About: jasmine revolution

Global Europe 04-03-2011

Arab Spring reveals EU weakness

In the wake of this spring's popular uprisings across the Arab world the EU must now think in terms of billions, not millions, in aid for reforming countries, writes European Parliament Vice-President Edward McMillan-Scott in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV, calling on the bloc to seek comprehensive engagement in their democratic and transition processes.
Med & South 28-02-2011

The Middle East Awakening

Europe should provide long-term assistance for the democratic and economic development of the southern Mediterranean's post-dictatorship governments, argues German Green politician Joschka Fischer, a former foreign minister and vice-chancellor.
Global Europe 31-01-2011

Tunisian democracy deserves full support from the EU

Recent events in Tunisia will have a profound impact on democracy and political freedom in the Arab world, while the EU – which had turned a blind eye to authoritarian rule and corruption in the country – must support the 'Jasmine Revolution', writes Eberhard Rhein in a January blog post.