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Global warming a solution Global Warming and what an Individual can do about it – Swami Dayananda Saraswati

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Global warming a solution Swami Dayananda Saraswathi The Himalayan glaciers have been the perennial source of water for the rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna,Brahmaputra and, Sindhu. Now the disturbing news is that the glaciers are receding due…

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2015 European Year for Development

On 9 January, the European Year for Development was launched officially at a special event in Riga in conjunction with the opening of Latvia’s presidency of the Council of the EU. Two days earlier the European Union was attacked on … Continue reading

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ISIL will find no safe haven

The world may face an upcoming big counter-terrorism campaign to safeguard the democratic values of all our Western nations. In my previous post Not true or True Catholicism and True Islam I replied to those Americans who consider that IS, ISIS … Continue reading

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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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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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Eurobarometer: Citizens Engaged in Participatory Democracy

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A new report by Eurobarometer on citizen engagement in participatory democracy has been recently published. Here are some of the findings: A third (34%) of respondents say that they have signed a petition in the last…

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Impact of the crisis on civil society organisations in the EU – Risks and opportunities

State of the Civil Society and how Civil Society Organisations have been affected by the Financial Crisis Last month 250 civil society representatives gathered in Brussels to seek ways in which the young and old in Europe could gain better … Continue reading

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Common Goods, people and the Market

“What are we talking about when we refer to ‘common goods’? We are talking about goods and resources that, rather than being bound by ideas of property or belonging, assume by their own natural and economic vocation functions of social … Continue reading

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