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24 February 2014 – The use of chemical weapons on the Damascus suburbs brought a wave of indignation in international public opinion and led to US President Obama threatening a retaliatory strike against Syria. This threat did not receive the expected support (...) by
5 February 2014 – The European Union will combat sectarian violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) with an intervention force and humanitarian aid. At the moment nearly a million civilians are displaced and need help – out of a total population of only 4.6 (...) by
11 October 2012 – European Parliament adopted last week “Sanctions Magnitski” to send a strong political signal against corruption and impunity in Russia. Stephanie Brancaforte from Avaaz explains the aim of this action. The New Federalist: Could you remind us (...) by
3 May 2012 – Since the 2008 financial crisis and its consequences in Europe, the African continent has been overshadowed by other concerns of European governments. Despite a renewed interest in the Maghreb from the Old Continent aroused by the 2011 Arab revolutions, today Africa as a whole is not considered as a major issue. Yet, Europe and Africa, both in their own ways, are a genuine example of the great potential and the powerful impetus for action that regional integration presents. by
11 March 2012 – January 2014. Just two days before the first presidential primary, Georgios Papandreou, the former Greek Prime Minister, gives an interview in front of a beautiful scene, the ancient harbour town of Valletta, the Maltese capital. The Maltese (...) by
28 January 2012 – Yet another Conference Of Parties (COP) finished in Durban in December 2011 with yet another decision to postpone action. Like in any European Council summit, after more than a fortnight of multilateral negotiations most national and regional (...) by
17 October 2011 – The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies and programmes, member governments and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are preparing their policies and evaluations to be discussed at the next Earth Summit to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June (...) by
3 October 2011 – On Friday 23 September 2011, Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority formally requested that the UN Security Council grant Palestine full membership as a state. Currently the Palestine Liberation Movement (PLO) has an observer (...) by
9 September 2011 – Regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa has not achieved much yet. Despite big promises in the past, African heads of state usually fail to deliver. Names given to most African regional blocs reflect the aim rather than the stage of (...) by | 1 comment
An EU seat in the security council as first step towards a democratic organisation of world security
29 June 2011 – Rise of world regionalism In a more long term and sustainable vision for the SC (Security Council) we should note a growing tendency to regional integration around the world. Oddly, it is in times in which the European integration project finds (...) by
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