28.03.2014
History and the Europe of the Citizens

In the run-up to the 2014 European elections, all citizens of Europe had the opportunity to select the two leading candidates for the European Green Party. The winners of this ‘Green Primary’ were Ska Keller and José Bové, both Members of the European Parliament. What links do they see between Europe’s history and its politics?

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09.10.2013
Hospitality and Integration in Europe: Croatia’s Experience

Both multicultural and assimilationist models of integration have difficulties, but the intercultural approach could offer a way to move beyond concepts of majority and minority, host society and newcomers, and become a new model for Europe.

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01.07.2013
Some Reflections on Hospitality and Integration in Europe

‘Hospitality’ in the traditional sense is too limited a concept when discussing our relationship with Europe’s migrant communities. Instead what we need is a language that recognises all groups as equal partners striving for a shared identity.

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01.07.2013
Solidarity and Strength

After considerable research and deliberation, the German political foundation Heinrich Boell Stiftung published its report “Strength and Solidarity” which puts forward a series of proposals in areas such as foreign and security; agricultural; energy; economics and monetary and enlargement policy. The report aims to facilitate discussion within the European Green movement. This is an extract of the report.

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21.06.2013
Sweden: We Must Reach Out to Everyone in the Suburbs

The social unrest in the Swedish suburbs is the result of increasing social cleavages.

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17.05.2013
EU Must Build on Serbia-Kosovo Breakthrough

The deal between Serbia and Kosovo, brokered on 19 April by Catherine Ashton, is a sign of hope that the future of the western Balkans lies in the EU – but there is much more work to be done.

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14.05.2013
Accession May Be the Carrot, but Never the Bait

The accession process in the Balkan countries is sowing confusion in applicant countries, often as a result of overly political decisions by the Council of the EU.

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11.03.2013
The European Crisis Explained in Two Graphs

A long book is probably too short to explain the European crisis in full length and depth.

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01.03.2013
Never Closer Union? The British Test

In a context of an economic crisis and with public finances under stress, the on-going round of negotiations over the next EU Budget and the European legislation for the regulation of the financial industry have taken the British debate on Europe to a new level.

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