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Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country

26-27 February 2014 EESC, Brussels: Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country. Europe looking at 2014 2014 was going to be a crucial year for all Europeans, having them to bring their vote once again and … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Milestones for women ordered

Three days after the United Nations’ International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women we may look at an other women event which need the attention of the whole world.  Women in Parliaments Global Forum commemorated the 25th of … Continue reading

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Looking with Argus-eyes to EU budgets

The EU is more aware now than ever before of the importance of listening to, and properly representing the demands, hopes and aspirations of its citizens, who still have not the trust in the institution which it should get. Many … Continue reading

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Transparency is the key to credibility for the EU

A little country in a big union Belgians may quarrel about having to split the country in two or three, having Walloon, Flemish and German speaking people having to live in their own little state, but how would they feel … Continue reading

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Doomthinking or a real problem for Europe

The European  Union may well be at a cross-roads, facing a serious legitimacy crisis, with its citizens “threatened with an unconscious drift to disharmony, a loss of social cohesion, a recurrence of racism and a deficit of democratic accountability.” A … Continue reading

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Damas de Blanco honoured in Brussels

Ladies in White or the Damas de Blanco, the courageous mothers and wives of Cuban political prisoners, were finally allowed to come to Brussels to pick up the Sakharov Prize they were awarded in 2005. Laura Inés Pollán Toledo (1948 … Continue reading

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Continues Syrian conflict needing not only dialogue

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has warned both sides in the Syria conflict that they are on “a path to mutual destruction” and said that dialogue is imperative. Lavrov was speaking at the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, attended by the head … Continue reading

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Louise Weiss building and towers after Ziggurat Babel

Looking at the history of humankind we can notice two equal situations, similar to the happenings of today. Today we also can see how mankind after a rise of progress appears to go back to decline.  Again see we in … Continue reading

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