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 […]
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
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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 […]
June 3, 2020
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EU Covid-19 measures: Where does philanthropy fit in?

With Europe still reeling from a global pandemic, our public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels asks what measures the EU will take to protect charities and NGOs […]
May 6, 2020
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EU Response to COVID-19: What support for Charities?

Measures imposed to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had a massive impact on the economy in Europe, hitting businesses and charities alike, yet while support […]