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Why COVID-19 shows that migrants’ integration in Europe is as important as ever ǀ View
Europe needs and depends on migration to sustain its own development and the well-being of its citizens. Yet, when it comes to acknowledging their contributions, migrants are left at the mercy of socio-economic hardships on the fringes of society.
Zdravko Krivokapić: Montenegro’s membership of the EU can inspire the European dream ǀ View
Montenegro is intent on becoming the next member of the European Union, and its ascension to the bloc could act as a spur for reform and change in the rest of the Balkans, writes the country's new prime minister.
EU lawmakers should be careful what they wish for when it comes to Internet regulation ǀ View
The publication of the Digital Services Act by the EU will be a first step in providing a legal environment for tech companies. But Internet regulation must not create any unintended consequences for the way we communicate online.
The rule of law deal that saved Angela Merkel’s legacy ǀ View
In spite of her longstanding support for Viktor Orbán, German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have preserved her legacy after Poland and Hungary ended their blockade of the EU's historic budget.
Hungary needs the power of love, not Viktor Orbán’s love for power ǀ View
Rather than concentrating on tackling the rising surge of coronavirus cases, Hungary's government is preoccupied with stripping away the rights of its citizens, starting with the LGBTI community.
Europe’s overreach with the Recovery Fund may spell the end of the euro ǀ View
Between governance mechanisms, assessment criteria, anti-corruption provisions, and basic rule of law principles, the fight to get the EU's Recovery Fund over the line is shaping up to be only half the battle.
Belgrade's Biden conundrum: How US-Serbian relations will shape up post-Trump ǀ View
Serbia's president Aleksandar Vučić had hoped for a Trump victory in the US presidential election. The elevation of Joe Biden to the presidency poses many challenges for him, both domestically and internationally.
Poland's highest court has legalised the torture of women. We will fight back for our rights ǀ View
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the value and rights of Polish women are still up for debate. But women will not stop fighting for our rights to safe abortions and make decisions about our bodies.
Georgia’s potential at risk because of creeping Russian influence and private interests ǀ View
With elections looming at the weekend, Georgia's political and economic progress to date could be at the stake as it comes under increasing pressure from private interests and malign Russian influence.
Without access to online teaching, Roma children’s education has been put on hold by COVID-19 ǀ View
Without access to technology to take part in online classes, Roma children are disproportionately being forced to abandon their education during lockdowns - and with it, their best chance at improving their futures.
As climate change begins to bite, ending overfishing will safeguard our oceans’ health ǀ View
Our oceans are our first line of defence against rising carbon levels in the atmosphere. Overfishing is compromising the planet's immunity to climate change - to the detriment of us all.
The troubled lives of Catalan presidents are an echo of Catalonia’s troubles within Spain ǀ View
The meeting of three Catalan presidents stripped of their offices or the right to hold office has become symbolic of how Catalan democracy is being treated by Madrid.
The EU can set the pace worldwide with a forward-thinking digital trade strategy ǀ View
With a forward-thinking digital trade strategy, the EU could make a huge impact globally on privacy, COVID-19 recovery efforts and much more.
Refugee-led organisations are critical to the fight against COVID-19 ǀ View
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique challenge but also a major opportunity to highlight how refugee-led organisations are best placed to act both in emergencies and on long-term integration strategies.
Open letter to the European Parliament: Call out the EU Council on its rule of law hypocrisy ǀ View
In an open letter to the European Parliament, law professors express their concern about the way recent appointments to the EPPO were carried out by the European Council.
‘Down with Satire!’ How our right to freedom of expression is being eroded ǀ View
Freedom of expression - through satire, cartoons and so on - is being eroded by self-censorship. Despite it being a fundamental cornerstone of European culture, we are becoming afraid to be irreverent.
With power within reach, this is what Montenegro's new coalition government needs to do first ǀ View
Montenegro's opposition is on the cusp on forging a historic coalition, ending nearly 30 years of rule by the country's Democratic Socialists. There is a lot on the agenda to turn the country around.
It’s time the EU ended the cynical stalling game endangering lives in the Mediterranean ǀ View
Implementing a plan that reflects a shared responsibility among its member states is the only way the EU will end the deaths or indefinite languishing at sea of migrants crossing the Mediterranean for a better life.
'Grief must be witnessed': A time of national mourning for UK COVID-19 victims is overdue ǀ View
A nationwide day to remember those lost to COVID-19 six months after the UK’s first coronavirus death will take place on September 5. While national mourning has taken place in other countries, politics has put a stop to collective grieving.
The EU Commission was wrong on Phil Hogan’s resignation. The damage may already be done ǀ View
Former Irish Taoiseach and former member of the EU Convention on the European Treaties, John Bruton contends the EU Commission made the wrong decision on Phil Hogan's resignation - with lasting implications for the future.
Montenegro is heading the same way as Belarus. Not enough is being done to avoid disaster ǀ View
As Montenegrins go to the polls on Sunday, the spectre of a second Belarus is rearing its head. Can the EU avoid the same unrest and chaos by acting sooner?
The EU should learn from its role in Libya’s chaos before getting too involved in Belarus ǀ View
The revolution and subsequent civil war in Libya show what happens when a vacuum is left behind after the fall of dictators and the state apparatus that keep them in power.
People are seeking change in Belarus. Instead, they’re being mercilessly beaten and detained ǀ View
As officials and security forces attempt to silence all opposition, protesters on the streets of Minsk risk everything to have their voices heard.
The Baltics missed out this time but the long pursuit of US troops in the region will pay off ǀ View
The long-term pursuit of having US boots on the ground in the Baltic region has so far not borne fruit. But while Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania lost out to Poland in the latest round of US troop deployments, the overarching trend shows it may happen sooner rather than later.
There is hope again in Belarus - even as Lukashenko muddies the election waters ǀ View
While the results of the presidential election in Belarus can be already be anticipated, the EU must be ready to be called on to mediate between the opposition and incumbent President Lukashenko, "Europe's last dictator."
As it battles COVID-19, Europe is being stalked by a shadow pandemic: domestic violence ǀ View
Plans for Poland to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention have brought to light the spiralling pandemic no one is talking about - the surge in domestic violence and dilution of women's rights.