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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

Following a raid at the Vienna house of Ukrainian oligarch Dmitro Firtash on Thursday (21 April), the future of the Ukrainian edition of Euronews appears uncertain. Firtash bought the Ukrainian service last year. Firtash was arrested in March 2014 in Austria on US charges. He was then released after being ordered to pay €125m bail,… » read more

  Posted by Heard in Europe

Il existe de nombreuses différences entre Flamands et francophones de Belgique. Ces différences font la force de la Belgique et DaarDaar, le site d’information en ligne est là pour renforcer l’échange entre ces deux communautés. Faire un Erasmus dans son propre pays, cela vous paraît surréaliste ? En Belgique, c’est possible! Né dans la région… » read more

  Posted by L'actu de Flandre pour les francophones is opening one of its media innovations to other media interested in increasing competitiveness through translated syndication. EurActiv has been a digital media innovator since its birth, as I pointed out when I returned for my current part-time gig here. So I should not have been surprised to see my colleagues’ names in this… » read more

  Posted by Mathew Lowry

par Emmanuel Morucci Peut-on sortir indemne du sommet des Chefs d’états et de gouvernement des 28 pays membres qui s’est tenu ce lundi à Bruxelles? Sans doute pas. Pas sûr, en effet, que les citoyens européens s’y retrouvent. Encore moins certain que ces derniers augmentent leur degré de confiance dans le projet européen. J’utilise volontiers… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

International Women’s Day has a bit of a translation problem. In men-dominated France, it has long been denied any plural. People call it “Journée de LA femme”, referring to the abstract idea of womanhood, whatever that is. “Women are concrete and real, but the woman is vague” as Najat Vallaud Belkacem, the education minister puts… » read more

  Posted by Heard in Europe

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