Tuesday 16. July 2019
Regional Policy

Electing a new European Parliament

EU Parliament

Between 23 and 26 May 2019, the citizens of the European Union are called upon to elect a new European Parliament.

European Climate Policy between ambition and disappointment

EU Commission

Edmond Grace, JESC’s secretary for ecology and justice, gives an overview on the achievements and challenges of European climate policy.

Compassion in the EU Energy Transition

EU & enviroment

Energy transition is at the heart of all our efforts to reach the goals set in the Paris Convention in the fight against climate change. One of the champions in this struggle is the EU.

Pope Francis – to lead is to serve


Since he took office five years ago, one thing has been clear: Pope Francis has a unique, distinctive leadership style. The Austrian theologian Peter Rosegger analysed this leadership style in his published Master’s thesis undertaken as part of an MBA course.

Europe in the run-up to the elections

EU parliament

Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament, talks to Bernd Hagenkord about the European Parliament elections to be held from 23 to 26 May 2019.

Europe’s unmet challenges

European Union

Orlando Henao, the former European Commission official dealing with cooperation policy, highlights the urgent need for the European project to examine and respond to the preoccupations and needs of European citizens.

Europe in the election year

2019 EU Elections

The European Union finds itself in a contradictory situation in advance of the European Parliament elections in May.

The new Global Compact for Migration

Holy See

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) is the world’s first general agreement on this huge topic. It is a common platform for greater cooperation, responsibility-sharing and better governance.

Ethics and society

European Union

Herman Van Rompuy, former president of the European Council offered the following reflections at a conference on “Rediscovering the european common good” in the Chapel for Europe on 8th of november 2018.


The Brexit quagmire

European Union

Political forecasts are always risky, but it is extraordinary to realise that, as this article is written, no one can reliably predict the situation of the UK just a few months from now.


What is the meaning of unity in diversity?

Christian theology

His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, explains how the principle of unity in diversity is at the heart of Christian theology and an essential constituent of the European project.


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