Posts Tagged: Middle East

The need for a collective European voice and action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP).

Since its inception, the European Union (EU) has come a long way towards reaching common foreign policy positions and taking common action. The adoption of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) by the Maastricht Treaty (1992) and the establishment

The need for a collective European voice and action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP).

Since its inception, the European Union (EU) has come a long way towards reaching common foreign policy positions and taking common action. The adoption of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) by the Maastricht Treaty (1992) and the establishment

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Israel’s Obligations as an Occupying Power

This is a guest post by Michel Waelbroeck Emeritus Professor of European Law, Université libre de Bruxelles and Emeritus Member of the Institute of International Law, and Willem Aldershoff, Adviser EU-policy Israel/Palestine in Brussels. Many people seem to be unaware

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Israel’s Obligations as an Occupying Power

This is a guest post by Michel Waelbroeck Emeritus Professor of European Law, Université libre de Bruxelles and Emeritus Member of the Institute of International Law, and Willem Aldershoff, Adviser EU-policy Israel/Palestine in Brussels. Many people seem to be unaware

A Welcome Start In Narrowing The Embarassing Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality

‘This week I received another gift, obviously in anticipation of my 90th birthday, which is due in less than two months. No less an institution than the European Union has declared what practically amounts to a total boycott of the

A Welcome Start In Narrowing The Embarassing Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality

‘This week I received another gift, obviously in anticipation of my 90th birthday, which is due in less than two months. No less an institution than the European Union has declared what practically amounts to a total boycott of the

Visiting Friends by Caroline Finney

This is the second of two posts written by pupils from Friends’ School Lisburn, who came to Brussels for a week of work experience with QCEA. During their stay Chloe Hassard and Caroline Finney attended a number of meetings and

Visiting Friends by Caroline Finney

This is the second of two posts written by pupils from Friends’ School Lisburn, who came to Brussels for a week of work experience with QCEA. During their stay Chloe Hassard and Caroline Finney attended a number of meetings and

Video: Rami Levy Supermarkets in the West Bank: Promoting Peace or Normalising the Occupation?

This is a guest blog post by former Programme Assistant Hannah Slater. QCEA is pleased to present a new short-film looking at the role of the Rami Levy supermarkets in the West Bank. You can watch the video below, and

Video: Rami Levy Supermarkets in the West Bank: Promoting Peace or Normalising the Occupation?

This is a guest blog post by former Programme Assistant Hannah Slater. QCEA is pleased to present a new short-film looking at the role of the Rami Levy supermarkets in the West Bank. You can watch the video below, and

A Taste of the Middle East: Cuisine, Culture and Conflict

This is a guest blog post by Martina Weitsch. How can we talk about the Middle East today? On 8 November incidents took place in Gaza that led to the most recent outbreak of violence; on 9 November 32 Quakers and

A Taste of the Middle East: Cuisine, Culture and Conflict

This is a guest blog post by Martina Weitsch. How can we talk about the Middle East today? On 8 November incidents took place in Gaza that led to the most recent outbreak of violence; on 9 November 32 Quakers and

‘Trading Away Peace’ – EU can do more to stop expansion of illegal settlements

The European Union (EU) imports fifteen times more from Israel’s illegal settlements than it does from Palestinians themselves within the West Bank. This was revealed in a report released last week by a coalition of European NGOs, including the Quaker

‘Trading Away Peace’ – EU can do more to stop expansion of illegal settlements

The European Union (EU) imports fifteen times more from Israel’s illegal settlements than it does from Palestinians themselves within the West Bank. This was revealed in a report released last week by a coalition of European NGOs, including the Quaker

New Briefing Paper: The Role of the EU in the Israel/Palestine Conflict in Context

QCEA has published a new briefing paper analysing the position of the European Union towards the ongoing conflict in Israel/Palestine. The paper sets out the EU’s stated positions in the context of its important role in the region. This role

New Briefing Paper: The Role of the EU in the Israel/Palestine Conflict in Context

QCEA has published a new briefing paper analysing the position of the European Union towards the ongoing conflict in Israel/Palestine. The paper sets out the EU’s stated positions in the context of its important role in the region. This role

The human cost of business in North Africa

In geopolitical terms, it was a lifetime ago… when Col. Muammar Gaddafi was just about tolerated (responsible as he was for 10% of Italy’s natural gas), the European Investment Bank was lending 313 million euros to Tunisia for public transit

The human cost of business in North Africa

In geopolitical terms, it was a lifetime ago… when Col. Muammar Gaddafi was just about tolerated (responsible as he was for 10% of Italy’s natural gas), the European Investment Bank was lending 313 million euros to Tunisia for public transit