Tag: Israel

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

| September 20, 2019

25 May is to be established as International Day of Heroes of the Fight against totalitarianism. All forms of Holocaust denial have to be counteracted, hate speech and violence condemned. Analysis of the consequences of totalitarian regimes to be  included in schools’ curricula and textbooks. On the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second […]

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What #China can learn from #Israel

What #China can learn from #Israel

| August 15, 2019

China has achieved tremendous economic success in the past few decades, but its extensive growth relied mainly on resources, capital, and cheap labour. However, this growth model is no longer competent. There is an urgent need for a development model based on technological innovation to continue supporting growth after the outbreak of US-China trade war, […]

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#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

| August 8, 2019

Israeli authorities have approved the advancement of well over 2.000 housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The European Union’s position on Israeli settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory is clear and remains unchanged: all settlement activity is illegal under international law and it erodes the viability of the two-state solution […]

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#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

| July 23, 2019

Dr. Elan Ziv has developed a device that could transform the lives of women living with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Visiting Brussels, we took the opportunity to interview him and find out more about a completely novel non-surgical and disposable management option for women with POP.  ConTIPI develops non-invasive and disposable vaginal devices for various […]

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#Israel – Commission condemns demolition of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher

#Israel – Commission condemns demolition of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher

| July 22, 2019

The EU’s spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiation, Maja Kocijancic issued a statement following the illegal destruction of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher.  “Israeli authorities have proceeded with the demolition of 10 Palestinian buildings, containing some 70 apartments, in Wadi al Hummus, part of Sur Baher neighbourhood in occupied […]

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Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

| July 19, 2019

A Spanish MEP, Manuel Pineda (3rd from left), member of the Groupd of United Left/Nordic Green Left, hosted in the European parliament in Brussels – without any problem –  two senior members of the PFLP, Khaled Barakat (2nd from L) and Mohammad al-Khatib (right), as well as his wife, Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun, […]

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EU sends planes to help #Israel tackle #ForestFires

EU sends planes to help #Israel tackle #ForestFires

| May 28, 2019

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle forest fires, following a request for assistance from the Israeli authorities last night (23 May). In an immediate response, the European Union has already helped mobilize four firefighting planes (two from Italy and two from Cyprus) to be dispatched swiftly to the affected areas. Humanitarian […]

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