Month November 2017

The European Student Think Tank hosts Spanish Parliament United Nations and EU Youth Session

On Monday November 27 the European Student Think Tank hosted a Youth Session in Spanish Parliament on the United Nations and the European Union. The event, hosted by our Ambassador Carlota Núñez Strutt, brought together more than a hundred young… Continue Reading →

EST Ambassadors on European Identity – Part II

How would you capture Europe? Or a European identity? Our Ambassadors of the European Student Think Tank have made up their minds about what European identity means to them. Not surprisingly, their views differs from country to country and from… Continue Reading →

Brussels joins the global movement to repeal the Eighth

A few weeks ago, people gathered in Brussels holding signs with ‘Repeal the 8th’ written on them to show solidarity with the Abortion Rights Campaign’s March for Choice. This event was part of a world-wide movement, in which over 21… Continue Reading →

Gender Matters: Intersectional Feminism as a Leitmotif for EU politics

The objective of this column is to raise awareness of the urgent need for a feminist perspective in European Politics. In detail, it means giving marginalized groups like women a voice and a choice. Although there is already a higher... Continue Reading →

Watch and learn!? – Women’s empowerment in Europe’s right-wing populism

“Young, wild and patriotic – Our daughters against the sons of Islam“. This was the headline of the February edition of a German right-wing magazine with Marion Maréchal-Le Pen on the front cover. Europe’s right-wing populists are united in a… Continue Reading →

Current environmental challenges seen from a student’s perspective

In this column, Jimena González shares her view regarding current environmental challenges. After living in the U.S, she became more aware of the urgent need of addressing issues related to the environment. Moving to London has challenged her points of... Continue Reading →

Bonn Climate Change: there is no planet B

This year’s 23rd edition of the ‘Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’ (COP23) started in Bonn last Monday, 6th of November, and consists of two weeks of negotiations. The island of Fiji is… Continue Reading →

A Trainee’s Guide to Human Rights

In this column, Jade offers a peek into the life of a trainee at an EU institution and not only writes about her own experiences, but also current events especially those relating to human rights.

EST Ambassadors on European Identity – Part I

How would you capture Europe? Or a European identity? Our Ambassadors of the European Student Think Tank have made up their minds about what European identity means to them. Not surprisingly, their views differs from country to country and from… Continue Reading →

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