Category Archives: B4Peace

Communication and Multilingualism

The European Union is only e very tiny part of the world surface. In that Union loads of languages are spoken and it is very important to come to a harmonious co-existence of 24 official languages. It is one of … Continue reading

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Trump the second silencing parliament

Great-Britain has its own Trump, who likes to put the whole country at his hands and the European Union at his feet. Boris Johnson is fully aware that he does not have the backing of the House of Commons. Like … Continue reading

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Croatia: Majority (Croat) Rights Vs. Minority (Serb) Rights

Originally posted on Croatia, the War, and the Future:
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, President of Croatia (L)Ivan Penava, Mayor of Vukovar (R)Photo: uredpredsjednice.hr When the Constitutional Court of Croatia (of any country) evidently and blatantly misses the beat of its own country’s…

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American social perception, classes and fear mongering

Some may find it not right to see the the vote for Trump as a reflection of the deepening racism and chauvinism within the working-class and consider the reality to be quite the opposite. I (or perhaps “We”) in Europe … Continue reading

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Luca Jahier, EESC President on the present intolerance

Part of the Speech delivered at the 543rd EESC Plenary Session by Luca Jahier, EESC President At the beginning of my mandate as President, I visited the former concentration camp of Auschwitz- and the time I spent in this place … Continue reading

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The fight against anti-Semitism is also a fight for a democratic, value-based Europe

In May the EESC invited Raya Kalnova (European Jewish Congress), Michael Bilewicz (Centre for Research on Prejudice, University of Warsaw) and Joel Kotek (Free University of Brussels – ULB) to discuss anti-Semitism in Europe at its plenary session in May. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump his America

The present president of the United States of America as created himself a “New America” which is not any more for others looking for a free world and a good place to live. Donald Trump who considers himself the best … Continue reading

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“If Perestroika Fails…”: The Last Summer of the Cold War – June-July 1991.

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
President Gorbachev had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990, but gave his acceptance speech in Oslo on 5 June 1991, twenty-five years ago. In it he warned that, if perestroika fails, the prospect of…

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Commemorating the Normandy Landings

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Documenting D-Day: This Thursday, 6th June, many of the world’s leaders will be gathering on the beaches in Normandy to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Those veterans who survived the landings…

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Combat or battle fatigue – Memories fading

War is not just about guns and battles and solemn ceremonies in the years that follow. It is also about the personal memories of soldiers’ sacrifices and the emotional cost of surviving and then trying to bear witness to what … Continue reading

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