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Around Europe 359 October – November 2014

In this issue of Around Europe, Andrew Lane outlines the nomination of Federica Mogherini as the new EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, and how Quakers used it to call for non-violent responses to the security challenges faced by the European Union. Alexandra Bosbeer discusses the role of civil society in EU decision making …

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Around Europe 355 February – March 2014

The February-March edition of our monthly newsletter. Deputy Representative Andrew Lane talks about the EU’s reversion to militarism, and Chris Diskin writes about a sunset clause for TTIP, while Representative Alexandra Bosbeer reminds us of the importance of voting in May’s EU Parliament Elections. Click here to download a PDF version of Around Europe 355

Briefing paper: A Guide to Getting Involved – Part 1 – European Parliament

QCEA has published a new briefing paper giving you all the information you need to find just the right Member of the European Parliament to contact about the things that matter to you. ‘Who do I call if I want to call Europe’ is a quotation attributed to Henry Kissinger and is often quoted when …

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Around Europe 342 – May 2012

Israel destroys EU development projects worth € 29 million; Who is protecting human rights in Europe?; Restorative Justice: European Parliament makes progress?; Introducing our new Office Manager Click here to download (PDF – 2.0 Mb) Deutsche Ausgabe – Mai 2012 Restorative Justice: Macht das Europa-Parlament Fortschritte? Klicken Sie hier für die deutschen Auszüge (PDF – …

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Around Europe 341 – April 2012

Trust and Detention in the European Union; Water and Energy: what is the Connection?; Is there room for civil society in the concept of stakeholder engagement in European Research?; Quaker House Brussels’ Carbon Footprint; Erratum Click here to download (PDF – 3.0 Mb) Deutsche Ausgabe – April 2012 Vertrauen und Inhaftierung in der Europäischen Union …

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Briefing paper: the EU Crisis Management Missions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

This briefing paper looks at two European Union Crisis Management missions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, the EU-BAM Rafah border mission and the European Union Police Co-ordinating Office Palestinian Territories mission, particularly in the context of the Common Defence and Security Policy. Read “The EU Crisis Management Missions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (v1)” (PDF …

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Briefing paper: the 2009 European Parliamentary elections

The European Parliament Elections took place over a period of 4 days from 4 to 7 June 2009. This was be the 7th time that the European Parliament is directly elected by the citizens of Europe, and as it happens, the largest-ever transnational democratic election in history, electing over 700 Members of the European Parliament …

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Briefing paper: the Future of Europe — spiritual values and citizenship

To make an input into the Future of Europe debate, QCEA has decided to consult Quakers across Europe by running seminars and a conference. The feedback from these efforts will be used to produce a report entitled a ‘Quaker View of Europe’, which will be used as a submission to the Convention, but will also …

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