Society

Most European bathing waters meet the highest standards but are still in danger 

Monday 12 August 2019 | Emanuela Babiroglio
| VoxEurop

The latest European Environment Agency report confirms that bathing waters in Europe are of high quality, although pollution and climate change are threatening the results obtained over 50 years.


Crowdsourcing on food products

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Open Food Facts is a collaborative project that lists food products from around the world.


The Erasmus+ annual report

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What are the recent developments with the Erasmus program?


Medical devices (ICIJ)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Implant Files survey was conducted by more than 250 journalists in 36 countries in order to monitor medical devices that were insufficiently tested or not tested at all.


Cross-border mobility (Global Mobilities Project)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Global Transnational Mobility Dataset traces more than 15 billion cross-border estimated trips. It is developed by the European Commission and the European University Institute and it comes in the form of an interactive map.


Public health in Europe (Who)

Sunday 14 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Health Information Gateway is a portal that collects databases, reports and news on public health. Much of the data can be explored via graphs or exported. 


Political advertising on Facebook in South-East Europe 

Monday 17 June 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

Data on political ads posted in the months leading up to the European elections highlights the differences between the political contexts in various member states. In Romania, it’s the national parties who spend the most, in Greece it’s individual candidates, and in Slovenia it’s the European Parliament.


How much did the European institutions and parties pay for ads on Facebook? 

Monday 17 June 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

During last month’s European election campaign, the EU institutions and European political parties spent almost four million euro on paid Facebook posts. Data published by Facebook reveals how much was spent in each country, and who spent the most.


What do workers want? 

Tuesday 30 July 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

How do people in the job market evaluate professional opportunities? The latest Randstad Employer Brand Research survey highlights key trends and behaviours at the global level. We took a look at the data as it relates to EU member states.


Where do Europeans travel?

Wednesday 17 July 2019 | Weronika Fabjańska
| BiQdata

More than three in five EU residents made tourism trips in 2017. How much have they spent? And where have they gone? A short animated video by BiQdata.