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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 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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Consultation response: water efficiency in buildings

Water efficiency needs to be seen as part of the EU’s wider resource efficiency efforts and integrated into that wider agena. For example, the energy sector accounts for some 45 per cent of water use. If the public perception of the intrinsice benefits and successes of, for example, energy efficiency and waste recycling can be …

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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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