Posts Tagged: civil society

Conferences and consultations: making your voice heard on the circular economy

On the 25th June, QCEA joined the European Commission’s stakeholder conference on the Circular Economy, entitled “Closing the loop, Circular Economy: boosting business, reducing waste”. This star-studded event featured three European Commissioners (including two vice-presidents), Ellen MacArthur (along with various

Conferences and consultations: making your voice heard on the circular economy

On the 25th June, QCEA joined the European Commission’s stakeholder conference on the Circular Economy, entitled “Closing the loop, Circular Economy: boosting business, reducing waste”. This star-studded event featured three European Commissioners (including two vice-presidents), Ellen MacArthur (along with various

EuroDrones

Where is the Democratic Control of EU Drone Policy?

Research published today by the Transnational Institute and Statewatch has uncovered European Commission subsidies worth 315 million Euro provided to the defence sector to develop Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (Drones). The approval of this funding was agreed by Heads of Government and

EuroDrones

Where is the Democratic Control of EU Drone Policy?

Research published today by the Transnational Institute and Statewatch has uncovered European Commission subsidies worth 315 million Euro provided to the defence sector to develop Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (Drones). The approval of this funding was agreed by Heads of Government and

Shrinking Civil Space in Europe: Part II

This post is by Annie Schultz. Annie is currently working at QCEA as an intern on the Human Rights Programme for two months.        Restricting anyone’s right to speak his or her voice and truth is fundamentally at

Shrinking Civil Space in Europe: Part II

This post is by Annie Schultz. Annie is currently working at QCEA as an intern on the Human Rights Programme for two months.        Restricting anyone’s right to speak his or her voice and truth is fundamentally at

Shrinking Civil Space in Europe: Part I

This post is by Annie Schultz. Annie is currently working at QCEA as an intern on the Human Rights Programme for two months. On 11th June, the Greek government decided to shut down public media broadcaster ERT as part of

Shrinking Civil Space in Europe: Part I

This post is by Annie Schultz. Annie is currently working at QCEA as an intern on the Human Rights Programme for two months. On 11th June, the Greek government decided to shut down public media broadcaster ERT as part of

Arms exports: a subject of debate in the European Union

The control of arms exports is highly technical, often controversial – and very interesting. This was proved at a conference this week which was hosted by the European External Action Service of the European Union (EU) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

Arms exports: a subject of debate in the European Union

The control of arms exports is highly technical, often controversial – and very interesting. This was proved at a conference this week which was hosted by the European External Action Service of the European Union (EU) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)