"The trust of the mass population can no longer be taken from granted, and any continuation of the 'grand illusion' is dangerous for leaders in today's world." This was the main take-away from the Edelman Trust Barometer 2016.
Imagine a whole stratum of the western population for whom politics and policy were once distant concerns – abstract concepts they did not feel really affected them.
"A number of respected international indices show that democratic quality is deteriorating in most EU member states."
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement between the European Union and the United States aimed to liberalise trade by reducing the regulatory barriers for businesses.
From human trafficking to terrorist attacks, Europe is vulnerable to international criminal activity that challenge traditional law enforcement and helps shape voters' sense of security.
Europe is showing visible signs of progress: in most countries, labour markets are healthier than they have been in a decade, with more people in work than ever before, while social exclusion is declining.
Submissions are now open for the European Excellence Awards 2018!
When BASF wanted to talk with its employees about the 2016 UK Referendum on EU membership, it didn’t want to close the door to future engagement with Leave campaigners, or do harm by adding to a chorus of ‘elite opinion’ that appeared disconnecte
My most uplifting moment in 2017 was watching freshly elected French President Emanuel Macron walk across the courtyard of the Louvre to the sound of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, the official anthem of the European Union.
In a Europe confronted with populism, nationalism and Euroscepticism, what role does culture and communications play?