EU-wide socio-economic policy coordination for 2024

Hits: 0Among several means to guide and coordinate the EU-wide socio-economic domain, the European Semester is probably the most vital one: it assists the member states in achieving the EU-wide objectives both by setting priorities and providing clear and well-coordinated policy guidance. The 2024 annual sustainable growth survey puts forward an ambitious agenda to further […]

Aggregating the EU-wide computing capabilities

Hits: 5European high-performance computing system, HPC closely cooperates with the business and industrial sectors to drive breakthrough innovation and enhance the EU competitiveness in the world. Besides, established HPCs can be used by all interested partners, e.g. AI start-ups and businesses to train their models, thus boosting innovation in AI and the digital socio-economic platforms. […]

Sustainable European transport: trends and new initiatives

Hits: 6   Transport is one of the EU’s most strategic common policies; among the transport modes, road transport provides for a majority of negative externalities in the transport sector. It is also the most importance mode of transport with about three-forth of intra-EU inland transport and over half of all intra-EU transport. Recent EU initiatives […]

European budget for 2024: priorities and perspectives

Hits: 6In November 2023, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement on the EU budget for 2024, which is expected to assist addressing most urgent issues for the 27 EU states, as well as European neighboring countries. The article reveals some priorities in the next year budget and urgently […]

Fisheries in the Baltic region: modern reforms and initiatives

Hits: 12EU states and fisheries sector are contributing to the recovery of fish stocks in the sea basins. Still more efforts are needed to fully implement the common fishery policy, CFP which contributes to a healthier marine environment and maintains the sectors’ profitability in the coming decades. Along with other priorities, it is crucial to […]

Artificial Intelligence’s safety summit: formulating perspective priorities

Hits: 15The global community is entering a completely new and different digital era witnessing a coming period where computers start acting human-kind and hopefully “intelligently”. With the complexity of the AIs facilities, the issues of safety are becoming more complex. At the recent AI safety summit in London the EU suggested four perspective priorities aimed […]

Global energy situation: problems and outcomes

Hits: 14Newly published world energy’s outlook explores structural shifts in economies and in energy use worldwide. Global energy consumption will grow by about two percent in 2024, largely driven by strong demand in Asia. Despite still-high prices and unsolved supply chain disruptions, demand for fossil fuels will reach record levels, but demand for renewable energy […]

European cohesion policy: recent alterations and assessment

Hits: 27EU Cohesion Policy contributes to strengthening economic, social and territorial cohesion among 27 member states. The new facets of policy also aim at correct imbalances between countries and regions by delivering on the Union’s political priorities, especially the green and digital transition. Conducted in June 2023, the Eurobarometer survey entailed about 26 thousand telephone […]

European “green deal”: concept and perspectives

Hits: 21The European “green deal” was born out of necessities: i.e. to deal with energy transition, sustainable growth, as well as in protecting environment, people and the planet; thus, it was designed as an opportunity to build new facets of future prosperity in the member states and reacting to modern challenges.