17 May 2016

The Future of the Non-Ferrous Metals Industry – First workshop

  We are currently conducting a study on the future of the European non-ferrous metals industry, the second case study in the framework of our project on the future of industry. The project is set in the context of the broader initiative of the European Commission to increase the competitiveness of European industries by 2020. The aim of this study is to develop a long-term vision of the European non ferrous metals industry sector. The project also

17 May 2016

Introducing the SES at the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference

  Last week, I attended the Adaptation Future 2016 conference in Rotterdam. It was the 4th edition of this global conference sponsored by the European Commission and the Dutch Presidency of the EU. The conference gathered around 1600 people from more than 100 Countries and there were 160 sessions over three days (10-13 May). On May 11th, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands gave a plenary speech calling for breaking down the barriers blocking access to finance

12 May 2016

The EU Policy Lab and the Young Leaders at the European Development Days 2016

For the second consecutive year, our lab will work with 16 young representatives from all over the world in the context of the European Development Days (EDDs) Each year the Young Leaders Programme selects and invites 16 exceptional young people to the EDDs to share their ideas, bring insights and to enrich the debates with the high-level decision-makers in the various panels of this forum. These Young Leaders are experts in their respective fields and