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A one word country name, Czechia back in the running

With many languages spoken it is often difficult to have the same name when two or more words are used to indicate a region or country. In several parts of Europe (a.o. Belgium) in the previous century spoke about Czechia … Continue reading

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2015 Economy

Aid to the Most Deprived In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package … Continue reading

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Schengen area and Freedom for Europeans being put to the test as never before

Are Steven Erlanger and James Kanter from the NYTimes putting the finger at our Western sore wound? One must be ‘blind and deaf’ if one does not come to understand that the refugee crisis has tested the limits of Europe’s … Continue reading

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If Europe fails on the question of refugees, then it won’t be the Europe we wished for

Having come together for the umpteenth time the European Union’s 28 nations have once more been unable to agree on a solution. Ahead of a European Commission proposal  Wednesday for a system to spread asylum-seekers across all E.U. countries. Big … Continue reading

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2014 Economics

Eurozone In this chapter looking on the year that Latvia officially adopted the euro as its currency becoming the 18th member of the Eurozone we could see in the West that more people did not manage any more to come … Continue reading

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Who is considered Old

In case you would ask several people if they would consider them young or old, or the other person young or old, you shall get quite different answers from the different age groups. When we look at the key results … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #12 Conclusion

Poverty evolution in Flanders 12.     Conclusion The Flemish poverty risk percentage (12%) lay in 2009 clearly lower than the EU27-average (16%).  Flanders gets a 5° place with that in the EU27. That has been signalled better than the years before … Continue reading

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