Sunday 23. October 2016
October issue #197
Martin Maier

Uprooted children

At the beginning of September, the United Nations’ children’s fund Unicef presented the report “Uprooted”. Its shocking message was that there are almost 50 million displaced children and young people worldwide, with 28 million of these fleeing from terror and violence.

European Union

A new departure for the EU?

Plenary session week 27-2014 - Strasbourg

The debate over clear rules in the Eurozone continues. MEP Jakob von Weizsäcker (S&D) shares his vision with Europeinfos.

European Commission

Security, the new name for development?

The EU wants to strengthen the links between development and security. The use of development funds to this end raises concerns.

European Union

The burqa debate and the human face

The Europe-wide debate on the banning of the burqa has divided public opinion. Christian Rutishauser, Provincial of the Swiss Jesuits, poses some fundamental questions about what religious symbols stand for.


Artificial intelligence: will Terminator take over the workplace?

Just how far will artificial intelligence replace humans? Will it help mankind or will it turn humans into helpless onlookers?

European Union

The protection of religious heritage in Europe

Future for Religious Heritage (FRH) is a secular non-profit association. It is the only European network of charities and conservation departments of governmental, religious and university institutions, and other professionals who work to protect religious heritage buildings across Europe. Interview with Lilian Grootswagers, FRH Council Secretary.


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