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25Nov

When it was created, the founding Charter of the United Nations was supposed to introduce a unique system, based both on a desire for international and multilateral cooperation in which each State, regardless of its geographical and/or diplomatic importance, has a voice, but also impregnated with a strong predominance...

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25Nov

If Artificial Intelligence, just like any other technological revolution, offers great opportunities, I believe that it also presents numerous risks that are inextricably nested. No one can ensure that those algorithms act in favour of our well-being, because it always depends on who uses it, and how. In my...

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11Nov

The US midterm elections on the 6th November 2018 have brought new movement into the already shaken political landscape of the United States. The midterms are held every 2 years to partially re-elect the US Congress, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representative, as well as states’...

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2Nov
November 02, 2018 Barbara Polin, Blog , 0

This guide was inspired by the Erasmus+ Training Program “Youth workers engaged to prevent radicalization of young people” organized in Eforie South, Romania by the association Youth Vision. It took place from the 7th September to the 14th September 2018.  There is a spectre haunting Europe – the spectre...

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1Nov

As ancient explorers wandering through Latin America, Africa and Asia, looking for gold, precious stones and treasures, today’s multinationals are the modern version of the Western raider in foreign lands. Coltan, a metal with which electronic devices such as phones or laptops are made, is a sacred metallic ore...

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29Oct

From 25 September to 2 October, myself and another intern at the ICRP took part in an Erasmus+ Study Visit in Thessaloniki, Greece, part of the ‘Cross the Borders’ project, whose purpose is to exchange best practices between youth engaged in work with migrants and refugees. Apart from the...

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11Oct

The last decade has been marked by the rise of a new terrorist group which made us forget Al Qaeda and even Osama Bin Laden: the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Levant (ISIS/ISIL). As the main representative of global jihadism, the group is focused on the establishment of an...

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9Oct

“So long as they (the Proles) continued to work and breed, their other activities were without importance. Left to themselves, like cattle turned loose upon the plains of Argentina, they had reverted to a style of life that appeared to be natural to them, a sort of ancestral pattern…...

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11Sep

Why the meeting Salvini-Orbán is significant for the next EU elections? One century later the collapse of the Austrian Empire, Italy and Hungary seem to have found a new, common enemy. It has an international pattern, strict rules to be adopted, and it pursues the priority of a common...

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2Sep

When we ask people, who live within borders of a country, which we call Belgium, about their nation or motherland, we could surprisingly hear an answer that Belgium is something that does not exist. What is it all about? Why Belgians do not feel Belgian enough to call themselves...

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