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No room for hatred: in 2019 more than 30 international organizations signed a statement urging politicians to stand up to hate speech during the European Election campaign. With Europe’s populist parties continuing to rely on xenophobic, racist or anti-immigration rhetoric ahead of local and national elections, what can be done to eradicate the use of hate speech and xenophobia in Europe’s political campaigns?
Green cities: urban agriculture promises a potentially greener future for European cities, whilst also easing the load of rural land usage and possibly creating jobs; how can European cities be aided in a transition towards more widespread, sustainable, and effective urban farming?
Protecting cells: cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, yet curing or preventing the illness still poses huge problems for scientists. However, recent developments such as CRISPR have made this a much greater possibility: how can science be supported in Europe to aid the development of CRISPR as well as other cancer treatments and prevention measures?
Art attack: due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic much of Europe's art and culture industry has struggled, with many venues being forced to close. What can be done to aid Europe's centres of culture in the face of the difficulties the pandemic has presented for the arts?
Domestic distress: Eurostat has reported that over 40% of Eastern European households have insufficient income to live without considerable hardship, compared to only around 5% in Nordic countries. With economic solidarity being one of the topics at the forefront of COVID-19 response, what can be done to support Eastern European governments in decreasing the burden of living in struggling households?
From runway to rubbish: with an increasing demand for low-cost clothing many fashion companies have opted to use cheap and often ecologically unsafe materials, what can the EU do to safeguard the environment from risks connected with fast fashion?
Hidden sickness: according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) depression and anxiety disorders fall into the top five causes of overall disease burden among children and adolescents in Europe, how can the EU work to support its youth in both treating these illnesses, and alleviating the pressures that lead to them?
Unknown threats: Raphael Glucksmann states that 'in recent years, European democracies have been the target of coordinated attacks from the outside, aiming at weakening our institutions and subverting our public debate.' What can be done to contend with the threat of foreign interference in both national and supranational elections in Europe?