European and global political economy: transformation efforts

Visits: 1European states and the global partners are facing profound challenges to which national governments alone are unable to adequately respond, e.g. energy and climate, biodiversity and transport, sustainability and circular economy, to name a few. However, in dramatically altered global governance, all sorts of cooperation are becoming ever more difficult. Most governments in the […]

Tackling labor market and skills shortage in EU

Visits: 3European Commission tries to implement previous initiatives to strengthen the lack of new skills and professions needed for labor market which is facing numerous modern challenges, such as climate and digital, sustainability and circular economy, etc. The member states political economy’s patterns are already prioritizing economic, social and environmental aspects in development and investing […]

Modern global climate agenda and contemporary challenges

Visits: 1Present climate’s state-of-the art in the world is a sobering reminder that the global community is far below its abilities to tackle climate changes. One of the reasons is that the solution is hampered by the inclusion of several other global challenges. Besides, the global “climate consensus” is too difficult to reach due to […]

Sustainable investment through circular economy and outsourcing

Visits: 6Responsible investing is becoming more popular globally; however, there is a lack of clarity as to what constitutes its objectives and what a sustainable investment actually is. Some argue that states invest responsibly only promoting more sustainable and equitable future. Others add that strategic investments in the “care economy” are increasing productivity and promoting […]

“Repowering” Europe: energy policy’s strategy in action

Visits: 10Specific EU-wide program called REPowerEU is aimed at assisting the member states in three main developmental directions: a) saving energy, b) clean energy production and use, and c) diversifying the states’ energy supplies coped with a wide use of renewables. The program’s implementation helps, e.g. to safeguarded the households in EU and businesses from […]

European clean energy transition: dialogues with the stockholders

Visits: 20Industrial development in the EU member states has a vital role in the green transition. Besides, with a view to a sustainable Europe, the “green deal” remains the EU-wide industry and growth strategy. Current geopolitical context has strengthened the intentions to maintain boosting Europe’s global position in strategic zero and low carbon energy technologies. […]

Critical raw materials: new trends in European policy

Visits: 17Supporting EU-wide clean energy technologies and development, as well as promoting the EU policies contributing to resilient value chains (to concentrate on the minerals and metals supply chains) are presently most relevant for the clean energy agenda in the member states.  

External aspects of European integration: energy transition in Africa

Visits: 8The European integration process has been proceeding along two fronts, i.e. through internal and external facets: on the former, there are several integration blocks (i.e. numerous “unions” like energy and security, health and digital, etc.), on the latter, there are several partnerships with other global regions and countries. For example, closer relations appeared recently […]

Education policy’s integration: an issue of an EU-wide graduation certificate

Visits: 14Educating new workforce to tackle modern challenges has become a vital issue at the contemporary level of European integration. Dealing with a complex composition of climate, sustainability and green transition issues in socio-economic growth requires fundamental reform of national education policies, including acceptance of a “commonly” agreed European graduate certificates.