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EU urged to help #Togo remove ‘Mask of Democracy’

EU urged to help #Togo remove ‘Mask of Democracy’

| June 14, 2019

The international community, including the  EU, has been urged to help Togo rid itself of its “mask of democracy”.  The plea was made by Nathaniel Olympio, who heads Parti Des Togolais, one of the main opposition parties in the country, during a visit to Brussels. He wants the EU to put pressure on the long-standing […]

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EU must follow British lead and tackle #SexualViolence

EU must follow British lead and tackle #SexualViolence

| June 14, 2019

On June 11, Nobel laureate Nadia Murad joined a group of senior British politicians to demand justice for the thousands of Vietnamese women raped by South Korean troops during their country’s war for independence. The event, held near the Houses of Parliament, was attended by several survivors as well as their children, who are known […]

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Europe after the #EuropeanElections

Europe after the #EuropeanElections

| June 7, 2019

The European elections threw up few surprises but a lot of confusion. The major blocs in previous European Parliaments, the European People’s Party and the Socialists, lost a lot of seats, although relatively few went to the more extreme populists, writes Jim Gibbons. The success of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party in the United Kingdom may […]

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Traineeship at the #EuropeanParliament – Apply by 30 June

Traineeship at the #EuropeanParliament – Apply by 30 June

| June 7, 2019

Fancy seeing how an international, multilingual institution like the European Parliament works on a daily basis? Apply for a traineeship and gain hands-on experience of EU decision-making. The Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at the EU level. MEPs are directly elected by voters in all EU countries to represent the interests of Europeans and […]

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Pro-#Putin alliance to shape the future of Europe?

Pro-#Putin alliance to shape the future of Europe?

| May 30, 2019

Were the European Parliament elections a referendum on attitudes towards Putin? Now that the European Parliament elections have been completed, a question arises: how will their results change the face of the European Parliament? The fact that many centrists and social-democrats (with their moderate views and agendas), who dominated the parliament for the last term, have […]

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A United Kingdom divided over #Brexit – Results of EU election

A United Kingdom divided over #Brexit – Results of EU election

| May 29, 2019

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country, write Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton. WHAT DO THE PRELIMINARY RESULTS SHOW? The Brexit Party came out on top and smaller pro-European Union parties also gained […]

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Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

| May 23, 2019

Recently, growing numbers of members of European institutions have become puppets and tools of the hidden political propaganda of controversial human rights NGO ), the purpose and activities of which are concealed behind a mask of human rights advocacy, writes Phillip Jeune. Who are you, Ms. Kozlovska? Following the emergence of the Warsaw based ODF, […]

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