While the EU tries to cool discussions about the vaccine passport, EU member states, international trade organisations and a small town in South Germany take steps to implement it.
The interpretative declaration might seem like an insignificant concession, because it’s not legally binding. But it’s likely to render the conditionality mechanism useless in practice. And it’s just not needed to unblock the budget.
Our advocacy officer Linda Ravo shares her thoughts on what the president of the European Commission should address in this year's State of the European Union (SOTEU) speech to strengthen democracy.
We all want somewhere to call home. If we were forced to leave, we would hope to find people who offer us shelter. But some politicians are using innocent civilians as pawns in a political game. And EU leaders allow violent attacks on them to continue.
With the new parliamentary term, Europe is about to elect its next Ombudsman. These are the five candidates, and their chances to become the leader of the EU’s top rights watchdog.
A paper by copyright experts urges decision-makers to implement safeguards to ensure that the enforcement of the EU Copyright Directive doesn’t unduly restrict users.
Croatia has received the green light from the European Commission to enter the border-free Schengen Area, but nine organisations and initiatives working with the victims of border violence have made their objections clear.
The European Commission organized a stakeholder dialogue to discuss best practices for cooperation between online content-sharing service providers and copyright holders. Liberties was invited to present on the human rights angle.
Today the European Parliament will start its series of commissioner hearings, grilling all the nominees to the College of Commissioners. Here are the hearings that matter most for rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Digital Freedom Fund, Liberties, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, the European Center for Press and Media Freedom and Ben Wagner have developed a Model Ethical Funding Policy to help solve problems with NGO funding.