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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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August 29, 2018 Barbara Polin, Blog , 0

On the Internet, news emerge and submerge quickly as water animals do in the sea. Sometimes they swim away as little gold fishes, sometimes they isolate, attack and devour the others. In the category of marine predators, the fake news represent the most dangerous species. They destroy different forms...

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August 25, 2018 Interviews 1

The United Nations, while promoting a set of binding universal values related to peace and human rights, are in no position to affect or alter significantly the course of certain conflicts or to punish violations. As the inability of the organisation to act as a body becomes evident in...

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