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Guest blog post by Alison Coleman, Policy Officer on Development Policies at Transparency International EU. At the heart of most global challenges lies one problem: corruption. Poverty, climate change, hunger, inequality and conflict are all fuelled to varying degrees by corruption. In the poorest countries, one out of every two people has paid a bribe… » read more

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Guest blog post by Hans Muierman, chemicals coordinator at PAN Europe. European Court of Justice this week ruled that European Commission violated the laws on transparency and access to documents. Using vague and unsubstantiated arguments, the NGO PAN Europe was denied access to documents that might demonstrate who in Commission is behind changing democratically approved… » read more

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Guest blog post by Samira Hamidi – Afghan Women’s Network. I believe Afghanistan is at an extremely important juncture right now. After 15 years, the country has enjoyed development in terms of infrastructure, technology and telecommunications, health, education, women’s empowerment and societal and organizational changes. For example in 2001 Afghan women were considered victims, today… » read more

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Guest blog post by Jovita Sandaite, Alexis Stergakis, Aurélie du Châtelet, Magali Garcia, Lucile Grosjean – Action Against Hunger (ACF). The Afghan Conference taking place in Brussels on October 4-5 will mark an opportunity for Afghan, European and International leaders to take decisions for a better future of Afghan people and reaffirm financial commitments to… » read more

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Guest blog post by Dr Basiron is the CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC). How to grow the European economy? A question that has dominated European politics since the banking crisis. Speeches have been made, and solutions proffered, by Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel, Jean-Claude Juncker, and many others. The prescriptions differ, but one… » read more

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Guest blog post by Andrej Hunko, European policy spokesman of the Left Party parliamentary group in the German Bundestag and member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. In an article[i] also published in German in DIE ZEIT and on EurActiv.de, Susan Stewart of the Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), an… » 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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