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Vote for your Europe!

Guest blogpost by Hans Luzius Schmid from the Our New Europe initiative. Brexit, Grexit, animosities, frustrated citizens, a rising euro-scepticism, the Ukraine, a permanent EU crisis – all this calls for a fundamental debate among citizens throughout Europe on the future of our continent, to find a way towards a free, democratic, prosperous common Europe.… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Dr. Gülistan Gürbey, Associate Professor at Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science, Free University Berlin, Germany. The civil war in Syria, the advance of the IS and the Kurdish resistance against the IS, particularly in the Syrian-Kurdish town Kobane, has significantly increased both internal and external pressure to conform to the Turkish government’s stance… » read more

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Vote for your Europe!

Guest blogpost by Hans Luzius Schmid from the Our New Europe initiative. Brexit, Grexit, animosities, frustrated citizens, a rising euro-scepticism, the Ukraine, a permanent EU crisis – all this calls for a fundamental debate among citizens throughout Europe on the future of our continent, to find a way towards a free, democratic, prosperous common Europe.… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Stela Mocan, Executive Director, e-Government Center/Government CIO, www.egov.md, Moldova. The Republic of Moldova has emerged in the past few years as one of the top 10 countries in Europe with the highest Internet speed and one of the cheapest in terms of price per megabit. It succeeded through deploying advanced information and… » read more

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  Guest blogpost by Niels Gheyle, PhD Candidate at the Centre for EU Studies – Ghent University. Running around the European Parliament nowadays can be a daunting task for people who want to keep up with the talks on TTIP, the Trans-Atlantic free trade negotiations between the US and the EU. Since the International Trade… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Arif Shala, doctoral student at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, and executive director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo. What is good governance and why is it important for economic and social development? Good governance is the striving for rule of law, transparency, equity, and accountability… » read more

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The technological developments from the last 20 years have an impact on journalism. In the 90s print publications were in power and to be a journalist particularly meant to write an article for the newspaper of the next day. Internet was invented and publications have appeared online – some even existing online only, which led… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Scottish journalist Jack Cairns, first published on Europe’s Footsteps. Find Jack Cairns on Twitter, here. The British government’s decision to send 75 military advisors to aid the Ukrainian army has been seen by many experts as more symbolic than significant. If this is the case: why bother? Rewind the clock fifty years,… » read more

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