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Latest update : 2017-12-18

Europe's 'soft power': EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on European identity

Sport, culture, youth and education: the portfolio handled by EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics may sound like a lot of fun, but he says it's one of the most important policy dossiers in the European Union. In a wide-ranging interview with FRANCE 24's European Affairs Editor Catherine Nicholson, he tells us more about Europe's "soft power" – from cultural celebrations to the Erasmus university exchange programme.

Can you change the world through culture? And what kind of an identity does Europe want in the times of Brexit anyway? Watch our interview to find out.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2018-07-16 Catherine NICHOLSON

Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

Malta is the EU's smallest member state by size and population. It joined the bloc in 2004 and is perhaps best known around the world as a sunny Mediterranean holiday...

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2018-07-16 Catherine NICHOLSON

Eurogroup chief Centeno: ‘We need to an end what seems to be a trade war’

This summer, there's big economic news for Europe: Greece is formally exiting its bailout programme, the ongoing trade war between the EU and the US, and plans to overhaul the...

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2018-07-09 Catherine NICHOLSON

German MEP David McAllister: 'We need more solidarity in the EU over migrants'

Our guest is senior German MEP David McAllister, a dual British-German national and former leader of the Saxony region considered a potential successor to Angela Merkel. He...

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2018-07-09 Catherine NICHOLSON

Fake news fightback: Should and could disinformation be banned ?

You can call it misinformation, spin, or more recently, fake news. The phenomenon that’s become an obsession in the era of social media is – for French President Emmanuel Macron...

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2018-07-02 Catherine NICHOLSON

Greek FM on migration: 'We need European solutions, not bilateral ones'

This week we're on the sidelines of the latest EU summit, where major themes include the migration crisis and the eurozone economy. Our guest is Geórgios Katroúgalos, the foreign...

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