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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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  • EU40 @ The Cortina Digital Forum – The Davos of Digital

    On 22-23 April, 2021, the Cortina Digital Forum took place for the first time. The event, which strives to become the next ‘Davos of Digital’, kicked off its first edition virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with hopes to continue with hybrid or in-person editions in the future.     EU40 – …

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  • #EU40AMA with Google

    On March 25, 2021, the EU40 network MEPs met together with Google’s Senior Vice President Prabhakar Raghavan, in order to have an open and frank conversation about the digital world.

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  • #icare4rare: our new campaign on Rare Diseases.

    Ahead of Rare Disease week 2021, EU40, together with Biogen and Reuters, launches the #icare4rare campaign to raise awareness on rare disease across Europe. The campaign is launched ahead of the live policy event Unlocking innovation and access for rare disease patients in Europe taking place on Monday, 22 February. We hope …

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  • EU40 supports the #JeanMonnetPrize 2020

    EU40 is glad and happy to support the #JeanMonnetPrize 2020, on its third edition!  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 …

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  • Building Gender Equal and Inclusive Workforces: Creating a safer space for all!

    Too many women are still falling victim to the trap of gender inequality. They face a lack of basic freedoms and opportunities and are confronted with huge inequalities in their working environments. According to the World Bank, globally, less than half of women have jobs, compared with almost four-fifths of …

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