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Just a few months after he was enthroned as the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia in February 2009, Kirill I travelled to Istanbul to meet with Bartholomew I of Constantinople, the Ecumenical Patriarch, historically the “first among equals” in the Orthodox Church hierarchy. A mere six years older than Kirill, Bartholomew has held this… » read more

  Posted by Kovacevic on Geopolitics

Heard in Europe almost spoke to Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger in an exclusive interview today after he apologised for comments mocking the Chinese, gay marriage and Wallonia. We couldn’t reach him so we spoke to his parody Twitter account @GOettinger instead. Why did you decide to apologise today? My liver tell me what to say.… » read more

  Posted by Heard in Europe

. This blog post belongs to the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the list of its steering committee here. Fondation EurActiv and the Institut d’Études Européennes (ULB) are initiating the ‘Media4EU Tour d’Europe’ project. This will gather perspectives from top quality media in Europe and propose initiatives… » read more

  Posted by Media4EU

10 myths about press publishers

Guest blog post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. This week, the Commission is publishing a copyright reform package containing draft legal texts and an overarching Communication including a related right for press publishers. This new right aims to provide legal protection by introducing rights at EU level to protect the unauthorised… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

This is a guest post by a group of Science Po students cycling across Europe, aptly called Bicycl’est. You can follow their travels on Facebook and on WordPress. They are documenting their cycling journey across the continent, taking them from France to Poland. We are a group of seven first-year students from Sciences Po Paris,… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

In recent weeks I have been reading one of the classics of power, Chimpanzee Politics by Frans de Waal. Firstly, it is superb and I can recommend it highly to anyone that has any interest in human development, primates, politics or strategy. What follows are some thoughts I had whilst reading. When written down, none… » read more

  Posted by FinancialGuy Writes!

On April 27th, the 1989 Generation Initiative, or ‘89ers’ presented visions and proposals on the future of the European Union at the European Parliament, to an audience of MEPs, think tank professionals and young Europeans. The core message: The EU should always aim to improve its citizens’ lives. Their aspirations and livelihoods should be placed… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

Guest blog post by Katrien Alen, educational sciences student at the Catholic University of Leuven. While in the western society, education is focusing on internationalization and the global war on talents, other areas in the world are still facing serious problems with their provision of education. When we take a look around the globe, we… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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