Tuesday, 01 March 2016 19:03 Written by Philippe Van Parijs
The Kingdom of Belgium, you must have read somewhere, is a federal state that consist of two big monolingual regions and a tiny bilingual one. Is that so? Not quite.
Friday, 19 February 2016 20:01 Written by Andrii Lavreniuk
The 20th of February will mark two years since the start of military intervention and temporary occupation of the Ukrainian Autonomic Republic of Crimea by the Russian Federation.
Sunday, 17 January 2016 18:45 Written by Willem van den Berg
As 2015 came to an end, two cities on opposite sides of the world shut down due to safety concerns: alert levels were raised to their highest, schools and business were closed, and transport was restricted.
After spending two intense weeks at the climate negotiations in Paris I return to Brussels with my heart full of hope and inspiration. This is not due to the outcome of the UN summit, but to the people power I witnessed on the streets.
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 16:33 Written by Bleri Lleshi
Brussels was on lockdown for almost a whole week after the terrible terror attacks in Paris on 13 November.
For the past 2 weeks i have attended several meetings in Brussels with representatives of religious communities and philosophy groups to discuss the problem of religious radicalization in European youth. Notwithstanding the opinions and ideas expressed, I felt an atmosphere of solidarity, all united against extremism.
Thursday, 03 December 2015 18:02 Written by Philippe Legrain
The horrific Paris attacks look set to have an enduring impact on Europe in all sorts of ways, from tougher border controls to better intelligence sharing. But fortunately they are unlikely to do much harm to the economy.