January 13, 2021
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The Portuguese Presidency of the EU: What’s in store?

As Portugal picks up the EU Presidency, our public affairs columnist, Patrick Gibbels, looks at what lies ahead from this year’s work programme and its emphasis […]
December 9, 2020

Looking back: Which EU policies progressed in 2020 and where are we now?

In the last of this year’s series – a View from Brussels – our public affairs columnist, Patrick Gibbels, summarises the state of play on the […]
November 4, 2020
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What does the Commission’s 2021 work programme mean for civil society?

The European Commission’s 2021 work programme sets us on a path towards a greener, stronger and fairer Europe, with a focus on creating the building blocks to […]
October 7, 2020

EU High Value Datasets: What do they mean for the philanthropic sector?

In our latest update from Brussels, our public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels takes a look at the European Commission’s examination of High Value Datasets, exploring how […]
September 9, 2020

It’s back to school for the European institutions

After their seven-week recess, the European institutions – the Commission, Council & Parliament – resume their work. EFA’s public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels explores what happened […]
August 5, 2020
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Foreign funding restrictions and anti money laundering: latest developments

Image: Court of Justice of the European Union Following the European Court of Justice’s landmark ruling that Hungary’s foreign funding restrictions are unlawful, our public affairs […]