Sunday 5. December 2021

The future of Christians in the Middle East

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

On 18 and 19 November 2011, a group of MEPs from different European Parliament party groups organised the first top-level parliamentary conference on the theme “The future of Christians in the Middle East”.

What role can the EU play in Iraq ?

European External Action Service

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.

9/11 and Europe – Ten years on

Frank Turner SJ

Europe Infos comes late to the tenth anniversary commemoration of the terrible attack on the USA. The events of that day have shaped not only the USA’s but also Europe’s subsequent relationship with the wider world.

How to tackle hate incidents and crimes against Christians?


The Chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the relevant Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) have organised an event in order to reflect on the phenomenon of hate incidents and crimes against Christians.

Commission tries to tackle the issue of property rights for ‘international couples’

European Commission

It is estimated that about 16 million ‘international couples’ currently exist in the European Union. One of the most relevant aspects of such situations concerns the regulation of the property rights of these couples.

Roma inclusion: a need, a challenge and a duty

European Commission

This was the topic of the Dialogue Seminar which took place this 27 June at the European Commission. About 12 million Roma live throughout Europe today.

The EU and protection of the dignity of every disabled person

European Union

According to official EU information, one person out of six in the European Union has a disability ranging from mild to severe, thus being prevented from taking part fully in society and the economy because of environmental and attitudinal barriers.


Frank Turner SJ

The EU in the face of Turmoil in North Africa

The wave of change in North Africa is exhilarating in its expression of the desire

Justice & Home affairs

European Union

The Roma issue at the top of the EU political agenda

The Roma issue is one of the top priorities under the Hungarian Presidency

External Policy


COMECE Bishops see in the Arab Spring a clear sign of hope

The COMECE Bishops dedicated their Spring Plenary Session to


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