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  • EU40 Summer BBQ 2021 – The Post Lockdown Edition

    EU40 hosted another successful (end-of!) summer BBQ across from the European Parliament. This edition was particularly special and welcomed by all, as the tradition had unfortunately been interrupted in 2020 due to the worldwide pandemic. There was an understandable need for a party, – it seemed as if there was …

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  • #EHP7 is looking for participants: Applications close Oct. 18!

    EU40 is happy to support and announce the launch of the seventh edition of the European Health Parliament (EHP7)! The EHP is a movement connecting and empowering the next generation of European health leaders to rethink EU health policies. EU40 is a founding partner, along with Johnson & Johnson, European Patients’ …

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  • Discussing the ‘Silent Epidemic’ of Alzheimer’s Disease

    On 23 September,  EU40, the Financial Times, and Biogen held a virtual webinar on the prevalent issues surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease still in 2021. The speakers considered the fundamental changes needed to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, improve diagnosis rates and enhance options for care. Karolinska Institutet’s Miia Kivipelto said that “Alzheimer’s is a global challenge. …

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  • 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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