Briefing paper: the EU’s response to the threat of terrorism (update)

In 2005 QCEA published twelve briefing papers outlining and evaluating EU responses to terrorism, and in its 2007 report “Effective Counter-Terrorism: A Critical Assessment of European Union Responses” QCEA set out a series of recommendations to policy makers. Since then, there has been a dizzying array of counter-terrorism related policy developments and initiatives within the […]

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Around Europe 337 – November 2011

European Investment Bank Board of Directors Listen to Civil Society; New Briefing Papers on EU Responses to Terrorism: The implications for human rights, democratic governance and peace-building; We are victims of ourselves, yesterday, today, and tomorrow Click here to dowload (PDF – 1.2 Mb) Deutsche Ausgabe – November 2011 Neue Informationspapiere zu Antworten der EU […]

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Green paper response: criminal justice in the field of detention

Strengthening mutual trust in the European Judicial Area – a Green Paper on the application of EU criminal justice legislation in the field of Detention Our research comparing the operation of prison systems across Europe has led us to certain conclusions, which we clarify here because they inform our thinking about the questions in the […]

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Briefing paper: poverty, inequality and climate change

This briefing paper was created to create a discussion on the need for policy coherence between climate change, energy, external action (including conflict prevention), trade, economic policy, and international development as these all relate directly to a sustainable future for those within Europe and those in other areas. The paper considers the way in which […]

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Around Europe 335 – September 2011

Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability?; Why is the EU asking questions about its members’ detention systems?; Renovations in Quaker House Completed; The EU’s Trade with Palestine – Opportunities and Limitations Click here to download (PDF – 1.0 Mb) Deutsche Ausgabe – September 2011 Warum stellt die EU Fragen über die Haftsysteme ihrer Mitglieder? Klicken Sie hier für […]

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Anti-boycott law violates human rights and further undermines Israeli democracy: EU must unequivocally condemn the law

APRODEV, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), Front Line, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, and the Quaker Council for European affairs call for the EU to condemn the Israeli anti-boycott law. Read “Anti-boycott law violates human rights and further undermines Israeli democracy: EU must unequivocally condemn the law” in English(PDF – […]

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