Blogs

 

Not Even the End of the Beginning

Brexit – Not Even the End of the Beginning

Now the first rule of politics kicks in. Start counting. Not the number of words in the 585 page Withdrawal Agreement or the 7 page political declaration but the number of MPs who will vote Yay or Nay, writes Denis Macshane Already London and Brussels are contradicting each other. Michel Barnier says that EU citizens can…

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Features

 

Multilevel Collaboration For Intercultural Peace

Multilevel Collaboration For Intercultural Peace

Radical ideologies play a key role in brainwashing individuals and  encouraging them to commit violent acts. Correct tools are needed to address different radicalisation scenarios so that effective prevention can be realised, writes Hande Bozatli.  All stakeholders, including civil society, cultural networks,  national, local and regional governments,  have a crucial role to play in early detection and prevention of the root causes…

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Bitter Lemons

Bitter Lemons

Cyprus emerged as the number one issue on the international political arena recently, writes Leyla Tavsonoglu. The Greek Cypriot Government, enjoying the full benefits of being the sole EU member of the island, disregarding the Turkish Cypriot side, in partnership with Israel and Egypt, continues drilling for natural gas and oil on the Cypriot continental shelf. …

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Development and Governance

Human-Centred Development and Governance

It was in September 2018   that Mr. Uner Kirdar, the Former Senior United Nations official and the main architect of UNDP Development Study Programme, said: ‘True development can only be achieved through a process that places ‘people’ at the centre of all concerns, writes Hande Bozatli. This process must aim at the maximum release of…

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Letters

 

Open Letter to the President of the European Parliament

Open Letter to the President of the European Parliament from Dan Radu Rușanu

We publish here in full the text of a letter to the President of the European Parliament, and to the Leaders of the Parliamentary Political Groups, from Dan Radu Rușanu. My name is Dan Radu Rușanu and I have been a PNL member (Romanian National Liberal Party) since January 1990. During the period 2000-2013, I was Vice-President…

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Reports

 

Ukrainian experience in hybrid war

Russia started its cyber attacks in Ukraine in 2014 during the occupation of Crimea. Ukraine became a poligon of cyber exercises, and this experience will be used during the electoral campaigns in Europe. Ukrainian experts told about their experience and gave advice on how to counteract to Russia’s hybrid war tactics.

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Ukraine. What to expect from the Presidential Run-off vote?

It is a huge achievement that nobody knows who will win in the second tour. People in Russia and Belarus don’t have such a privilege to guess a winner. In any case, Ukraine will not change its path towards European integration.  European and Ukrainian experts talk about their expectations from the electoral campaign in Ukraine.

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Video interview with Andriy Domanskyy

Interview with Andriy Domanskyy

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