Posts Tagged: Europe

Police violence proves why Europe needs its Human Rights convention

An investigation by French authorities has found that widespread human rights abuses have been committed in the year since the Calais migrant camp was demolished. The abuses were committed by police ordered to prevent a new camp from being established.

Police violence proves why Europe needs its Human Rights convention

An investigation by French authorities has found that widespread human rights abuses have been committed in the year since the Calais migrant camp was demolished. The abuses were committed by police ordered to prevent a new camp from being established.

New report on European Quakers’ response to forced migration

It has been said that Quakers have a simple faith in a complicated world. It is an experimental faith, a doing faith. Each generation has faced situations that have challenged their faith, and Quakers have responded according to their individual

New report on European Quakers’ response to forced migration

It has been said that Quakers have a simple faith in a complicated world. It is an experimental faith, a doing faith. Each generation has faced situations that have challenged their faith, and Quakers have responded according to their individual

The 4 pillars of the Circular Economy

With the European Commission hard at work on the new circular economy proposals, QCEA has joined with 11 other European NGOs to lay out a vision for an ambitious European circular economy package. The circular economy addresses materials (everything from

The 4 pillars of the Circular Economy

With the European Commission hard at work on the new circular economy proposals, QCEA has joined with 11 other European NGOs to lay out a vision for an ambitious European circular economy package. The circular economy addresses materials (everything from

Militarism in the European Union: The Defence Industries Task Force

“From the smallest to the biggest EU country, no Member State can guarantee security all alone”. So said Michael Barnier, Commissioner for the Internal Market, when announcing the creation of the EU Defence Industries Task Force. Formed in 2011, the

Militarism in the European Union: The Defence Industries Task Force

“From the smallest to the biggest EU country, no Member State can guarantee security all alone”. So said Michael Barnier, Commissioner for the Internal Market, when announcing the creation of the EU Defence Industries Task Force. Formed in 2011, the

Defence Cooperation: Is it the way to build peace?

“The Union’s aim is to promote peace, its values and the well-being of its peoples”. Article 3 – Consolidated Version of the Treaty on European Union Europe is said to be slowly losing its global influence. The continent, which undoubtedly

Defence Cooperation: Is it the way to build peace?

“The Union’s aim is to promote peace, its values and the well-being of its peoples”. Article 3 – Consolidated Version of the Treaty on European Union Europe is said to be slowly losing its global influence. The continent, which undoubtedly

A Value-Driven Approach to Tackling Europe’s Multiple Crises

Recently two very interesting and topical events took place in Brussels which looked at the major crises faced by Europe today and what role values can and should play in shaping our response. The Madariaga College of Europe Foundation hosted

A Value-Driven Approach to Tackling Europe’s Multiple Crises

Recently two very interesting and topical events took place in Brussels which looked at the major crises faced by Europe today and what role values can and should play in shaping our response. The Madariaga College of Europe Foundation hosted