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19Apr

Is this just another Brexit article? We have been reading many of those in the past three years, assessing the future prospects of EU-UK relations, speculating about the political and economic hardships of a British departure from the European family, or simply doubting the feasibility of an orderly Brexit...

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5Apr

In most of the countries in the world, voting is a right and it is not compulsory. But in other countries, for example in Belgium, it is compulsory. Whoever over the age of eighteen does not go to vote without a legitimate reason, has to pay a fine. This...

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4Apr
April 04, 2019 Astrid Iacona, Blog , , 0

India is one of the most emerging country among the world’s major economies. The current government is trying to launch new initiatives. An example is “Make in India”, an ambitious project that embraces 25 sectors, including electronics, aviation, textiles, telecommunications, food processing and others that also aim to raise...

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15Mar

We live in a world where more than ever the race toward the atomic bomb has increased. And, with this, also the tension between the main international actors. In the last few decades the relationship among Russia and the European Union has risen, almost to the level of the...

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2Mar

Fake news or in other terms: ‘disinformation’ is a huge issue. Disinformation is, according to the definition, false or misleading information that: was created for making profit or for public fraud can lead to public damage meant as threats to democratic politics Disinformation is as old as communication itself,...

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27Feb

The 2018 year was the fourth hottest year ever since we have data about that, or rather since 1880. That is what NASA said with its most important entity, the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration). Temperature is only a part of the story; extreme weather and high temperatures...

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1Feb

It is obvious that globalisation has a huge impact on every part of the world – including the most remote corners of it. Globalisation can be defined as a complex of political, cultural, economic and geographic processes, in which process the mobility of people, capital, organisations and discourses take...

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29Jan
January 29, 2019 Interviews 0

Interview by Lilla Vanczák, ICRP | Discussion with the former director of the Estonian Institute in Hungary, Mónika Segesdi As an organisation focusing on international relations with a special emphasis on culture, the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy initiated a series of interviews with top people of leading cultural...

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8Jan

Every Halloween, we have good chance of seeing white kids, college students, adults dressed as Native American or as people from “ghetto”, or people who have no real connection to India wearing red dots on their foreheads. Such mimicry has come under increasing condemnation recently and has been associated...

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14Dec

The United Nations declared its first global agreement on enhancing safety and regulation in the scope of international migration. As the first of its kind, the Global Compact for Migration displays once again the narratives with which migration is discussed in our time and the quest for coherence in...

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