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Two journalists who took part in the Fondation EurActiv PoliTech’s EU Journalism Fellowship programme have been shortlisted for a European press award. The committee of the European Press Prize 2012 will announce the winners on 26 January. Prune Antoine, currently a writer for ‘M, Le Magazine du Monde’, and Nikos Chrysoloras, a member of the… » read more

Posted by Marc Hall

EUROPEAN Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has confirmed a newly-independent Scotland would cease to be in the EU and re-entry would need to be renegotiated. The fresh confirmation has come in response to questions from Scottish Labour MEP David Martin. Mr Martin asked if advice given in 2004 – that a newly-independent country would become… » read more

Posted by Jennifer McKiernan

Two parallel realities

There is no better proof that my country is drifting away from the eurozone than the sharp difference between the prevalent mood in Brussels and Athens, in the aftermath of May 6th’s elections. While Europe was desperately trying to figure out how to react to the inconclusive result and the huge blow that pro-bailout parties… » read more

Posted by Nikos Chrysoloras

Almost halftime of the ‘Robert Bosch Journalism Fellowship Program’ for me – a good time to review and let you know how the work as a journalist looks like in the area of rond-point Schuman and Place Luxembourg, in the triangle of the Commission, the Council and the Parliament. First, taking a look at most… » read more

Posted by Hanna Gieffers

First Day: Frank Piplat (Director of European Parliament’s Information Offices in Germany), Bernd Hüttemann (General Secretary of European Movement in Germany), Carsten Lietz (Spokesperson of European Commission Representation in Berlin), Daniela Vincenti Mitchener (Managing Editor at EurActiv.com) and Michael Kaczmarek (Editorial Staff Member at EurActiv.de) Second Day: Dr. Martin Henkelmann (Head of Policy Coordination Unit… » read more

Posted by Daniel Tost

Berlin, January 24th-28th Fondation EurActiv and the Robert Bosch Stiftung launched an innovative journalist training program to help young journalists gain experience of European Union policies and online media. One week of training in Berlin, in cooperation with EurActiv Germany, will be followed by an internship with Fondation EurActiv. The winning journalists will spend up… » read more

Posted by Daniel Tost