Posted on 19. June 2014 by Doru Toma Sarajevo is without any doubt the heart of the Balkans: cradle of religions, people and cultures, city under siege and the place where one hundred years ago the First World War started. In early June, Sarajevo hosted the European Youth Summit “100 for the Next 100 in the … Continue reading Europe and the Balkans… What is your perspective?
Posted on 05. December 2013 by Lukas Brück According to a recent study by the German institute for economic research (DIW), people in Germany haven’t been more contented in the last 30 years as now. It seems as if there is no awareness about the crisis in Europe and the European Union within the German electorate. … Continue reading „Uns geht es gut!“ – So what?
Posted on 09. August 2013 by Marta Remacha Some weeks ago I followed a series of conferences on the topic of Brand Spain (‘Marca España’) which raised some ideas I’d like to share. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, it’s a government initiative aiming to improve the image of the country both at home … Continue reading Could we brand Europe?
Posted on 18. February 2013 by Juliane Sarnes So he has really done it: Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron pronounced the R word! He promised his voters an ‘in or out’ referendum on EU membership in 2017 – if he does not succeed in negotiating more preferable terms for the UK, that is. And if he … Continue reading No Damsel in Distress – Why a referendum could save the British-EU relations
Posted on 23. November 2012 by Daniele Mallamaci One of the major global challenges that Europe has to face is the rising of new, non-Western powers. In the more and more rapidly evolving and chaotic context of the international relations, taking action as Europe and Europeans is possible only if there is a shared and convinced … Continue reading Europe in post-Western world?