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Following the sudden resignation of its secretary, Walter Veltroni, the Italian Democratic Party has entered into a serious crisis. The product of a merger in 2007 between former Communists and former Christian Democrats, the Party had never taken off. It badly lost the April 2008 national elections, and practically all subsequent elections. Nobody devoted his/her […]

Posted by Gianfranco Pasquino

In a lecture organized by ELIAMEP and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Athens, on February 12th, 2009, in the European Parliament Offices in Athens, the Political Director of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Volker Stanzel outlined some of the current security challenges facing Europe and proposed a new approach […]

Posted by blogs@ELIAMEP

Schools and education systems in 21st century Europe are facing a threefold challenge. First, member states have responded rather differently to calls for a European educational dimension. Some, including Germany, have explicitly revised their curricula to address European issues whereas others have either continued to emphasise national values and identities, such as Greece, or have […]

Posted by Daniel Faas