In this issue of Around Europe, Sevasti Christoforou examines the issues of identifying, recording and addressing hate crime across the European Union, and the variance between EU Member States. George Thurley discusses how citizens and local governments can act as pioneers on climate and environment issues, bypassing necessary compromises at the national and European levels. Andrew Lane explores the increase in cyber-attacks,  and calls for steps to build a peaceful cyberspace. Finally, Alexandra Bosbeer highlights the subtle violence related to water access and infrastructure in Palestine, emphasising the EU’s role in holding Israel to account.

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