‘Stop talking about police violence!’ – The shutting down of voices denouncing police violence in France

The denial Several public officials deny the mere existence of widespread police violence in France. This denial reflects attempts to shut down the growing public conversation about police’s illegal of use of force, which has been given more prominence in

‘Stop talking about police violence!’ – The shutting down of voices denouncing police violence in France

The denial Several public officials deny the mere existence of widespread police violence in France. This denial reflects attempts to shut down the growing public conversation about police’s illegal of use of force, which has been given more prominence in

France and UK: Govern with Truth not Trump tactics

Last week the British government proposed a free speech law to address what they described as the “chilling effect on campuses of unacceptable silencing and censoring”. Anyone who might reasonably consider themselves to have been denied a platform for their

France and UK: Govern with Truth not Trump tactics

Last week the British government proposed a free speech law to address what they described as the “chilling effect on campuses of unacceptable silencing and censoring”. Anyone who might reasonably consider themselves to have been denied a platform for their

Vaccine solidarity – the key to protecting human lives and the global economy

The pandemic is a chance for us to come together as humans I truly believe that the current Covid-19 pandemic, not unlike the climate crisis can be seen as a chance as well as a test for humanity. Will we

Vaccine solidarity – the key to protecting human lives and the global economy

The pandemic is a chance for us to come together as humans I truly believe that the current Covid-19 pandemic, not unlike the climate crisis can be seen as a chance as well as a test for humanity. Will we

Projects to develop new weaponry profit main arms exporters and are not properly “ethically-assessed”

In 2014, the EU co-legislators (Council and Parliament) adopted a pilot project for military research worth €1.5 million. In the following years the budget dedicated to military research and development (R&D) increased exponentially: from half a billion Euro in 2017-2019,

Projects to develop new weaponry profit main arms exporters and are not properly “ethically-assessed”

In 2014, the EU co-legislators (Council and Parliament) adopted a pilot project for military research worth €1.5 million. In the following years the budget dedicated to military research and development (R&D) increased exponentially: from half a billion Euro in 2017-2019,

Walking the long road to gender inclusivity and peace

Clémence Buchet-Couzy, QCEA At QCEA I follow and seek to influence the latest policy developments, but we are an organisation that is aware of the work we have done in our previous decades, and are we are able to learn

Walking the long road to gender inclusivity and peace

Clémence Buchet-Couzy, QCEA At QCEA I follow and seek to influence the latest policy developments, but we are an organisation that is aware of the work we have done in our previous decades, and are we are able to learn

Unethical and amoral. How the EU weapons programme neglects human rights

Bram Vranken, Vredesactie In the coming years, the European Union will spend billions of euros on the research and development of military equipment through the European Defence Fund. This poses fundamental ethical, legal and societal questions. Despite the issues at

Unethical and amoral. How the EU weapons programme neglects human rights

Bram Vranken, Vredesactie In the coming years, the European Union will spend billions of euros on the research and development of military equipment through the European Defence Fund. This poses fundamental ethical, legal and societal questions. Despite the issues at

Why Eurosatory should be closed for good – and for the good of the world (Part 2)

[Catch-up with Part 1 here] The interconnectedness of things: Why we need to have a holistic approach to security If there’s one lesson we’ve learned – or should have learned – from this pandemic, it is that no problem can

Why Eurosatory should be closed for good – and for the good of the world (Part 2)

[Catch-up with Part 1 here] The interconnectedness of things: Why we need to have a holistic approach to security If there’s one lesson we’ve learned – or should have learned – from this pandemic, it is that no problem can

Why Eurosatory should be closed for good – and for the good of the world (Part 1)

Real security – lessons from Covid-19 Every second year for several decades Eurosatory – the world’s biggest arms fair – has been held in Paris. But not in 2020. Despite the event’s impressive array of fabulously rich backers, this biennial

Why Eurosatory should be closed for good – and for the good of the world (Part 1)

Real security – lessons from Covid-19 Every second year for several decades Eurosatory – the world’s biggest arms fair – has been held in Paris. But not in 2020. Despite the event’s impressive array of fabulously rich backers, this biennial

A-levels and Asylum: How the news media subtly shapes attitudes about equality

In the first two weeks of August 2020 two stories dominated British media headlines: reports of an increased number of people crossing the Channel in small boats to seek asylum in the UK, and students receiving their A-level or Scottish

A-levels and Asylum: How the news media subtly shapes attitudes about equality

In the first two weeks of August 2020 two stories dominated British media headlines: reports of an increased number of people crossing the Channel in small boats to seek asylum in the UK, and students receiving their A-level or Scottish

Reflections on a Feminist Foreign Policy for the future

Among the (many) elements highlighted by the COVID-19 are the facts that our societies are deeply unequal and that our governments have not succeed in tackle these inequalities exacerbated by the crisis. At a time when we are trying to

Reflections on a Feminist Foreign Policy for the future

Among the (many) elements highlighted by the COVID-19 are the facts that our societies are deeply unequal and that our governments have not succeed in tackle these inequalities exacerbated by the crisis. At a time when we are trying to