One of the important problems the ecumenical dialogue is confronted with is the fact that today the controversies among Churches are mostly ethical.
Today, the share of women in leading positions, particularly in large companies, is low.
In June 2012, twenty years after the first "Earth Summit", Rio de Janeiro will again be the "world capital of sustainable development" under the United Nations Conference called "Rio+20".
For a more balanced approach to the protection of animals EU must at least overcome one major ethical contradiction.
The European Commission is studying the appropriateness and the content of new European legislation relating to ‘blood minerals’ that are probably financing and prolonging armed conflict in different regions of the world.
The European Parliament has discussed human rights in contexts where governments are tempted to set them aside – in the struggle against terrorism.
Morocco has "exploited" the signals of the Arab Spring to turn it to its own advantage, a learning experience, a stronger commitment to address the social contradictions of wealth and poverty.
> 10-13 December
Plenary Session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg
> 14 December
Eurozone Summit, in Brussels
> 13-14 December
European Council, in Brussels