Sunday 5. December 2021

The Central African Republic: an eye-witness reports

Church in Europe

Seleka, the sango word for ‘Union’ is the name adopted by the union of various rebel movements who seized power in the Central African Republic (CAR) by storming the Presidential Palace on 24 March 2013.

The Problems of Regulation - and of Deregulation

Frank Turner sj

A recurring debate in European politics, and one that spans many different policy areas, concerns the merits and failings of regulation.

Europe and the sourcing of minerals

European Union

Mobile phones, computers, cars: three everyday products that contain minerals sourced outside Europe. Do consumers know of the links between conflicts and minerals?

Creating the Next Global Development Goals

United Nations

The race to define a new generation of sustainable development goals is on. The EU has played a constructive role in UN negotiations so far, but many challenges remain.


The G20 and Energy Sustainability

European Union

For the duration of the Russian Presidency of the G20, energy sustainability will be towards the top of the agenda in an effort to unlock global sustainable development.

Fighting human trafficking more effectively

European Union

To combat human trafficking, the European Union should encourage closer collaboration with religious and non-denominational organisations working on the ground.

Let’s build a just, fraternal and sustainable society


That was the motto of the International Seminar and subsequent General Assembly of the World Movement of Christian Workers (WMCW).

Should we be reassessing aid to Egypt?

European Commission

The question of aid to Egypt will also have to be reassessed now that there is a new government in power.

Natural resources from conflict areas

European Union

The European Union could be the leader in the solution to the problem of natural resource exploitation in conflict areas.

Transparency in extractive industries

European Union

European legislation in the extractive sector still has a long way to go before it can be an effective instrument against tax evasion.

A decent life for all

European Commission

Poverty and climate change are the two main challenges for the 21st century and the European Commission has just made public a Communication addressing these issues.


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