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The War of Ideas – The Moroccan Experience in Fighting Violent Extremism

Violetta Teetor (Helsinki, 12.2.2019) In a fact-by-fact account on ‘The War of Ideas’ and fighting radicalisation, Dr. Ahmed Abaddi from Rabita Mohammadia des Oulémas or Rabita Mohammadia of Scholars, presented arguments and solutions to a full house of academics, media … Continue reading

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AEJ demands action to stop adoption of intrusive Bulgarian data law

AEJ demands action to stop adoption of intrusive Bulgarian data law, sees serious threat to press freedom The International AEJ issues an urgent appeal to Bulgarian politicians and to all European institutions committed to defending press freedom to speak out … Continue reading

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Assessing Energy Dependency in the Age of Hybrid Threats

“Because of the interconnected nature of energy infrastructure, Hybrid CoE member nations and allied organizations should consider adopting a common approach to assessing risk associated with energy dependencies in the age of hybrid threats.” – write Duane Verner, Agnia Grigas, … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting And the Ambassador of Romania to Finland

On 9th of January, after the AGM board meeting we had as speaker His Excellency Ambassador of Romania, Mr. Răzvan Rotundu. He talked about the EU Presidency held by Romania until July, when it will then be passed on to … Continue reading

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Brexit at a standstill after May’s Commons defeat, says Barnier

Source: TheGuardian.com Michel Barnier has said Brexit is at a standstill after the crushing rejection of Theresa May’s deal by MPs but offered to return to the negotiating table if parliament forces Theresa May to shift her “red lines”. The … Continue reading

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The Coming Convulsion of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Source: WHChronicle.com (White House Chronicle) Written by Llewellyn King It isn’t starting with a bang, but don’t be deceived: The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is underway, and companies and institutions that ignore it will be overwhelmed by it. Individuals will … Continue reading

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EUROPE MUST BE MORE THAN AN ATM MACHINE

By Otmar Lahodynsky, Europe Editor, profil, Vienna, and newly re-elected President of the European Association of Journalists. “The future is Europe“ reads a giant poster in Brussels’ European quarter in Brussels. Paid for by a businessman, it seems a little … Continue reading

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Father Christmas’s winter wonderland homes are hotting up

Source: TheGuardian.com Many towns claiming to be the birthplace of Santa Claus have seen unseasonal temperatures. After a year in which the climate has been far more naughty than nice, even Father Christmas – in his various guises – is … Continue reading

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EJN Christmas Party and 20th Anniversary

13 December 2018 — Helsinki, Finland It was an honour to host the Irish Ambassador, Her Excellency Maeve Collins at such a timely moment in history. While her talk and our discussion was off the record, most of us will … Continue reading

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Can Europe Remain Democratic?

Written by Violetta Teetor Agrinio, Greece, 2018 The question was described as ‘curious’, ‘amazing’ and ‘existential’ by the various panellists who shared their views with delegates from 15 countries attending the annual congress of the Association of European Journalists in … Continue reading

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