Mayor of Barcelona is among top ten Spain’s most powerful women

Mayor of Barcelona is among top ten Spain’s most powerful women

According to the EU’s Gender Equality index, with 72.0 out of 100 points, Spain ranks 8th on their list. Their score is also 4.1 points above the average score of the EU. Since 2010, its score has increased by 5.6 points. The government of Spain has adopted two...

Is France becoming a role model for female political advancement?

Is France becoming a role model for female political advancement?

"Never forget that it only takes a political, economic or religious crisis for women’s rights to be called into question. These rights can never be taken for granted. You must remain vigilant throughout your life." - Simone de Beauvoir, french writer The EU's Gender...

Yordanka Fandakova is the first female mayor in Bulgaria

Yordanka Fandakova is the first female mayor in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has begun to follow European values: at the local level of decision-making, the first female mayor finally got her chance to run the capital city in its 130-year old history and she became one of the biggest woman influences in the country.  Yordanka...

Female Mayors: Has 2021 been a breakthrough year in Germany?

Female Mayors: Has 2021 been a breakthrough year in Germany?

Germany boasts an advanced infrastructure system as well as a well-functioning government and law enforcement system. It is the most populous country in the European Union and also considered to be one of the Union’s engines. As one of the world's largest economies,...

Bernadette Schöny is Austria’s youngest female mayor

Bernadette Schöny is Austria’s youngest female mayor

Bernadette Schöny, Austria's youngest mayor, is a very successful young politician who has many plans for making her town Kaltenleutgeben even better and her community much happier. Bernadette Schöny ran for the first time for the municipal council of Kaltenleutgeben...

Poland: the great success of the youngest mayor

Poland: the great success of the youngest mayor

Meet Poland's youngest mayor, Marek Materek, who despite his age managed to earn great respect, many political accomplishments and to establish great trust and support from the local community.  In 2014, he became the mayor of Starachowice, a town of 50,000 people in...

How popular are electric cars in Europe?

How popular are electric cars in Europe?

Despite the thoughts and imaginations of electric cars as vehicles of the future, or at least related to the modern era, their first ancestor is leading back to the last decade of the 19th century. It was built by William Morrison of Des in Iowa, and it was definitely...

Serbian Start-up’s smart benches taking over EU cities

Serbian Start-up’s smart benches taking over EU cities

Cities have evolved into the busiest places on the planet. People may be found at squares, bus stops, parks, and other public places at all hours of the day. As European cities are increasingly making a shift towards smart city development, smart furniture is becoming...