Marcin Nowacki discusses the European Commission strategy on offshore wind energy and argues that cooperation between the Member States and the European level will be necessary for successful implementation. He stresses that clear procedures, friendlier legislation, and efficient supply chains are also essential for this initiative.
EEA Secretary General, Glenn Cezanne, welcomes Dr. Matthias Bauer, Senior Economist at the European Centre for International Political Economy to discuss the Mobility Package in light of the recent evaluation by the European Commission on the expected impacts of the vehicle's compulsory return to the Member State and the application of cabotage quotas.
In this podcast, Marcin Nowacki discusses the complexities of an EU minimum wage and the challenges that arise from this idea. On 28 October 2020, the European Commission proposed a Directive on adequate minimum wages in the EU. The rationale behind this proposal is the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
EEA Waves' hosts Marcin Nowacki and Glenn Cezanne discuss key SME issues at the EU level. They discuss the "good" and the "bad" in current and upcoming initiatives, touching upon policies such as the European Pillar of Social Rights and the recent SME Strategy, arguing in favour of vigilance when imposing burdens on SMEs.
In their first podcast, Marcin Nowacki and Glenn Cezanne look at the Digital Services Act ahead of the planned publication by the European Commission, focusing on pitfalls and opportunities that the DSA could bring. They particularly discuss the country of origin principle, gatekeeper designations and illegal content.