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Quo Vadis LGBTQ+ Representation in Politics?
On the the International Day against Homophobia, Bi-, Inter- and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), people around the world commemorate 17 May 1990, the day on which homosexuality was removed from the ICD-10 diagnosis code of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and was officially no longer considered a disease. We talk with Carline van Breugel about the lived reality of the LGBTQ+ community in Europe today and the lack of representation in politics.
Finland and Sweden on their way into NATO
Long thought unthinkable, the Finnish and Swedish governments have yesterday and today confirmed their countries' decisions to join NATO. The historic moves comes as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine, which has had a significant impact on threat perceptions in the region.
From Poland With Love – April
From the Russia’s invasion on Ukraine from the Polish perspective, over the sharpest decline in democracy over five years across 29 countries to PiS taking over the museums in the country: In his monthly newsletter, our guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun gives us updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
Local and regional elections in the UK: Liberal Democrats make solid comeback
The results of the local and regional elections in Great Britain provide very little information about the political future of the country. The government lost, but at the same time the opposition did not win. The Conservatives, in whose party leader Boris Johnson not even his own voters now have confidence, have suffered a clear defeat.
Poems of Liberty - War and Peace in Europe
The number of wars and armed conflicts are declining throughout the world; at least this was the trend up until now. War is yet again ravaging Europe: The streets of Ukraine,that once looked vibrant like any other in Europe are now derelict and devastated. This edition of Poems of Liberty seeks to explore the complex field of war and peace that we are witnessing in Europe today.
Alexander De Croo reigns in turbulent times
With Alexander De Croo, Belgium has a liberal prime minister at the helm for the third time in a row. As head of government, he has immediately taken on a more visible role in European discussions. Alexander De Croo will speak about the changing times in Europe today at our event "A Fight for Freedom - How Putin's War is Renewing Europe".
Publication: Vive l’Europe - La politique européenne d’Emmanuel Macron
Souveraineté européenne, autonomie stratégique et dynamique des relations franco-allemandes en vue des élections présidentielles françaises la semaine prochaine. Plus d'informations dans notreca
nouvelle publication "Vive l'Europe - La politique européenne d'Emmanuel Macron".