Tag Archives: Hungary

Crumbling European solidarity or yet another day at the office?

Originally posted on The Commissariat's Journal:
Further news coming out of the European Union as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (acting on permission of the Polish High Courts), announced that the country’s national constitution takes precedence over European legislation.…

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Reactions against Hungary and UEFA

Ursula von der Leyen will use all legal powers to ensure that the rights of all EU citizens are guaranteed Yesterday we got some very good news from the European Commission. The European Commission will take action against Hungary over … Continue reading

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A look back on one decade of unchecked power and mixed results

To understand the current situation in Hungary, one needs to look back on what came before and examine the historical background of post-communist Hungary. The country’s shift from a Soviet satellite to a Western-oriented liberal democracy was – as elsewhere … Continue reading

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Also you can use your voice to give a clear signal about Hungary and human rights

The King Baudouin Foundation is the major Belgian public benefit foundation which mission is to contribute to a better society in Belgium, in Europe and in the world. Forbidden Colours is a NPO linked to a fund managed by the … Continue reading

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Hungarian undermining of European freedoms

In Hungary, it has become very difficult when you feel born in a wrong body. It is not only illegal to change your gender, but it has become very difficult to talk about it with others. Educators can be fined … Continue reading

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A strong and ambitious counter-terrorism policy is needed for the European Union

At its 561st plenary session, held on 9 and 10 June 2021, the European Economic and Social Committee welcomed and supported the strategic agenda to protect EU citizens from terrorism, as proposed in the EU Security Union Strategy, and agrees … Continue reading

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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes

On the 22nd of December the European Commission published the December 2020 edition of the Employment and Social Developments Quarterly Review, analysing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes. It shows that policy measures cushioned the impact … Continue reading

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Defeating populism in the EU by education of the young people

We sincerely should make some more work to have the young people come to see how it comes we may live in a peaceful Western Europe for nearly 75 years. Some years ago students still had separate classes of geography … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on Andrew James:
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…

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Could Brexit lead to Frexit – or Czexit?

Originally posted on UCL Europe Blog:
Seán Hanley, Senior Lecturer in Comparative Central and East European Politics at UCL, examines the claims that Brexit may lead to significant political repercussions in other EU member states, including potentially a domino effect…

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