Tuesday 13th of April, 10.00-10.30 (Zoom)
This free executive webinar is for senior EU affairs professionals and campaigners of public and private stakeholders who are involved in shaping the DSA, DMA and related legislation.
We will show what the actual position and level of influence of key MEPs are and which MEPs you need on board in order to build majorities.
You will quickly be able to assess the size of your potential coalition, who your allies are and on whom it makes the most sense to focus in order to optimise your resources and effectiveness. Continue Reading
This briefing includes our latest observations regarding the politics behind EU policies on the following subjects:
– EU-Serbia relations
– Data Protection
– Ambient air quality (for premium subscribers only)
The accession of Serbia to the EU is having a hard time, as demonstrated by a wave of criticism injected in its yearly progress report. Continue Reading
With 9 months to go until the first EU elections without the UK, VoteWatch Europe is starting its series of forecasts on the likely post-electoral policy shifts. We are starting with a look at data protection, while many other areas will soon follow.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of our forecast series, or simply in more detailed results, contact us at [email protected] Continue Reading
The last plenary session of the European Parliament before the summer pause was filled with groundbreaking developments. EU Parliamentarians fought over key (and controversial) decisions on the EU copyright rules, data protection, the mobility package, the EU electoral law, the definition of climate refugees, the EU’s stance on the controversy between Turkey and Armenia, and many other hot topics on the EU agenda. Continue Reading
The rising importance of online transactions is a challenge for policymakers, as regulators find it difficult to catch up with accelerating technological changes in the digital sphere. Making the internet safe for consumers is one of the key aspects in the implementation of the Digital Single Market (for more information on the most influential EU Parliamentarians on digital policy, check out our previous report). Continue Reading
The Members of the European Parliament adopted yesterday the long awaited Directive on the regulation of the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime.
With this new law, airlines will have to hand national authorities the passengers’ data for all flights from third countries to the EU and vice versa. Continue Reading
At the beginning of the March plenary session of the European Parliament, the ECR Group (of David Cameron) made the request to place on the plenary agenda the report on the use of passenger name record data (EU-PNR). The demand was rejected by 163 votes in favour to 207 against. The opposing camp included the centre-left MEPs of the Socialist group S&D, the Liberals of the ALDE group, the radical left MEPs and the Greens. Continue Reading