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EU priorities for the third sector

What are the four priorities for the European third sector? Luca Jahier, President of the III Group (Various interests) of the European Economic and Social Committee, highlights some fundamental issues for a more cohesive European model. 582 more words

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European of the year 2012

Last year Next Europe declared Christine Lagarde the “European of the Year 2011″ as “the only respectable European leader throughout the globe”. This year we asked one of the founder of our webzine to produce his personal list of the five most prominent European people during the past year. 545 more words

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EU wins Nobel peace prize

The famous prize has been awarded to the EU for its work in promoting peace across the continent. In a strange, but very relevant move, the committee looked at the impact of what Europe has done to preserve and keep the peace. 491 more words

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Federation: Barroso’s fantasy or Europe’s future?

Let’s not be afraid of the words: we will need to move towards a federation of nation states.” The President of the European Commission, Joée Manuel Barroso, gave a state of the union speech last week which ignited fresh debate regarding further political and economic integration in Europe. 747 more words

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Paralympics shines light on disability in Europe

With the Paralympics closing ceremony ending the 30th Olympiad in London, attitudes towards disabled people are shifting; however, there is a huge gulf across the continent on the issue of equality and disabled rights. 592 more words

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Russia gets in

Russia has finally decided to take progressive steps towards bringing its economy into line with international standards. Over 300 laws have been adopted by the Russian government in order to comply with the rules and regulations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), in a successful attempt to integrate its economy with the rest of the WTO members. 614 more words

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Love thy neighbour

On Thursday, 16 August, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia became the first ever leader of the Russian Orthodox Church to visit the neighbouring and predominantly Catholic Poland. 665 more words

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