Month March 2018

EST Visit to the European Commission

The EST visited the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on March 20th. Our group of students had the opportunity to meet Mark Corner, member of the Directorate-General for Communication. They learnt more about the role of the Commission as the… Continue Reading →

Middle East’s challenges for the EU in terms of the war and terrorism: the cases of Syria and Iraq

During the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee for Palestine at the United Nations (UN), Federica Mogherini – the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy – declared that ‘the international community does not and cannot give up… Continue Reading →

Brexit: what about the environment?

The whole Brexit negotiations have been bringing to the table doubts regarding almost every aspect of post Britain’s exit of Europe – not only in political terms, but also economical and environmental. In environmental terms, Out of an ecological perspective,… Continue Reading →

Transition to a green economy. The role of international cooperation for the renewable energy sector in developing countries: the approach of EU and Japan

Energy gives life to economic and social development: it lies at the basis of household activities, food production, transportation, health, education and security. In recent years, many global summits have been working to raise awareness on the negative consequences of global warming, focusing on the reduction of CO2 emissions. Indeed, it seems that the most rapid way to reduce… Continue Reading →

Misjudgment, empowerment and paternalism – The underestimation of refugee women as actors of change

In 1988 Mina Jaf was born a refugee during the chemical gas attacks in Iraqi-Kurdistan. Today, she is listed on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the category of Europe in Law & Policy. As a founder of the NGO Women… Continue Reading →

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