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Ever Cleverer Union launch

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Philippe Legrain presenting Ever Cleverer Union: how AI could help EU institutions become more capable, competent, cost-effective and closer to citizens Great panel discussion with (from left to right): Jochen Richter, Director, Support and Technological Services for Translation, European Parliament; Eva Maydell, Member of the Industry Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee, European Parliament; Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Co-founder, OPEN; Dana Manescu, Head of Unit, Social Media & Video Communication, DG COMM, European Commission; …

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Asylum Seekers aren’t a Burden for Europe

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Photo credit: Takver By Hippolyte d’Albis, Ekrame Boubtane and Dramane Coulibaly Contrary to public perceptions, new research shows that asylum seekers don’t harm the economies that receive them. On the contrary, the faster they are allowed to work, the bigger their contribution can be While the number of asylum seekers arriving in Europe has plunged since 2015, tensions among EU governments remain high. Asylum seekers are typically seen as a …

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Open Up: How to fix the flaws in the EU’s Digital Single Market

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The EU has launched a blizzard of digital initiatives recently – including a wide-ranging Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy, new data-privacy rules and several antitrust cases against US tech giants – with the latest announcement due on 11 January. But what if these EU initiatives don’t add up – or would actually make matters worse? In a ground-breaking new study for OPEN, Open Up: How to fix the flaws in the EU’s Digital …

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