Report: The Nabucco Gas Pipeline

The European Union has stepped up its engagement with Turkmenistan in order to secure supply for its flagship gas security project the Nabucco pipeline. Turkmenistan is among the most brutal and repressive dictatorships in the world. US NGO Freedom House included Turkmenistan in its 2009 ‘Worst of the Worst’ list of countries without social and […]

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A Quaker Vision of Europe

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As members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), one of the peace churches, we believe in that of God in everyone. We believe in non-violent approaches to conflict resolution, in the intrinsic equality of all people everywhere, and in a sustainable way of life for everyone that the one earth we share can support. […]

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Human Rights and Democracy Network Manifesto

In 2009, the Human Rights and Democracy Network (HRDN) released a manifesto for the newly elected European Parliament. The manifesto highlighted the importance of constistency, the role of the EU on the world stage, and the EU’s responsibility to it’s own citizens. Read “Manifesto on Human Rights for the new European Parliament, 2009” in English “Menschenrechts-Manifest […]

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