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#134 - january 2011


by Frank Turner SJ

Budget breakdown: passing quarrel or deepening rift?

In the midst of a volatile situation, an editorial written in early December, appearing only in January, risks appearing foolish.


European Union

Triple scenario for the new CAP

The Communication on the reform of the CAP by the Commission is a full description of the challenges but we are still far

Cohesion Policy

European Union

Taking stock of the current situation, sketching future perspectives

On 9th November 2010, the Commission published its fifth report on economic, social and

Climate change

European Union

The Conference on Climate Change reached an unexpected agreement

The Cancun Agreement brings new hope to the international discussions on climate change

External policy

European Union

In favour of a cooperation treaty between the EU and the US

The EU-US summit on 20 November found itself overshadowed by the NATO summit held the day before.

Bioethics & Research

Council of Europe

The crushing of maternity and paternity: the risks of heterologous assisted reproduction

The European Court of Human Rights should recognise the existence

External policy

European Union

The EU-Africa-Summit

The Tripoli Declaration falls well short of the Summit’s ambitions, but sets challenging targets for the EU

Fundamental rights

European Union

Data protection : a challenge for the Churches as well

The coming revision of the EU data protection framework will not only involve debates about law but it will also offer an opportunity

Justice & Home affairs

European Union

The fight against trafficking in human beings: a new step in the EU

Last March, the European Commission launched a Proposal for a new Directive on preventing


European Union

The rise of populist movements in Europe: A general trend with different root causes

The COMECE bishops, worried by this phenomenon that they have


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