EU40’s Annual Activity Report – 2020 Edition

Don’t miss our 2020 annual activity report!  In it, you will find information about some of our most important 2020 projects and the MEPs and partners we worked with.  This report will give you a look into the inner working of EU40 and our commitment to our MEPs agendas and …

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News

  • EU40 supports the #JMP2021: Applications open September 9!

    EU40 is happy to support the fourth edition of the #JeanMonnetPrize!  The Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration honours Jean Monnet’s life and dedication to European integration by rewarding projects that support his ideal in a concrete and apolitical manner for European citizens. The winning project receives a €1,500 grant. Where other prizes may …

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  • #EU40AMA with Huawei Europe CEO & Senior VP, Tony Jin Yong

    On July 13th 2021, the EU40 network MEPs were invited to virtually meet with Mr. Tony Jin, Senior Vice President and CEO for Huawei Europe over Zoom, in an “Ask Me Anything” format. The #EU40AMA session lasted an hour in which MEPs had a frank discussion on 5G & 6G; EU digital sovereignty; green technology; cyber …

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  • Discussing the Future for Remote Areas by looking at the Long Term Vision

    On 6 July 2021, a high-level discussion took place online on the subject of the long term vision for remote areas. Organised by EU40, the European Parliament’s RUMRA & Smart Villages Intergroup, and REInA (Rural European Innovation Area), powered by StartUp Olè. The event was organised in line with the European Commission’s recent …

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  • EHP6 Highlights: A trilogue advocating for meaningful change

    On June 15, 2021 the final plenary of the sixth edition of the European Health Parliament (#EHP6) took place online. EU40 is one of the founding partners of the initiative, along with College of Europe and Johnson & Johnson.  The EHP6 addressed the following topics, of which each had a dedicated committee who presented their policy …

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  • #EU40Talks: Is ‘innovation’ just a buzzword?

    On June 14th, 2021, the EU40 – Network of Young MEPs organised a virtual discussion on the topic of Innovation in the Foodchain. This was the second successful #EU40Talks of the week under the umbrella of challenges and opportunities within the agricultural sector (the first one being our New Breeding Techniques discussion).  This particular virtual conversation …

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  • #EU40Talks: Examining Plant Gene Editing Technologies

    On 9 June, 2021, the EU40 – Network of Young MEPs organised a virtual discussion on the topic of New Breeding Techniques as part of our ongoing successful #EU40Talks series. The conversation examined the challenges surrounding plant gene-editing technologies, as well as bringing forward all of the exciting opportunities these technologies have for the agricultural …

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  • Expert discussion on Community-Led Local Development

    On June 2nd, 2021, the European Parliament RUMRA Intergroup and EU40 organised an expert (virtual!) roundtable discussion on the topics of regional funding and community development, especially focusing on the European Commission’s Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) strategy. Similar to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EARDF)’s approach to LEADER, the virtual …

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  • #WorldMSDay2021 – MS Care in a Digital Age

    On 27 May, 2021, in the leadup to #WorldMSDay2021, an event was organised by The Economist Events in collaboration with EU40,  Biogen, and the European Brain Council. The topic was innovation in biotechnologies, examining how the digital revolution is transforming health-care delivery, with a special focus on Multiple Sclerosis.  The event was two-fold, beginning with a fireside chat …

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