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Guest blog post by Laura Slimani, President of the Young European Socialists. What a relief. Whereas a large victory was predicted to the far right, a majority of Austrians refused to leave the Presidency of the Republic to the Norman Hofer. But relief must fast, very fast, give way to realisation : . the far… » read more

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Guest blog post by Bo Goeminne, Student at the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Competition between schools is not a new phenomenon. Every year multiple newspapers, magazines and rapports publish rankings of universities across the world. Not only the universities are ranked, but also the faculties within these international institutions. New students and parents are drawn… » read more

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Guest blog post by Fuad Shahbazov. Trans-Adriatic pipeline (TAP), which is a part of the Southern Gas Corridor envisages the transportation of Azerbaijani natural gas (10 billion cubic metres) to the southern part of Europe, mainly to Italy. Thus, the European Union aims to diversify the energy resources in Europe and expels Russia’s energy giant… » read more

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Kosovo versus Brexit

Guest blog post by Alba Xhixha, Western Balkans specialist, Senior Communications and EU Affairs Manager at Aspect Consulting . It has become something of a truism over the years to say that the Western Balkan region is often associated with war and animosity. Of course, it is true that ethnic tensions flare up from time… » read more

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Guest blog post by Katrien Alen, educational sciences student at the Catholic University of Leuven. While in the western society, education is focusing on internationalization and the global war on talents, other areas in the world are still facing serious problems with their provision of education. When we take a look around the globe, we… » read more

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Guest blog post by Omeed Alerasool, Managing Editor of the Fellowship Program at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. On June 23 2016, the United Kingdom will vote on whether to remain within the European Union. The impending ballot will not only shape the futures of Britain and Europe, but also that of the United States… » read more

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Guest blog post by Birgit Schmidhuber, Environmental Lawyer and Board Member of J&E The Environmental Liability Directive, adopted in 2004 holds a huge potential for preventing and remedying damage to European environment. Unfortunately it is currently seriously underperforming. Decisive action must be taken by the European Commission to change this, J&E, an environmental law NGO… » read more

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Guest post by Andres Ginestet, Assistant Professor at Martin Buber University & complexity theory expert. Humanity exists evolving and growing complexity. Violence is its counterpart and threatens European democracy, and one of the many facets of the threat is terrorism. Generally speaking, complexity is a term that has come into fashion but is not yet… » read more

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