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Commons Network

Essay of the Day: For Peace, People and Planet.

By on September 14, 2017

For Peace, People and Planet: A civil Society Perspective on the next EU Research Framework Programme (FP9).  Ensuring investments address pressing social & environmental challenges. The research that is prioritised and funded today will have a decisive impact on the future of our societies and our planet. Our societies face immense environmental, social and economic challenges... Continue reading

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EU “copyright reform” threatens freedom of information, open access and open science

By on September 12, 2017

Here we would like to express our alarm at the direction EU copyright legislation is taking. We are profoundly concerned that a number of proposals, including Article 11 and Article 13, will mean disproportionate restrictions on the fundamental right of freedom of information as well as the creation of new and costly barriers and administrative... Continue reading

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