Newsletter June 2017

Upcoming Events

Jun 01 – Jun 30

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Capacity Building for the Post-Brexit Generation ‘Why We're Stuck and How We Want to Get out of This'  

European Union

‘Poland for the Polish’ ? Taking a Closer Look at the Polish Rejection of Refugees

Jun 14, 2017 by Annika Morath

The Visegrad countries' reluctance to accept European wide refugee quotas led to harsh criticism but little effort has been made to understand its causes

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Capacity Building for the Post-Brexit Generation ‘Why We're Stuck and How We Want to Get out of This’

Jun 01, 2017

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union (hbs EU) invites young Europeans from all Member States and the UK to Brussels in order to discuss with each other.

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Just a Second Theatre of Conflict? – Countering the Narrative of ‘Turkish democracy’

May 29, 2017 by Ludwig Schulz

Has Turkey’s EU accession bid finally come to ‘a dead end’? Answers to questions like these remain unclear but a new strategy to shape EU-Turkey relations can still be developed

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Transactional or Transcendent? Turkey’s Ties to the European Union

May 08, 2017 by Soner Cagaptay Oya Rose Aktas

President Erdogan announced a reexamination of all political and administrative ties with the European Union after last month's referendum. A critical assessment of what is stake

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Turkey-EU Relations: Past, Present – and Future?

May 02, 2017 by Selim Kuneralp

Turkey has been waiting for its accession to the EU for now 30 years. A look into past, present and future of EU-Turkey relations explores the push and pull dynamics of the country's rocky path to EU membership

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Ocean Atlas: Understanding the threats to our marine ecosystems

Jun 09, 2017 pdf

Without the ocean there would be no life on our planet. But the future of this unique ecosystem faces a grave threat today. The Ocean Atlas 2017 delivers with its 18 contributions and 50 graphics the relevant facts and figures about the ocean.

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Femmes tunisiennes en politique - renforcer vos capacités pour faire face aux défis

Apr 26, 2017 pdf

La révolution tunisienne de 2011 a donné aux femmes de nouvelles opportunités et de nouveaux défis. Notre séminaire visait à renforcer les capacités des femmes tunisiennes en politique

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