Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

A testing time for Europe

The hottest news topics in Europe this summer have been the Greek crisis and the refugee drama. Both the crises which dominated the summer headlines ultimately present the same challenge: […]

EP amendments establish red lines with regard to the TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims at integrating the European Union and the United States the largest trade agreement in the world. The formal negotiations for this ambitious Treaty […]

UK dilemma after Cameron’s victory

One way to interpret the UK General Election of May 2015 is that some kind of status quo has been restored. The coalition of 2010 to 2015, between the Conservatives […]

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate change could not be more timely”

The Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, talks about challenges facing the EU as regards these matters and the contribution for the COP21 in Paris next December. There […]

Adaptation or needed resilience

The impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions. This article is the […]

EU treads a tightrope dealing with Juncker plan

The European Parliament (EP) discussed last month, April 20th, the European Strategic Investment Fund (EFSI) known as the core of the Plan Juncker, but it rejected it because of the […]

A new form of anti-Semitism in Europe

An old spectre is haunting Europe: anti-Semitism. This year’s terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen left five people dead just because they were Jewish.  Jewish cemeteries have been desecrated. Synagogues […]

Frontiers of fear

Since January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts […]

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