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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2011-10-11

EU food aid programme: is Europe abandoning its poor?

A 480-million euro budget to supply food to Europe's poorest could be slashed by 80%, the prospect of which has alarmed NGOs and charities. In April, the EU Court of Justice said the programme could only use supplies from EU food stocks. But stocks have fallen dramatically in recent years following reforms in the bloc's farming policies, forcing the use of EU money instead to buy supplies on the markets.

Guests:

  • Jan MULDER, Dutch MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Sandra KALNIETE, Latvian MEP, European People's Party
     

Programme prepared by Marie Billon

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2017-11-11 Brexit

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Can Europe meet its climate commitments?

It's almost two years since the historic Paris Agreement on limiting global warming was signed. Now, at the COP23 summit in Bonn from November 6 to 17, the world is waiting to...

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2017-11-04 European Union

Exclusive: Nick Clegg explains how to stop Brexit

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2017-11-04 European Union

Cash, corruption and justice: A new public prosecutor for Europe

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2017-10-28 Croatia

Andrej Plenkovic, Croatia's Europhile prime minister

His country is the newest addition to the European family: four years on from becoming an EU member state, Croatia’s Europhile Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic tells FRANCE 24...

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