CARTOON OF THE MONTH

CARTOON OF THE MONTH

Nikola Hendrickx
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PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE HOT SEAT  A portrait of Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE HOT SEAT A portrait of Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

It cannot be easy to become the European Union’s Commissioner for Health and Food Safety just before Europe is struck...
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THE SINS OF THE FATHERS  Austrian professor says Daesh child should not be punished for parents’ terrorism

THE SINS OF THE FATHERS Austrian professor says Daesh child should not be punished for parents’ terrorism

“No child in the world is responsible for who his parents are or under which circumstances he had his birth,”...
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UNLAWFUL ATTACKS AND MASS DISPLACEMENT IN SYRIA The European Council extends the sanctions against President Assad

UNLAWFUL ATTACKS AND MASS DISPLACEMENT IN SYRIA The European Council extends the sanctions against President Assad

The European Council extends until June 2021 the sanctions against President Assad, top politicians, military chiefs and business leaders over...
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SPACE SYNERGIES TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION

SPACE SYNERGIES TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION

By reinforcing synergies with other space technologies and working with all the Member States, while creating a favourable ecosystem, the...
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DEATH AND TAXES   The world’s costly response to the coronavirus

DEATH AND TAXES The world’s costly response to the coronavirus

Benjamin Franklin was right when in 1789 he wrote, in a letter to a friend, “In this world nothing can...
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ILLEGAL STREAMING SERVICE WITH OVER 2 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS WORLDWIDE SWITCHED OFF

ILLEGAL STREAMING SERVICE WITH OVER 2 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS WORLDWIDE SWITCHED OFF

The illegal distributers were broadcasting across three continents earning more than €15 million in estimated illegal profits The Spanish National...
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SANCTIONS AND MEASURES WITHOUT DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY INCREASINGLY USED IN EUROPE: NEW SURVEY

SANCTIONS AND MEASURES WITHOUT DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY INCREASINGLY USED IN EUROPE: NEW SURVEY

Twenty European prison administrations released over 118,000 inmates as a measure to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic in the first month...
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FOLLOW THE MONEY (PAST THE RED TAPE) How money laundering rules disturb the (mostly) innocent

FOLLOW THE MONEY (PAST THE RED TAPE) How money laundering rules disturb the (mostly) innocent

Europol sets out its aims in dealing with gangsters and money laundering quite clearly. “To effectively disrupt and deter criminals...
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SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL… AND EFFICIENT  How Monaco handled the Covid-19 pandemic

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL… AND EFFICIENT How Monaco handled the Covid-19 pandemic

The sanitary, economic and political crisis that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about is one of the worst we have...
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CARTOON OF THE MONTH

Nikola Hendrickx




UNLAWFUL ATTACKS AND MASS DISPLACEMENT IN SYRIA The European Council extends the sanctions against President Assad

The European Council extends until June 2021 the sanctions against President Assad, top politicians, military chiefs and business leaders over the regime’s continued crackdown on civilians. In a recently published 40-page report, Amnesty International says…


SPACE SYNERGIES TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION

By reinforcing synergies with other space technologies and working with all the Member States, while creating a favourable ecosystem, the impact of the space sector on economic growth in Europe will expand and create more…



ILLEGAL STREAMING SERVICE WITH OVER 2 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS WORLDWIDE SWITCHED OFF

The illegal distributers were broadcasting across three continents earning more than €15 million in estimated illegal profits The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) dismantled a large criminal network illegally distributing audio-visual content in Europe, Asia…




SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL… AND EFFICIENT How Monaco handled the Covid-19 pandemic

The sanitary, economic and political crisis that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about is one of the worst we have seen in decades. But it is a shared reality, and a calamity that has affected…


CORONA: THE UNEVEN ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND GEOPOLITICAL RIVALRY

The summer holidays are approaching, and suddenly with life almost back to normal people are starting to come under the illusion that the disease and the lockdown were a distant story from a long time…


NEWS IN BRIEF

Click here to read the 2020 July edition of Europe Diplomatic Magazine


A LETTER TO THE EDITOR From the Ambassador of Belarus

In the May 2020 edition of Europe Diplomatic Magazine, we published a profile of the President of Belarus entitled ‘ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO Dictator with a difference’, together with an overview of the political and social situation…



BOOKS


AstraZeneca to supply Europe with up to 400 million doses of Oxford University’s vaccine at no profit

Company exploring further additional global capacity to provide broad and equitable access AstraZeneca has reached an agreement with Europe’s Inclusive Vaccines Alliance (IVA), spearheaded by Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands, to supply up to…