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‘America’s Pledge’ is inspiring because it comes at a time when negotiations are not moving fast enough to keep up with climate science and citizens are realising that they’re on their own. By Aruna Chandrasekar Bonn: On a cold and rainy Saturday morning, a long queue snaked outside the US Climate Action Centre at the… » read more

  Posted by Climate Tracker - Tracking international climate change negotiations

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L’initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) permets aux citoyens européens de demander à la Commission européenne de légiférer sur un sujet donné. D’après Frans Timmermans, Vice-président à la Commission européenne, cet outil a vocation à « rapprocher l’Union de ses citoyens »[i] Dès 1996, lors de la conférence d’Amsterdam, les ministres des affaires étrangères d’Autriche et d’Italie… » read more

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Guest post by Ivan Pepic, political blogger at Ve?ernji list Jasmin Mujanovic’s article Russia’s Bosnia Gambit: Intrigue in the Balkans appeared on September 6th 2017 on the Foreign Affairs website. It contains numerous web links, probably supposed to serve as references that confirm his “hypotheses.” However, Mujanovic’s references are extremely biased, and his attempt to… » read more

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Days after the UK wrapped up the “Stoptober” campaign to end tobacco consumption, France – still known in some quarters as “Europe’s chimney” – launched Mois Sans Tabac to encourage citizens to quit smoking and bring down national smoking rates from current levels. Tobacco use in the country is still unacceptably high, hovering around 30%… » read more

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The members of the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC), in its first General Assembly (Rennes, 2000), defined as a major priority the advancement of the external promotion of cities and international cooperation – especially through cooperative relationships with cities in Latin America, the African Atlantic Arc and the Mediterranean basin. This early wish was… » read more

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Frontex fait partie d’une série d’agences créées au même moment, lorsque l’Union européenne s’est transformée, notamment avec l’introduction fiduciaire de l’euro et une coopération renforcée dans de nombreux domaines, que ce soit policier ou juridique. Peu évoquée durant ses premières années, elle est réapparue dans les débats depuis 2015, notamment dû à sa refonte. Cette… » read more

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The Syrian Arab Republic has announced this morning that will sign the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only country not pledging to climate action.   A negotiating member close to the Syrian delegation commented: “The assessment of the impact of a commitment such as the Paris Accord on the economy of a… » read more

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by Julien Miéral Introduction – Chronological key steps of the CETA The launch of negotiations for a European Union (EU)-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) were announced and launched 2009. The decision was then taken in 2011 to include a chapter on investment protection. After nine rounds of negotiations, parties reached an agreement on… » read more

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L’Union européenne se retrouve malheureusement engrainée par la montée du populisme de droite qui véhicule des idées conservatrices. Ce conservatisme met en péril l’Etat de droit, les droits humains de manière général, et tout particulièrement les droits des femmes. Difficultés d’accès au marché du travail et aux postes à responsabilités, restriction du droit à disposer… » read more

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