Taliban Trade Ins – The withdrawal of Western forces and the proclamation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan by the Taliban has motioned shockwaves around the world. Bearing in mind the strategic importance of Afghanistan to Europe, how should the EU interact with the Taliban Regime without legitimising extremism and human rights violations?
Keeping Up with the Times! – As technology is further integrated into European society, how can the EU foster technological literacy and prevent technological advances from disadvantaging its citizens?
Take Your Best Shot – With the successful roll-out of vaccination programmes across Member States with well over half of the EU’s population immunised, what further steps can the EU take to ensure fair access and quick distribution of vaccines beyond its borders among developing nations?
A Tax for Me a Tax for You – Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) have suffered significant losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in a surge of bankruptcies across Europe, whereas larger multinational corporations have accumulated more wealth than ever before. What can the EU do to promote fair, equitable tax rates for multinational corporations across its Member States to foster the competitiveness of SMEs?
AC/DC – With rising pressure on electric grids around the globe and a surge in energy prices across Member States, what measures can the EU take to provide affordable energy to consumers, whilst keeping up to speed with the green energy transition?
Bright Screens in Dark Rooms – With Europeans increasingly often confined to their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, how can the EU prevent young people from online radicalisation and terrorist recruitment?