I wanted to write about this since long time. I strongly believe the Belgian Post (”La Poste“) is one of the worst customer service experiences which the country has to offer. And an ideal exampe of where competition will help improve it.
Now and then the question arises: how can we get a transnational discourse on European topics underway, or create a European online public space? The two phrases in bold, above, both come from one of the latest posts on the topic, this time from Julien Frisch. They follow initiatives like Steffan’s Bloggingportal.eu, which aggregates Euroblog… » read more
As published by EurActiv.com: The European school system “might soon collapse” if not reformed, European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas told a public hearing in Brussels last week (19 March), citing “alarming signs” like lack of teachers, cumbersome decision-making procedures and governments’ unwillingness to invest in infrastructure. Acknowledging that reforming the European school system is a… » read more
About two weeks ago the European Union Personel Selection Office (EPSO) announced that selection and recruitment of EU staff will become easier. However, how exactly the new test will look like is unclear.
The European Commission and the city of Brussels presented today the winners of a design competiton for the Brussels EU quarter. This is how Rue de la Loi could look like:
With apologies to readers beyond Brussels, I want to share my excitement at the new NGO centre that is just opening here. Mundo B, as it’s named, will house around 25 different environment and development groups under the same roof, including Friends of the Earth, Climate Action Network and the European Climate Foundation. Located on… » read more
I am one of those Brussels expats who live without a car. But when it comes to shopping at a good price things can become difficult. I might have a solution for you.
In the opening even of Think About It three blogging MEPs answered the questions of European bloggers. Richard Corbett (Socialist) said he does not allow for comments because another organized party would immediately fill it up. But all comments are welcome in e-mail. Christofer Fjellner (People’s Party) has a bilingual blog. Jules Maaten (Liberal Democrats)… » read more
Today’s article will be on EuroBrussels.com, one of the most famous European affairs jobsites. Though it is not a news media per se, still it is a major information website in the EU online arena. So, why not review it? Description EuroBrussels.com is the one of the central places to find a job or an… » read more
When Lufthansa buys Brussels Airlines consumers will likely buy a higher price. Original post by brusselsblogger
Living close to the “Turkish” district in Brussels, I am used to young people celebrating in their cars after an important football play. But when looking more closely this afternoon I realised that it wasn’t Turkish or the Fenerbahçe flag they were waving. The name on the flag was Kosova*. Original post by brusselsblogger
The PR research association Euprera is hosting the EuroBlog 2008 conference in Brussels from 13 to 15 March 2008. Edelman, a leading global PR firm, is supporting the event. Original post by brusselsblogger
Today, EUObserver runs a story about the EU’s year of intercultural dialogue 2008 – in German. See my comments over here at my other blog www.brusselsmedia.eu Original post by brusselsblogger
As usual in December, the upcoming EU Presidency has presented its logo and preliminary website. Slovenia is taking over the presidency of the Council of the European Union from Portugal on 1st January 2008. What does the logo represent: The outline of the symbol for Slovenia’s Presidency of the European Union represents an oak leaf,… » read more