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Listen to a selection of EPRS policy podcasts here. An in-depth look at different topical EU policy areas based on objective authoritative and independent research.

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Listen to a selection of EPRS policy podcasts here. An in-depth look at different topical EU policy areas based on objective authoritative and independent research.

    How well prepared is the EU for serious health emergencies?

    How well prepared is the EU for serious health emergencies?

    Serious health threats do not respect borders … Efficient cross-border cooperation and a coordinated response are therefore essential to prevent the spread of diseases or contain public health emergencies. How well prepared is the EU to tackle such a public health emergency?

    • 5 min
    Is data the new oil? Competition issues in the digital economy

    Is data the new oil? Competition issues in the digital economy

    Is data really the new oil? And if so, how do we regulate this market and ensure a level-playing field?
    The global debate on the extent to which current competition policy rules are sufficient to deal with the fast-moving digital economy has never been more pertinent!

    • 5 min
    Securing sustainable development in the Alpine Region

    Securing sustainable development in the Alpine Region

    The Alpine region is home to 80 million European citizens. And while it’s one of the largest economic regions in Europe, it also faces major challenges … That’s why the 7 countries and 48 regions involved in the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region are working together to overcome the challenges and secure the region’s sustainable development. Want to know more? Tour the Alps with us!

    • 4 min
    Irrigation in EU agriculture

    Irrigation in EU agriculture

    Agriculture is one of the largest water-consuming sectors, using it in particular for irrigation. But water scarcity is an increasing problem, both globally and in the EU, and the situation is expected to worsen with climate change… How will the EU deal with this challenge in the future?

    • 5 min
    Threat to the Amazon rainforest needs an urgent response

    Threat to the Amazon rainforest needs an urgent response

    A record number of fires – many intentionally set – swept through the Amazon rainforest in the summer of 2019, reducing large chunks of the world's largest tropical rainforest to piles of ash. How has the international community responded to protect this precious 'global good'? And what are the plans to ensure that this ecological disaster isn’t repeated?

    • 7 min
    What do you know about chickens and eggs?

    What do you know about chickens and eggs?

    The poultry and egg sector is one of the most intensive farming systems in the EU. There are more than 400 million laying hens in the EU, which produce close to 7.5 million tonnes of eggs each year. Will the sector continue to thrive? What are the challenges it faces? And how does the EU support and regulate the sector to make it more humane and environmentally-friendly?

    • 5 min

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