The European Agenda on Migration kills more lives than it saves

Posted on 29. May 2015 by Nitin Sood On 13 May the European Commission (EC) released its anticipated European Agenda on Migration that was meant to solve the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean and address the meagre integration policies implemented by EU member states, which have resulted in an increase of racism and social exclusion across Europe. Like many … Continue reading The European Agenda on Migration kills more lives than it saves

The Elephant in the Post-2015 Negotiations Room: Youth

Posted on 27. March 2015 by Nitin Sood Last year the European Parliament decided to make 2015 the official European Year for Development. Rightfully so; at the end of this year, the Millennium Development Goals, the first-ever international development goals established to eradicate poverty and inequality, will expire. Whereas the world has made significant advancement … Continue reading The Elephant in the Post-2015 Negotiations Room: Youth

The illusion of the EU’s commitment to LGBT rights

Posted on 09. February 2015 by Nitin Sood Finland is the latest example of an EU-member state where LGBT rights (Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) have advanced. Euphoria conquered the hearts of the Finnish people on 28 November 2014 when the parliament voted in favour of citizens’ initiative Tahdon2013 (I do 2013) that pushed for legalisation … Continue reading The illusion of the EU’s commitment to LGBT rights