EU

November 29, 2019

November 2019 Editorial – EPN Consulting Newsletter

Wednesday 27th Nov 2019 the EU Parliament approved the new Commissioners presented to plenary by Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen. During her opening statement, she […]
November 10, 2019

Urban Mobility in the EU – Public Consultation

Enhancing urban mobility while reducing congestion, accidents and pollution is a common challenge to all major cities. The Commission supports these goals and in 2013 has […]
October 29, 2019

October 2019 Editorial – EPN Consulting Newsletter

I have kept this editorial on hold as I was waiting for the latest definitive news about Brexit due to happen on 31st October 2019, however […]
June 6, 2019

2020 Draft EU Budget

On 5th June 2019, the Commission adopted the draft EU budget for 2020. It will invest €168.3 billion in commitments in a more competitive European economy, […]
December 4, 2018

Supporting Transport, Digital and Energy sectors – EU Council agrees its position on CEF

On 3rd Dec 2018 the EU Council adopted its position (partial general approach) on a proposal to ensure that the EU’s flagship programme Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) […]
December 2, 2018

The European Council agrees its position on new framework for EU Research & Innovation into the next decade

On 30th Nov 2018 the European Council agreed its position (partial general approach) on the regulation on Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe is the next framework programme […]
November 15, 2018

14 Nov 2018 – BREXIT: Draft Withdrawal Agreement issued

The Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has resigned this morning causing a steep fall in sterling across the board. The resignation shows a deep split in the […]
November 22, 2018

Autumn 2018 Economic Forecast: sustained but less dynamic growth amid high uncertainty

Growth in the Euro area is forecast to ease from a 10-year high of 2.4% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 before moderating further to 1.9% […]
October 22, 2018

October 2018 Editorial – EPN Consulting Newsletter

The next weekend the 28 EU member states will return to their Winter time after the usual 7 months spent enjoying the one additional hour of […]