Month September 2016

Event Report: The Need for Youth Political Involvement in the Baltic States

By Algimants Kontauts, EST Ambassador to Latvia.  Algimants graduated from the University of Latvia in International Economic Relations. After living, studying, working and doing business in more than 30 countries, he is currently enrolled in the European Studies Master Program… Continue Reading →

“Mashups”: The Social Good Summit 2016

By Edmund Balogun, a graduate of The City University of New York: City College has a keen interest in foreign policy and international relations, and is well-versed in research and data analysis. He has been published several times and has… Continue Reading →

Sweden and the EU: A ‘Lagom’ Relationship

Eliel Stenström, EST Ambassador to Sweden, is a former trainee at the European Parliament and current student at the London School of Economics and Stockholm University, where he studies parallel degrees in Politics, International Relations & Economics and Philosophy &… Continue Reading →

The European Idea in France: A story of the French relation to the European construction

By Moïra Tourneur, student in European Affairs at Paris-Sorbonne University and EST ambassador to France. Feel free to contact Moïra at France is one of the six founding countries of European cooperation. Moreover, the idea of uniting European countries… Continue Reading →

Secularism under Threat: The Case of Burkini

By Strahinja Subotić, graduate student of Political Science at Central European University. Strahinja just finished a BA at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science. Secularism in Europe is under threat and religious rights are being undermined – specifically… Continue Reading →

Unrest in Ethiopia: has time arrived to stop sweeping human rights issues under the rug?

Vittorio Capici is in his final year of the Bachelor in European Studies at Maastricht University. As part of the program he is currently undertaking a 5 month internship at the EU Delegation to Ethiopia, to better understand how the… Continue Reading →

A spectre is haunting Spain, the spectre of the third elections

Santiago Campos Ruiz studied Law at Carlos III University (UC3M), and Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) where he collaborated with the UAH Student Council to fight for the rights of undergraduate students. After briefly working for a legal firm in Madrid he… Continue Reading →

Apple in Ireland: Just the Tip of a Giant Iceberg?

José Miguel Anjos is a Law graduate of the University of Minho, Portugal. He has been a delegate at the Euro-Ibero-American Youth Forum, organised by the European Youth Parliament Portugal, and currently acts as the President of the Law Students… Continue Reading →

Geopolitics Behind Aylan Kurdi’s Death

Will the US-Russia ceasefire deal make a difference? By Olga Papadopoulou, holder of a MSc. in Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Olga recently finished her Ph.D. thesis in “labour market inequalities” in the department of Geography from University of… Continue Reading →

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