governance ...

Ar fáil ar 30-11-2021

Uncertainty is growing over the recovery of the European economy from the recession generated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The European Commission has painted an optimistic growth scenario in its most recent forecast, with the economy expected to expand by 5 per cent and 4.3 per cent in 2021 and 2022 respectively. However, an increasing number of analysts see the potential for growth dampened by new restrictions in the run-up to Christmas this year given a fourth/fifth wave of the pandemic currently ...

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Ceardlann EMPL

Increasingly digitalised workplaces and the ability to work anytime, anywhere create both opportunities and risks for the well-being of workers.

Two miners in the mine
Éisteachtaí PETI ENVI

Over the past years PETI has received many petitions denouncing the bad consequences of reckless mining activities in different Member States, in breach of different EU environmental provisions, and with negative socioeconomic implications, for instance in the field of agriculture ,rural tourism, as well as public health.

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Éisteachtaí INGE

The INGE meeting on Thursday 2 December from 9.00 to 12.00 will start with a hearing on “Foreign interference in the Western Balkans”, which will be held in association with the Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Working Group on the Western Balkans. After the hearing, there will be a presentation of the in-depth analysis on “The misuse of social media platforms and other communication channels by authoritarian regimes: lessons learned”.

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Foilseacháin Think Tank

Is iad na húdair, agus iadsan amháin, atá freagrach as inneachar na ndoiciméad go léir atá ar láithreán gréasáin Think Tank agus ní gá gurb ionann aon tuairimí a nochtar iontu agus seasamh oifigiúil Pharlaimint na hEorpa. Tá an láithreán gréasáin dírithe chuig Feisirí agus foireann na Parlaiminte mar áis dóibh san obair pharlaiminteach a dhéanann siad.