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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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  • A Sustainable Energy Future? Analyzing solutions on the line

    We had a great conversation on the clean energy revolution, taking place across the world. Or at least, this should be the case according to the European Parliament, which recently declared we are facing a climate and environmental emergency. In the fight for a greener future, how we produce and …

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  • #EU40AMA with Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair

    On July 16th 2020, the EU40 network MEPs were invited to virtually meet with Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair over Zoom. The #EUTalks session lasted an hour in which MEPs had a frank discussion on technology and the importance of leadership through crisis – especially relevant within the context …

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  • Bringing Rural Areas in the 21st Century: The case of Technology and Agriculture

      On the 3rd July we had a fantastic digital conversation on how to Bringing Rural Areas in the 21st Century: The case of Technology and Agriculture. With excellent speakers, such as MEP Isabel Benjumea  (Vice-Chair Committee on Regional Development), EC Jorge Pinto Antunes from the Cabinet of Commissioner J. Wojciechowski, Geraldine …

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  • A great conversation on the #FutureOfWork!

    On July 1st 2020, we had an amazing digital conversation with a very interesting panel of speakers, on what are the mega-trends and the plans for our recovery and change: The breakdown of traditional structures? Moderated by our MD Alessandro Da Rold, over a discussion of about an hour, Tsvetelina Penkova, …

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  • Life under COVID19 – Keeping an active and healthy lifestyle!

    On the 10th of June we had a great online conversation and Q&A on mental and physical health under COVID19, and how to make sure to preserve and maintain an healthy lifestyle!  With  Maria Walsh – Member of the European Parliament, and strong advocate for #MentalHealth  Samantha Clayton – Former Olympian, Global Fitness professional, …

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