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  • PRESS RELEASE: Young Leaders of Europe Conference

    On the 21st and 22nd of June 2022, EU40 – the Network of Young MEPs &, MEPs Kympouropoulos (EL-EPP), Peter-Hansen (DK-G/EFA), Vedrenne (FR-RE), and Moretti (IT-S&D), will host a two-day in-person conference of young elected politicians from right across the European Union. The initiative, which falls under the high patronage …

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  • EU40 Site Visit to Plasma Fractionation Plant

    On Thursday June 2, EU40 – the Network of Young MEPs and policy experts from across the EU institutions, made an exclusive visit to a human plasma fractionation plant. During this up-close Brussels site tour, participants had an opportunity to discover how plasma therapies, which are helping to treat a …

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  • Extraterritorial sanctions? The European Response on trade and investments.

    On 23 March 2022, EU40 hosted an important and highly informative in-person event on the European Union’s approach to confronting extraterritorial sanctions. The subject topic was of particular relevance given recent US measures against Iran, Cuba, and Russia, and on foot of the European Parliament’s 2020 study entitled, ‘Extraterritorial sanctions …

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  • The future of cancer care: how can Europe lead the way?

    On 12 March 2022, EU40 partnered with the Swedish Pavilion to host an important and highly informative event on the European Union’s approach to confronting the societal burden of cancer. An expert panel representing political, academic and industry spheres addressed a number of key priority areas. Nadine Hani of Al …

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  • Data sharing and the digital markets act

    On 18 February 2022, EU40 brought together policymakers and think tank experts on the topic of the recent Digital Markets Act (DMA), to debate whether it is doing enough for “Gatekeepers” and consumers. Moderating the session was Melanie Garson, policy lead within the Internet Policy Unit at the Tony Blair Institute …

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  • Europe’s role in Rare Disease Innovation

    On 15 February 2022, EU40, Biogen, and EURORDIS co-hosted a virtual Euronews Debate with experts from the healthcare and innovation sectors, on the topic of Europe’s role in being at the forefront in rare disease innovation. Speakers included European institution officials, national policymakers, patient advocate groups, and pharmaceutical industry leaders, as well as interventions from …

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  • The impacts of authentic visibility & diversity in media

    On 10 February 2022, EU40 & ViacomCBS co-hosted a virtual discussion with panelists from European institutions and the audiovisual entertainment industry, on the importance of authentic and diverse representation in media. How do global audiences feel about how people like themselves are depicted in TV shows & movies – and why does …

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  • EU40’s Annual Activity Report – 2021 Edition

    Don’t miss our 2021 annual activity report! In it, you will a summary of our 2021 projects, as well as the MEPs and partners we worked with.  This report will give you a look into the inner workings of EU40 and our commitment to our MEPs’ agendas and work for …

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