Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

The Rome Treaties, a successful story of friendship and perseverance

TweetBack in 1957, what shape was united Europe going to take? What was the mindset of the leaders of Europe at that time ? We will soon commemorate the 60th […]

The US elections – a rude awakening in Europe

TweetThe election of Donald Trump as the future 45th US President took place on 9 November, 27 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Does it […]

Brexit and its impacts on environmental policy

TweetBrexit’s impact on environmental policy will be felt not just in the UK but also in the European Union. While the UK risks sliding towards a lowering of its standards, […]

Uprooted children

TweetAt the beginning of September, the United Nations’ children’s fund Unicef presented the report “Uprooted”. Its shocking message was that there are almost 50 million displaced children and young people […]

Retour sur le Faith and Politics workshop 2016

TweetLorsque l’on veut éviter des débats endiablés au cours d’un repas de famille, il est de coutume d’éviter deux sujets de discorde : la politique et la religion. Il est donc […]

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

TweetThe time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face of difficulties, the EU should not […]

Brexit – A schism for Europe

Tweet “The curtain is closed while all questions remain open” – this Bertolt Brecht quote aptly sums up the situation after the UK’s referendum on 23 June. By a narrow […]

Pope Francis and the compassion of the Europeans

TweetIn visiting refugees on the island of Lesbos, Pope Francis pointed signalled a humanitarian approach and appealed to the compassion of the Europeans His first official visit outside of Rome […]

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