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There are many who may have already forgotten all about Edward Snowden. However, last year’s movie “Snowden,” directed by one of the best-known Hollywood film directors Oliver Stone, and the recently published book “How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft” by a veteran U.S. investigator of intelligence matters, professor Edward… » read more

  Posted by Kovacevic on Geopolitics

By Chenoa Geerts, Associate Political Consultant The Netherlands. Known for its windmills, tulips and “Netherlands Second” plea, this week it’s attracted international attention to its parliamentary elections. After a turbulent 12 months in which the UK voted for Brexit and Donald Trump was elected US President, the question was whether the populist trend would continue… » read more

  Posted by The Whitehouse Consultancy

Fondée à l’origine sur le principe de libre circulation des travailleurs introduit dans le Traité de Rome de 1957, la politique d’immigration de l’Union européenne a dû faire face à de nombreuses réticences des États membres qui rechignent toujours aujourd’hui à s’engager vers une harmonisation de leurs politiques en la matière. Dans le contexte actuel… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Last Tuesday, on March 14th 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued two preliminary rulings on the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious signs at work and in work-related relationships. Whereas the question of wearing religious sign during working hours is much debated in European Member States, especially in… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

This article is part of a series of papers based on the preliminary results of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s policy cycle “Tackling Populism: Hope over Fear”. The following article is based on the results of the Roundtable “Education for Engagement” at its launching conference. Written by Greta Schmuelling, Content Officer. Knowledge is power, and this… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

L’année 2017 est une année cruciale pour les élections et les changements politiques. Elle pourrait avoir un impact important pour l’Union européenne et ses États membres. En Allemagne, comme aux Pays-Bas ou en France, les élections pour choisir les futurs dirigeants arrivent à grands pas. Les élections législatives allemandes de septembre prochain permettront de désigner… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Dutch-Turkish relations are at a record low, and this crisis is spreading in Western Europe. Germany, Austria, Denmark are also concerned about the possible tensions a debate on the Turkish referendum would create inside their Turkish minorities. The Turkish constitutional referendum will take place on the 16th of April 2017. Turkish citizens from home and… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Dans l’imaginaire collectif, le domaine de la finance ne peut induire un impact social positif. Il est souvent pensé que les intérêts économiques sont mis en priorité au détriment de toute autre sphère, surtout du fait de la mauvaise réputation des multinationales. Pourtant, depuis quelques années se développe l’impact investing, une stratégie d’investissement innovante. De… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

This article is part of a series of papers based on the preliminary results of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s policy cycle “Tackling Populism: Hope over Fear”. The following article is based on the results of the Roundtable ‘Representing Citizens’ at the cycle’s Launch Conference. By Martin Garrigue, External Content Officer. No Taxation but Representation: EU… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

Guest blog post by Adrian Sonder, policy advisor within the German Parliament. The financial and economic crises that hit the Spanish economy contributed to a sharp increase in unemployment. In the six years since the start of the first phase of the Euro crisis unemployment rose from 8,23% in 2008 to 26,1% in 2013 (Federal… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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