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We are used to think that Fascism somehow belongs to the past, something that somehow is gone. But I don’t think that this is appropriate anymore. The last months have shown that Fascism seems to be very much alive, probably in a new way. Some of the typical characteristics of Fascism are having a very… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

Le présent article expose les débats qui ont été soulevés durant la conférence tenue au Parlement Européen par la commission LIBE le 12 octobre 2016, intitulée « Schengen Cooperation : Present and Future ». Depuis plusieurs mois, l’espace Schengen est mis à mal par la réintroduction des contrôles aux frontières de plusieurs Etats de l’espace… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Less than a year ago, 197 countries came together for the first time to deliver a universal climate Paris Agreement. And with it, a promise to work together to limit global temperature rise to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Today, that agreement becomes the law of the planet — entered into force almost… » read more

  Posted by WWF Climate & Energy Blog

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

At the beginning of October, an environmental landmark passed with little fuss: The last of the world’s 55 biggest greenhouse gases emitters ratified the historic Paris Agreement. The news generated fewer headlines than the initial deal. It also generated fewer headlines than April’s joint ratification statement by the US and China. But it was arguably… » read more

  Posted by Kaj Embren

By Salvatore Berger   The 2016 presidential campaign has polarized the United-States like never before. Between the two candidates, the trade-off is clear: political establishment or populism, status-quo or schism, openness or isolationism, another Clinton or another actor. This choice, left in the hands of the American people, will transcend the borders of the U.S.… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

NATO has decided to enhance its contribution to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS. The U.S.-led Coalition has been providing air support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces notably since the beginning of the battle of Mosul, which is considered to be one of the biggest military operation since 2003. Peshmerga and Iraqi forces have already… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Irene Toporkoff [Media Demain/ Youtube] Irene Toporkoff is the co-founder of a Paris venture providing ‘translated journalism’, adapting articles into English from top national media. She talked with EurActiv Founder Christophe Leclercq, as part of the #Media4EU editorial series, about various approaches to syndication, market trends and hurdles that the EU could help overcome.  … » read more

  Posted by EuRoman

The issue of protecting children on the Internet is growing with Statistics showing that more and more children, often below 15 years old, are becoming recurrent users. This kind of users Cannot realize the danger of digital tools. Their gullibility can have unsafe consequences ; the most extreme cases reported are pedophilia cases where individuals… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Yesterday EU leaders met to debate on long-term relations external with Russia, on cooperation with third countries to reduce illegal migration and on the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA). Regarding migration, the first point on the agenda, the European Council remarked the importance of the European Border and Coast Guard Regulation in strengthening control of the… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

In London everyone is agitated about how to trigger Article 50. Proceedings continue in the English High Court on whether the government needs the consent of parliament before it triggers Article 50. It should surprise nobody that the EU dimension is largely absent from the London courtroom. Nobody mentions that Theresa May, in her capacity… » read more

  Posted by Andrew Duff - On Governing Europe

As Europe heads into a tumultuous autumn, the 1989 Generation Initiative prepares for the coming year. But with the EU being caught up in innumerable fights, the necessity to focus our efforts has become readily apparent. That is why in August, the Initiative’s Content Team launched a survey to let young Europeans share their view… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

On the 30th of September, the 1989 Generation Initiative held a roundtable at the LSE, drawing together a mix of students and EU professionals to discuss the State of the Union delivered by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and the recent Bratislava Declaration. Participants were asked to respond directly to both before suggesting… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

Members of the European Parliament are currently discussing the latest development in Syria at the European Parliament (after the failed US-Russia attempts to revive the ceasefire followed by the Russian-backed Syrian government offensive against Aleppo). Ivan Korčok, speaking on behalf of Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign affairs chief, argued that Aleppo was the « biggest… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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