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Guest blogpost by Jana Hainsworth, Eurochild Secretary General. A mother from Bulgaria addressed Members of the European Parliament on 10th December to share her experience of the pressure put on parents to abandon children with disabilities into institutions. By bringing this testimony, the Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign hopes to illustrate everything that is… » read more

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This open letter is a guest contribution by Bruno Guillard, founder and CEO of 1PLUSV. Dear Ms Vestager, The death penalty was abolished in Europe decades ago – for human beings only. In the corporate world, it continues. In the Internet corporate world, it accelerates. My company, a French technology start up,1plusV, is just one… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Erik Redli, a Slovak journalist. He looks at the Danube Bridges project, the Slovak Charlemagne Youth Prize 2014. Negative experience from the conflict in former Yugoslavia points to the necessity of connecting the young generation of the nations that found themselves in a conflict. This is the main idea behind Danube Bridges… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Diana Ondža, European Students’ Forum. After the 4-day-long European elections marathon that took place in 28 EU Member States between 22-25 May, journalists, political analysts, civil society organisations and ordinary citizens make judgements on the outcomes of this election as well as project potential composition of the Parliament and divine the next… » read more

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The future of the EPP

Guest blogpost by Wes Himes, Managing Partner at Instinctif Partners, sent in via our ‘Submit a guest post’ form. In a few short days the composition of the new European Parliament will take shape. Leading up to the election most of the eyes of the press and pundits have been on the machinations of the… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Arne Friedrich, sent in via our guest blogpost form. Europa ist ein Symbol für den Frieden und die Freiheit der Menschen aller europäischer Staaten. In keinem Teil der Welt gibt es diesen intensiven Austausch der Völker zwischen Ländern verschiedener Kulturen und Nationen. Nur Europa und die EU ermöglicht mit ihren vielfältigen Netzwerken,… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Filip Kovacevic, a professor at the University of Montenegro. The confidential sources of Der Spiegel from the NATO Headquarters in Brussels claim that the NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visibly “blossomed” after the violent turn of events in Ukraine. There is, however, nothing strange in this kind of behavior by Rasmussen.… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Soulaima Gourani is a member of Europe’s “40 under 40” club of thinkers, a member of the “Nordic Thinkers 20”, an author and blogger (full profile on LinkedIn). Youth unemployment remains a major issue in most EU countries. Eurostat estimates that 26.231 million men and women were unemployed in January 2014. It’s… » read more

Posted by Laurens Cerulus