Newsletter February 2019

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European Union

A Local Turn for European Refugee Politics

E-Paper

In this policy paper "A Local Turn for European Refugee Politics” the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung puts forward proposals for a more active role of the municipalities in refugee and asylum policy.


Money against Migration: The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Study

The EU-Africa migration summit in Valletta in November 2015 gave birth to a new European funding instrument: the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF). This study comes to the conclusion that the implementation of migration policy projects supported by EUTF funding primarily benefits the (wealthier) member states of the EU.


'The Oranges in Europe taste better'

pdf

There are many reasons to migrate: This publication provides a forum for scientists from Pakistan, Somalia and El Salvador, people, who had to flee from Syria, Burundi and Malawi as well as migrants and activists from Niger and Senegal to emphasise how little we know about "causes of migration and flight". 


Greens in Europe

Our Green monthly figure! To see the share of the Green party in each Member State, click on the map & move your cursor over each country.

Energy

Climate policy together or not at all

Transatlatic Media Fellowship

The dispute between the supporters of globalisation and the defenders of national sovereignty rages around the world. This also concerns climate policy. 

By Wojciech Jakóbik


World Nuclear Industry Status Report

Power Point Presentation
Study

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2018 (WNISR2018) provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear power plant data, including information on age, operation, production and construction. WNISR2018 has put particular attention to seven Focus Countries representing about two thirds of the global fleet. 


Reinforcing Environmental Dimensions of European Foreign and Security Policy

pdf Policy Paper

The paper outlines the environmental dimension of the European security policy and security-related foreign policy and discusses how the integration of environmental concerns into this policy framework could – and should – be improved to support the delivery of the 2030 Sustainability Agenda, both in the EU and globally.

Democracy

Media Capture Central European Style

Article

With foreign owners leaving the market, Central European oligarchs are buying whatever they can get their hands on. The region is an object lesson in how vested interests can create a quasi-media monopoly on information.

By Krisztian Simon


2049: Open Future - Green European Journal

pdf Publication

While the pace of the present day can cloud the vision, casting out our gaze to the future allows a bigger picture to emerge. This edition of the European Green Journal looks forward to imagine the Europe(s) to be in 2049.

Our blog

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Reconnecting Europe

Our blog deals with the main challenges the European Union faces and provides posts by a range of high profile authors and young talents with different professional and national backgrounds.

New blog posts coming soon! In the meantime read the latest contributions :​

 

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hbs Office of the Month

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung is a global network of 34 offices worldwide. Once a month, we present you in this section one of our offices and its work.

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Kyiv, Ukraine office has celebrated its 10th anniversary! The office has been established in April 2008 in Kyiv. Since then, hbs has been supporting participative democracy and wide political education, developing regional projects for climate protection, ensuring gender democracy and protection of human rights. In its work in Ukraine, hbs prioritizes changes in discourse and supports openness of public discussion by organizing open lectures, conferences, seminars, debates etc. Stay tuned with their analysis regarding the election in Ukraine on 31 March. 

To find out more about their work and watch their video on how live and work is like in Kyiv!

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