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Languages & Culture 15-06-2017

EU cultural diplomacy must be used as a peace-building and soft power tool

International cultural relations have an enormous and untapped potential within the current global context, in which freedom of expression, human rights and mutual cooperation are under threat, writes Luca Jahier.
Global Europe 17-11-2016

A pivotal moment for the Central African Republic

For decades, the Central African Republic has suffered from enormous humanitarian needs and a perilous security situation. Europe needs to strengthen its support for this fragile and forgotten state, writes Friederike Röder.
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Europeans Support Development Aid
Development Policy 30-01-2015

Infographic: Europeans support development aid

More than two thirds of Europeans believe that fighting poverty in developing countries should be one of the EU's top priorities as it contributes to a more peaceful and equal world. But the level of support of people who say they are personally involved in helping developing countries varies greatly. Personal participation is highest in the Netherlands and Sweden, and lowest in Bulgaria and Romania.
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Global Europe 13-05-2014

EU ministers launch European Institute for Peace

EU foreign affairs ministers launched a new institution on Monday called European Institute for Peace, an initiative that aims to contribute to the global peace agenda of Europe.
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Global Europe 10-12-2013

The Oslo Accords at 20: Humanitarian Reality and Ways Forward

2013 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Oslo Accords, signed between the Government of Israel and The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in Washington.   20 years on, the “temporary” framework for administering the Palestinian territory established under the Oslo Accords is severely constraining almost every aspect of day-to-day life in Palestine.
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EU Elections 2014 20-11-2013

Get the picture: Do you identify with today’s Europe?

Freedom of movement and peace. That's what the vast majority of people see as the main benefits of being in the EU.
Future EU 18-12-2012

The Council’s brazen Nobel fraud

The message of the EU Council’s Nobel Prize exhibition is a tribute to France's General de Gaulle, writes David Price who wonders: Is the Council now openly declaring it is a Bastion of Gaullism?
Future EU 15-10-2012

The EU’s Nobel Peace Prize: Better late than never

People like Monnet, Schuman, Altiero Spinelli, Paul-Henri Spaak, Max Kohnstamm, Emile Noël, and Konrad Adenauer, amongst others, were all disappointingly overlooked by the Nobel Committee at the time of the EU’s genesis. Posthumously, this is their Nobel Peace Prize, argues Michael J. Geary.
Global Europe 06-05-2011

Carnival of spin rages as Mideast leaders tour Europe

Israeli officials are warning of a potential return to violence and Palestinian leaders of an end to the Oslo peace process, as the diplomatic battle over a planned UN vote on Palestinian statehood heats up across Europe.