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Pillage of cultural sites: How can Europe help to stop it?

Pillage of cultural sites: How can Europe help to stop it?

Image taken from an ancient site after it was wired with explosives by Islamic State (IS) militant group in northern Iraq. ©BELGAIMAGE/AFP/W.NINEVEH Deliberately destroying and pillaging archaeological sites and trafficking art objects in war zones amount to « cultural genocide » and should be classified as war crimes, argued speakers in a public hearing held […]

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Turkey: Pittella – ‘EU can ask for reforms but has to support path to integration’

Turkey: Pittella – ‘EU can ask for reforms but has to support path to integration’

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will visit Turkey this Wednesday and Thursday (29-30 October 2014) for talks with Turkish officials and leaders. Before departing, Gianni Pittella said: “Turkey is a major geopolitical, economic and cultural partner for the European Union and a candidate to become part of our […]

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Artists, scientists and intellectuals present book with their contributions to a new narrative for Europe

Artists, scientists and intellectuals present book with their contributions to a new narrative for Europe

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 28 October, the book The Mind and Body of Europe: a new narrative will be presented at the Bozar in Brussels with the participation of the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso. After unveiling the final declaration earlier this year in Berlin, this book constitutes a further milestone in the implementation of […]

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Rhodes Forum 2014 completes its work

Rhodes Forum 2014 completes its work

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 12th annual session of the Rhodes Forum, held by the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations”, which gathered on Greek island of Rhodes more than 400 public figures and statesmen, academics, religious figures and representatives of the arts, mass media and business spheres from 65 countries, has finished its work. The attendees of the […]

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