Sustainable Products and the EU: the Green Deal, Ecodesign and the Circular Economy Action Plan Explain

By Charlotte van Vessem The European Green Deal is perhaps one of the European Union’s most famous policy initiatives. However, as it is involved with many different branches of EU policy, its exact contents can be difficult to grasp. This article seeks to clarify one specific branch of the European Green Deal, namely that of sustainable productionContinue reading “Sustainable Products and the EU: the Green Deal, Ecodesign and the Circular Economy Action Plan Explain”

European Neighbourhood Policy Explained

By Shane Goodman The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) is a foreign policy instrument that governs the EU’s relations with sixteen of its neighbouring countries; those being Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan in the east, and Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria in the south. Launched alongside the 2004Continue reading “European Neighbourhood Policy Explained”

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy Explained

By Maria Callewier The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which launched in 1962, sets out to ensure food security and support farmers throughout the European Union. This makes it one of the longest-prevailing policies within the framework of the EU.  With an annual budget of around 58 billion euros, this policy gets by far theContinue reading “The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy Explained”