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#143 - November 2011
Piotr Mazurkiewicz

Lux ex Oriente, luxus ex Occidente

‘John-Paul II’s vision of Europe’ – this was the theme of the conference held on 19 October in the context of the Polish Presidency of the European Union.

European Commission

Towards a European energy strategy

For Europeinfos, Günther Oettinger, the EU Commissioner for Energy presents his vision for a European energy strategy.

Church in Europe

Nuclear-free energy is not enough for an energy turnaround

At the beginning of this year the world held its breath at seeing the three-fold catastrophe of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that hit Fukushima.

European Union

Second Eastern Partnership Summit in Warsaw: a success for whom?

On September 29th and 30th there took place in Warsaw the second Eastern Partnership Summit, the aim of which was to reinvigorate a partnership sometimes considered not attractive enough by the countries concerned.

European External Action Service

What role can the EU play in Iraq ?

Jana Hybášková is a Czech politician and diplomat, having served since 2011 as the Ambassador of the European Union in Iraq. From 2004 to 2009, she was a Member of the European Parliament for the European People's Party.

European Parliament

Call for respect for the sovereignty of developing countries

The European Parliament reaffirms the sovereignty of developing countries in the current context of fierce rivalry amongst industrialised countries for access to their natural resources.

Church in Europe

The chapel in the heart of the European Quarter

The Chapel of the Resurrection celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. For all those who work in the surrounding buildings and European institutions, it is a place of exchange, dialogue, meditation and prayer.


A long term European political vision is needed to overcome the crisis

This is the message of the Autumn Plenary Assembly of COMECE, which took place on 26 to 28 October 2011 in Brussels.


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