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Like Paris? Do more to show it!

Oras Tynkkynen | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Oras Tynkkynen

Co-authored by Dr. Bill Hare, CEO and Senior Scientist at Climate Analytics, Dr. Marcia Rocha, Head of Climate Policy Team at Climate Analytics, Fabio...

The Western Balkans and the EU: An Arranged Marriage.

Enika Bushi | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Enika Bushi

The Western Balkans are back in the EU agenda, perhaps a first intelligible step since the beginning of the migration crisis, as 'gatekeepers' and crossroads between East and West the Western Balkans can play a crucial role.

The Western Balkans and the EU: an Arranged Marriage

Enika Bushi | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Enika Bushi

"Balkanize" was a term that came to underline "diversity, conflict and fractionalization"; much of what the world would think of the Balkans and much like what the Balkan people would define themselves.

The Western Balkans and the EU: an Arranged Marriage

Enika Bushi | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Enika Bushi

The Western Balkans are back in the EU agenda, perhaps a first intelligible step since the beginning of the migration crisis, as 'gatekeepers' and cro...

[Y] FACTOR, a Continued Questioning of What Young People Can Do

Enika Bushi | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Enika Bushi

Young successful start-uppers together with experts on innovation coming from local and regional authorities came together at the 3rd edition of [Y] FACTOR. The conference, hosted and organized by the young professionals at the European Committee of Regions in Brussels, aimed to discover synergies on strengthening the 'smart' and innovative components within European cities.

Keeping the Dream of an Open Europe Alive

xxxx | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
xxxx

In what was the first high official visit from Albania in the history of the College of Europe, where for the last 75 years European elite's have been...

What's the Rush, Frau Merkel?

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 10.16.2015 | World
Yavuz Baydar

All those who have been critical of Chancellor Angela Merkel's due visit to Turkey, on Sunday, have a strong point: It lacks a political logic, a moral stand, and is clearly exposed with cynicism at a time Turkey, with all its reformist forces and civilian dissent severely under oppression, adrift towards an autocratic rule -- its future filled with horrifying uncertainties.

Judge Google: Why the EU Should Embrace Google's Role in the Right to Be Forgotten

Edward Lee | Posted 05.07.2016 | Politics
Edward Lee

This exchange between European and American perspectives is healthy. So is the heated public debate over the wisdom of the right that has ensued in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere

'Architecture Is An Expression Of Values'

The European | Max Tholl | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

Sir Norman Foster is the mastermind behind some of the world’s most iconic buildings. With Max Tholl, he discussed how architecture helps us communi...

Reinventing Europe Along These 7 Points

Roman Herzog | Posted 08.31.2014 | World
Roman Herzog

In its present form, the EU is weak, particularly because it lacks the necessary competence in foreign policy and because its bloated bureaucracy causes it to stand in its own way. What is needed, therefore, is a reform of the EU as soon as possible.

Harleys to Hanoi: How Foreign Consumers Can Rev Up U.S. Growth

Ed Gerwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ed Gerwin

The United States virtually invented the modern middle class. Today, our exporters must reach out to the global middle class, and our government must assure that foreign trade barriers don't stand in the way.