Month September 2020

Defining Human Rights in the 21st Century

Part of the series ‘European Human Rights: A 21st Century Challenge’ Written by Luke Cavanaugh In light of the turmoil of the Coronavirus, Brexit and the rise European Populism, one could be forgiven for overlooking the fact that the EU… Continue Reading →

V4’s Geopolitical Solidarity and its Limitations

Part of the series ‘Visegrad Four: Cohesion and Divergence’ Written by Piotr Marcyznski On the 19th of August, presidents of Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic issued a joint statement supporting “the right of the people of Belarus to… Continue Reading →

2019/2020 Gender Equality Publications

The Working Group on Gender Equality for the term 2019/2020 produced the following publications: ‘The role of Brexit in Gender Equality’ written by Tabea Boeglin. ‘Gender Equality and Educational Opportunities: Can Gender Shape Your Career?’ written by Antonella Cariello ‘Save… Continue Reading →

How is (or isn’t) the EU dealing with the Eastern Mediterranean crisis?

Written by Virginia Tosti In international affairs, it is often the case that conflicts arise when there is no common agreement on what specific law should apply in a given situation; despite conventions and treaties, international law remains misleading or… Continue Reading →

EVFTA: Implications for the European Union-Vietnam Strategic Ties in the Upcoming Time

Written by Phuong Pham On the 8th of June 2020, Vietnam ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) (Minh, 2020), which took effect on the 1st of August (Dezan Shira & Associates, 2020). The EVFTA seeks to form a free-trade… Continue Reading →

The Role of the Conflict in Ukraine in the Evolution of EU-Russian Relations

Written by Ismael Loulidi Fernández In International Relations, the lines between cause and effect can often become blurred. In order to understand the recent evolution of political relations between the European Union and Russia, we need to recognize the conflict… Continue Reading →

Call for Researchers – European Student Think Tank’s Working Group on Security and Defence

Call for Researchers – European Student Think Tank’s Working Group on Security and Defence   Description:   Are you studying or interested in European security and defense issues? Do you have a passion for research and writing? Then you should… Continue Reading →

Call for Articles – The World Space Week 2020

In 1999, the UN General Assembly declared 4 to 10 October “World Space Week” to highlight the contributions of space, science, and technology to the betterment of the human condition. Since then, space has become a crucial factor in enabling… Continue Reading →

Forged in crises: How the EU rediscovers solidarity with its back against the wall

Writer: Riccardo Vinci   Percy Bysshe Shelley once said that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. Such a statement might sound anachronistic at a time in which political decisions are frantically taken in the 280-character fence provided by… Continue Reading →

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