America has a golden opportunity to forge a more stable Middle East

Since taking the helm a year ago, Christine Lagarde (pictured) has turned the European Central Bank’s attention to social issues like climate change and inequality, broadening its horizons but also opening it to attacks that could test its independence, write Balazs Koranyi, Francesco Canepa and Frank Siebelt. Lagarde’s efforts to use the bank’s leverage to fight […]

Statement by Commissioner Kyriakides for World Mental Health Day

Welcome, one and all, to the third update of the week from the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM). A busy week ahead for the Alliance, with its key conference upon us on Monday (12 October), writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.  Conference upon us on 12 October – Reaching consensus And the upcoming EAPM German […]

Deal signed to help protect thousands of indigenuous peoples

Russia’s metals and mining giant Nornickel has signed a cooperation agreement with the associations representing the indigenous peoples of the Taimyr Peninsula, a remote Arctic land dubbed “the last frontier of Russia” offering a five-year support programme worth 2 billion roubles (over €22 million at the current exchange rate), writes Martin Banks. This big move […]