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#135 - february 2011


Piotr Mazurkiewicz

Religious freedom – a condition for peace

This year, Pope Benedict XVI devoted his Message for the World Day of Peace to the question of religious freedom.

Economic & financial Policy

European Union

Euro bonds – halfway between solidarity and self-responsibility

The rules of the eurozone state that every country must take responsibility for its own debt.

Justice & Home affairs

European Union

New EU rules for cross-border divorces and legal separations: ambitions and doubts

It has been estimated that out of the approximately 122 million marriages

Cohesion Policy

European Union

EU Strategy for the Danube Region:

A joint regional policy for the Danube area

On Monday, 17 January 2011, when the Hungarian Council Presidency

Development Policy

European Union

European development days 2010

The fifth year of the European Development Days was held on 6 – 7 December 2010 in Brussels, organised jointly by the European Commission

Institutional Affairs

European Union

The European Citizens’ Initiative:

the corner stone of a European Public Sphere?

The Regulation adopted by the European Parliament

Justice & Home affairs

European Union

Public documents and civil status records:

the European Commission and the removal of ‘bureaucratic obstacles’

The Commission estimates that around

EU Citizenship

European Union

2011: European Year of Voluntary Activities

Almost 100 million adults are involved in volunteering in the EU. The Council decided at the end of 2009 to declare 2011 the European Year of Voluntary

Religious freedom


OSCE Commitments to Freedom of Religion or Belief

Issues related to religion or belief are hitting the headlines of newspapers, are debated on radio and television


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