Wednesday 22. January 2020

The exchange of gifts between Europe and Africa

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

During last year the attention on our thinking about Africa was focused on the north of the continent with the so-called Arab Spring.

Divisions in the EU

Frank Turner SJ

When partnerships are under strain, facing a crisis may either bring people together or deepen divisions.

The future of Christians in the Middle East

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

On 18 and 19 November 2011, a group of MEPs from different European Parliament party groups organised the first top-level parliamentary conference on the theme “The future of Christians in the Middle East”.

The G20 seeks to address the financial crisis

Frank Turner SJ

The French city of Cannes, better known for its opulence than for its geo-political significance, was perhaps a symbolically odd choice to host one of the most important recent meetings of the G20.

9/11 and Europe – Ten years on

Frank Turner SJ

Europe Infos comes late to the tenth anniversary commemoration of the terrible attack on the USA. The events of that day have shaped not only the USA’s but also Europe’s subsequent relationship with the wider world.

What young protesters get up to during their holidays

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

Normally August is the ‘silly season’ for Europe. People disappear on holiday, postponing all important matters until September, while beaches and museums fill up with tourists. Daily life becomes so boring that journalists have a tough time finding anything worth writing up for their news pages that are normally crammed with current events.

The Commission’s narrow conception of Education

Frank Turner SJ

A society’s guiding values are evident in its vision of education. Education systems initiate the young into their culture’s ethos and heritage.

John-Paul II: the other architect of European unity

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

It has been a long wait for the first of the Fathers of Europe to be consecrated. A lot of people thought this would be Robert Schuman, but God decided that John-Paul II would go to the head of the queue.

Editorial

Frank Turner SJ

The EU in the face of Turmoil in North Africa

The wave of change in North Africa is exhilarating in its expression of the desire

Editorial

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

The Arab Spring

When the Arab Spring started, there seemed to be a striking similarity between the events in Tunis and Cairo and those in Central and Eastern

Editorial

Frank Turner SJ

Seeing ourselves as others see us

If you want to know why Europeans belong in a single community, visit any one of Britain's great medieval

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