Hits: 42The EU institutions, mainly the Commission, are taking resolute steps and planning numerous initiatives to facilitate the work of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the member states. Main attention is devoted to reducing red tapes, optimizing taxation and facilitating business on sustainable paths.
Hits: 7The European Commission is eager to lay the foundations for Europe’s future with the help of more socially active citizens, resilient societies, sustainable economies and businesses. Most citizens in the EU-27 have faith in the European integration and hope for the future and trust in the Union’s strength. However, modern challenges require vigorous national […]
Hits: 27At the end of September 2023, the Commission published first “Digital Decade Report” revealing EU’s progress towards digital transformation as set out in the “Digital Decade Program-2030”. The report highlights the need to accelerate and deepen the EU-wide efforts in policy measures and investment in digital technologies, skills and infrastructures. Besides, it includes concrete […]
Hits: 39The EUSBSR-forum in Riga (4-6.10.2023) has in its agenda four main goals: exchange of best practices of cooperation, stronger integration within the Baltic Sea Region and beyond, forming synergies between various priority areas, and creating links between the strategy and the public. In the forum’s background will be the EU new Cohesion Report (issued […]
Hits: 11Global and European challenges fundamentally changing present political economy’s patterns in modern states’ governance. This article attracts attention to some most vital aspects in political economy’s transformations already initiated by the European Union institutions, such as “green deal”, competitiveness, digitalisation and energy.
Hits: 6With the set of new own resources and other reforms, the EU institutions would ensure that the European’s next generation will truly benefit from a set of the present transitional measures. As part of the political agreement on the 2027 long-term budget and the NextGenerationEU recovery instrument, the new reform package is expected to […]
Hits: 6Most countries in the world, including both the US and the EU political economy’s governance, are deeply involved in delivering “green agendas” with massive investments in green growth and renewable technologies. Particularly, public green subsidies in the two big powers are aimed at encouraging private sector’s sustainable growth patterns. However, decision-making in green transition […]
Hits: 16The EU’s governance has started intensive efforts to force corporate entities to implement sustainability and fulfill their obligations under the “green deal”. Present corporate sustainability reporting seems inefficient with gaps tarnishing public “green accountability”. The Commission has adopted common standards for companies to manage sustainability performance and make it more efficient with a better […]
Hits: 28The Commission started the second-stage consultation with the social partners in the member states on a possible revision of the European Works Councils Directive – the first-stage took place in April; so far the Commission received replies from eleven social partners. The general idea of the new consultation is towards further EU-wide actions on […]
Hits: 14Critical entities provide essential services in upholding key societal functions, supporting the economy, preserving the environment, ensuring public health and safety, etc. European Commission has adopted a list of essential services in the eleven sectors covered by the Critical Entities Resilience Directive (CER), which entered into force on 16 January 2023.