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Why cities must drive growth in the EU’s single market

This event hosted by UK think tank the Centre for European Reform and Bertelsmann discusses why cities must drive growth in the EU's single market. As the EU launches its new 2024-2029 legislature, it faces major economic challenges. Economic growth is sluggish and lags behind that of the US. The search for higher growth, coupled...

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Challenges, opportunities, regulation: the European approach to AI

This event hosted by UK think tank the Centre for European Reform and Clifford Chance discusses the European approach to AI. The EU has pushed ahead with an Artificial Intelligence Act, the US President has issued the AI Executive Order, and the next UK government could reconsider the need for a new AI law. However,...

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Is Britain working?

This event hosted by UK think tank the Resolution Foundation will discuss the labour market context to the general election. Since 2010, Britain’s labour market has gone through a period of boom and bust – with record jobs growth in the last decade followed by a struggle to return to pre-pandemic employment rates in the...

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The cost of poor health

This event hosted by UK think tank the Resolution Foundation discusses what rising health-related benefit spending may mean for the UK and its next government. Health-related benefit spending is rising – particularly among children and younger adults – and this increase is forecast to accelerate in the years ahead. With record numbers of people claiming...

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Hidden handbrakes: an open space conversation

This event hosted by UK think tank IIED will explore the blockers to climate action and social justice. Progress on climate change mitigation, adaptation, and addressing loss and damage is painfully slow. While many of the reasons are well known, there are several major blockers to tackling climate change that are barely discussed and far...

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Fighting hunger and poverty in the UK and internationally

This event hosted by UK think tank the Institute of Development Studies will contribute to the process of establishing a Global Alliance Against Hunger and Poverty. This in person event will take place with research and policy organisations from UK and international development perspectives, to discuss: What national or local policies and innovative strategies have...

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EU elections 2024: expert debrief and Q&A

This event hosted by UK think tank the Foreign Policy Centre will discuss the factors underpinning the results and their likely consequences. The results of the June 2024 European Parliament elections may have far-reaching impacts upon the EU, its neighbourhood and globally, as the Parliament will shape EU policies on topics from the economy and...

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Education priorities in the 2024 general election

This event hosted by UK think tank the Education Policy Institute will discuss education priorities in the 2024 general election. Ahead of the general election on the 4th of July, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) will finish the second half of our two-stage research project working to ensure that education is a key priority in party...

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Cracking economics

This event hosted by UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute features Tejvan Pettinger speaking about his new book 'Cracking Economics'. Join us for another evening of The Adam Smith Institute's series of events, Enlightenment Evenings, where our Chairman James Lawson interviews brilliant authors, academics and wonks on fascinating topics stirring up the Westminster scene. ​​On Wednesday...

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General election 2024: what does it mean for the NHS and social care?

This event hosted by UK think tank The King's Fund will focus on what the upcoming general election means for the NHS and social care. This free in-person event at The King’s Fund will focus on what the upcoming general election means for the NHS and social care. The event will be held by The King’s...

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