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Do you like writ­ing and edit­ing? Do you have the skills to work in an inter­na­tional organ­iz­a­tion? Then con­sider apply­ing for the pos­i­tion of European Stu­dent Think Tank Editor in Chief! The EST is a European NGO run by and for stu­dents. It serves as a neut­ral plat­form for stu­dents to exchange views and inform­a­tion about [...]

Call for EST Journal Editor 2014/2015

Do you like aca­demic research and do you have man­age­ment exper­i­ence? Do you have the skills to work in an inter­na­tional organ­iz­a­tion? Then con­sider apply­ing for the pos­i­tion of European Stu­dent Think Tank Journal Editor! The EST is a European NGO run by and for stu­dents. It serves as a neut­ral plat­form for stu­dents to [...]

Call for EST PR Officer 2014/2015

Do you like mar­ket­ing and pro­mo­tions? Do you have the skills to work in an inter­na­tional organ­iz­a­tion? Then con­sider apply­ing for the pos­i­tion of European Stu­dent Think Tank PR Officer! The EST is a European NGO run by and for stu­dents. It serves as a neut­ral plat­form for stu­dents to exchange views and inform­a­tion about [...]

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European strategy for fighters in Syria?


By Marija Djakova | March 15, 2014

The Syr­ian con­flict has caused great global alarm due to its length as well as its count­less vic­tims. Cur­rently, it seems like every­one is fight­ing against every­one, cre­at­ing a chaos which may not be eas­ily repaired. Sooner or later, how­ever, the war will come to an end. Fur­ther­more, the Islamic rad­ical forces and the foreign [...]


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Italy in 2014: Let us hope for the best


By Project for Democratic Union | March 10, 2014

Three years ago the Demo­cratic Party (PD), Italy’s centre-left polit­ical form­a­tion, decided that they would pick their offi­cials, includ­ing the party’s leader, through a sys­tem of primary elec­tions in which both party mem­bers and ‘sym­path­izers’ were allowed to cast their vote. In 2012, Mat­teo Renzi, Mayor of Florence, ran against the then leader of the [...]


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EU Post-Summit Takeaways – A Summit to be remembered?


By viEUws | March 25, 2014

The European Policy Centre’s (EPC) lead­ing EU polit­ics expert Janis A. Emman­ouilidis gives Lén­aïc Vaudin d’Imécourt an exclus­ive post-summit ana­lysis, fol­low­ing the 20-21 March 2014 European Sum­mit. As pre­dicted, the Ukraine crisis dom­in­ated the agenda of the meet­ing. Accord­ing to Emman­ouilidis, EU lead­ers sent strong mes­sages on the need to de-escalate the situ­ation, on their [...]


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Pre-EU Summit Insights: What’s on the table? – Ukraine to steal the spotlight


By viEUws | March 21, 2014

EPC’s lead­ing European polit­ics expert Janis A. Emman­ouilidis gives Lén­aïc Vaudin d’Imécourt an exclus­ive pre-summit ana­lysis of the EU lead­ers’ meet­ing, tak­ing place on March 20 and 21. Top­ics on the agenda include: – Ukraine in light of the ongo­ing crisis – Indus­trial com­pet­it­ive­ness, high­light­ing the import­ance of a strong and com­pet­it­ive European indus­trial basis as [...]


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The EU in the Sahel – Towards a More Dynamic Strategy


By Mieke Molthof | March 20, 2014

In recent years, the Sahel region has become an increas­ingly import­ant part of Europe’s neigh­bour­hood. The region’s eco­nomic under­devel­op­ment and insec­ur­ity dir­ectly threaten EU interests – not only through drug traf­fick­ing, illegal migra­tion, and ter­ror­ist activ­it­ies – but also by act­ing as a con­veyor of instabil­ity eman­at­ing from other regions. The Sahel serves as a [...]


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Country profile: Malta


By Project for Democratic Union | March 17, 2014

In the run-up to the European Par­lia­ment­ary elec­tions the EST will pub­lish every week a coun­try pro­file on one of the EU mem­ber states. This week, Malta. On the bor­der between Europe and Africa, Malta is an import­ant fringe state. How will it fare in the May elec­tions? Malta’s his­tory goes back thou­sands years. The [...]


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