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Es könnte ein Moment des Aufatmens für Griechenland sein – die Kontrolle der Geldgeber endlich abgeschlossen, neue Milliardenzahlungen im Blick, und das Thema Schuldenerleichterungen, wie von der griechischen Regierung lange angestrebt, auf dem Tisch der Euro-Finanzminister. Es wird in diesem Sommer also keine Wiederauflage des Dramas um den Austritt Griechenlands aus der Eurozone geben, wie… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

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Back in December, former USAID project officer Josh Cohen described the scale of corruption in Ukraine so breathtaking that “a Nigerian prince would be embarrassed.” Since then, the Nigerians actually were embarrassed, this time by British Prime Minister David Cameron’s who quipped that the country was “fantastically corrupt” prior to the May 12 Anti-Corruption Summit… » read more

  Posted by The Euro Economy

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The Cabárceno Natural Park is a tourist and nature conservation area located in the Pisueña valley, in the municipality of Penagos in Cantabria, Spain. It is home to more than 150 animal species cohabiting in a semi-freedom regime across an area of over 20 km which can be covered either by car, bicycle or on… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

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La semaine dernière, j’étais présent aux IVème Assises européennes du plurilinguisme, organisée par l’Observatoire européen du plurilinguisme et par l’association GEM+ pour une Gouvernance Européenne Multilingue. Les deux grands sujets de l’évènement étaient le plurilinguisme et la créativité et comment l’un et l’autres sont très compatibles lorsqu’il faut s’adresser à un publique multilingue et varié.… » read more

  Posted by EuRoman

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D’une victoire… ou d’une défaite. Du succès d’Alexander Van der Bellen à l’élection présidentielle autrichienne, plusieurs enseignements peuvent être tirés. Même remporté « à l’arraché » et avec une marge minime (31’000 voix), un succès est un succès, c’est le jeu ordinaire de la démocratie ordinaire. Il suffit d’imaginer les conséquences possibles d’un échec pour… » read more

  Posted by François Mennerat

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Guest blog post by Heenan Paris. Following the European Commission’s formal notice to the French State on 22 October 2015 regarding EDF’s dominant position (80%) in the French hydropower sector, France has adopted a new legal framework enshrining the opening to competition of hydroelectric concessions which would not dispel all foreign hydroelectric operators’ doubts pertaining… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Kosovo versus Brexit

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Guest blog post by Alba Xhixha, Western Balkans specialist, Senior Communications and EU Affairs Manager at Aspect Consulting . It has become something of a truism over the years to say that the Western Balkan region is often associated with war and animosity. Of course, it is true that ethnic tensions flare up from time… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Article 3 of the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children defines trafficking in human beings as: “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or the use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud of deception, of… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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I have met Silvio Berlusconi twice. Well, met, every time there were so many bodyguards around him that it is better to say that I have seen him twice. Except for that second time, no, no sensation, it was not during one of those infamous bunga bunga-parties. The great Berlusconi. Although great was a big… » read more

  Posted by Wytze Russchen's 'Oliemannetje'

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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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