Gene Editing

Live Webinar - Register here!

In this online event, experts will respond to questions such as: How does gene editing work? What can it achieve? How does it compare with older-style genetic engineering technology? Who is promoting it and why? And what does it mean to maintain the EU’s regulatory framework or not?

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The European Pillar of Social Rights: the tool for a just climate transition?

19.02.2021

Live Webinar - Register here!

Experts from civil society will discuss and put key questions to Greens/EFA MEPs Mounir Satouri and Kim van Sparrentak.

Green digitalisation
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A Digital and Green Transition: Will Artificial Intelligence foster or hamper the Green New Deal?

03.02.2021

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Two of the European Commission’s key priorities for the upcoming years are Europe fit for the Digital Age and the Green Deal. In our event the Greens/EFA will explore how we can ensure the two goals promote each other and which actions we need to ensure the digital transition and Green Deal are not mutually exclusive.

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Putting an end (at last) to neonicotinoids

27.01.2021

A Greens/EFA Webinar - Register here!

Despite their ban, neonicotinoids are still a scourge for bees, consumers and farmers.

Face surveillance vs Facial Authentication: What is it and why should biometric mass surveillance be banned in the public space?

26.01.2021

Live Webinar - Register here!

Often when people think of facial recognition, they think about unlocking their phones with their fa...

For an independent EU ethics body common to all EU institutions

13.01.2021

Online conference - Register here!

The EU institutions have some of the best ethics rules for lobby transparency, for Commissioners and...

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Find me if you can – Detecting gene-edited plants in the EU food chain

10.12.2020

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EU governments are worried that GM plants engineered with so-called “gene editing” canno...

The Risks of Discrimination of Biometric Mass Surveillance

03.12.2020

Live Webinar - Register here!

Throughout the European Union, governments are experimenting with highly intrusive systems of facial...

Affordable Housing

18.11.2020

AirBnB and the Digital Services Act - Possibilities for regulating online short-term rental to ensure affordable housing

We want to have a conversation about ‘the AirBnB-effect.’ The expansive growth of short-...

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Migration Pact – A better future for migration and asylum in the EU?

28.10.2020

Online Event 28 October, 15.00-17.00 CET

On 23 September, the European Commission proposed a new Migration and Asylum Pact, which is meant to create a new balance between responsibility and solidarity and streamline the asylum process. There are many questions to be clarified and discussed to understand the European Commission’s proposal and its implication