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The Council The Council of the European Union (EU) is the institution that represents the member states’ governments. Informally known as the Council, it is where the ministers from each EU country meet to adopt laws and coordinate policies. Role of the presidency of the Council The presidency of the Council is responsible for the… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Habemus draft annual budget for 2021 proposed by President von der Leyen’s Commission, and a statement of estimates. As everything else in 2020, this draft budget reflects the unusual time it was prepared in. To recap from where we left it last time with the budget talks – back in May – the Commission proposed… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Nowadays, companies are increasingly focusing on producing circular products and services, which have one or more circular features, like reusability, reparability, modularity, recyclability, etc. However, ordinary consumers and citizens are still lacking the knowledge and the information on these products’ circular features and benefits. Moreover, circular products are still in a competitive disadvantage vis-à-vis linear… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs