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Good Sex Ed
This publication is a mini-guide through contemporary sexual education in Europe. It helps the reader understand what are the greatest challenges it faces, where they come from and what they can result in. It also points out crucial, burning issues— existing and possible—in the essential and geographical meaning. And it presents the best and the worst practices based on experiences from many European countries.
Whatever it takes for Italy
Following the resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Italy is expecting a government of national unity. This government is set up to lead the country out of the current crisis until the next regular elections in 2023.
From Poland With Love - January
From media state capture in Poland to a renewed discussion of LGBT-free zones: In his monthly newsletter, guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun is giving us updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
The autonomous region of Catalonia elects a new regional parliament at the height of the 3rd corona wave. The favorite is Salvador Illa, former Spanish health minister and leading candidate of the socialist party. But even if his party were to win the election on Sunday, that would not guarantee participation in government, analyzes David Henneberger.
Canary Islands: First stop or final destination for Migrants from Africa?
In November 2020, 8.200 migrants arrived at the Canary Islands by the sea route. The report about irregular migration of the Spanish Ministry of the Interior reveals a growth rate of 756.8% during 2020 compared to 2019, equivalent to 23.023 arrivals. A historic record for the Spanish archipelago.
Brexit the Year After: A deal for good?
After months of negotiations, white smoke emerged on 24 December, as EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that their negotiators had reached a historic agreement. Jeroen Dobber analyzes, whether the fact, that a no-deal scenario was avoided, is sufficient to make the agreement a good deal for Liberals.
Czech Republic: Corona as Pretext for Protectionism
The Czech government is currently planning a protectionist food quota for domestic products. This would be a blatant violation of European law. The proposal shows economic ignorance and is met with strong objections by the opposition and abroad, our experts analyse.