This week, the US government announced a sudden about-turn on its stance on vaccine waivers, which was met with praise from many EU officials. Investigate Europe documents how governments opposed the waiver fiercely until the very last moment. Read more "The unexpected European dilemma: Support the US — or Big Pharma?"
Research has revealed that Greece is one of a handful of smaller EU member states blocking a proposed directive in the Council of the EU. The Greek government denied this, but a breakthrough may be in sight. Read more "Greece has been blocking an EU law promoting gender balance – is this about to change?"
State institutions should ensure that journalists have unfettered access to information. But being an independent journalist in Central Europe today is a challenge. And it is not just journalism that is at stake here. Read more "Media Freedom in Poland: Critical journalists face oppression and obstruction"